Transport yourself to ancient lands and modern cities on our 19-Day Treasures of Spain, Portugal, & Morocco guided vacation. The fascinating cultural experience begins in Madrid, capital of Spain. Explore the wide boulevards and monuments before visiting the Royal Palace. En-route to Salamanca, stop in the Toledo, former capital of Spain and home of many of El Greco’s most famous work. In Salamanca see the honey-colored cathedral and visit the pilgrimage town of Fatima before arriving in Lisbon. Visit the Belem Tower and Jeronimo’s Monastery before an evening at leisure.
Back into Spain you arrive in Seville, home of Flamenco. At the immense Cathedral, see the tomb of Christopher Columbus, the Alcazar, and the Santa Cruz quarter, with its labyrinth of streets. Your highlight dinner features fiery Flamenco dancing. From Seville, to head to North Africa! You land in Tangier and continue on to Fez, the oldest of Morocco’s cities. For your first night in this foreign land enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner and belly dancing show. In Fez visit the Medina and walled city, shop for carpets and wander the hidden courtyards and maze of streets.
In Marrakesh visit the Palais de la Bahia and explore another amazing Medina. On your way to Rabat, stop in Casablanca for the night where you enjoy an orientation tour and see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest in the country. In Rabat see the Royal Palace and Hassan Tower, before continuing on to Tangier where you have a free afternoon.
Sail back across the Straits of Gibraltar to see the famous Rock and Barbary Apes before arriving back in Spain for 2 relaxing nights on the Costa del Sol. Spend time in Mijas, one of the many white towns of Spain and visit the magnificent Alhambra in Granada. Take your choice of dining options on your Dine Around option before returning to Madrid for one final evening featuring a lively Farewell Dinner.
Professional Travel Director
<p>Professional Travel Director: With you throughout your journey.<br /><br />Your guided vacation will be conducted by the most experienced Travel Directors in the business and will be with you throughout the trip. <br /><br />They will take the worry out of foreign travel as they manage the intricate details of your trip, keeping you entertained with anecdotes and stories to make sure your vacation is educational, entertaining and fun!</p>
First Class Hotels
<p>First Class Hotels: featuring twin bedded room with private restroom.<br /><br />Hotels are an expensive element of any vacation and certainly one of the most important. For our trips we reserve European Standard First Class Hotels (or best available) and all hotel rooms feature a private bathroom. You'll enjoy our selection of hotels such as Radisson, Hilton and Sheraton.</p>
<p>17 Buffet Breakfasts, 8 Dinners (including Welcome Dinner, 1 Dine-Around Dinner, 1 Highlight Dinner, 4 Three-Course Table d'Hote Dinners or Buffets, plus tea or coffee, and 1 Celebration Dinner).</p>
<p>Local Expert Guides: Madrid, Lisbon, Seville, Fes, Marrakesh, Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier & Granada.<br /><br />Our Local Expert Guides are the cream of the crop. As native citizens of the cities they represent, they offer a fascinating insight into local history, customs and tradition while entertaining you with stories that only a local would know!</p>
Personal Audio Headsets
<p>This trip utilizes our personal audio headset systems for all guided sightseeing allowing you to roam and explore sites (within 60 feet) without missing any insight from your Travel Director or local guide.</p>
<p>Airport arrival and departure transfers included as noted in itinerary with the purchase of combined air and land package.</p>
Luxury Motorcoach Transportation
<p>Luxury motorcoach transportation with A/C, reclining seats, panoramic windows and emergency restroom.</p>
<p>Complimentary WiFi available in guestrooms and/or public areas of most hotels, on-board the motorcoach and river cruise ships. </p>
<p>Travel Documents including travel wallet, travel planner, complimentary keepsake photo and 5% Frequent Traveler Discount upon return for a future trip.</p>
2-Way Town Car Service:
Start your vacation with our Optional 2-Way Town Car Service The cornerstone of our commitment is providing you with outstanding service at every step of your vacation. You can extend that service to the moment you walk out your front door by opting for our 2-way private town car service that delivers you to the airport. Click here for more details.