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Spain Morocco and Portugal

16 Days 3 Countries 15 Cities

Discover ornate palaces, spice markets and the warmth of the Mediterranean sun on this Regional Explorer trip.

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    • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: Please note Morocco does not celebrate Christmas. The 11 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Madrid. The 17 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Madrid. The 21 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Seville. And the 29 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Granada. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
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      • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: Please note Morocco does not celebrate Christmas. The 11 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Madrid. The 17 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Madrid. The 21 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Seville. And the 29 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Granada. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
      • Note: Visas may be required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your specific requirements.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Ornate architectural wonders, the scent of spice markets and warm Mediterranean sun are yours to explore. Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, visit the exquisite Alhambra Palace and learn the art of haggling in the labyrinthine Medina. Travel to the seafaring city of Lisbon, Fatima, the site of religious miracles, and cross in to Spain to admire the rare beauty of Salamanca.


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      Trip code: WSMP

      15 Nights

      accommodation

      22 Meals
      • 15 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)

      • 6 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      What's Included

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        • City tour in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon

        • Orientation of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fátima and Salamanca

        • View Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Royal Palace in Rabat, Belém Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fátima

        • Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 15 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 1 lunch
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        • 6 dinners


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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Return ferry crossings between Spain and Morocco.

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

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      Madrid Sightseeing

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      Madrid – Toledo – Granada

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      Granada – Costa del Sol

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      Costa del Sol – Fez (2 Nights)

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      Fez – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

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      Marrakesh – Casablanca – Rabat – Tangier

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      Tangier – Seville (2 Nights)

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      Seville Sightseeing

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      Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights)

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      Lisbon Sightseeing

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      Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca

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      Salamanca – Madrid

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      Depart Madrid

      Day 1

      Arrive Madrid (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

      Welcome to Spain's capital, Madrid. Spend some time exploring this vibrant city before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's sights followed by a Welcome Reception.

      Hotel

      AC Cuzco

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

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      AC Cuzco

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

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      Madrid Sightseeing Day 2 - Madrid Sightseeing

      Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana and Puerta del Sol. At Plaza de España admire the monument to Cervantes. Why not take an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage city of Segovia. This evening you might be tempted by Madrid’s nightlife, where the locals dine late and enjoy the open-air cafés and vibrant atmosphere until the early hours.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Madrid – Toledo – Granada Day 3 - Madrid – Toledo – Granada

      Your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings - The Burial of the Count of Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Visit a traditional steel factory for a Cultural Insight and see local craftsmen at work. Admire the breathtaking landscape during your drive south, through the heart of La Mancha to Granada in Andalucia. Dine tonight at your hotel.

      Hotel

      Carmen

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Carmen

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

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      Day 4

      Granada – Costa del Sol Day 4 - Granada – Costa del Sol

      This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a visit to the incredible Alhambra Palace, built in the 14th century and a magnificent example of Moorish architecture. Admire the ancient stucco work, quiet courtyards and colossal walls. In the afternoon arrive on the famous Costa del Sol.

      Hotel

      Meliá

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Meliá

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Costa del Sol – Fez (2 Nights) Day 5 - Costa del Sol – Fez (2 Nights)

      Travel along the Mediterranean coast and cross to North Africa by ferry. A memorable drive past the Rif Mountains brings you to the Imperial city of Fez, Morocco's second-largest city.

      Hotel

      Marriott

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Marriott

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Fez Sightseeing Day 6 - Fez Sightseeing

      Visit the fascinating Medina of Fez with your Local Specialist. View the fortifications and Royal Palace during your morning sightseeing tour. Admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet showroom. This afternoon see the sights of your choice or consider a visit to the Imperial city of Meknes. Soak up the unique atmosphere of this exotic city with its high defensive walls and monumental gates.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Fez – Marrakesh (2 Nights) Day 7 - Fez – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

      Travel to Marrakesh, a favourite holiday spot of Winston Churchill and one of North Africa's most popular tourist destinations. Later this evening you might like to consider an evening to enjoy an authentic Moroccan show.

