Experience Portugal, Spain and Morocco


Three countries. Three cultures. Three unforgettable adventures. This ultimate tour lets you experience all the sights, sounds and tastes of Portugal, Spain and Morocco. You will begin in Madrid, Spain, and travel across the border to Portugal. You will see the exciting capital city Lisbon, as well as charming small villages. Then you will return to Spain and see the fascinating historical cities of Cordoba and Seville. After you spend free time relaxing on the beaches of Costa del Sol, you will take the ferry across the Mediterranean. In Morocco, you will discover the fascinating histories of Casablanca and Fez. Then you will return for a few more days in the Costa del Sol, ending with another excursion to the cities of Granada and Toledo.

Portugal Highlights:

  • Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, in Lisbon
  • Batalha Monastery
  • Tombs of Pablo and Inês de Castro
  • Cova da Iria in Fatima

Spain Highlights:

  • Trujillo, hometown of many discoverers of the new world
  • Famous Mosque of Cordoba
  • Monumental and Panoramic city tour of Seville
  • Beautiful beaches of Costa del Sol
  • Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in Granada
  • Damasquinado in Toledo

Morocco Highlights:

  • Anfa boulevard, Nations square, Hassan II grand mosque in Casablanca
  • Fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers in Marrakech
  • Bab Al Mansour Gate in Meknes
  • 7 gates of the Royal Palace in Fez

Itinerary


Cities Covered Madrid ,  Avila ,  Salamanca ,  Porto

Departure from bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente at 08:30 a.m. Drive to Avila, a city that preserves its medieval wall. Short stop to know its walled and old town. Then to Salamanca. Free time in this University City Heritage of Humanity of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto.

Accommodation and overnight in Porto.

Cities Covered Porto

Breakfast. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. In the afternoon, possibility of an optional visit to a famous winery with tasting of its world-famous “port wine”.

Overnight in Porto.

 

Cities Covered Coimbra ,  Fátima

Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra. City seat of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado. Free time. Then to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility to attend the procession of the candles.

Accommodation and overnight in Fatima.

Cities Covered Fátima ,  Batalha ,  Nazaré ,  Alcobaça ,  Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to the picturesque fishing town of Nazaré. Free time and continue to Alcobaça (World Heritage) visit the XII C. church and admire the tombs of Pedro and Inés de Castro and then to Lisbon. Accommodation.

Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music.

Overnight in Lisbon.

Cities Covered Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting “Ruas” full of colour housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Lisbon.

Cities Covered Seville ,  Cáceres ,  Cordoba

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30 hrs to  Caceres considered as World Heritage place because of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Cordoba. 

Cities Covered Cordoba ,  Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Sevilla.

Cities Covered Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavours of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour.

Overnight in Seville. 

Cities Covered Seville ,  Ronda ,  Costa del Sol

After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Roman origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Costa del Sol. 

Cities Covered Costa del Sol

Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours.

Overnight in Costa del Sol.

 

Cities Covered Costa del Sol ,  Tangier ,  Rabat ,  Casablanca

After breakfast at the hotel drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol, arrive to Tarifa where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Tangier, disembark, clear customs and drive southwards via Larache to Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital, official residence of the King Mohamed VI. City tour visiting the important sights as the Royal Palace from outside, Mohamed V Mausoleum, the unfinished Hassan Tower which are important examples of the Almohade architecture. Afterwards, departure to Casablanca, current industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing a 10% of the country population. Time at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Casablanca. 

Cities Covered Casablanca ,  Marrakech

Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic city tour through the most interesting sections of the city, Anfa boulevard, Nations square, residential areas and visit from the outside of the Hassan II grand mosque. Departure towards Marrakech. Marrakech capital of the South, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-desertic area. City sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace, walk around the medina, souks and the magic Jma El Fna Square, which is packed with fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers, all making the centre of the city an open air theatre that requires the participance of the audience. Don’t forget your camera. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner and show at Chez Ali Fantasia. Accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Marrakech.

