16-Day Portugal, Andalusia & Morocco Tour from Madrid

Package Summary

  • Duration For Tour: 15 16
  • Start City: Madrid, Spain
  • End City: Toledo
    Highlights: Your Trip will start in Madrid, directly to Portugal and explore the beautiful city of Lisbon and Fatima. Then you will continue to the southern and traditional part of Spain - Andalusia, Cordoba, Seville, Marbella and Costa del Sol. With new energy we continue with a ferry boat towards Morocco and cross the Strait of Gibraltar visit Tanger, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes and finally Fez before returning to the beautiful Costa del Sol.

$ 1894.61 ( Starting From Per Person )

Overview
Madrid, Spain's central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velazquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry.
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Toledo is in northwest Ohio, at the western end of Lake Erie bordering the state of Michigan. Toledo is known as the "Imperial City" for having been the main venue of the court of Charles I, and as the "City of the Three Cultures", having been influenced by a historical co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews.

Madrid - Trujillo - Lisbon (688 km)

We will depart from the bus terminal in Madrid at 8:00am, making our way to the city of Trujillo in the province of Caceres, Extremadura, where we will have some free time to explore and see the Plaza Mayor many medieval and renaissance buildings that still stand to this day. Afterward, we cross the Portuguese border and continue on towards Lisbon. In the evening, we will have the option of visiting a local venue to experience the traditional Fado music of Portugal.

Trujillo, SPAIN

Trujillo is a municipality located in the province of Caceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Trujillo is both a centre for tourism, with over 25 hotels, and a regional market town.

Plaza Mayor

The Plaza Mayor in Trujillo is unique because of its uneven and irregular design. It is surrounded by buildings dating from around the 16th century. The Church of Santa Maria is a 13th century building that towers over the square.

Deluxe Hotel: Lutecia or similar 4 stars hotel

Lisbon (61 km)

In the morning, we will tour Lisbon to see its most famous sights, such as the Alfama Quarter, the Tower of Belem, the Jeronimos Monaserio. We may also take an optional excursion to the nearby communities of Sintra, Cascais, and Estoril.

Lisbon, PORTUGAL

The capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is one of Europe's most important economic centers. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations. Historically significant locations include Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery, which are recognized by UNESCO.

Alfama District

Alfama, with its winding passages of narrow streets and steep stairways, is Lisbon's oldest district. Its name derives from Arabic because of the city's medieval Muslim rulers. Alfama is home to many restaurants and cafes that showcase live Fado music.

Tower of Belem

This fortified tower off the coast of Lisbon, also known as the Tower of St. Vincent, was built to defend the city in the 16th century. It was built in the Portuguese Manueline style of architecture of the 16th century.

Jeronimos Monastery

The Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon was once the home of the city's Hieronymite religious order, and one of the best examples of the Portuguese Manueline style of architecture. Today, the facility houses the National Archaeology Museum and the Marine Museum.

Sintra, PORTUGAL

Cascais, PORTUGAL

Cascais is a wealthy, coastal suburb of the city of Lisbon. There are many activities to do in the area, from beach sports like surfing and sailing to gold and tennis.

Costa de Estoril, PORTUGAL

Deluxe Hotel: Lutecia or similar 4 stars hotel

Lisbon - Fatima - Lisbon (222 km)

In the morning, we will depart Lisbon for Fatima, where we will have free time to visit the Sanctuary of Fatima and the Church of the Santissima Trinidade before returning to Lisbon.

Fatima, PORTUGAL

Fatima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourem, in the Portuguese Santarem District.

Sanctuary of Fatima

The Sanctuary of Fatima is a large, open public facility dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The site features many buildings, including a minor basilica and two small chapels.

Basilica of the Santissima Trinidade

One of the largest Christian church in the world, construction on this basilica was completed in 2007. With its thoroughly modern design, it looks completely unique from most other European churches.

Deluxe Hotel: Lutecia or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: Included

Lisbon - Caceres - Seville (580 km)

After breakfast, we will return to Spain and go to the city of Caceres, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to explore this medieval city. Afterward, we will continue towards Sevilla, where we will eat dinner and stay the night.

Caceres, SPAIN

Caceres is the capital of Caceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. The municipio has a land area of 1,750.33 km2 (675.81 sq mi), the largest geographically in Spain. The walled city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Deluxe Hotel: Hesperria Sevilla or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Seville

We will tour Seville in the morning, visiting the Parque de Maria Luisa, the Plaza de Espana, the Seville Cathedral, La Giralda, and Santa Cruz, the city's old Jewish Quarter. We may take an optional tour to the Royal Alcazar of Sevilla, or spend the rest of the afternoon in Seville at our own leisure.

Seville, SPAIN

Seville is the capital of Andalucia and the cultural and financial centre of southern Spain. A city of just over 700,000 inhabitants (1.6 million in the metropolitan area, making it Spain's 4th largest city), Seville is Andalucia's top destination, with much to offer the traveler.

