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.