SPAIN AND MOROCCO BY RAIL
Dive into two incredible cultures with this adventure on the rails. Explore the Spanish countryside by train, journeying with the locals from Madrid to Barcelona to Seville and beyond, sampling the exotic side of this gorgeous country (and tasting food you'll crave for the rest of your life). Spend a week in Spain before crossing the Strait of Gibraltar for another week to get to know the main highlights of Morocco, like Fès, Casablanca, and Marrakech, (as well as their souqs, mint tea and friendly locals). Grab yourself an experience you'll talk about forever.
14 days/13 nights - April 23, 2017 to May 6, 2017
$2294/p USD funds
Based on double occupancy – Single supplement $950 USD
If you require a roommate, please let us know. This is a free service of Brave Women Travel
Deposit of $250 is due immediately
Balance due Wed. Feb 22/17 (60 days before departure)
DOES NOT INCLUDE AIR FARE TO SPAIN
DOES NOT INCLUDE INSURANCE
TRIP IS A G-ADVENTURE TRIP PUT ON BY BRAVE WOMEN TRAVEL
WE HAVE 11 REGISTERED FOR THIS TRIP...IF YOU ARE INTERESTED I WILL SEND YOU A DEPOSIT FORM TO FAX BACK TO ME.
Maximum Gals is 15 – this trip will be posted to over 2,000 women so if it’s a trip you’ve always wanted to go on act quickly!
Insurance is required for this trip.
Fly into Madrid, Spain and fly home from Marrakesh, Morocco.
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME:
Travel Style: Rail
Get closer to the big cities, isolated communities, and stunning landscapes of the world's greatest destinations via train-based adventures on iconic rail routes like the Glacier Express, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, and the Trans-Siberian.
Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Physical Rating: 2 - Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 15
Madrid orientation walk
Alhambra visit (Granada)
Fès medina visit with local guide
G Adventures-supported women's project visit with included lunch (Meknes)
Hassan II Mosque visit (Casablanca)
Marrakech medina visit with local guide
Transport to/from included activities and between all destinations
Hotels (13 nights).
11 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Allow USD[masked] for meals not included.
Train, private vehicle, ferry, walking
Day 1 Madrid
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Madrid/Barcelona
Enjoy a short orientation walk around Madrid with a free day to explore. Opt to check out the world-famous museums, do some shopping or enjoy some fantastic food. In the evening, catch a train to Barcelona.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 3 Barcelona
Spend the day exploring this vibrant city. Opt to visit Gaudí’s Parc Güell, the Sagrada Familia, and other Gaudí masterpieces. Montjuïc and Barceloneta are worth a visit, too.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 4 Barcelona/Granada
Spend another morning exploring the city before an afternoon train to Granada.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 5 Granada
Arrive in the morning and head out to visit the famous Alhambra. In the evening, opt to go for a stroll and check out the local tapas and wine bars.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 6 Granada
Spend another day exploring this charming city.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 7 Granada/Seville
Take a morning train to nearby Seville. Spend a day enjoying this city and its Moorish influence. Opt to explore the district of Santa Cruz, the Alcázar Palace or the world's largest Gothic cathedral.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 8 Seville/Chefchaouen
It's a full day of travel to reach the mysterious blue village high in the Rif Mountains. Cross from Europe to Africa by ferry then continue on travelling to Chefchaouen.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 9 Chefchaouen/Fès
Travel to the imperial city of Meknes and enjoy lunch at the G Adventures-supported women's project. Later, continue to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing on to Fes.
Meals included: LunchDay 10 Fès
Explore the labyrinth of streets within the famous Fès medina with a local guide. Marvel at one of the ancient tanneries and take in the view from above.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 11 Fès/Casablanca
Travel by train to seaside Casablanca known for its colonial and art-deco buildings.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 12 Casablanca/Marrakech
Visit the spectacular Hassan II mosque and learn more about this masterpiece. Catch the train to Marrakech in time to start exploring the city.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 13 Marrakech
Enjoy a medina tour with a certified city guide. Opt to visit Djemaa el Fna Square in the evening to see the gathering of musicians and street performers.
Meals included: BreakfastDay 14 Marrakech
Depart at any time.
Brought to you by Brave Women Travel in Conjunction with G-Adventures
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