Andalusia-Morocco #15

An escorted tour of Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Costa del Sol, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, Larache, Tangier, Granada and Toledo

12 days/11 nights 

 Depart Thursdays Apr - Oct

Plus additional dates:
2018 Nov 8, 15, Dec 20, 27, 2019 Mar 14, 21, 28, Nov 7,14 Dec 19, 26

 

Andalucia Morocco tour from Madrid to Cordoba, Granada, Fez, Marrakesh, Tangier, Casablanca, Costa del Sol

Visit Andalusia and Morocco on this popular tour combination. Travel from Madrid to Seville, Costa Del Sol and on to Morocco. Discover the ancient Imperial cities of Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca and Rabat. Return to Spain and visit Granada with its famous Alhambra and the charming UNESCO Heritage city of Toledo. 

Day 1 (Thu) MADRID – CÓRDOBA – SEVILLA
Depart the Plaza Oriente coach terminal at 8.30 am and pass through the land of Don Quixote and extensive vineyards. Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalucía, Spain's most visited region for its reputation of being the most Spanish land due to its beautiful white washed villages, stunning Moorish monuments and passionate Flamenco. Reach Cordoba and stroll around its winding streets of the former Jewish quarter with narrow alleys and hidden patios. Visit the famous Mesquita with its many columns collected form different parts of the world. I In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Sevilla. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2 (Fri) SEVILLA

After breakfast take part in our M
onumental and Panoramic city tour Cathedral, the third largest in the world, Santa Cruz Quarter, Maria Luisa Gardens and the Spain Square. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavors of this full of light city. Our recommendation is to visit (unescorted) the stunningly beautiful Alcazar, the oldest still functioning royal palace in the world with its lovely gardens and lace-like rooms. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Flamenco tour in Seville

Day 3 (Sat) SEVILLA – RONDA - COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast. Departure through the White Villages road to Ronda. Short stop to admire this town of Celtic origin with the marvelous view of the gorge below and the surrounding mountain range. Continue to Costa Del Sol. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and Accommodation.

Day 4 (Sun) COSTA DEL SOL – FEZ
After breakfast, drive though the Costa del Sol area via Marbella and Puerto Banus to Algeciras or Tarifa to board the Ferry boat to cross the strait of Gibraltar that separates the Altlantic Ocean from the Mediterranean. Watch lovely dolphins accompanying your trip in the waters during this 9 mile/15 km route. Arrival at Morocco, disembark, clear customs and continue to Fez famous for its Islamic Sanctuary and its authentic medieval Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5 (Mon) FEZ
Breakfast. City tour of Fez, the most ancient of the Imperial Cities of Morocco, visiting the more interesting points of the city: The 7 Gates of the Royal Palace, the Christian and Jewish Quarter and the Medina, a Medieval city and a World Heritage Site. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and Accommodation at the hotel. Optional dinner with show.

Day 6 (Tue) FEZ – MEKNES – MARRAKECH
Breakfast. Departure to Meknes, the old walled imperial city in the heart of the Mid-Atlas mountains. Panoramic tour of the city to admire the great Mansour Gate, the most well known monument of the city. Continue to Marrakech, the pink city, capital of the south. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 7 (Wed) MARRAKECH
Breakfast. Visit of the South capital, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-deserted area, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace and Dejna El Fna Square, which is packed with fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers and more. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and Accommodation. Optional dinner with show at Fantasia Chez Ali.

Day 8 (Thu) MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA – RABAT
Breakfast. Departure towards Casablanca, business capital of the country. Short panoramic tour through the most interesting sections of the city to view the Anfa boulevard, Nations square, residential areas and the Hassan II Grand Mosque (exterior). Continue on to Rabat, the official administrative and diplomatic capital of the country and residence of King, Mohamed VI.
Dinner and accommodation.

Day 9 (Fri) RABAT – LARACHE - TANGIER
Breakfast. City tour of Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital, visiting the most important sights as the Royal Palace (outside), Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Departure via Larache to Tangier, the main gate between Europe and Africa due to its strategic geographic location. Short panoramic tour, free time for last minute shopping. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 10 (Sat) TANGIER – COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast. Transfer to the pier and board the ferry to return across the S
trait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Arrival and continuation to Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 11 (Sun) COSTA DEL SOL - GRANADA
Breakfast. Departure to Granada. Visit the highlight of your trip, the famous Moorish Alhambra, the last stronghold of the emirs until 1492 with their stalactite-adorned rooms and verdant gardens of roses, Cyprus trees and fountains complemented by fantastic views across to the Sierra Nevada mountains. Afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Gipsy night tour in Granada to the Sacromonte quarter, the former Moorish area nestled on the hill opposite the the Alhambra .

Day 12 (Mon) GRANADA – TOLEDO – MADRID
Breakfast. Departure towards the Imperial City of Toledo (World Heritage city), where the three cultures of Spain (Christians, Moorish and Jewish) have lived together. It used to be Europe's most prosperous city in the 9th century, famous for its forward thinking and religious tolerance. Interesting tour of the most important city monuments, its narrow streets and the famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) shops. Continue to Madrid where we end our service.


Morocco Border:
Only one piece of luggage per passenger, you must carry yourself across the border.

Included:

  • 11 nights accommodation at selected hotels

  • Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada (The Alhambra and Generalife Gardens), Toled, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier.  

  • Tour is conducted in English and Spanish. The tour director changes in Morocco.

  • Air conditioned deluxe motorcoach.

  • Daily breakfast, 11 dinners

Pricing:

*$ rate varies depending on the exchange rate  

Nights

  City

Class

  Hotels

2

Seville

Standard

 Catalonia Santa Justa****

 

 Superior

Melia Lebreros****

 

2

Costa del Sol

Standard/ Superior

Sol Principe****/

Sol Don Pablo **** /Don Marco

 

 

2

Fez

Standard

Sofia/ Menzeh Zalagh ****

 

 Superior

Royal Mirage * * * * * / Parc Palace * * * * *

 

2

Marrakech

Standard

Atlas Asni* * * * /Golden Tulip****

 

 Superior

Atlas Medina * * * * * / Royal Mirage * * * * *

 

1

Rabat

Standard

Chellah * * * *  

 

 Superior

Rabat/ Golden Tulip****

1

Tángier

Standard/ Superior

Atlas Almohade/ Rif****

 

 

1

Granada

Standard

Los Angeles****

 

 

Superior

Abades Nevada Palace * * * *

 

Madrid city package with city tour and excursions is also available! Please check our
City packages / Madrid page!

Transfers airport/ station/ hotel one way:
Euro 65 per car (1-3 people)
Euro 94 per mini van (3-6 people)
Transfers 9:30 pm - 6 am 20% supplement