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Andalusia and Morocco

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Visit: Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Costa del Sol, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Tangier, Tarifa, Costa del Sol, Granada, Toledo, Madrid

Day 1 (Thursday): Madrid - Cordoba - Seville

Depart from our established hotels in Madrid. Please refer to your documentation for detailed departure information. Drive along La Mancha, Don Quixote’s land. Brief stop at typical site in Puerto Lapice. Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalusia, a region for itself that shows and enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Reach Cordoba. 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.

Meals Dinner

Day 2 (Friday): 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” also precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” was developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. The afternoon is at leisure for you to discover exclusive views and specific flavours of this active city full of lights. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour.

Meals Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Saturday): Seville - Ronda - Costa del Sol

After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda and spend your 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 Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Meals Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 (Sunday): Costa del Sol - Fez

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol, arrive Algeciras or Tarifa, where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Morocco. Disembark, clear customs and continue on by bus via Larache to Fez, the most monumental one of the Imperial Cities. Its University of “Karaouyne” is the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco and sometimes referred to as the oldest university in the world. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Meals Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 (Monday): Fez

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour in Fez, visiting the most interesting points: the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, the gate of Bab Bou Jelous and a walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared a World Heritage Site. The afternoon is free. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional dinner with a show.

Meals Breakfast

Day 6 (Tuesday): Fez - Meknes - Marrakech

Breakfast and departure towards Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital of Morocco. Visit visiting the exterior of the Royal Palace, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower. Continue to Marrakech. Arrival in Marrakech. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 (Wednesday): Marrakech

Breakfast at the hotel. City sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace. In the afternoon 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. Back to the hotel, free time. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner with show at “Fantasia Chez Ali”.

Meals Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 (Thursday): Marrakech

After breakfast, you have a day at leisure to continue enjoying the city. There is the possibility of joining an optional excursion. Consult with our staff at the destination. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. 

Meals Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 (Friday): Marrakech - Casablanca

After breakfast, we depart for Casablanca, cosmopolitan, industrial and economic heart of Morocco. Upon arrival, enjoy a panoramic visit of the largest city in Morocco visiting the most interesting places such as the exteriors of the Great Mosque of Hassan II, Boulevard de la Corniche, United Nations Square, Habbous neighborhood and Anfa residential neighborhood. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Meals Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 (Saturday): Casablanca - Tangier - Tarifa - Costa del Sol

After breakfast, depart for Tangier. On arrival in Tangier, transfer to the port for departure to Tarifa. Continue to your hotel in Costa del Sol.

Meals Breakfast

Day 11 (Sunday): Costa del Sol - Granada

After breakfast at the hotel departure towards the city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, the 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.

Meals Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 (Monday): 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 historic 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. End of our service.

Meals Breakfast

 

Escorted Tour Includes:

  • Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Toledo, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier
  • Multilingual Tour Escort during the tour
  • Transportation in air-conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodations in selected class
  • Daily breakfast and 11 dinners
  • Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage.

 

First Class Hotel (or similar):

  • Seville: Catalonia Santa Justa or Meliá Lebreros
  • Costa del Sol: Sol Don Pablo / Don Marco / Sol Principe
  • Fez: Menzeh Zalagh or Parc Palace / Ramada
  • Marrakech: Atlas Medina or Atlas Medina
  • Rabat: Rabat / Golden Tulip
  • Casablanca: Mogador Marina or Gran Mogador City Center
  • Granada: Alixares or Melia Granada

 

(*) This tour might be a combination of different programs. It applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (jt)

Package Information

  • Duration: 12 Days/11 Nights
  • Type: Coach Tour
  • Departures: July - December 2020, March - December 2021 & January - March 2022
  • Cities Visited: Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Costa del Sol, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Tangier, Tarifa, Costa del Sol, Granada, Toledo, Madrid
  • Price From: $ 1,696
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