Spain Morocco and Portugal Summer 2019

Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2019

Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, visit the Alhambra Palace and learn to haggle in a Moroccan medina . Travel to Lisbon and cross into Spain to admire the beauty of Salamanca.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon
  • ORIENTATION of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fatima and Salamanca
  • VISIT the Synagogue and Santo Tome in Toledo, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca
  • VIEW Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Royal Palace in Rabat, Belem Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fatima
Dining Highlights
  • 15 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 7 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Return ferry crossings between Spain and Morocco.
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (775) 686-7000 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14237215

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2019
Duration
16 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MadridArrive Madrid (2 Nights): Colour outside the lines on this unforgettable encounter with the intoxicating lands of Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Kick off your unforgettable journey in the fiery Spanish capital of Madrid. Explore the city's vibrant streets, before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive past some of the city's most iconic sites. Welcome Reception
Melia Castilla
Day 2MadridMadrid Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a Local Specialist on this day of discovery, which includes views of the iconic Cibeles fountain, Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana and Puerta del Sol, Madrid's most famous square. At Plaza de Espana, we admire the monument to Cervantes and his beloved Don Quixote characters, before spending the rest of the day at leisure indulging in la buena vida. Consider an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO-listed city of Segovia or encounter the greatest collection of Spanish art in the world at El Prado. Buffet Breakfast
Day 3GranadaMadrid - Toledo - Granada: Witness the influence of Christians, Muslims and Jews that has spanned centuries in the imperial city of Toledo. Join your Local Specialist for a walking tour, during which you'll visit the Church of Santo Tome, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings - The Burial of the Count of Orgaz. Celebrate the tradition of steel manufacturing and moulding as you 'Dive Into Culture' at a local steel factory before your journey continues through the soul-stirring Andalusian landscape to Granada, where we'll spend tonight. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Allegro
Day 4Costa del SolGranada - Costa del Sol: Tread in the footsteps of Spain's last emirs and admire the impressive palatial city of the Alhambra, a 14th-century fortress said to have been inspired by poetry and reflecting the description of paradise found in Islamic verse. Join a Local Specialist for a guided visit exploring its intricate designs, tranquil gardens and colossal walls. We leave this "paradise on earth" behind and continue to the flamboyant Costa del Sol, where we'll spend tonight. Buffet Breakfast
NH Marbella
Day 5FezCosta del Sol - Fez (2 Nights): We travel along the sun-kissed shores of the Mediterranean and cross to North Africa by ferry. A memorable drive past the Rif Mountains brings us to the Fez, with its ancient walled city - our home for the next two nights. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Marriott Jnan Palace
Day 6FezFez Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour through the cultural and spiritual centre of Morocco. Stroll through the Medina of Fez, view its fortifications and Royal Palace, and admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet cooperative. Spend the rest of your afternoon on your own, visiting the madrasa, zaouia and city palaces, or consider a visit to the imperial city of Meknes, with its medieval medina and harmonious Islamic and European styles.Buffet Breakfast
Day 7MarrakeshFez - Marrakesh (2 Nights): Departing Fez, we journey west through the green and golden landscape which turns to rusty red, bound for vibrant Marrakesh. Embrace the unrivalled energy of a city said to have been the favourite holiday haunt of Sir Winston Churchill. Relax after your journey or spend the evening enjoying an authentic Moroccan show. Buffet Breakfast
Le Meridien N'Fis
Day 8MarrakeshMarrakesh Sightseeing and Free Time: Visit the Bahia Palace during your walking tour with a Local Specialist. See Djemaa el-Fna Square in the old quarter with its palm-readers, acrobats and snake charmers. Visit a traditional Moroccan pharmacy and 'Dive Into Culture' gaining insights into the blending of creams and cosmetics using regional ingredients. The rest of the day is yours to explore. Don't miss the chance to shop for bargains in the souks and bazaars or perhaps visit a local Berber village. Dine tonight at your hotel. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9TangierMarrakesh - Casablanca - Rabat - Tangier: We journey north to enchanting Casablanca to experience first-hand the intrigue and romance of this city, immortalised by Hollywood. We walk along the city's Corniche and enjoy views of the Hassan II Mosque with the world's tallest minaret, before venturing to the Moroccan capital, Rabat. Here we will view the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the 19th-century Royal Palace, the residence of the Moroccan Royal Family. We arrive in Tangier later this evening, where we will dine in our hotel. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Cesar
Day 10SevilleTangier - Seville (2 Nights): Crossing the Straits of Gibraltar by ferry, we arrive in Spain and journey past the region of Jerez, renowned as the origin of Spanish sherry. We drive through Andalucia and arrive in Seville - our home for the next two nights. What better way to experience this vibrant city than witnessing the passion of flamenco? Immerse yourself in the intoxicating sights of colourful twirling skirts and the clapping of castanets as you watch an optional performance this evening. Buffet Breakfast
Melia Lebreros
Day 11SevilleSeville Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour which will take you past the iconic Giralda Tower. Admire the tiled fountains and pavilions in the Maria Luisa Park, the showcase for the Ibero-American Exhibition in 1929, and visit the imposing Plaza de Espana. See Christopher Columbus's ornate tomb in the Cathedral and the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world, then enjoy a walk through the lovely historic Jewish Quarter. Meet the Albaserrada family and their horses on their farm in the Andalusian countryside near the white-washed village of Gerida. Here you'll 'Connect With Locals' over a Be My Guest dinner featuring fresh regional ingredients and the local sangria of course.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day 12LisbonSeville - Lisbon (2 Nights): Your panoramic journey continues through Huelva, famous for Jabugo jamon and the Riotinto mines. We cross into the golden fields of the Alentejo region, bound for Lisbon, the gastronomic soul of Portugal.Buffet Breakfast
Olissippo Oriente
Day 13LisbonLisbon Sightseeing and Free Time: Explore the centuries-old seafaring heritage of the Portuguese, paying tribute to the great explorers who bravely set off from Portugal's shores to discover the 'New World'. See the gleaming Monument to the Discoveries, the suspension bridge spanning the River Tagus, Belem Tower and the Alfama district, home to the melancholic fado. Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the UNESCO-listed Hieronymite Monastery, before spending free time exploring the city's bairros. Consider an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estoril. Buffet Breakfast
Day 14SalamancaLisbon - Fatima - Salamanca: We trace the path of pilgrims, who for decades have ventured north to the celebrated shrine at Fatima to pray to the Virgin Mary, and see the site of celebrated religious miracles. Departing Portugal, we arrive in the historic university city of Salamanca - La Dorada, so named for its golden, orange and pink facades, which we will have an opportunity to see in the magnificent Plaza Mayor - voted by the locals as the most beautiful of all squares in Spain. Buffet Breakfast
Gran Corona Sol
Day 15MadridSalamanca - Madrid: Traversing the dramatic Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains, we arrive in Madrid, Europe's highest capital. Spend this afternoon exploring the sights. Indulge in some last-minute shopping on Gran Via or relax in one of the plazas and people watch. This evening we join our travel companions and Travel Director for a memorable Farewell Dinner with wine. Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
NH Collection Eurobuilding
Day 16Depart MadridDepart Madrid: Our epic journey through Spain, Morocco and Portugal comes to an end this morning. All that's left is to say a fond farewell to your newfound friends and an unforgettable experience shared. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
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    Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2019Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, visit the Alhambra Palace and learn to haggle in a Moroccan medina . Travel to Lisbon and cross into Spain to admire the beauty of Salamanca.

 
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