MADRID, ANDALUSIA, AND MOROCCO FOR 16 DAYS AND 15 NIGHTS

English Only – Small Group

EARLY BOOKING: 10% of discount for bookings made until May 20th
Travel date: from June 12th to October 31st 

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES ON FRIDAYS:
May 13
June 17
July 15
August 19
September 16
October 14

Day 1: MADRID
Meet & greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2: MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel.

Discover the beauties of the city with a guided city tour. Barrio de la Morería, the Hapsburgs District, 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 Alcalá. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, 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 Bernabéu Football Stadium.  Afternoon at leisure to continue exploring the wonders that the city offers. Join your fellow travelers for an authentic Welcome Tapas Dinner at a local restaurant.

Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 3: MADRID – CACERES – CORDOBA
Breakfast at the hotel.

Bond for Andalusian soils, back in Spain, we drive to Caceres, considered World Heritage site because of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic, and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through it’s Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. We continue towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. 

Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 4: CORDOBA – SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel.

Discover the impressive tour of Cordoba’s Mosque (entrance included) and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, continue your journey towards Seville. 

Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 5: SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. 

Morning city tour of the Andalusian Capital, Seville. Visit the Cathedral, the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. Continue to Santa Cruz quarter, the natural scenario of Carmen as well as the myth of Don Juan; Continue to Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. The afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy the city of light.

Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 6: SEVILLE – RONDA – COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive south, passing through typical Andalusian villages to reach Ronda. Enjoy some free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range. We continue our journey with an authentic Olive Oil Experience at a local Almazara, LA Organic. Walk through their olive tree fields and taste their organic olive oil production. Bond for the beautiful Spanish Mediterranean coast, we will continue to Costa del Sol. 

Accommodation at the hotel

Day 7: COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. 

Accommodation at the hotel

Day 8: COSTA DEL SOL – TARIFA – TANGIER – CASABLANCA
After breakfast at the hotel, drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol, and arrive in Tarifa, where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrive at Tangier, disembark, clear customs, and drive southwards to Casablanca, the current industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing 10% of the country’s population. Time at leisure. 

Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 9: CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH
Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided city tour through the most interesting sections of the city, Anfa Boulevard, Nations square, residential areas, and visit outside the Hassan II grand mosque. Departure towards Marrakech. Marrakech is the 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, Saadiens 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 the hotel. 

Day 10: MARRAKECH – RABAT – MEKNES – FEZ
Breakfast and early departure to Rabat.

Visit the capital of the country, Rabat. Visit the exterior of the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, and the Hassan Tower. Continue to the Imperial City of Meknes, where you will visit the Walls of Bab el Mansour and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the only mosque in all of Morocco where non-Muslims are allowed. Arrive in Fez. 

Dinner and accommodation. 

Day 11: 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 seven gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, the gate of Bab Bou Jeloud, and a walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. Afternoon free. 

Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional dinner with show. 

Day 12: 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. 

Accommodation at the hotel

Day 13: 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. 

Accommodation at the hotel

Day 14: COSTA DEL SOL – GRANADA
Enjoy your daily breakfast at the hotel and depart to one of our favorite jewels in Spain, Granada. We will visit the world-famous Alhambra complex (entrance included) and Generalife Gardens with its breathtaking monumental environment. After some time at leisure, join your fellow travelers to experience the most authentic Gypsy Flamenco show, including dinner.

Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 15: GRANADA – TOLEDO – MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Bond to the impressive Imperial city of Toledo, World Heritage City, where the three cultures, Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together for centuries. Enjoy a guided city tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Continue to Madrid. Farewell Market experience dinner. 

Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 16: MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport. 

INCLUSIONS: Guided visits in Madrid, Cordoba (Mosque entrance included), Seville (Cathedral entrance included), Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat, Fez, Granada (Alhambra entrance included) & Toledo / English speaking Tour Director throughout the journey / Daily breakfast / Welcome Tapas Experience dinner / 4 Hotel dinners in Morocco / Flamenco experience with dinner / Farewell Market Experience dinner / Olive Oil Tasting at Local Almazara / Transportation by luxury coach / Accommodation at selected class / Private transfers to/from the airport as per itinerary.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:

SEVILLE

Boat Trip on the Guadalquivir:
We propose a one-hour boat ride on the Guadalquivir, a mythical and legendary river, the only navigable in Spain. From the boat, we can contemplate the classic Seville, with its elegant bridges such as San Telmo or Triana, the Giralda, the Bullring, the popular neighborhood of Triana or the towers of the Plaza de España, as well as the Seville’s more avant-garde, reflected in the constructions made on the occasion of Expo 92, such as the modern bridges of the Cartuja and the Alamillo, the most emblematic pavilions of the Island of the Cartuja or the Theater of the Maestranza.

GRANADA

Tour of the Albaicín- an experience through Arabian Granada: 
A journey from Islam to Christianity in which we show the exciting transformation of such a mythical city. Walking through the Albaicín, recognized as a World Heritage Site, is to explore the history of Granada, from Islam to Christianity, without forgetting the mark left by the Jewish people. We will contemplate the city from its imposing viewpoints, we will see old mosques converted into churches, old palaces, artisan workshops, we will visit one of the old Moorish houses, and we will have the opportunity to try the celebrated Arab pastry having tea and a sweet in a typical Granada teashop. We will finish our tour of contrasts in the Royal Chapel, a jewel of the late Gothic, built by the Catholic Monarchs, as the final point and apogee of the Arab legacy of Granada.

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