Summary

The 5-day Group Tour from Spain to Morocco (Tangier, Meknes, Fez, Chaouen, Tetuan) will offer you the opportunity to travel to Morocco from Spain crossing the Strait of Gibraltar by ferry. You will travel to Tarifa in Spain to board the ferry and cross the Strait of Gibraltar to Tangier in Morocco. In Morocco, you will discover cities such as Tangier, Volubilis, Meknes, Fez, Chaouen, Tetuan, then return to Spain. This will be an unforgettable experience, full of discoveries of incredible places and sites declared World Heritage by UNESCO. If you are a single traveller willing to join a group, this tour also suits you as you can be accommodated in a single room (Single Room Supplement: 135 €). Departures organized from Malaga every Sunday in 2022.

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Maria

Maria

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I speak English and Spanish. I studied tourism in Madrid, and I have more than 7 years’ work experience in travel agencies. My passion for travelling around Spain and Europe, made me discover new places and offer different routes around my country and some of its neighbours.

Itinerary


In the morning, you will travel from the Costa del Sol to Tarifa in order to board the ferry crossing the Strait of Gibraltar towards Tangier. The Strait of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates two continents: Europe and Africa.

After arriving in Tangier, Morocco you will enjoy a guided tour to discover the surroundings of Tangier, and visit the Caves of Hercules, an archaeological cave complex located in Cape Spartel, about 14 km west of Tangier.

In the afternoon you will have some free time for lunch.

After lunch, you can enjoy an extra excursion to know all the Andalusian remains of the north of Morocco.

Dinner and accommodation in Tangier.

After breakfast, you will depart towards Fez. You will make a stop in Volubilis to visit its Roman ruins, the main road Decumanus Maximus, which begins at the gate of Tangier and ends at the Triumphal Arch of Caracalla, built in 217 AD. It is paved and surrounded by spacious and decorated houses.

You will continue your journey Meknes, one of the Imperial cities that became the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail. You will visit its medina, its El Hedim square and its famous Bab Mansour gate, probably the most beautiful in Morocco.

In the afternoon, you will arrive in Fez.

Dinner and accommodation Fez.

In the morning, you will visit Fez, founded in 789 by Idriss 1st, who made it the first imperial capital of Morocco. Fez is the current intellectual and religious capital of Morocco. You will start with a panoramic tour from the hotel to visit the royal palace and its 7 gates or Dar Al-Makhzen on the way to the fascinating world of the medina of Fez El Bali, the oldest and most extensive in Morocco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 785 mosques and more than 2,000 squares, streets and alleys that represent a labyrinthine return in time. From Bab Bou Jeloud to Es-Seffarine square, you will enjoy a journey through the centuries starting in the 9th century to the 19th century. Along the walk, you will discover how these alleys are structured, and see the different constructions that make up the walls of the medina, in addition from its artisan guilds and neighborhoods, such as leather tanners or more seamstresses. You will see the Medersa, the oldest university in the world, and we will finish the tour with the sound of the hammer of the potters working the copper as they did hundreds of years ago.

You will enjoy lunch in a typical restaurant.

After lunch, you will have free time. You are recommended to take an optional excursion to explore the medina and see the handicraft and carpet tour, if you are interested in learning about the art or buying.

Accommodation in Fez.

After breakfast, you will go to the Rif mountains to visit Chaouen or Chefchaouen, one of the most beautiful towns in Morocco. Upon arrival, you will walk through its blue washed streets, its corners and history until you reach the Outta El Hammam square, the main square of the ancient neighborhood of Medina comprising the symbolic Grand Mosque and the 15th-century Kasbah. This town was founded in 1471 to restrain the entrance and influences of the Portuguese of Ceuta, until Moors and Jews settled after the Spanish Reconquest in medieval times. It was during the Spanish protectorate when the Spanish army definitely occupied the city until the north of Morocco became independent around 1958.

Arrival in Tetuan in the afternoon.

Dinner and accommodation in Tetuan.

The day will begin with the visit of the city of Tetuan. After the Spanish Reconquest, Tetuan served as the main contact between Morocco and Andalusia, highly appreciated for its practically intact architecture. You will visit places of interest such as the Moulay El Mehdi square and the Hassan II square, where the Royal Palace is located. You will continue the trip through the Luneta and the Jewish quarter and you will finish through its medina, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO until the entrance of Bab Okla.

You will continue your journey to Tangier, where you will board the ferry and cross the Strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. You will be transferred to the Costa del Sol (Malaga).

Prices

Travel dates

Every Sunday (2022)

Price per person in €

2 Pers.

6 Pers.

18 Pers.

4* Hotels (January - May; September - December)

680€

680€

680€

4* Hotels (June, July, August)

700€

700€

700€

Travel dates Accommodation Price per person in €
2 Pers. 6 Pers. 18 Pers.

Every Sunday (2022)

4* Hotels (January - May; September - December) 680€ 680€ 680€
4* Hotels (June, July, August) 700€ 700€ 700€

What's Included

  • 4 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at 4-star hotels;
  • Breakfast at the hotel;
  • Lunch on day 3 of the itinerary;
  • Dinner on day 1, 2, 4 of the itinerary;
  • Excursions on the entire itinerary;
  • Transportation according to the entire itinerary (bus with free WI-FI onboard);
  • Sightseeing tour with local guide;
  • Multilingual tour leader;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Fast-ferry tickets.

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