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21 Days / 20 Nights - Madrid - Avila - Salamanca - Porto - Coimbra - Fatima - Batalha - Nazare - Alcobaça - Lisbon - Caceres - Cordoba - Seville - Ronda - Costa Del Sol - Tarifa - Tangier - Rabat - Casablanca - Marrakech - Meknes - Fez - Tangier - Tarifa - Costa Del Sol - Granada - Toledo - Madrid

Overview
Guided visits as shown in the itinerary in Madrid, Lisbon, Porto, Cordoba, Seville, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens) & Toledo / Tour escort during the tour / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / Accommodation at selected class / Daily Breakfast and 12 dinners / Transfers to/from airport as per itinerary / Travel insurance.

1st Day (Sun.) Madrid
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel

2nd Day (Mon.) Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Moreria, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcala. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Via, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabeu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to explore the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

3rd Day (Tue.) Madrid - Avila - Salamanca - Porto
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Julia Travel bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente. Departure at 08:30 a.m. Drive to Avila. A city that preserves its medieval wall. Short stop to know its walled and old town. Then to Salamanca. Free time in this University City World Heritage of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. Accommodation. (B)

4th Day (Wed.) Porto
Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. Afterwards, enjoy a different perspective of the city along the river Douro aboard the BlueBoats Cruise and discover the historic heritage visiting one wellknown Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included. Rest of day at leisure. Accommodation. (B)

5th Day (Thu.) Porto - Coimbra - Fatima
Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra. City seat of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado. Free time. Then to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility to attend the procession of the candles. Accommodation. (B)

6th Day (Fri.) Fatima - Batalha - Nazare - Alcobaca - Lisbon
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to the picturesque fishing town of Nazare. Free time and continue to Alcobaca (World Heritage) with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the XII C. Then to Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional traditional and typical dinner including a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music. (B)

7th Day (Sat.) Lisbon
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting "Ruas” full of color housing the genuine "tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

8th Day (Sun.) Lisbon - Caceres - Cordoba
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30 hrs. to Caceres considered as World Heritage place because of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)

9th Day (Mon.) Cordoba - Seville
Breakfast at the hotel. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)

10th Day (Tue.) Seville
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of "Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of "Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de Espana. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavors of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour. (BD)

11th Day (Wed.) Seville - Ronda - Costa del Sol
After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)

12th Day (Thu.) Costa del Sol
Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours. (BD)

13th Day (Fri.) Costa del Sol - Tarifa - Tangier - Rabat -Casablanca
After breakfast at the hotel drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol, arrive to Tarifa where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Tangier, disembark, clear customs and drive southwards via Larache to Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital, official residence of the King Mohamed VI. City tour visiting the important sights as the Royal Palace from outside, Mohamed V Mausoleum, the unfinished Hassan Tower which are important examples of the Almohade architecture. Afterwards, departure to Casablanca, current industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing a 10% of the country population. Time at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)

14th Day (Sat.) Casablanca - Marrakech
Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic city tour through the most interesting sections of the city, Anfa Boulevard, Nations square, residential areas and visit from the outside of the Hassan II grand mosque. Departure towards Marrakech. Marrakech capital of the South, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-desert area. City sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace, walk around the medina, souks and the magic Jma El Fna Square, which is packed with fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers, all making the center of the city an open air theatre that requires the participation of the audience. Don’t forget your camera. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner and show at Chez Ali Fantasia. Accommodation at the hotel. (BD)

15th Day (Sun.) Marrakech - Meknes - Fez
After breakfast northeast departure to Meknes, old walled (40 Km.) imperial city located in the heart of the Mid Atlas. Panoramic tour; admire the great Bab Al Mansour Gate, Morocco’s most beautiful Gate and the most well-known monument in town. Afterwards departure to Fez, the most monumental one of the Imperial Cities, its University of "Karaouyne” is the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco, ancient theological schools, etc. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)

16th Day (Mon.) Fez
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour of the most ancient and monumental of the Imperial Cities visiting the most interesting points: the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, gate of Bab Bou Jelous and walking tour of the "Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. Afternoon free. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner with show. (BD)

17th Day (Tue.) Fez - Tangier - Tarifa - Costa Del Sol
After breakfast at the hotel departure to Tangier. Transfer to the pier to board the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive towards the Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)

18th Day (Wed.) Costa del Sol
Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours. (BD)

19th Day (Thu.) Costa del Sol - Granada
After breakfast at the hotel departure towards the city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the "Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte Square. (BD)

20th Day (Fri.) Granada - Toledo - Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus River, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo -World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a famous "Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation. (B)

21th Day (Sat.) Madrid
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICE. (B)

*This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
*In the event that the panoramic tour of Madrid is not operated for technical reasons will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.
*During stay in Madrid and Costa del Sol tour escort service is not available.
*Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage.
*Passport details are required at least 72 hours in advance to the tour’s departure.
*The Morocco portion can be modified without substancial variation of services.

