17 DAY SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO TOUR from MADRID - 17 days / 16 nights (C-6172)

17 DAY SPAIN, PORTUGAL, MOROCCO TOUR from MADRID (C-6172)

DEPARTS MADRID / SATURDAYS: 19 March - 27 October 2018 / 30 March - 26 October 2019

Visits: Avila, Salamanca, Porto, Coimbra, Fatima, Lisbon, Seville, Ronda, Costal del Sol, Tangier, Fes, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, Granada, Toledo

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2019 Itinerary:
Day 1 (Saturday)                    MADRID / ALIVIA / SALAMANCA / PORTO
Depart from the centrally located VPT bus terminal at 8am to Alivia, a city that preserves its medieval wall; take a short stop to see the wall and the old town, then onto Salamanca. Free time in this University City; next depart for the Portuguese border and the city of Porto. Accommodation.
 
Day 2 (Sunday)                      PORTO
This morning after breakfast enjoy a panoramic tour of this World Heritage city to admire the Cathedral, the stock Exchange building and the Santa Clara church, finish the tour at a local wine cellar to experience a tasting of the famous “Port wine”. Accommodation.
 
Day 3 (Monday)                     PORTO/ COIMBRA
After breakfast depart for Coimbra, the site of one of the oldest universities in Europe and birthplace of Fado, the music of Portugal. Coimbra is famous as a centre of learning and culture as seen in ancient streets and architecture. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 4 (Tuesday)                    COIMBRA/ FATIMA / LISBON
After breakfast depart for Fatima, the centre of the Christian Faith and the World Pilgrimage Sanctuary, with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria (where the Virgin Maryappeared). You will have free time to visit the Shrine before continuing to Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional Night Tour: Attend a show of Fado (typical Portuguese song and music).
 
Day 5 (Wednesday)               LISBON
This morning after breakfast take a sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo. Drive through its main squares and avenues, by the Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Monument to the Discoveries, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue, the Alfama quarter and the old city gathered next to the castle. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation. Optional excursion: Sintra, Cascais and Estoril.
 
Day 6 (Thursday)                   LISBON / CACERES / SEVILLE
After breakfast depart for Caceres in Spain, a world heritage city,founded by the Romans in 25BC. The old town section of this beautiful city invites travellers to enjoy the medieval streets, plazas, towers, battlements, palaces, churches and convents. Free time for some exploration and lunch; maybe enjoy the highly regarded local cuisine and wines at one of many inns and restaurants. Continue to Seville, a wonderful city and regarded by some as the romantic capital of Andalucía. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 7 (Friday)                        SEVILLE
Today, after breakfast, take a morning city tour visiting the Barrio de Santa Cruz with its narrow streets, the Park of Maria Luisa and Plaza de Espana, also enjoy panoramic view of the city by coach. Lunch. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the city, perhaps a river cruise along the Guadalquir or a visit to the pseudo reconstruction of Pontius Pilates House (Casa de Pilatos), which began in the 16th century, and presents an interesting blend of Mudejar, gothic and renaissance styles with its beautiful patio and gallery, elegant fountain and ornamental Minerva statues. Lunch and then the afternoon is at leisure. Optional Artistic Excursion: Royal Alcazar Palace.Accommodation.
 
