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20 Days / 19 Nights

Day 1 (Mon.) MADRID
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel

Day 2 (Tue.) MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; see the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Moreria. Admire the antiquity of its buildings and drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs to view Phillip II ‘s Renaissance and Baroque style buildings. Enjoy contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Via, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as the commercial and financial zones of Modern Madrid. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel.


Day 3 (Wed.) MADRID - TRUJILLO - LISBON
Breaklfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to JULIÁ TRAVEL bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente. Departure at 08:30 a.m. Drive westbound towards the region of Extremadura, a relaxing drive to Trujillo, hometown of many discoverers of the new world. Free time to explore its beautiful and monumental Plaza Mayor. Continue on through Portuguese soil along the Alentejo plains via historic sites as Elvas, Estremoz and Setubal. Arrive over the impressive bridge 25th April to Lisbon, capital city of Portugal. Accommodation at the hotel. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music.

Day 4 (Thu.) LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting "Ruas" full of colour housing the genuine "tabernas" where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 5 (Fri.) LISBON - ALCOBAÇA - BATALHA - FATIMA

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northland, arrive to our first point of interest: Alcobaça visit a 12th century church containing the tombs of Pablo and Inês de Castro, Weather permitting, continue to the Sitio to have a panoramic view of the beach and the village. Continue to Batalha and visit to the Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to Fatima. Center of Christian faith and World Pilgrims Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and Cova da Iria where Virgin Mary appeared. The church where the tombstones of Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco are, The Chapel of Apparitions, heart of the shrine. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 6 (Sat.) FATIMA - OBIDOS - NAZARE - LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. At noon, departure to the beautiful walled town of Obidos with its picturesque streets and the Pousada do Castelo followed by a visit to the picturesque fishing village of Nazare. Afterwards, return to Lisbon through the colorful farming region. Acommodation at the hotel.

Day 7 (Sun.) LISBON - CACERES - CORDOBA

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30 hrs to Caceres considered as World Heritage place because of the city's blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 8 (Mon.) CORDOBA - SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. 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 9 (Tue.) 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 10 (Wed.) 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 11 (Thu.) COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours.

Day 12 (Fri.) COSTA DEL SOL - TARIFA - TANGIER - RABAT - CASABLANCA

After breakfast at the hotel drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol via internationally renowned places as Marbella and Puerto Banus, arrive to Tarifa where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Tangier, disembark, clear customs and drive southwards via Larache to Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital, official residence of the King Mohamed VI. 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. Afterwards, departure to Casablanca, actual industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing a 10% of the Country population. Time at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 13 (Sat.) CASABLANCA - MARRAKECH
Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic city 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. Departure towards Marrakech. Marrakech capital of the South, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-desertic area. City sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace, 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. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner and show at Chez Ali Fantasia. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 14 (Sun.) MARRAKECH - MEKNES - FEZ
After breakfast northeast departure to 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. Afterwards departure 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 15 (Mon.) 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 16 (Tue.) FEZ - TANGIER - TARIFA - COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast at the hotel departure to Tangier. Transfer to the pier to board the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive towards the Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 17 (Wed.) COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours.

Day 18 (Thu.) 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 19 (Fri.) 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. Shortguided 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 20 (Sat.) MADRID

After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICE.

Note:
-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.
-Morning panoramic city tour of Madrid is guaranteed in English and Spanish.
-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.
-Lisbon Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.

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  Guaranteed departures: Monday all year round      
  2017              
    Standard Class First Class      
  Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ      
  Apr 03, 24 $2,865 $4,115 $3,270 $4,765  
  Apr 10, 17 $2,735 $3,980 $3,090 $4,580  
  May 01, 15, 22, 29 $2,735 $3,980 $3,090 $4,580  
  Jun 05 , 26 $2,850 $4,100 $3,240 $4,735  
  Jun 12, 19 $2,735 $3,980 $3,090 $4,580  
  Jul 03, 10, 17, 24, 31 $2,850 $4,100 $3,210 $4,705  
  Aug 07, 14, 21, 28 $2,850 $4,100 $3,210 $4,705  
  Sep 04, 18, 25 $2,850 $4,100 $3,210 $4,705  
  Oct 16 $2,850 $4,100 $3,210 $4,705      
  Nov 20 $2,735 $3,980 $3,090 $4,580      
       
  2018      
  Mar 26 $2,735 $3,980 $3,090 $4,580      
   
  Hotels:      
       
  Madrid      
  Mayorazgo (S)      
  Florida Norte / Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Catalonia Gran Via (F)      
         
  Lisbon      
  Lutecia (SF)      
       
  Fatima      
  Santa Maria (SF)      
       
  Cordoba      
  TrypCordoba (S)      
  Hesperia Cordoba (F)      
       
  Seville      
  Catalonia Santa Justa (S)      
  Tryp Macarena (F)      
                 
  Costa del Sol              
  Sol Principe (s)              
  Sol Don Pablo / Don Marco / Sol Principe (F)      
                 
  Casablanca              
  Kenzi Basma (S)      
  Golden T.F. (F)      
                 
  Marrakech              
  Almas (S)              
  Asni (F)              
                 
  Fez              
  Menzeh (S)              
  Parc Palace / Menzeh (F)      
                 
  Granada              
  Alixares (S)              
  Gran Hotel Luna (f)      
 
Tour Inclusions:
  • Guided visits as shown in the itinerary in Madrid, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens) & Toledo
  • Tour escort during the tour
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation at selectedclass
  • Daily Breakfast and 12 dinners
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