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Daily tour program

 

- Saturday - Day 1 - Arrival in Madrid

Upon arrival in Madrid airport, meet our representative at the airport; transfer to your hotel, after check in, you will have rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay in Madrid.

- Sunday - Day 2 - Madrid - (B)
Breakfast at the hotel, Meet-up and enjoy an introductory panoramic tour of Madrid

After a panoramic city tour, we will visit the famous Prado museum.
Prado museum is one the best Museums in Europe, you will see Spanish Royal Art Collection, and see some of the artworks by famous masters like El Greco, Goya, Rubens and Titian, you will then have the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight stay in Madrid.

 

 - Monday - Day 3 - Madrid to Seville - (B)

In the morning you will be picked up at your hotel and start the day with a scenic drive to Seville

On the way, we will stop and visit Cordoba.

Córdoba has the second largest Old town in Europe, the largest urban area in the world declared World Heritage by UNESCO. The most important building and symbol of the city, the Great Mosque of Cordoba and current cathedral, alongside the Roman bridge, are the best-known facet of the city. Other Roman the remains include the Roman Temple, the Theatre, Mausoleum, the Colonial Forum, the Forum Adiectum, an amphitheater and the remains of the Palace of King Maximian in the Archaeological site of Cercadilla, among others.

We will then depart from Cordoba and go on a scenic drive down to Seville where we will spend the night.

Overnight in Seville.

 

- Tuesday - Day 4 – Seville – (B)

After breakfast, you will have the day at leisure in Seville.

Seville contains three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar palace complex, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies. The Seville harbor, located about 50 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, is the only river port in Spain

Seville became one of the economic centers of the Spanish Empire as its port monopolized the trans-oceanic trade and the Casa de Contratación (House of Trade) wielded its power, opening a Golden Age of arts and literature. In 1519, Ferdinand Magellan departed from Seville for the first circumnavigation of the Earth.

( optional Flamenco show in Seville)

Overnight in Seville.

 

- Wednesday – Day 5 – Seville to Granada – (B)

In the morning we will depart from Seville and go on a scenic drive to Granada,  upon arrival we visit Alhambra and Generalife Gardens.

The Alhambra, a Moorish citadel, and the palace are in Granada. It is the most renowned building of the Andalusian Islamic historical legacy with its many cultural attractions that make Granada a popular destination in Spain.

The Almohad influence on architecture is preserved in the area of the city called the Albaicín
with its fine examples of Moorish and Morisco construction.
After our visit,  check into your hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure.
 Overnight in Granada.

 

- Thursday - Day 6 – Granada to Madrid -  (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the transfer men,  transfer to Granada Airport

1-hour flight to Barcelona.  >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Arrival in Barcelona, meet up with the transfer men,  transfer to your hotel.

After check in,  enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight Barcelona.

 

- Friday - Day 7 - Barcelona - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning you will be going on a half day tour and will visit Gothic Quarter with its Cathedral, Generalitat Palace, City Hall and the Spanish Village,

Then in the afternoon, we will continue our tour on to Montserrat. start the day with a scenic drive through small Spanish villages and after arrival will visit the Royal Basilica with her black virgin image. then you will return to Barcelona and enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay in Barcelona.

 

- Saturday - Day 8 - Barcelona - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Free day at leisure --- Overnight in Barcelona.

 

- Sunday - Day 9 – Barcelona - Casablanca - Rabat - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

meet up with the transfer men at the lobby and transfer to Barcelona Airport for your flight to Casablanca.
>>>>>>>FLIGHT TO CASABLANCA >>>>>>

Arrival in Casablanca

Meet up with the transfer men, transfer to Rabat.

1-hour, 15-minute drive, arrival, check into your hotel.

Overnight in Rabat.

