Summary

Spain and Morocco Tour (9 days) will offer you the opportunity to not only visit 2 countries during the same trip, but also discover 2 different continents Europe and Africa crossing the Strait of Gibraltar by ferry. The trip will start from Madrid, Spain and you will visit cities such as Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Marbella, and then travel to Tarifa to board the ferry and cross the Strait of Gibraltar to Tangier in Morocco. In Morocco, you will discover cities such as Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Rabat, Meknes and Fez, then return to Spain and visit Granada and Toledo. This will be an unforgettable experience, full of discoveries of incredible places and sites declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Departures organized from Madrid every Tuesday from April 23, 2019 to December 24, 2019.

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Coral

Coral

Local travel expert in Spain

I am Coral and 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 depart for Cordoba. On arrival in the city, you will enjoy a guided tour visiting the famous Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and the Jewish Quarter. The Mosque-Cathedral is the most important monument of all the Islamic West and one of the most wonderful in the world. Its history summarizes the complete evolution of the Umayyad style in Spain, as well as the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles of Christian construction.

After the guided walking tour of the city of Cordoba, you will continue your trip to Seville.

Dinner and accommodation in Seville.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will enjoy a morning guided city tour visiting the typical Barrio de Santa Cruz with its narrow streets, the Park of Maria Luisa and Plaza de España (Spanish Square). You will see Seville Cathedral known as Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After the city tour, you will have a free afternoon. Optional Artistic tour including the Alcazar of Seville Royal Palace.

In the evening, you will enjoy dinner at the hotel in Seville.

The day will begin by following the Route of the White Villages and Ronda. The city is situated in a mountainous area on a plateau cut by a deep gorge carved by the Guadalevín River about 750 m above mean sea level. The picturesque panorama of the city and the variety of its monuments has made Ronda a remarkable tourist center.

You will have some free time in Ronda to enjoy the city on your own, after which you will depart for Costa del Sol.

Dinner and accommodation in Marbella.

In the morning, you will travel 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.

You will arrive in Tangier and continue your trip to the legendary and cosmopolitan city of
Casablanca.

Dinner and accommodation in Casablanca.

In the morning, you will enjoy a tour of Casablanca, economical capital and most populated city in Morocco, visiting Anfa Boulevard, Nations Square and residential areas. You will continue your visit seeing the exterior of Hassan II Mosque, second in size and importance after Mecca. It’s the world’s tallest mosque with its minaret reaching 210 metres. Built partly on the sea, it is a religious and cultural complex, built on nine hectares and includes a prayer room, an ablution room, bathrooms, a Koranic school (madrasa), a library and a museum.

Next, you will travel to Marrakesh. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a guided tour of Marrakesh
Imperial city visiting the Koutubia, twin mosque of Giralda of Seville, and the Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, you will walk by the Medina, souks and the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa square of great exotic activity.

Time at leisure.

Dinner and more accommodation in Marrakesh.

The day will begin by travelling to Rabat, capital of the Kingdom of Morocco and official residence of the King. You will enjoy a city tour during which you will see the exterior of the Royal Palace, Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Hassan Tower, symbol of this city.

Time at leisure.

Next, you will travel to Meknes, old walled city dating from the 17th century, when Moulay Ismaïl turned Meknes into an impressive city in Spanish-Moorish style, surrounded by 40 km of high walls with great doors, including the gate Bab Mansour, the most beautiful and largest in Morocco.
Arrival in Fez.

Dinner and accommodation in Fez.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will enjoy a guided tour of the city of Fez with the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, the Jewish Quarter or Mellah, Bab Bou Jeloud gate that gives access to the Medina the oldest and most charming area from the city. You will see the Medersa, the oldest university in the world, Karaouine Mosque and the quarter of tanners.

Free afternoon to enjoy the Medina on your own.

Dinner and accommodation in Fez.

In the morning, you will depart for Tangier to board the ferry and cross the Strait of Gibraltar back to Spain.

Dinner and accommodation in Marbella.

In the morning, you will travel to Granada where you will visit the spectacular group of monuments of Alhambra and Generalife, former residence of the Moorish kings, with its magnificent fountains,
gardens and arches, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Generalife is located outside the walls of Alhambra and is made up of a set of buildings, patios and gardens, which make it one of the greatest attractions of the city of Granada, and, together with Alhambra, one of the most outstanding architectural ensembles of Muslim civil architecture.

Dinner and accommodation in Granada. Optional visit to the caves of Sacromonte and attendance of a typical show of gipsy flamenco.

After breakfast you will travel to Toledo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its extensive monumental and cultural heritage. Toledo is known as the "Imperial City" for having been the main venue of the court of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and as the "City of the Three Cultures" for the cultural influences of Christians, Muslims and Jews reflected in its history. Among its buildings are found the Church of Saint Mary, built in Gothic style in the thirteenth century, and the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, a remarkable combination of Gothic-Spanish-Flemish style built in the fifteenth century.

Lunch and city sightseeing throughout its narrow streets and alleys.

Arrival in Madrid and end of services.

Prices

Travel dates

April 23-30

May 14-21-28

June 04-11-18-25

July 02-09-16-23-30

August 06-13-20-27

September 03-10-17-24

October 01-08-15-22-29

November 05-12-19-26

December 03-10-17-24

Price per person in €

2 Pers.

6 Pers.

18 Pers.

4* Hotels (April, May, June, November, December)

1260€

1260€

1260€

4* Hotels (July, August, September, October)

1320€

1320€

1320€

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

April 23-30

May 14-21-28

June 04-11-18-25

July 02-09-16-23-30

August 06-13-20-27

September 03-10-17-24

October 01-08-15-22-29

November 05-12-19-26

December 03-10-17-24

4* Hotels (April, May, June, November, December) 1260€ 1260€ 1260€
4* Hotels (July, August, September, October) 1320€ 1320€ 1320€

What's Included

  • 9 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at 4-star hotels;
  • Breakfast at the hotel;
  • Lunch on day 10 of the itinerary;
  • Dinner on day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 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 in Cordoba, Seville, Marrakesh, Rabat, Fez, Granada and Toledo;
  • Multilingual tour leader;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Fast-ferry tickets.

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