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12-Day Andalusia and Morocco Tour

12-Day Andalusia and Morocco Tour

12 Days/11 Nights From
AU$2,451 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    12 Days/11 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-1819
  • Operating Days
    Thu
12 Days/11 Nights From
AU$2,451 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    12 Days/11 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-1819
  • Operating Days
    Thu
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide MealsMeals Daily buffet breakfast & 11 dinnersTourTour Tour of Cordoba, Seville, Granada ,Toledo, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier.TransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Explore Andalusia and embark on a short and interesting boat ride through the strait of Gibraltar towards Morocco on this 12-day tour. Guaranteed depatures on Thursday.

2019 & 2020 Guaranteed Departures

April 01 to October 31
November 7 & 14
March 19 & 26, 2020

Itinerary

Day 1, Madrid – Cordoba – Seville
Departure from bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente at 08:30 a.m. Drive along La Mancha, Don Quixote’s land. Brief stop at typical site  in Puerto Lapice.Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalusia, a region for itself that shows and enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Reach Cordoba. Impressive tour of its   Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2, Seville
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavours of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour.

Day 3, Seville – Ronda – Costa del Sol
After breakfast at the hotel, drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvellous view of the valley and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4, Costa del Sol – Fez
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol, arrive Algeciras or Tarifa where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Morocco, disembark, clear customs and continue on by bus via Larache to Fez, the most monumental one of the Imperial Cities, its University of “Karaouyne” is the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco, ancient theological schools, etc. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 5, 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 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, gate of Bab Bou Jelous and walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. Afternoon free. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner with show.

Day 6, Fez – Meknes – Marrakech
After breakfast at the hotel, drive towards the ancient city of Meknes, old walled (40 Kms.) imperial city located in the heart of the Mid Atlas. Panoramic tour; admire the great Bab Al Mansour Gate, Morocco’s most beautiful Gate and the most well known monument in town. Continue driving southwards through the Mid-Atlas mountains to Marrakeck, Capital of the South, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-desertic area. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 7, Marrakech
Breakfast at the hotel. City sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace. In the afternoon 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 centre of the city an open air theatre that requires the participance of the audience. Don’t forget your camera. Back to the hotel, free time. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner with show at “Fantasia Chez Ali”.

Day 8, Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat
After breakfast, departure northwards via Benguerir and Settat to Casablanca, current industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing a 10% of the Country population. Panoramic tour through the most interesting sections of the city, Anfa boulevard, Nations square, residential areas and visit from the outside of the Hassan II grand mosque. Afternoon departure to Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital, official residence of the King Mohamed VI. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 9, Rabat – Larache – Tangier
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour visiting the important sights as the Royal Palace from outside, Mohamed V Mausoleum, the unfinished Hassan Tower which are important examples of the Almohade architecture. In the afternoon, via Larache, we will head for Tangier, cosmopolitan city that has always been pretended due to its strategic location, at the main gate of Europe and Africa. Short panoramic tour. Time at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 10, Tangier – Costa del Sol
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the pier and board the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive along the Costa del Sol towards the hotel. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 11, Costa del Sol – Granada
After breakfast at the hotel, departure towards the city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte Square.

Day 12, Granada – Toledo – Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus river, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo –World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town throught  its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a  famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. End of service.

Inclusions

  • Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens),Toledo,  Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier
  • Tour escort during the tour
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation at selected class
  • Daily breakfast  and 11 dinners

Important Notes

  • This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
  • Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage.
  • Passport details are required at least 72 hours in advance to the tour’s departure.

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