Cities Covered Meknes ,  Fes

After breakfast northeast departure to Meknes, old walled (40 Kms.) imperial city located in the heart of the Mid Atlas. Panoramic tour; admire the great Bab Al Mansour Gate, Morocco’s most beautiful Gate and the most well known monument in town. Afterwards departure to Fez, the most monumental one of the Imperial Cities, its University of “Karaouyne” is the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco, ancient theological schools, etc. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Fes. 

Cities Covered Fes

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour of the most ancient and monumental of the Imperial Cities visiting the most interesting points: the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, gate of Bab Bou Jelous and walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. Afternoon free. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner with show.

Overnight in Fes.

Cities Covered Fes ,  Tangier ,  Costa del Sol

After breakfast at the hotel departure to Tangier. Transfer to the pier to board the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive towards the Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Overnight in Costa del Sol. 

Cities Covered Costa del Sol

Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours.

Overnight in Costa del Sol.

Cities Covered Costa del Sol ,  Granada

After breakfast at the hotel departure towards the city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte Square.

Overnight in Granada.

Cities Covered Granada ,  Toledo ,  Madrid

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus river, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo –World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town throught  its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a  famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid where your tour ends.

We can assist you with your transfer to the airport or add some more nights to your hotel and enjoy Madrid or maybe join another tour that will let you enjoy Spain a little bit longer.

 


Departure Dates and Rates

Departures
Mar 201919, 26Apr 20192, 9, 16, 23, 30May 20197, 14, 21
Jun 20194, 11, 18, 25Jul 20192, 9, 16, 23, 30Aug 20196, 13, 20, 27
Sep 20193, 17, 24Oct 20191, 8, 15, 22, 29Mar 202024, 31

All Rates in US$ per person including ALL taxes and surcharges

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Gold
For departures March 19,2019 through March 26,2019 US$ 2,855 US$ 2,050 CALL US
For departure April 2,2019 US$ 3,185 US$ 2,345 CALL US
For departures April 9,2019 through April 16,2019 US$ 3,015 US$ 2,175 CALL US
For departure April 23,2019 US$ 3,185 US$ 2,345 CALL US
For departures April 30,2019 through June 25,2019 US$ 3,015 US$ 2,175 CALL US
For departures July 2,2019 through October 29,2019 US$ 3,095 US$ 2,255 CALL US
For departures March 24,2020 through March 31,2020 US$ 3,015 US$ 2,175 CALL US
Silver
For departures March 19,2019 through March 26,2019 US$ 2,480 US$ 1,785 CALL US
For departure April 2,2019 US$ 2,700 US$ 1,975 CALL US
For departures April 9,2019 through April 16,2019 US$ 2,610 US$ 1,885 CALL US
For departure April 23,2019 US$ 2,700 US$ 1,975 CALL US
For departures April 30,2019 through June 25,2019 US$ 2,610 US$ 1,885 CALL US
For departures July 2,2019 through October 29,2019 US$ 2,680 US$ 1,955 CALL US
For departures March 24,2020 through March 31,2020 US$ 2,610 US$ 1,885 CALL US

The tour includes :

  • Tour Escort during the whole trip
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodations in selected class
  • Daily breakfast and 4 dinners.
  • Return transport of the type, characteristics and class selected.
  • Rates and Taxes for the establishments providing accommodation and indirect taxes (VAT) where applicable.
  • Visits to cities are of a "panoramic" nature, with stops made at places considered to be of interest. 

The tour does NOT include: 

  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Travel insurance or visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature, such as laundry and souvenirs
  • Any additional hotel accommodations pre- or post-tour
  • Any items not specifically mentioned as "included
Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:

20% of total tour cost due at the time of booking

80% or balance no later than 35 days prior to tour departure date

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

i) 5% of the trip price if it is produced between 10 and 15 days before the departure.

ii) 15% of the trip price, if it occurs from 10 to 3 days prior to the departure.

iii) 25% of the trip price, if it occurs within 48 hours prior to the departure.

The above times are based on local time of the destination where the tour is provided. In order to provide enough time for processing cancellation, guests need to add 3 business days to the above timeframes. An administration fees of 15% on any monies to be refunded to the client will be charged prior to refund.

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.

 

 






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