Parque de Maria Luisa

On the riverbanks of Sevilla, Maria Luisa Park is a large public area that features lovely foliage, fountains, and walkways in the middle of this beautiful city. Within the park are many statues of famous Spanish figures.

Plaza de Espana

A large section of Maria Luisa Park in Sevilla, the Plaza de Espana is a large open space featuring buildings of Renaissance revival architecture. Most of the buildings are currently used for government purposes.

Seville Cathedral

The third-largest church in the world (and the largest cathedral), the Seville is a massive Gothic building. Each of its facades has multiple entrances that are all exquisitely and ornately adorned. It was built over an old mosque.

La Giralda

La Giralda was once a minaret for the Muslim population in medieval Sevilla, but was converted to a church bell tower after Christian forces had regained power in Iberia. Its design has influenced many other towers around the world.

Santa Cruz (Jewish Quarter)

The barrio of Santa Cruz in Sevilla was once the city's Jewish Quarter, and is now the most popular tourist are in the city. The narrow, winding streets and alleyways of this neighborhood remind visitors of a labyrinth.

Royal Alcazar of Sevilla

This is a massive palace complex in Sevilla, originally constructed by the city's Muslim rulers. Originally constructed as a military fort, it is the oldest European palace still in use, and is one of the best examples of Spanish-Muslim architecture.

Deluxe Hotel: Tryp Macarena or similar 4 star hotels

Seville - Cordoba (143 km)

In the morning, we will head to Cordoba, visiting the Mosque-Cathedral, the Jewish Quarter, and more. Then, we will have the rest of the day free to spend at our own leisure.

Cordoba, SPAIN

Cordoba is a city in Andalusia, Spain, and the capital of the province of Cordoba. The city is located on the banks of the Guadalquivir river, and its easy access to the mining resources of the Sierra Morena satisfies the population's needs.

The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba

The interior of this dual mosque-cathedral perfectly reflects the religious power-struggle of medieval Spain. The conversion of the church into a mosque lasted from 784 to 987. The complex is massive and features many small chapels.

Jewish Quarter

Cordoba's Jewish Quarter is marked by narrow and irregular streets. It houses a medieval Synagogue and the Sephardic House. Unfortunately, this neighborhood was a focal point of the Spanish Inquisition, during which Cordoba played a large role.

Deluxe Hotel: Hesperia Cordoba or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Seville - Ronda - Marbella (191 km)

On our way to Marbella, we will stop in the white village of Ronda to see its famous Puento Nuevo Bridge. After some free time here, we will continue to the Costa del Sol, arriving in Marbella, where we will eat dinner and stay overnight.

Ronda, SPAIN

Ronda is a city in the Spanish province of Malaga. It is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the city of Malaga, within the autonomous community of Andalusia.

Puente Nuevo Bridge

This 18th century bridge crosses a 390-foot deep ravine that divides the small Andalusian city of Ronda. There is a central chamber underneath the bridge's walkway that today houses a small exhibit about the bridge's history.

Marbella, SPAIN

Marbella is a Mediterranean city on Spain's Costa del Sol, with breathtaking beaches and coastline. The city is also home to several museums and theaters.

Deluxe Hotel: NH Marbella or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Marbella

We will be free to enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere of this beautiful city on the Costa del Sol and explore the beaches, restaurants, bars. We will experience half-board service from our hotel.

Marbella, SPAIN

Marbella is a Mediterranean city on Spain's Costa del Sol, with breathtaking beaches and coastline. The city is also home to several museums and theaters.

Deluxe Hotel: NH Marbella or similar 4 stars hotel

Marbella

We will enjoy a free day on the beach in Marbella and another day of half-board hotel accommodations.

Deluxe Hotel: NH Marbella or similar 4 stars hotel

Marbella - Tangier - Rabat - Casablanca (486 km)

After breakfast, we will depart Marbella towards Algeciras or Tarifa, where we will a ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar. Upon our arrival to the shores of Morocco, we will drive by coach to enjoy a tour through the city of Tangier. Afterward, we will continue to Rabat, taking a walking tour through the city, visiting the Mausoleum of Mohamed and the Hassan Tower. Then we will move onto Casablanca, where we will enjoy dinner and accommodations for the evening.

Tangier, Morocco

Tangier is a major city in northern Morocco. The history of Tangier is very rich, due to the historical presence of many civilizations and cultures starting from before the 5th century BCE.

Rabat, Morocco

Rabat is the capital and fourth largest city of Morocco. Tourism and the presence of all foreign embassies in Morocco serve to make Rabat one of the most important cities in the country.

Mausoleum of Mohammed V

This mausoleum in Rabat is the burial site of King Mohammed V, who was king of the country until his death in 1961. The mausoleum is considered a beautiful example of the architectural style of the Alaouite Dynasty.