      Hotel

      Le Meridien N'Fis

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Le Meridien N'Fis

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 8

      Marrakesh Sightseeing Day 8 - Marrakesh Sightseeing

      Visit the Bahia Palace during your walking tour with a Local Specialist. See Djemaa el Fna Square in the old quarter with its palm-readers, acrobats and snake charmers. Visit a traditional Moroccan pharmacy for a Cultural Insight into the blending of creams and cosmetics from regional ingredients. The rest of the day is yours to explore. Don't miss the chance to shop for bargains in the souks and bazaars or maybe visit a local Berber village. Dine tonight at your hotel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 9

      Marrakesh – Casablanca – Rabat – Tangier Day 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 mausoleum and Royal Palace. Arrive later in Tangier where you dine tonight at your hotel.

      Hotel

      Farah

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Farah

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Tangier – Seville (2 Nights) Day 10 - Tangier – Seville (2 Nights)

      Board the ferry for the return journey back across the Straits of Gibraltar to the Spanish mainland. Continue your journey through Jerez, home of sherry. Next continue to Andalucia's most beautiful city, Seville, for a two-night stay. This evening why not experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show.

      Hotel

      Meliá Lebreros

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Meliá Lebreros

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 11

      Seville Sightseeing Day 11 - Seville Sightseeing

      See the Giralda Tower during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Admire the tiled fountains and pavilions in the Maria Luisa Park and visit the imposing Plaza de España. See Christopher Columbus' ornate tomb in the Cathedral and enjoy a walk through the former Jewish Quarter.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights) Day 12 - Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights)

      Your panoramic journey continues through the province of Huelva, famous for Jabugo ham and the Rio Tinto mines. Crossing the border into Portugal. See the Alentejo region, renowned for its cork oaks. Experience a memorable Be My Guest lunch on a stud farm where Lusitano horses are reared. Later arrive in Lisbon.

      Hotel

      Olissippo Marques De Sa

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Hotel

      Olissippo Marques De Sa

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

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      Lisbon Sightseeing Day 13 - Lisbon Sightseeing

      See Lisbon's landmarks including the Monument to the Discoveries, the suspension bridge spanning the River Tagus, the Belém Tower and the quaint Alfama district. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Hieronymite Monastery during your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Later in your free time perhaps join an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estori.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca Day 14 - Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca

      Drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains to the shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you visit Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour.

      Hotel

      Gran Corona Sol

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Gran Corona Sol

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Salamanca – Madrid Day 15 - Salamanca – Madrid

      Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe's highest capital city. This afternoon explore the city at your own pace and later join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner with wine.

      Hotel

      Ayre Gran Colon

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Hotel

      Ayre Gran Colon

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

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      Day 16

      Depart Madrid Day 16 - Depart Madrid

      This morning it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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        Saddle up for a superb stud farm visit, the tragic story of unrequited love and a traditional home-cooked lunch with Tiago and Vera in Portugal's beautiful Alentejo

      • Cultural Insights
        The invincible swords of Toledo have defended cities for centuries. Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo to see local craftsmen forging the highest quality steel. Visit a Moroccan pharmacy to learn about local healing creams and cosmetics made from regional ingredients

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon

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        • City tour in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon

        • Orientation of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fátima and Salamanca

        • View Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Royal Palace in Rabat, Belém Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fátima

        • Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca


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      Dining

        • 15 hot buffet breakfasts

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Return ferry crossings between Spain and Morocco.

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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        Service rating : Trafalgar is all about a comfort in your relaxed holiday. A lot to thank regarding day to day trip briefing and managing the requirement of elderly clients.Product : Excellent management.Good luggage delivery to and from the hotel.Description of the visiting site was perfect.

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        Service rating : I took the 16-day Spain, Morocco, and Portugal trip and overall it was a great experience. I am so happy I took this trip. Javier was an excellent guide and very attentive to the needs of everyone and Francisco was a fabulous driver. My only major qualm with this particular tour

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        Service rating : Tour director and coach driver were exceptional. Meridian hotel was awful, bath tub drainage problem, room felt dirty and smelly. Tour director got our room changed for 2nd night which was much better. Melia hotel service was not acceptable. We continued to call room service but

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