Portugal, Spain & Morocco

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Relive the Age of Discovery, when explorers brought treasures from around the world—now on glorious display in Portuguese palaces and Spanish cathedrals. See the Moorish influences in exotic Andalusia, travel into the heart of Morocco to hear the haunting call to prayer and explore the maze-like medinas of the imperial cities.
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Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
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Trip pace
Balanced schedule


    • Port, sherry and other sweet treats
    • Remembering the Age of Discovery in Lisbon
    • Roman ruins and Moorish castles
    • The architectural magnificence of the Alhambra
    • The sights, sounds and smells of Djemma al Fna market in Marrakesh
    • Shopping the souks

What's this trip about?

    Relive the Age of Discovery, when explorers brought treasures from around the world—now on glorious display in Portuguese palaces and Spanish cathedrals. See the Moorish influences in exotic Andalusia, travel into the heart of Morocco to hear the haunting call to prayer and explore the maze-like medinas of the imperial cities.

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeGroup - max of 35 people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
Start CityPortugal
End CityBarcelona

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • Hiking & Walking
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Religious


  • Africa
  • Morocco
  • Europe
  • Spain
  • Portugal


  • Barcelona
  • Casablanca
  • Fez
  • Granada
  • Lisbon
  • Madrid
  • Marrakech
  • Pena Palace
  • Seville


  • Culture
  • History
  • Nature

Trip includes

    • 14 nights in handpicked hotels
    • Breakfast daily, 7 three-course dinners with beer or wine in Portugal and Spain
    • Multilingual Tour Director
    • Private deluxe motor coach
    • Guided sightseeing and select entrance fees

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Day 1:
Travel day Board your overnight flight to Portugal today.

LISBON 2 nights

Day 2: Arrival in Lisbon

Included meals:
Dinner Welcome to Portugal! Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at a welcome dinner tonight.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Lisbon

Included meals:
Breakfast Get to know the Portuguese capital on tour with a local guide. Visit the Plaza del Marqués de Pombal and the Mouraria District Discover the city’s maritime heritage at the Monument to the Discoveries and Tower of Belém Pass the Jerónimos Monastery, built...
SEVILLE 2 nights

Day 4: Seville via Évora

Included meals:
Breakfast, Dinner Travel through the unspoiled countryside of Portugal en route to Spain. Before crossing the border, stop in the UNESCO-listed city of Évora for a sightseeing tour with a local guide. View the Roman temple and visit the Church of St. Francis, known as the “Chapel of Bones.”

Day 5: Sightseeing tour of Seville

Included meals:
Breakfast Take in the highlights of Seville on a guided tour. View the tiled pavilion of the Plaza de España and step inside the Gothic Seville Cathedral, the third largest church in the world  Pass the whitewashed homes of Barrio de Santa Cruz

Enjoy a free af...

GRANADA 2 nights

Day 6: Granada via Córdoba

Included meals:
Breakfast, Dinner On the way to Granada, stop in the town of Córdoba. There, explore the Mezquita, a UNESCO World Heritage site that was built in the eighth century as a mosque and then transformed into a cathedral during the Christian Reconquista of 1236.

Day 7: Sightseeing tour of the Alhambra

Included meals:
Breakfast Discover Granada on a guided tour that includes the 14th-century Alhambra, the Moorish sultans’ last stronghold and home to a unique blend of Western and Islamic art.

TANGIER 1 night

Day 8: Sightseeing tour of Gibraltar

Included meals:
Breakfast, Dinner En route to Morocco, travel to the colony of Gibraltar, a pocket of British culture on the Mediterranean. Travel up the Rock of Gibraltar to reach St. Michael’s Cave and the Apes’ Den, home to 160 semi-wild Barbary apes Marvel at panoramic views stretching all the way to Morocco Board a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier

FES 2 nights

Day 9: Sightseeing tour of Tangier

Included meals:
Breakfast, Dinner Begin your day with a guided tour of Tangier, a city celebrated by Western writers like Paul Bowles and William Burroughs. Explore the stately French plaza and Boulevard Pasteur Traverse the maze-like passageways through the medina  At Cape Spart...
Day 10: Sightseeing tour of Fes

Included meals:
Breakfast A local guide leads a tour of Fes, the spiritual and cultural center of Moroccan life. See the University of al-Karaouine, dating back to the ninth century, and the wonderful Souk el Attarine Learn about the traditional madrassas, the ancient Islamic schoo...

Day 11: Casablanca via Rabat

Included meals:
Breakfast Tour Morocco’s capital city of Rabat with a local guide before continuing on to the city of Casablanca. Explore the Roman ruins at Chellah Gardens View Hassan Tower, intended to be the world’s largest mosque until construction halted in 1199 Tour the white and green Mausoleum of Mohammed V, which houses the tombs of the 20th-century king and his two sons

MARRAKESH 2 nights

Day 12: Sightseeing tour of Casablanca

Included meals:
Breakfast, Dinner Discover the highlights of seaside Casablanca, a city with a modern-day legend that was established by Old Hollywood, with a local guide. Step inside Casablanca’s ancient medina, the bustling heart of the city  Stroll the fashionable Corniche waterfront area

Day 13: Sightseeing tour of Marrakesh

Included meals:
Breakfast Get a feel for Marrakesh, located to the north of the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, on a guided tour. Visit the Djemaa el-Fna, a festive open-air market where musicians, snake charmers and clowns perform during the evenings Marvel at the massive Koutou...
MADRID 2 nights

Day 14: Flight to Madrid

Included meals:
Breakfast Fly to Madrid this afternoon and settle into your hotel. Then, enjoy a free evening in Madrid.

Day 15: Sightseeing tour of Madrid

Included meals:
Breakfast, Dinner Explore the Spanish capital’s beautiful architecture, lively squares and grand boulevards on today’s guided sightseeing tour. Make a photo stop at the Royal Palace and pass by the Temple of Debod Pass the city’s many squares, including Plaza de Es...
Day 16: Departure

Included meals:
Breakfast (excluding early morning departures) Transfer to the airport to board your flight home or continue on in Barcelona.

Add Madrid & Barcelona $529 pp Please note: Extension is not available on all departure dates. Linger in the Spanish capital then discover...

MADRID 1 night

Day 16: Free day in Madrid

Included meals:
Breakfast Spend a full free day in Madrid or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Toledo $89pp* Details

Discover Toledo, the cliff-top city often referred to as La Ciudad Imperial (Imperial City). Upon arrival, you’ll have some free time to explore. Later in ...

BARCELONA 2 nights

Day 17: Sightseeing tour of Barcelona

Included meals:
Breakfast Take the high-speed train to Barcelona and discover why the Catalan capital is touted for its unparalleled architectural landmarks, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Step inside La Sagrada Família, Gaudí’s famous masterwork-in-progress Drive ...
Day 18: Free day in Barcelona

Included meals:
Breakfast Enjoy a full free day in Barcelona or add excursions.

Optional Excursion - Montserrat $79pp* Details

Journey to the ninth-century Monastery of Montserrat, which inspired the composer Richard Wagner as he wrote Parsifal. Ride a high-flying cable car up...

Day 19: Departure

Included meals:
Breakfast (excluding early morning departures) Transfer to the airport to board your flight home.

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