Quite a few civilizations have left their imprint on Spain, Portugal, and Morocco, but perhaps none so permeating as the Moors. Get your feet wet in Moorish culture in the Iberian peninsula, home of Spain and Portugal. Surround yourself in the whitewashed architecture of a traditional pousada with an overnight in vora, before exploring Spains fiery Andalucian capital of Seville. Cool it all down in Morocco, within the city of Chefchaouens striking blue walls. Dont miss out on a tour thats as drenched with flavours, colours, and history as the three countries that comprise it.
Duration: 15 Days
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Madrid, Spain
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Light
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 199301
End City: Marrakech, Morocco
|Duration: 15 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of:||Physical rating: Light|
|Accommodation standard: Budget%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 199301|
|Starts: Madrid, Spain||Finishes: Marrakech, Morocco|
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. We recommend arriving a day earlier to explore all that this amazing city has to offer.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Spend the morning exploring Madrid. Transfer to Porto, stopping in the historic and charming town of Salamanca along the way. Arrive in Porto by the early evening.
Local train (2.50-3.00 hours, 218km)
Private Vehicle (3.50-4.00 hours, 350km)
Head down Allies Avenue to see the French-inspired buildings. Bargain at the Bolhão Market. Wander the city's World Heritage-listed Ribeira district, visit São Francisco church, the palatial former 19th-century stock market Palácio de Bolsa or head to the Clerigos Tower for a panoramic view of the city.
Port Wine Cellar Visit
Journey to Portugal's capital city, Lisbon. Take in your surroundings on an orientation walk of the Belem district.
Belém District Visit
Opt to take a day trip into the foothills of the surrounding mountains to Sintra. Get lost in the city's winding streets lined with pastel coloured houses, palaces, majestic gardens and lush forests. It doesn't get more postcard-worthy than this.
Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal
Travel to Evora in the heart of the Alentejo region. Enjoy an included tour to the haunting, but mesmerizing Chapel of Bones. Opt to visit Diana's Temple, one of the best preserved Roman temples in the Iberian Peninsula.
Chapel of Bones Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Journey to the Algarve coast to the small fishing village of Olhão. Explore it's bustling fish market, active waterfront and white washed laneways. Continue to Seville and enjoy an orientation walk on arrival.
Private Vehicle (2.75 hour(s), 248km)
Private Vehicle (2.25 hour(s), 191km)
Take the time to see all this great city has to offer. Opt to explore the interiors and gardens of the Alcázar, a magnificent palace dating from Moorish times, or the true heart of Seville, the Santa Cruz quarter— a charming area with winding alleys, picturesque lime-washed houses, flowery patios, and small squares.
Seville is home to the world's largest gothic cathedral — climb the adjoining tower for great views of the city. Other attractions include the Museo Arqueológico, the Casa de Pilates and the Parque de María Luisa, which has a maze of paths, garden beds, pretty little patios, fountains, and shaded lawns.
Stop in Tangier for a guided tour of the medina before continuing on to Chefchaouen for the evening. The djellaba, the traditional hooded garment worn by the men and women of North Africa, was created here. Chefchaouen is a great place to check out many of Morocco's ancient crafts, or wander around the medina's winding streets lined with blue-washed houses.
Border Crossing (Spain – Morocco)
Tangier Guided Tour
Local bus (2.50 hour(s))
Ferry (1.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
The city, whitewashed in different shades of blue, is spectacular on its own but with the surrounding mountains, it's a sight to behold. At sunset, opt to visit the Spanish Mosque for a stunning panoramic view of the city.
Continue through the rolling hills to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Take a guided tour of the best-preserved Roman ruins in this part of Northern Africa, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After, continue to the imperial city of Fès, the heart of arts and culture in Morocco.
Traditional Moroccan Lunch
Volubilis Guided Tour
Private Vehicle (4.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Enjoy a half-day medina walking tour, with free time in the afternoon to explore more of the city.
The Fès medina is the world's largest living medieval medina and a UNESCO site. Explore the artisan quarters, sample treats from the carts, and view Fès' famous leather tannery from above.
In the evening, opt for dinner in a converted riad complete with local specialties, music, and belly dancing, or visit a local hammam and meet some of the locals.
Only certified local guides are allowed to act as guides in the medina, so your CEO cannot go with you to the medina during free time.
Fès Medina Guided Tour
Travel to Marrakech, stopping en route in seaside Casablanca known for its colonial and art-deco buildings. Opt to visit the spectacular Hassan II mosque and learn more about this masterpiece. Continue to Marrakech in time to start exploring the city.
Private Vehicle (3.15 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (2.75 hour(s), 244km)
Enjoy a medina tour with a certified city guide. Opt to visit Djemaa al Fna Square in the evening to see the gathering of musicians and street performers.
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Trip Name: Spain, Portugal, and Morocco Adventure
Duration: 15 Days
From Price: 2499
Trip Code: 199301
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