16-Day Spain, Portugal & Morocco Tour from Madrid

Package Summary

  • Duration For Tour: 15 16
  • Start City: Madrid, Spain
  • End City: Toledo
    Highlights: Is it possible to explore three countries within 16 days? Yes it is! You will see the most important cities of these countries, beautiful landmarks and will be introduced to the most important buildings and sites of all the 19 cities you will visit.

$ 1772.36 ( 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, Velázquez 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.

Madrid - Avila - Salamanca (225 km)

Guests will be picked up from the Madrid bus terminal at 8:00am. We will depart for Avila, a castellan city from the medieval era, where we will have free time to explore the oldest parts of the city. Afterward, we will continue to Salamanca, an antique university city, where we can enjoy free time to stroll around the city center and the Plaza Mayo. We will spend the night here.

Avila, SPAIN

Avila is a small town in Castile and Leon, Spain. Not much has changed since the Middle Ages, as far as the architecture is concerned, as the town's original medieval defense walls still proudly stand.

Salamanca, SPAIN

Salamanca is a major city in Spain that mixes antiquated, medieval architecture with the atmosphere of a college town, with the University of Salamanca leading the way in the teaching of the Spanish language.

Plaza Mayor

Most Spanish cities have a Plaza Mayor, but few are comparable to that of Salamanca. Surrounded by baroque buildings, the centerpiece of this public square is the city hall, with arms of restaurants, cafes, and other shops lining the side.

Deluxe Hotel: NH Palacio Castellanos or similar 4 stars hotel

Dinner: Included

Salamanca - Rodrigo - Coimbra (298 km)

After breakfast, we will stop in Ciudad Rodrigo, a small, medieval city outside of Salamanca on the Portuguese border. From here, we will cross the border and head to Coimbra, home to one of the oldest universities in Europe and birthplace of the music genre, Fado.

Salamanca, SPAIN

Salamanca is a major city in Spain that mixes antiquated, medieval architecture with the atmosphere of a college town, with the University of Salamanca leading the way in the teaching of the Spanish language.

Ciudad Rodrigo

Rodrigo, a small Spanish cathedral city outside of Salamanca, has been settled since the time of the Iberian Celts. It features magnificent medieval architecture, and control of the city has changed hands multiple times throughout its history.

Deluxe Hotel: Tryp Coimbra or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Coimbra - Fatima - Lisbon (215 km)

Once we have eaten breakfast, we will depart towards Fatima, an important pilgrimage center. We will have free time to visit the Basilica of the Santissima Trinidade. Then we will move on to Lisbon, Portugal's capital, where we may take an optional excursion in the evening to view a performance of Fado music.

Fatima, PORTUGAL

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

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.

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.

Fado Music Show

Fado is a traditional genre of Portuguese folk music that dates back to the early 19th century. The city of Lisbon has its own unique variety of this music, and you can see a live performance of it this evening.

Deluxe Hotel: Olissippo Marques de Sa or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: Included

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 - 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 - 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 - Tarifa - Tangier - Fes (544 km)

After breakfast, we will head to Tarifa, where we will board a ferry to cross the Strait of Gibraltar, landing in the Moroccan city of Tangier. We will then continue to Fes, where we will spend the night.

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.

Deluxe Hotel: Sofia or Menzeh Zalagh or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

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 - Meknes - Marrakech (329 km)

After breakfast in Fes, we will depart to the walled, imperial city of Meknes, where we will take a tour of the city, beginning at the Bab El-Mansour. Afterward, we will move on to Marrakech, where we will eat dinner and stay the night.

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: Atlas Medina or similar 4 stars hotel

Marrakech

Today, we will expore Marrakech, visiting the Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the Jemaa el-Fnaa. The evening will be free to spend at our own leisure.

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.

Bahia Palace

"Bahia" means "brilliance," and one would be hard-pressed to come up with a more apt descriptor for the Bahia Palace in Marrakech, a 19th-century complex that was intended to be the most magnificent palace in the world.

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.

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.

Deluxe Hotel: Atlas Medina or similar 4 stars hotel

Marrakech - Casablanca - Rabat (486 km)

After breakfast, we will depart Marrakech for Casablanca, the legendary cosmopolitan city, where we will explore. In the afternoon, we will continue to Rabat.

Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca is largest city of Morocco, located in the western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It is also one of the largest and most important cities in Africa, both economically and demographically.

Deluxe Hotel: Golden Tulip or similar 4 stars hotel

Rabat - Tangier (230 km)

After breakfast, we will visit Rabat's most famous sites, like the Dar al-Makhzen, the Mausoleum of Mohamed, and Hasan Tower. Afterward, we will make our way to Tangier to take a panoramic tour. We will have dinner and spend the night here.

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.

Dar al-Makhzen

The Dar-el-Makhzen is a palace in Rabat that acts as the official primary residence of the king of Morocco. The grounds contain a small parade course and mosque. Construction on the palace was undertaken in 1864.

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 Rif or Atlas Almohades or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Tangier - Marbella (153 km)

After breakfast, we will board the ferry and return to Marbella, where we will enjoy dinner and settle into our hotel accommodations for the night.

Deluxe Hotel: NH Marbella or similar 4 stars hotel

Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

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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