Hassan Tower

The Hassan Tower is all that remains of an incomplete mosque, built in the 12th century AD, that was intended to be the world's largest. The Tower is only half as high as originally intended.

Deluxe Hotel: Atlas Les Almohades or similar 4 stars hotel

Casablanca-Marrakech (377 km)

After breakfast, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Casablanca. Afterward, we will continue our journey to Marrakech. Upon our arrival, we will visit the Jemaa el-Fnaa to see street musicians, dancers, and singers in the most vibrant place in the city's most vibrant public square. We will have the rest of the day free to explore the colorful crafts and shops of the Medina. We will enjoy a delicious dinner and an overnight in Marrakech.

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is a major city in the northwest African nation of Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country after Casablanca, Fes and Tangier, and is the capital of the mid-southwestern region of Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz.

Jemaa el-Fnaa

This marketplace is the main public square in Marrakech, located in the city's old medina district, and is still one of the best local spots for food and artisan craft goods.

Old Medina

The Medina district of Marrakech is the city's oldest section, with beautiful architecture and narrow streets and alleyways. It is centered around the Jemaa el-Fna marketplace.

Deluxe Hotel: Atlas Asni or similar 4 stars hotel

Marrakech - Meknes - Fes (329 km)

After breakfast, we will go on a sightseeing tour of Marrakech, exploring the Koutoubia Mosque and the Saadian Tombs. We will then continue on our way to Meknes, a city surrounded by 40-km of walls, entering through the Bab El Mansour. Then we will keep on our way until we reach Fes where we will eat dinner and stay overnight.

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is a major city in the northwest African nation of Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country after Casablanca, Fes and Tangier, and is the capital of the mid-southwestern region of Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz.

Koutoubia Mosque

Located in Marrakesh's medina quarter, this mosque is the city's largest, built around the 12th-century B.C.E., and located near the Jemaa el-Fna marketplace. At night, the entire complex is illuminated by floodlights.

Saadian Tombs

This system of tombs dates back to roughly the late 1600s, and was rediscovered in the early 1900s. The tombs are now one of Marrakech's major tourist attractions because of their intricate designs.

Meknes, Morocco

Meknes is a city in northern Morocco. Meknes was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672-1727), the founder of the Alaouite dynasty.

Bab el-Mansour

Named for its architect, the Bab el-Mansour is a large gate into the city of Meknes, covered with intricate mosaic designs. The interior of the gate is often used as an art gallery to exhibit local pieces.

Deluxe Hotel: Sofia or similar 4 stars hotel

Fes

In the morning, we will explore the narrow, 9th-century streets and alleys of Fes in the city's antique Medina district, one of the oldest of its kinds in the world, with its mosques, madrasas, and handicraft shops. We will have the afternoon free to continue to discover this charming city.

Fes, Morocco

The third-largest city in Morocco, Fes features beautiful historic architecture that showcases the incredible works of the Arab world.

Fes el Bali

The Fes el Bali is one of two medina quarters in the city of Fes, Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The district is surrounded by historic walls, and features excellent examples of Arab Moroccan art and architecture.

Deluxe Hotel: Sofia or similar 4 stars hotel

Fes - Tangier - Marbella (546 km)

Once we have enjoyed our breakfast, we will depart Fes to return to Tangier, where we will board the ferry to return to the Costa del Sol of Spain. We will eat dinner and spend the night in Marbella.

Deluxe Hotel: NH Marbella or similar 4 stars hotel

Marbella - Granada (180 km)

After breakfast, we will drive to Granada, where we will visit the Alhambra, the massive fortress complex built by the former Arab rulers of southern Spain. We may also take an optional trip to the Caves of Sacramonte and see a special flamenco show.

Granada, SPAIN

Granada is a mid-sized provincial capital in the Andalucia region of Spain. Rich in history and culture, Granada is arguably the single most worthwhile city in Spain for visitors. Spring and autumn are also both excellent times to visit.

Alhambra

The Alhambra is a massive complex consisting of multiple palaces and fortresses. It originated as a Spanish-Muslim fortress in the 9th century, but subsequent rulers, both Muslim and Christian, continually added additions and renovations.

Caves of Sacromonte

The soft rocks on the hillsides in the Granada neighborhood of Sacromonte were carved into cave-dwellings by the nomadic Gitano people in the area in the 19th century, many of whom still inhabit these caves.

Deluxe Hotel: Carmen or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Granada - Toledo - Madrid (447 km)

We will depart Granada for the imperial city of Toledo, the crossroads of medieval Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. We will eat lunch and enjoy a sightseeing tour through the city's narrow streets. Afterward, we will return to Madrid in the late afternoon or early evening.

Toledo, SPAIN

Toledo is known as the "Imperial City" for having been the main venue of the court of Charles I, and as the "City of the Three Cultures", having been influenced by a historical co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews.

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