Untitled Spreadsheet
  2019        
           
  Guaranteed departures: Sunday all year round
    Standard Class First Class
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  March 17, 24 $3,735 $5,440 $4,020 $5,815
  April 07, 14 $3,775 $5,485 $4,090 $5,945
  April 21 Sold Out
  April 28 Sold Out
  May 05 Sold Out $4,090 $5,945
  May 12 $3,775 $5,485 $4,090 $5,945
  May 19 Sold Out $4,090 $5,945
  June 02, 16, 23, 30 $3,775 $5,485 $4,090 $5,945
  July 07, 14 $3,860 $5,570 $4,170 $6,020
  July 21, 28 $3,775 $5,485 $4,090 $5,945
  August 04, 11, 18, 25 $3,775 $5,485 $4,090 $5,945
  September 01 Sold Out $4,090 $5,945
  September 22 Sold Out
  September 15 Sold Out
  September 29 Sold Out $4,090 $5,945
  October 06 Sold Out
  October 13, 20, 27 $3,775 $5,485 $4,090 $5,945
 
  2020
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  March 22, 29 Sold Out
 
           
  Hotels:        
         
  Madrid        
  Mayorazgo / Florida Norte (S)
  Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Catalonia Gran Via (F)
         
  Porto        
  Tryp Porto Expo / Black Tulip / Eurostars Heroismo (S)
 
  Lisbon        
  Lutecia (S/F)
 
  Fatima        
  Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina (S/F)
 
  Cordoba
  Tryp Cordoba (S)
  NH Cordoba Guadalquivir (F)
 
  Seville
  Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda (S)
  Silken Al-Andalus Palace (F)
 
  Costa del Sol
  Sol Don Don Pablo / Don Marco / Sol Principe (S/F)
         
  Casablanca
  P. Paris (S)
  Atlas Almohades (F)
 
  Marrakech
  Almas (S)        
  Asni (F)        
           
  Fez        
  Zalagh-2 (S)
  Menzeh / Sofia (F)
           
  Granada        
  Alixares (S)
  Gran Hotel Luna (F)
           
           
  2020-21        
    Standard Class First Class
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  April 05, 12 & 26 $3,770 $5,410 $4,125 $6,060
  April 19.. $3,915 $5,555 $4,260 $5,195
  May 03, 10, 17, 24 & 31 $3,770 $5,410 $4,125 $6,060
  June 07, 14, 21 & 28 $3,770 $5,410 $4,125 $6,060
  July 05, 12, 19 & 26 $3,880 $5,520 $4,275 $6,210
  August 02, 09, 16, 23 & 30 $3,880 $5,520 $4,275 $6,210
  September 06, 13 & 27 $3,880 $5,520 $4,275 $6,210
  October 04. $3,770 $5,410 $4,225 $6,160
  October 11, 18 & 25 $3,880 $5,520 $4,275 $6,210
 
  2021
  March 14. $3,770 $5,410 $4,180 $6,115
  March 21. $3,915 $5,555 $4,260 $5,195
  March 28. $3,770 $5,410 $4,125 $6,060
           
  Accommodation
  Madrid
  Mayorazgo / Tryp Atocha (S)
  Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Riu Plaza Espana (F)
 
  Porto
  Tryp Porto Expo (S)
  Bessahotel Boavista (F)
 
  Fatima
  Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina (S)/(F)
 
  Lisbon
  Roma (S)
  Lutecia (F)
 
  Cordoba
  Tryp Cordoba (S)
  Hesperia Cordoba (F)
 
  Seville
  Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda (S)
  Hesperia Sevilla (F)
 
  Costa del Sol
  Sol Don Pablo / Don Marco / Sol Principe (S)/(F)
 
  Casablanca
  Prince de Paris / Les Almohades (S)
  Kenzi Basma / Les Almohades (F)
 
  Marrakech
  Almas / Meriem (S)
  Atlas Asni / Kasbah Zalagh (F)
 
  Fez
  Menzeh Zalagh / Sofia (S)/(F)
           
  Granada
  Alixares (S)
  Catalonia Granada (F)
 
Tour Inclusions:
  • Guided visits as shown in the itinerary in Madrid, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, Granada (Alhambra & GeneralifeGardens) & Toledo
  • Tour escort during the tour
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation at selectedclass
  • Daily Breakfast and 12 dinners
  • Transfers to/from airport as per itinerary
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