 

 – Monday – Day 10 – Rabat to Fez – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Couple hour walking tour of Rabat

After lunch, depart from Rabat on a drive to Fez,

On the way, we will stop in Meknes and visit, The Triumphal Arch, Place El-Hedime (Square of Ruins)

the Musée Dar Jamaï, a museum showing modern Moroccan arts, woodwork, ceramics, carpets, costumes, jewelry and metalwork.

En-Nejjarine Mosque, a 12th century Almohad built structure.

After some free time, we will continue onto Fez.

Arrival, check in and Overnight in Fez.

 

- Tuesday - Day 11 - Fez - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the guide and enjoy a guided tour of Fez and visit the Royal Palace, the Christian and Jewish quarters, and the enchanting Medina: UNESCO World Heritage-site.

After the tour enjoy rest of the day leisure.

(Learn more about Fez)

Overnight in Fez.

 

– Wednesday – Day 12 – Fez – Erhoud – Merzouga – (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meet up with the driver guide and depart from Fez to Merzouga, famous with it Erg Chebbi Dunes.

Erg Chebbi is one of Morocco's two Saharan large seas of dunes formed by wind-blown sand.

On the way we will visit Ifrane town and Azrou Cedar Forest in the middle of Atlas Mountains, amazing photo opportunities, you will then enjoy a 1 hour camel ride to reach to the camp side and enjoy amazing sunsets over the Sahara desert.

Overnight in Merzouga.

 

– Thursday – Day 13 – Merzouga to Quarzazate – (B/D)

Early start for another camel ride back to the hotel where you will enjoy breakfast, we will then depart for Quarzazate and drive through 300meters (984 Feet) high canyon, during drive, we will stop and visit Berber Villages, have free time and see picturesque fields with palm trees.

Arrival, check in, dinner at the hotel and overnight in Quarzazate.

 

– Friday – Day 14 – Quarzazate to Marrakesh – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Start the day visiting, popular cinema sets and studios, then continue on to visiting Ait Benhaddou Kasbah which is an old village used on many films of Indiana Jones, Lawrence of Arabia and more. We will then continue on a scenic drive to Marrakesh.

Arrival, check in and overnight in Marrakesh.

 

– Saturday – Day 15 – Marrakesh – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the guide and enjoy half day walking tour of Marrakesh Medina and major attractions Experience the chaotic energy of Marrakesh Medina without worrying about getting lost thanks to your local guide see the spectacle of Djemaa El-Fna with its multitude of vendors Enjoy guided tours of Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum of Marrakesh.

Enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Marrakesh.

 

– Sunday – Day 16 – Marrakesh to Casablanca Airport – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

per your flight time, we will figure out the meeting time at the Marrakesh hotel then provide a transfer to Casablanca Airport.

 

Program ends


Total cost:  $____________________
Contact us for price information

 

Price includes

* All hotels (Superior class centrally located hotels)

* All land transfers in comfortable vehicles
* Flight tickets from Granada to Barcelona

* Flight tickets from Barcelona to Casablanca
* All meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)

* English-speaking tour guides

* Skip the line admission to sites during the tours
* 24/7 Customer service during the tour

* All taxes and service charges

 

Excludes

* International flight tickets to Madrid then from Casablanca onto your next destination

* Travel insurance (Optional)

 

Wonderful program, exploring highlights of Spain and Morocco
in 2 weeks,

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit main highlights of Madrid and enjoy the local culture and enjoy local restaurants.
  • Walk through medieval streets and learn about the rich history and learn about the most important sites of the city like Royal Palace Teatro Real (The Royal Opera House), Plaza Mayor, Moorish ruins.
  • Enjoy a comfortable train ride to Seville and enjoy leisure time exploring Seville
  • Visit Cordoba and its Mezquita, Medina, and Botanical gardens, enjoy a panoramic tour of the town
  • Visit Granada and Alhambra
  • Visit the highlights of Fez, Marrakesh, Casablanca, Rabat,
  • Available on Every Sunday (From April to the end of October)
 
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