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15-Day Andalusia & Morocco

15-Day Andalusia & Morocco

15 Days/14 Nights From
AU$2,946 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    15 Days/14 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-3496
  • Operating Days
    Tue
15 Days/14 Nights From
AU$2,946 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    15 Days/14 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-3496
  • Operating Days
    Tue
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedAdmission Admission Entrance to monuments includedTransfersTransfers Transfers to and from the airportEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide MealsMeals Daily buffet breakfast & 11 dinnersTourTour Guided tours of Madrid, the Andalucia region, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier. TransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Discover the beautiful cities of Spain and Morocco with this extensive 15-day tour. You will visit the cities of Madrid, Cordoba, Seville,Granada, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier. Guaranteed departures on Tuesday.

2018 & 2019 Guaranteed Departures

April 3, 2018
May 1, 8, 15 & 29
June 5, 12 19 & 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
August 7, 14, 21 & 28
September 4, 11, 18 & 25
October 2, 16 & 23
November 20
December 18 & 25
March 12, 19 & 26, 2019

Itinerary

Day 1, Madrid
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2, Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, 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. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. 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. A stop will be made at the famous “Hard Rock Café” to enjoy a free drink. Afternoon free to explore the wonders that the city has to offer.Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 3, Madrid – Cordoba – Seville
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente. Departure 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 4, 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 5, Sevilla – 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 6, 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 7, 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 8, 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 9, 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. Diner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner with show at “Fantasia Chez Ali”. 

Day 10, 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 11, 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 Tangiers, 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 12, 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 13, 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 14, 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. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 15, Madrid
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport. End of service.

Inclusions

  • Guided tour ofMadrid, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Toledo, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier
  • Tour guide
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation at selected class
  • Daily breakfastand 11 dinners
  • Airport transfers

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.
  • In the event that the panoramic tour of Madrid is not operated for technical reasons will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.
  • During stay in Madrid tour escort service is not available.
  • 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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