Day 8 (Saturday)                    SEVILLE / RONDA / MARBELLA
Depart after breakfast and travel the route of the white villages with a stop in Ronda, located over the El Tajo canyon (over 100 metres deep). Ronda invites visitors to wander along the fascinating streets and alleys or relax at one of many local cafes, perhaps one overlooking the El Tajo canyon. Enjoy the beautiful regional cuisine and fine local wines while watching the world go by. Continue to the Costa del Sol, arrive in Marbella. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 9 (Sunday)                      MARBELLA / TANGIER / FES
After breakfastdepart for Tarifa to board the ferry and cross the Strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrive into Morocco and after customs continue by motorcoach toFes; the most ancient of the Imperial Cities, founded in the 8th century, Fes has become the spiritual heart and cultural centre of Morocco. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 10 (Monday)                   FES
This morning, after breakfast, take a sightseeing tour including the Medersa, considered to be the first university of the Islamic world and the old Kasbah with its narrow streets. Take a visit to the dyers and tanners quarters where sheep and goatskins are coloured and processed into fashionable garments.See the fountain Najerine and the World Heritage medieval Medina of Fes. The afternoon is at leisure to discover and explore this is a wonderful city on your own. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 11 (Tuesday)                  FES / MEKNES / MARRAKECH
Breakfast and then depart to the city of Meknes. Located in the Mid-atlas Mountains Meknes dates back to the 17th century and is still surrounded by 40kms of historic walls and is home to the most beautiful gate in Morocco, “Bab Al Mansour”. Continue through the mountains to Marrakech. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 12 (Wednesday)             MARRAKECH
Following breakfast take a morning sightseeing tour of this Imperial city, visit the Koutubia, twin mosque of the Giralda of Seville, the Saddian Tombs, Bahia Palace and the famous Djemaa el Fna Square filled with magical sights and sounds including snake charmers, jugglers, acrobats, storytellers, pickpockets and even dentists. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 13 (Thursday)                 MARRAKECH / CASABLANCA / RABAT
After breakfast depart for Casablanca. Enjoy a panoramic tour economical capital and most populated city in Morocco, visiting Anfa Boulevard, Nations Square and residential areas. We will continue our visit to see the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, second in size and importance after Mecca. Continue to Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco and official residence of the King, to enjoy a sightseeing city tour including the exterior of the Royal Palace, Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower (a symbol of Rabat). Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 14 (Friday)                      RABAT / TANGIER
This morning after breakfast, enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco and official residence of the King. The tour will include the exterior of the Royal Palace, Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower (a symbol of Rabat). Later continue to Tangier. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 15 (Saturday)                  TANGIER / MARBELLA
After breakfast depart to board the ferry and again cross the Strait of Gibraltar, back to Spain. Continue to Costa del Sol, arrive Marbella. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 16 (Sunday)                    MARBELLA / GRANADA
Today, after breakfast depart for Granada the final stronghold of the Moorish Kingdom in 1492, a glorious city immortalised in song and verse and overlooked by the majestic snow covered Sierra Nevadas. Enjoy a sightseeing tour visiting the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens, which showcases Moorish palaces, towers and gardens in an incomparable setting – the Alhambra is special! Dinner and accommodation. Evening Optional: Attend a typical show of gipsy flamenco.
 
Day 17 (Monday)                   GRANADA / TOLEDO / MADRID
After breakfast travel to the Imperial city of Toledo, a national monument of Spain, where the cultures and great religions of Spain (Christian, Moorish, Judaism) have left behind a legacy. After lunch, enjoy a sightseeing tour including Spanish art, history and spirituality. Continue to Madrid. END OF TOUR.
2018 Departure Dates
Saturdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
September: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October: 6, 13, 20, 27
AU$3145 AU$3895
2019 Departure Dates
Saturdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
March: 30
May: 11, 18, 25
June: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
AU$3175 AU$4055
April: 6, 13, 20, 27
May: 4
July: 6, 13, 20, 27
August: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September: 7, 14, 21, 28
October: 5, 12, 19, 26
AU$3340 AU$4220
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Seasonal supplements may apply
TIMELESS COACH TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation including daily breakfast, 2 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Guided visits / panormic tours in Porto, Lisbon, Seville, Fes, Marrakech, Rabat, Granada* & Toledo
  • Monument entry fees
Regular guaranteed departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escort/guides.
Tour departs from the VPT Bus Terminal / Office centrally located at Calle Ferraz 3, Madrid.
Excludes locally payable Tourist City Taxes
*Please note there is a small possibility that tickets to the Alhambra may not be attained, in which case the operator may be obliged to change the Alhambra visit.

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants.

2018 Departure Dates
Saturdays
2018 Departure Dates
Saturdays
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