Free transfer to Hotel August 5, Madrid
Our 3rd time for this trip, which has sold out and received rave reviews! Incredible value pricing!
Intoxicating scents of spice and the warm Mediterranean sun join your voyage through Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, learn the art of haggling in the labyrinthine Medina and travel to the seafaring Portuguese capital of Lisbon.
TRULY - AND ADVENTURE OF THE SENSES!
Welcome to Madrid. After check-in there is time to unwind and relax. This evening, why not try the traditional dish of paella in one of the restaurants lining the lively Plaza Mayor. Hotel Barcelo Torre Arias
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.
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 Andalusia to the Moorish city of Granada. Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast and Dinner Hotel Macia Condor
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 HotelTryp Guadalmar/Tryp Alameda
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 and Dinner Hotel Atlas Volubilis
This morning your guided sightseeing tour includes views of the Royal Palace. On your walking tour through the labyrinthine Medina, learn the art of haggling. 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 enjoy the breathtaking drive, travelling through the foothills of the Atlas Mountains 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
This morning your guided sightseeing tour 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 and 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 and Dinner Hotel Rif
Board the ferry for the return journey back across the Straits of Gibraltar to the Spanish mainland. Continue your journey to Seville for a two-night stay. Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast and Dinner Hotel MA Congresos
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 folk dancing and song. Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast Hotel Altis 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 Sintra, 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
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 De America
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.
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
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
15 buffet breakfasts
6 three course dinners
Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
Luxury air-conditioned coach WITH free wifi
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 dayOnly Conditions apply
Air *group rate will be looked at - insurance - meals not listed and gratuity to driver and tour guide.
Optional excursions available
Valid Passport 6 Months Required
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Health and Cancellation/Interruption Insurance highly recommended.
Double per person $2,375.00 per person
TRAFALGAR DISCOUNT 5% if you traveled with before.
FLIGHT - Fly over night August 4 to arrive for start date of August 5 - depart any time on the 17.
10.30, 13.00 & 15.30 ON August 5 from Airport to Hotel
8.30 & 11.00 on August 17 from Hotel to Airport
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$200.00 Deposit to Trafalgar tours - Final payment June 1 2016