12 DAY ANDALUCIA & MOROCCO TOUR from MADRID - 12 days / 11 nights (A12J)

12 DAY ANDALUCIA & MOROCCO TOUR from MADRID (A12J)

DEPARTS MADRID / THURSDAYS : 04 April 2019 - 26 March 2020 / 02 April 2020 - 25 March 2021

Visits: Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Costa del Sol, Fes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Granada, Toledo

 
2020-2021 Itinerary:

Day 1 (Thursday)                  MADRID / CORDOBA / SEVILLE

Depart from Madrid, drive southward through La Mancha, Don Quixote’s land. A quick stop in Puerto Lapice and then cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” into Andalucia, a region with enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Visit Cordoba with an impressive tour of its 8th century Mosque (entrance included) and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hour drive arrive in Seville. Accommodation. (D)
 

Day 2 (Friday)                        SEVILLE

Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views and unique flavours of this city. Accommodation. (B,D)
Optional Flamenco tour.

 

Day 3 (Saturday)                   SEVILLE / RONDA / COSTA DEL SOL

Today, drive south passing typical Andalucian villages to arrive in Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvellous view of the gorge and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol. Accommodation. (B,D)

 

Day 4 (Sunday)                      COSTA DEL SOL / FES

Drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol to arrive at Algeciras or Tarifa, take a short ferry ride across the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrive in Morocco, disembark, clear customs and continue by coach via Larache to Fes, the most monumental of the Imperial Cities, its University of “Karaouyne” is the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco, ancient theological schools, etc. Accommodation. (B,D)
 

Day 5 (Monday)                     FES

Enjoy a morning city tour of the most ancient and monumental of the Imperial Cities visiting the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, gate of Bab Bou Jelous and walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. Afternoon free. Accommodation. (B,D)
Optional dinner with show.
 

Day 6 (Tuesday)                    FES / RABAT / MARRAKECH

Depart for Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital of Morocco. Visit the Royal Palace (exterior only), the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower. Continue to Marrakech. Accommodation. (B,D)
 

Day 7 (Wednesday)               MARRAKECH

Today enjoy a city sightseeing tour, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace. In the afternoon walk around the medina, souks and the magic Jma El Fna Square, which is packed with fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers, all making the centre of the city an open air theatre that requires the participation of the audience. Don’t forget your camera. Back to the hotel, free time. Accommodation. (B,D)
Optional dinner with show at “Fantasia Chez Ali”.
 

Day 8 (Thursday)                  MARRAKECH

Day at leisure to continue enjoying this magical city. Possible optional excursions. Accommodation. (B,D)
 

Day 9 (Friday)                        MARRAKECH / CASABLANCA

Depart Marrakech for Casablanca, cosmopolitan, industrial and economic heart of Morocco. Upon arrival, take a panoramic tour of the largest city in Morocco visiting the most interesting places such as the exteriors of the Great Mosque of Hassan II, Boulevard de la Corniche, United Nations Square, Habbous neighbourhood and Anfa residential neighbourhood. Accommodation. (B,D)

 

Day 10 (Saturday)                 CASABLANCA / TANGER / TARIFA / COSTA DEL SOL

Today, farewell Morocco, depart for Tangier port and return by ferry to Spain. Upon arrival at Tarifa continue to your hotel on the Costa del Sol. Accommodation. (B,D)
 

Day 11 (Sunday)                    COSTA DEL SOL / GRANADA

Depart for the city of Granada, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms until 1492. Visit the world famous La Alhambra (entrance included) and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Accommodation. (B,D)
Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter.
 

Day 12 (Monday)                   GRANADA / TOLEDO / MADRID

Drive northward toward the impressive Imperial city of Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the “City of the Three Cultures” for the cultural influences of Christians, Muslims and Jews. Toledo has great artistic beauty and buildings in various styles including Arabian, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque. Take a short guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets and then a visit of the a famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. (B)       END OF TOUR
2020 Departure Dates
Thursdays
 
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
March: 19, 26   AU$2530 AU$3365
2020 Departure Dates
Thursdays
2021 Departure Dates
Thursdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
April: 2, 9, 30 March: 25 AU$2895 AU$3930
April: 16, 23
May: 7, 14, 21, 28
August: 6, 13, 20, 27
October: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
March: 18 AU$2795 AU$3830
June: 4, 11, 18, 25
July: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September: 3, 10, 17, 24
November: 5, 12
December: 31
  AU$2630 AU$3665
December: 24   AU$2970 AU$4010
Regular guaranteed departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escorts/guides.
(B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Seasonal supplements may apply

Highlights Include: Cordoba Mosque; Fabulous Fes; Great Mosque of Hassan II (Exterior only); La Alhambra in Granada; Imperial city of Toledo

Tour Includes: Meals as per itinerary: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner (drinks not included); Guided & Panoramic city tours as per itinerary; Entrance fees included as per itinerary

First Class (4*) Tour Hotels used (or similar): Seville – Meliá Lebreros (2 nights); Costa del Sol – Sol Don Pablo or Sol Don Marco or Sol Principe (2 nights); Fes – Zalagh Parc Palace or Ramada Zalagh (2 nights); Marrakech – Atlas Medina (2 nights); Casablanca – Gran Mogador City Centre (1 night); Granada – Meliá Granada (1 night)

Additional Information: Passport details are required in advance; Passengers are required to clear customs with their own luggage; Tourist city taxes (in applicable cities) are to be paid locally; There is a small possibility that tickets to the Alhambra may not be attained, in which case the operator may be obliged to change the Alhambra visit; Luggage Limit: one suitcase per person (max. 25kg, 157cm total dimensions), If 2 passengers are sharing one suitcase larger measurements will be accepted.

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants. Your fellow tour participants may be staying at multiple hotels in each city.

For further tour information or to book a tour, please contact Timeless Tours.

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