Spain Morocco and Portugal Summer 2017

A 16-Day Trafalgar Tours tour starting from $2,825

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Tour Length: 16 Days
Countries Visited: Morocco, Portugal, Spain
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Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
Tour Code: TT-SMAP-2017
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Ornate architectural wonders, the scent of spice markets and warm Mediterranean sun are yours to explore. Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, visit the exquisite Alhambra Palace and learn the art of haggling in the labyrinthine Medina. Travel to the seafaring city of Lisbon, Fatima, the site of religious miracles, and cross in to Spain to admire the rare beauty of Salamanca.

Dining Highlights
15 hot buffet breakfasts 1 lunch (Be My Guest) 6 dinners

First class travel Highlights
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) Return ferry crossings between Spain and Morocco. Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted Hand-picked Insider Experiences Optional Experiences and free time All porterage and restaurant gratuities Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras An expert Travel Director and separate Driver All hotel tips, charges and local taxes VIP entry to many sights

Day 1: Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)
Welcome to Spain's capital, Madrid. Spend some time exploring this vibrant city before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's sights followed by a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception

Day 2: Madrid Sightseeing
Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana and Puerta del Sol. At Plaza de España admire the monument to Cervantes. Why not take an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage city of Segovia. This evening you might be tempted by Madrid's nightlife, where the locals dine late and enjoy the open-air cafés and vibrant atmosphere until the early hours.Buffet Breakfast

Day 3: Madrid ' Toledo ' Granada
Your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings - The Burial of the Count of Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Visit a traditional steel factory for a Cultural Insight and see local craftsmen at work. Admire the breathtaking landscape during your drive south, through the heart of La Mancha to Granada in Andalucia. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4: Granada ' Costa del Sol
This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a visit to the incredible Alhambra Palace, built in the 14th century and a magnificent example of Moorish architecture. Admire the ancient stucco work, quiet courtyards and colossal walls. In the afternoon arrive on the famous Costa del Sol.Buffet Breakfast

Day 5: Costa del Sol ' Fez (2 Nights)
Travel along the Mediterranean coast and cross to North Africa by ferry. A memorable drive past the Rif Mountains brings you to the Imperial city of Fez, Morocco's second-largest city.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Fez Sightseeing
Visit the fascinating Medina of Fez with your Local Specialist. View the fortifications and Royal Palace during your morning sightseeing tour. Admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet showroom. This afternoon see the sights of your choice or consider a visit to the Imperial city of Meknes. Soak up the unique atmosphere of this exotic city with its high defensive walls and monumental gates.Buffet Breakfast

Day 7: Fez ' Marrakesh (2 Nights)
Travel to Marrakesh a favourite holiday spot of Winston Churchill, the city is one of North Africa's most popular tourist destinations. Later this evening you might like to consider an evening to enjoy an authentic Moroccan show. ( BB ) Hotel: Le Meridien N'Fis.Buffet Breakfast

Day 8: Marrakesh Sightseeing
Visit the Bahia Palace during your walking tour with a Local Specialist See Djemaa el Fna Square in the old quarter with its palm-readers, acrobats and snake charmers. Visit a traditional Moroccan pharmacy for a Cultural Insight into the blending of creams and cosmetics from regional ingredients. The rest of the day is yours to explore. Don't miss the chance to shop for bargains in the souks and bazaars or maybe visit a local Berber village. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: Marrakesh ' Casablanca - Rabat - Tangier
Today continue on to Casablanca, scene of Humphrey Bogart's most magical moments. On arrival your orientation includes a panoramic drive of the corniche, plus views of the Hassan II mosque with the world's tallest minaret. Then continue to the capital city, Rabat, where you view the mausoleum and Royal Palace. Arrive later in Tangier where you dine tonight at your hotel. ( BB , D ) Hotel: Farah.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10: Tangier ' Seville (2 Nights)
Board the ferry for the return journey back across the Straits of Gibraltar to the Spanish mainland. Continue your journey through Jerez, home of sherry. Next continue to Andalucia's most beautiful city, Seville, for a two-night stay. This evening why not experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show.Buffet Breakfast

Day 11: Seville Sightseeing
See the Giralda Tower during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Admire the tiled fountains and pavilions in the Maria Luisa Park and visit the imposing Plaza de España. See Christopher Columbus' ornate tomb in the Cathedral and enjoy a walk through the former Jewish Quarter.Buffet Breakfast

Day 12: Seville ' Lisbon (2 Nights)
Your panoramic journey continues through the province of Huelva, famous for Jabugo ham and the Rio Tinto mines. Cross the border into Portugal. See the Alentejo region, renowned for its cork oaks. Experience a memorable Be My Guest lunch at a stud farm where Lusitano horses are reared. Later arrive in Lisbon.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

Day 13: Lisbon Sightseeing
See Lisbon's landmarks including the Monument to the Discoveries, the suspension bridge spanning the River Tagus, the Belém Tower and the quaint Alfama district. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Hieronymite Monastery during your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Later in your free time perhaps join an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estori.Buffet Breakfast

Day 14: Lisbon ' Fátima ' Salamanca
Drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains to the shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you visit Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast

Day 15: Salamanca ' Madrid
Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe's highest capital city. This afternoon explore the city at your own pace and later join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner with wine.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 16: Depart Madrid
This morning it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

Sightseeing Highlights
City tour in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon Orientation of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fátima and Salamanca View Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Royal Palace in Rabat, Belém Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fátima Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca



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