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Spain, Portugal & Morocco


Enjoy the treasures of Madrid, Portugal and Morocco - explore all the gems and wonders of these countries within one comprehesive tour!
Day 1 - Arrive in Madrid, Spain.
After a hotel check-in, you will be given a good chance to dive into the hustle and bustle of Madrid. You will meet your tour director and fellow travelers, and have dinner.

Day 2 - Madrid.
The lively Madrid, according to the Spaniards, is the nearest thing to heaven, being situated 2,180 feet above the sea level. Make the most of your visit to this amazing capital - start off with a guided sightseeing tour (included into the price) and enjoy a panoramic drive observing such maevels as the Avenida Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Parliament Square, and a picture stop outside the Royal Palace. You may also chose to enjoy an optional trip to Toledo - this old walled city above the Tagus is famous because it was at the El Greco's famous painting. Tolego resembles annn open-air museum of Spanish art and history. (B)

Day 3 - Madrid - Avila - Salamanca - Coimbra, Portugal.
This day will bring you the joy of visiting Avila with its towers; Salamanca - the place close to the spot of the battle between Wellington and Napoleon in 1812; Plaza Mayor, the grandest square in Spain. After that you will cross the border and find yourself in Portugal - in the town of Guarda, the highest in this countnry. From here, you will descend to the valleys of the Serra da Estrela and spend the night in Coimbra. (B,D)

Day 4 - Coimbra - Batalha - Fátima - Lisbon.
In the morning you will have a tour around Coimbra - a marvellous city with its famous ancient university. After you explore COimbra, travel southwards to Batalha and observe its monastery. Besides, you will see the Sanctuary of Fátima before continuing to Lisbon where you will stay 2 nighst. Stop on the way for some wine tasting! (B)

Day 5 - Lisbon.
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, will enchannt you with its Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, the impressive Black Horse Square, and the Alfama's tile-decorated streets. There is also an optional tour to coastal Estoril and Cascais. (B)

Day 6 - Lisbon - Seville, Spain.
Once you leave Lisbon, you will go to south so that to get to the amazing Andalusia with its neat white-painted villages and sunlit plantations of almonds, olives, and figs. Arrive to the majectic Seville in the evening. (B)

Day 7 - Seville.
Seville is one of the most colorful cities of Spain, so enjoy walking around the city at your own pace, and there is still an option to embark on a sightseeing tour around its main highlights. (B,D)

Day 8 - Seville - Ferry to Morocco - Fez.
After exploring the sherry wine region, take a ferry to the exciting, colourful and unique country of Morocco! You will pass some of the amazing places with panoramic views and arrive to Fez where you will spend 2 nights. (B,D)

Day 9 - Fez.
The ancient city of Fez has a lot of samples of outstanding beauty - your tour includes a visit the Medina with its narrow streets, bright bazaars, and exotic atmosphere. (B)

Day 10 - Fez - Middle Atlas - Marrakesh.
Enjoy the views of the traditional North African scenery and the glimpses of the villages on your way to Marrakesh. (B,D)

Day 11 - Marrakesh.
Spend the first part of the day on a sightseeing tour around the city of Marrakesh - you can never be bored in the hustle and bustle of this city! There is also an optional evening excursion. (B)

Day 12 - Marrakesh - Casablanca - Rabat.
Drive towards the famous Casablanca, and after a stop here continue to Rabat - the capital of Morocco. Do some sightseeing at leisure. (B,D)

Day 13 - Rabat - Ferry Crossing to Spain - Granada.
In the morning you will travel across the Straits of Gibraltar so that to arrive to the mainland Spain and drive to the heart of Andalusia - Granada! (B,D)

Day 14 - Granada - Madrid.
Your stay in Granada includes a guided tour to the Alhambra - a summer complex built by the Moorish kings. In the afternoon arrive to the famous La Mancha where you will see the castle and windmills! Spend the night in Madrid.(B)

Day 15 - Madrid.
Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. We hope to see you again! (B)
Tour description
Tour price$1869.00
Tour duration15 days
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Features
City Highlights
Headsets throughout the tour
Sightseeing:
Visits to Avila, Salamanca, Coimbra, Batalha, Fátima, Portuguese wine bodega, Seville, Casablanca
Guides
Local Guides for city sightseeing in Madrid, Lisbon, Fez, Marrakesh, Rabat, Granada-Alhambra. Professional Tour Director while touring
Launch Date
9/17/13 8:00pm
Meals
Buffet breakfasts (B); 7 dinners (D)
Notes
NOTES:
April 13 Departure - Holy Week in Seville
May 1 & 4 Departures - Feria in Seville
December 21 Departure - Christmas lunch in Lisbon and New Year's "Reveillon" dinner in Marrakesh.
Scenic Highlights
Scenic Highlights:
Serra da Estrela, Andalusia, Guadalquivir Valley, Costa del Sol, La Mancha, Middle Atlas
Title
Spain, Portugal & Morocco
Transportation
Transportation:
Scheduled transatlantic flights and airport transfers in Madrid if Cosmos issues the air tickets. Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach. Ferry across the Straits of Gibraltar
Hotels
MADRID Praga (F) or Catalonia Gran Via (F)
COIMBRA Dom Luis (ST)
LISBON Roma (ST)
SEVILLE Don Paco (ST) or Tryp Macarena (F)
FEZ Zalagh Park Palace (F)
MARRAKESH Zalagh Kasbah & Spa (F)
RABAT Rihab (F)
GRANADA Don Juan (ST)