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17 Days / 16 Nights

Day 1 (Wed.) MADRID - TRUJILLO - LISBON
Departure from JULIa TRAVEL bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente 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. Time free 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 2 (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 3 (Fri.) LISBON-OBIDOS-ALCOBAÇA-NAZARE - BATALHA - FATIMA
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northland, arrive to our first point of interest: the beautiful walled town of Óbidos with its picturesque streets and the Pousada do Castelo. Continue to Alcobaça visit a 12th century church containing the tombs of Pablo and Inês de Castro followed by a visit to the picturesque and fishing village of Nazare. Weather permitting, continue to the Sitio to have a panoramic view of the beach and the village. Afternoon visit the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to Fatima. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4 (Sat.) FATIMA - LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at your leisure for activities of personal nature in 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. At the end of the day returns to Lisbon through the colorful farming region. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 5 (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 6 (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 7 (Tue.) SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Monumental and Panoramic city tour - the Cathedral (from outside), the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. The Santa Cruz Quarter, a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed. - The Maria Luisa Park and Spain square. 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 8 (Wed.) SEVILLE - RONDA - COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; time free 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 9 (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 10 (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 11 (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 12 (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 13 (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 14 (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 15 (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 16 (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 (Red Palace) 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 17 (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. The City tour will includes the most important monuments, its narrow streets and the famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron). Continue to Madrid. END OF OUR SERVICES

(*) This is a combined tour and participants could have different city destination. According to tour segment a different
Tour Escort maybe used.
During the stay in Costa del Sol tour escort service will not be available.

Remarks:
- Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed.
- Passport details are required at least 72 hours in advance to the tour’s departure.
-Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage.

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  Guaranteed departures: Wednesday all year round  
  2017  
    Standard Class First Class  
  Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
  November 22 $2,300 $3,220 $2,590 $3,705  
   
  2018,  
  $43,187 $2,300 $3,220 $2,590 $3,705  
   
  Hotel  
   
  City Hotels  
  Lisbon Lutecia (S/F)
  Fatima Santa Maria (S/F)
  Cordoba Tryp Cordoba (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 Lisbon, Córdoba, Seville, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, Granada (Alhambra y Generalife Gardens) & Toledo
  • Tour Escort during the tour
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation at selected class
  • Daily Breakfast and 12 dinners.
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