Spain, Morocco and Portugal

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Every day is an adventure on this Spain, Portugal and Morocco trip, whether you're enjoying olive oil tasting with the Morillo family at their hacienda in Andalusia, celebrating Portugal's proud seafaring heritage or venturing deep within the ancient Medina of Fes to find treasures to take home.

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy

Highlights

    • ORIENTATION of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fátima and Salamanca
    • VISIT the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, the Alhambra in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, the Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca
    • VIEW the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, the Royal Palace in Rabat, the Belém Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fátima

What's this trip about?

    Every day is an adventure on this Spain, Portugal and Morocco trip, whether you're enjoying olive oil tasting with the Morillo family at their hacienda in Andalusia, celebrating Portugal's proud seafaring heritage or venturing deep within the ancient Medina of Fes to find treasures to take home.

Details

Itinerary focusOperator does not provide
Group sizeOperator does not provide
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityMadrid
End CityMadrid

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • Africa
  • Morocco
  • Europe
  • Spain
  • Portugal

Attractions

  • Granada
  • Lisbon
  • Madrid
  • Seville

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

Colour outside the lines on this unforgettable encounter with the intoxicating lands of Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Kick off your unforgettable journey in the fiery Spanish capital of Madrid. Explore the city's vibrant streets, before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive past some of the city's most iconic sites.

Day 2: Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time

Join your 'Local Specialist' on this day of discovery, which includes views of the iconic Cibeles fountain and Paseo de la Castellana. Admire the Royal Palace and Retiro Park, originally created as a retreat for the royal family, before spending the rest of the day a...

Day 3: Madrid – Toledo – Granada

Witness the influence of Christians, Muslims and Jews that has spanned centuries in the imperial city of Toledo. Join your 'Local Specialist' for a walking tour, during which you'll visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to El Greco's most famous paintings - The Burial ...

Day 4: Granada – Costa del Sol

Tread in the footsteps of Spain's last emirs and admire the impressive palatial city of the Alhambra, a collection of palaces and fortresses dating from the 12th century. Said to have been inspired by poetry and reflecting the description of paradise found in Islamic ...

Day 5: Costa del Sol – Fes (2 Nights)

We travel along the sun-kissed shores of the Mediterranean and cross to North Africa by ferry. A memorable drive past the Rif Mountains brings us to Fes, with its ancient walled city - our home for the next two nights.

Day 6: Fes Sightseeing and Free Time

Join a 'Local Specialist' for a sightseeing tour through the cultural and spiritual centre of Morocco. Stroll through the Medina of Fes, view its fortifications and Royal Palace, and admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet cooperative. Spend t...

Day 7: Fes – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

Departing Fes, we journey west through the green and golden landscape which turns to rusty red, bound for vibrant Marrakesh. Embrace the unrivalled energy of a city said to have been the favourite holiday haunt of Sir Winston Churchill. Relax after your journey or spend the evening enjoying an authentic Moroccan show.

Day 8: Marrakesh Sightseeing and Free Time

Visit the Bahia Palace during your walking tour with a 'Local Specialist'. See Djemaa el-Fna Square in the old quarter with its palm-readers, acrobats and snake charmers. Visit a traditional Moroccan pharmacy and 'Dive Into Culture' gaining insights into the blending ...

Day 9: Marrakesh – Casablanca – Rabat – Tangier

We journey north to enchanting Casablanca to experience first-hand the intrigue and romance of this city, immortalised by Hollywood. We walk along the city's Corniche and enjoy views of the Hassan II Mosque with the world's tallest minaret, before venturing to the Mor...

Day 10: Tangier – Seville (2 Nights)

Crossing the Straits of Gibraltar by ferry, we arrive in Spain and journey past the region of Jerez, renowned as the origin of Spanish sherry. We drive through Andalucía and arrive in Seville - our home for the next two nights. What better way to experience this vibra...

Day 11: Seville Sightseeing and Free Time

Join your 'Local Specialist' for a sightseeing tour which will take you past the iconic Giralda Bell Tower. Admire the tiled fountains and pavilions in the Maria Luisa Park, the showcase for the Ibero-American Exhibition in 1929, and visit the imposing Plaza de España...

Day 12: Seville – Lisbon Sightseeing (2 Nights)

Your panoramic journey continues through the province of Huelva, famous for Jabugo jamón and the Rio Tinto mines. We cross into the golden fields of the Alentejo region, bound for Lisbon, the gastronomic soul of Portugal. See the gleaming Monument to the Discoveries, ...

Day 13: Lisbon Free Time

Explore the centuries-old seafaring heritage of the Portuguese, paying tribute to the great explorers who bravely set off from Portugal's shores to discover the 'New World' . Consider an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's 'Golden Triangle' of Sintra, Cascais and the Estoril coast.

Day 14: Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca

We trace the path of pilgrims, who for decades have ventured north to the celebrated shrine at Fátima to pray to the Virgin Mary, and see the site of celebrated religious miracles. Departing Portugal, we arrive in the historic university city of Salamanca - La Dorada,...

Day 15: Salamanca – Madrid

Traversing the dramatic Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains, we arrive in Madrid, Europe's highest capital. Spend this afternoon exploring the sights. Indulge in some last-minute shopping on Gran Vía or relax in one of the plazas and people watch. This evening we join our travel companions and Travel Director for a memorable Farewell Dinner with wine.

Day 16: Depart Madrid

Our epic journey through Spain, Morocco and Portugal comes to an end this morning. All that's left is to say a fond farewell to your newfound friends and an unforgettable experience shared. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

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Last Updated: 8/25/2020

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At Trafalgar, we passionately believe in the power of travel to broaden the mind and build bridges between people. By sharing with you the hidden places not mentioned in guidebooks, the local people you wouldn’t otherwise meet, and the traditions you may not have experienced by yourself, we ensure that you get the ‘insider’ view, an authentic and enhanced experience you simply could not have had on your own.

It is this dedication to taking our guests beyond the obvious sights that has helped us grow over the past 65 years into one of the most trusted and successful international guided vacation/holiday companies in the world. From Europe to the United States, South America to South Africa, and with the recent addition of Asia, we pride ourselves on uncovering the hidden gems, cultural highlights and not-to-be-missed attractions of the places you visit. We’ll help you delve deep into the heart of each city and capture the true essence of each new destination.

We are committed to establishing lasting relationships with our guests by exceeding their expectations the first time and every time, through consistently outstanding quality of service, experience and value.

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As the world’s most awarded and loved travel company, Trafalgar unlocks the best of the world for every traveller. From the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals at private Be My Guest experiences, guests can be assured of a dream holiday without the stress of 'what ifs'. Committed to Make Travel Matter, Trafalgar aims to make a positive impact on locals, communities and wildlife visited, and the planet we call home. With tried and tested tours, created by local travel experts in destination and enjoyed by more than 5million happy guests, Trafalgar’s proud to be recognised by its Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award.

Trafalgar is part of the family-owned and run The Travel Corporation (TTC), driven by service for over one hundred years.

 

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Meals Included
  • 15 breakfasts
  • 7 dinners
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) Return ferry crossings between Spain and Morocco. Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted Optional Experiences and free time All porterage and restaurant gratuities Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras An expert Travel Director and professional Driver All hotel tips, charges and local taxes Handcrafted Highlights VIP entry to many sights
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