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Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal

16 Days 3 Countries 12 Cities

Sun-kissed Spain, Portuguese paradise and mesmerising Morocco all await on this voyage of Europe and Africa's most exotic wonders.

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    • Ramadan: Fasting during daylight hours from dawn to sunset takes place during Ramadan. It will be observed from Wednesday 15 May to Thursday 14 June 2018 in Morocco. The order of sightseeing and meals may be adjusted accordingly. Fasting during daylight hours from dawn to sunset takes place during Ramadan. The order of sightseeing and meals may be adjusted accordingly.
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      • Ramadan: Fasting during daylight hours from dawn to sunset takes place during Ramadan. It will be observed from Wednesday 15 May to Thursday 14 June 2018 in Morocco. The order of sightseeing and meals may be adjusted accordingly. Fasting during daylight hours from dawn to sunset takes place during Ramadan. The order of sightseeing and meals may be adjusted accordingly.
      • Important Visa Information: Visas may be required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your specific requirements.
      • Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, learn the art of haggling in the labyrinthine Medina and travel to the seafaring Portuguese capital of Lisbon.


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      Trip code: SMHI

      15 Nights

      accommodation

      21 Meals
      • 15 Buffet breakfasts

      • 6 Three course dinners

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Casablanca
          View the Corniche and see the Hassan II Mosque

        • Fatima
          Visit the celebrated shrine

        • Fez
          Sightseeing includes a walking tour of the Medina and views of the Royal Palace

        • Granada
          Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city

        • Lisbon
          View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist

        • Madrid
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, The Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain

        • Marrakesh
          Visit Bahia Palace and Djemaa el-Fna Square during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist

        • Rabat
          View the Mausoleum and Royal Palace during your orientation

        • Salamanca
          Orientation of this university city includes views of the Plaza Mayor

        • Seville
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower

        • Toledo
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the synagogue and cathedral. Visit a steel workshop


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 15 Buffet breakfasts

        • 6 Three course dinners


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      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Return ferry crossing between Spain and Morocco

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

      Welcome to Madrid, Spain's capital city. Check into your hotel then relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening spend free time exploring on your own or take a walking tour of the city with the chance to savour local 'tapas' at a café on the Plaza Mayor. Or perhaps dine in a local restaurant offering the traditional flavours of Spain.

      Hotel
      Eurostar Grand Alcobendas

      2. Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles Fountain, the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana and Puerta del Sol. See the monument to Cervantes in Plaza de España. Afterwards, consider an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage city of Segovia.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      3. Madrid – Toledo – Granada

      Today drive to ancient Toledo and see the cathedral and the ancient synagogue with your Local Specialist. Visit a steel workshop to see some fine examples of the famous Toledo steel-craft. Travel through Andalucia to the Moorish city of Granada.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Macia Condor

      4. Granada – Costa Del Sol

      Enjoy free time this morning to explore or join an Optional Experience suggested by your Travel Director. Then travel towards Malaga, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and the gateway to the Costa del Sol.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Tryp Guadalmar/Tryp Alameda

      5. Costa Del Sol – Fez (2 Nights)

      The day begins with a scenic coastal drive before boarding the ferry to North Africa. A different world awaits you in Morocco, from the dramatic Rif Mountains to the imperial city of Fez, the architecture, culture and scent of the land is as rich as it is diverse.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Volubilus

      6. Fez Sightseeing and Free Time

      This morning your guided sightseeing tour includes views of the Royal Palace. Admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet cooperative. Experience the atmosphere of this exotic city with time to relax or use your new-found skills to haggle over beautiful Moroccan carpets - an everlasting souvenir. Tonight consider joining an Optional Experience to a traditional Arabian dinner, complete with belly dancing.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      7. Fez – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

      Today travel to the city of Marrakesh, Africa's most popular year-round sun resort. It was once the favourite holiday spot of Sir Winston Churchill, a haven where he used to relax and paint.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Atlas Asni

      8. Marrakesh Sightseeing and Free Time

      This morning your guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the ornate Bahia Palace and the vast Djemaa el-Fna Square with its palm readers and acrobats. Then there is time at leisure for bargain hunting in the many souks and bazaars or perhaps take an Optional Experience to a Berber village in the Ourika Valley.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      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 Mohammed V Mausoleum and Royal Palace. Arrive later in Tangier.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Atlas Rif & Spa

      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 to the capital of Andalucia Seville for a two-night stay.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      MA Congress

      11. Seville Sightseeing and Free Time

      Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist. See the tiled fountains, pavilions and lush palms in the Maria Luisa Park, renowned for its landscape design and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at the mighty Cathedral and La Giralda Bell Tower. This evening why not experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show?

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      12. Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights)

      Drive to the Portuguese border then continue past the cork trees of the Alentejo region. From here travel to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, a great seafaring city situated where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Tonight consider a traditional Portuguese dinner with entertainment.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Olaias Park

      13. Lisbon Sightseeing and Free Time

      See the Hieronymite Monastery and the medieval quarter of the city before taking in views of the Belém Tower on an included sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Then time at leisure to maybe take an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estoril.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      14. Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca

      A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Vincci Ciudad De Salamanca

      15. Salamanca – Madrid

      Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe's highest capital city. Tonight enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers on the final night of your holiday.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Melia Avenida America

      16. Depart Madrid

      This morning it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and new-found friends as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available to Madrid airport. Conditions apply.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Casablanca
          View the Corniche and see the Hassan II Mosque

        • Fatima
          Visit the celebrated shrine

        • Fez
          Sightseeing includes a walking tour of the Medina and views of the Royal Palace

        • Granada
          Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city

        • Lisbon
          View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist

        • Madrid
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, The Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain

        • Marrakesh
          Visit Bahia Palace and Djemaa el-Fna Square during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist

        • Rabat
          View the Mausoleum and Royal Palace during your orientation

        • Salamanca
          Orientation of this university city includes views of the Plaza Mayor

        • Seville
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower

        • Toledo
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the synagogue and cathedral. Visit a steel workshop


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 15 Buffet breakfasts

        • 6 Three course dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Return ferry crossing between Spain and Morocco

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 187 Reviews

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : I feel that several of the hotels were not prepared for the volume of tour groups that were dining in the restaurants, especially breakfast much of the buffet food was w luke warm which is unhygenic and not particularly palatable. Hotel Atlas Asni in Marrakesh was completely

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : The tour was a great trip, David our tour leader was exceptional he went above and beyond to look after everyone. The optional tour we chose were great and the included tours were interesting. The local guides were quite knowledgeable but sometimes a little to much information in

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : The schedule was good and tour director adhere to it. Sight seeing was brief in inclusive package. Rest was optional paid. Wish there were more in inclusive.Product : There were some well known sight seeing places not covered such as Alahamara palace in Granada etc.

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Yes I'll recommend to friends

      • Trip:

        Service:

        CostSaver provides an excellent value for money! Although the location of many of the hotels we stayed in were not ideal. They were acceptable for the fact that there was not time in many locations to explore on our own.

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