3-week Tour from Madrid to Madrid

Guided visits in Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona / Tour escort during the tour / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / Accommodation at selected class / Daily Breakfast and 3 dinners / Transfers to/from airport as per itinerary / Travel insurance.

INCLUSIONS

 

  • 20 night accommodation in category T for Tourist or A for Superior hotels according to your choice
  • Guided visit as per itinerary Madrid, Lisbon, Porto, Cordoba, Seville, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens) & Toledo
  • English speaking Tour escort during the tour ( can be multiple tour escorts )
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • 32 meals: 20 breakfasts and 12 dinners
  • Transfers to/from airport as per itinerary

 

Not included: Flights, travel insurances, meals not mentioned, gratuity to drivers and guides, optional excursions, tour escort service during stay in Costa del Sol and Madrid, all other items not mentioned under inclusions

 

PRICE PER PERSON IN $ CAD SUPERIOR “T” SUPERIOR PLUS “A”
IN DOUBLE $3499 $3999
IN SINGLE $5099 $5899
HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (May 01 to Oct 24, 2021) $150 $200
SUPPLEMENT DEPARTURE
April 4,11,18  and December 12,  2021 $150 $265

Lisbon and Porto Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.

Tour code MPAMME

Guaranteed departures on selected Sundays 2021-2022

 

2021  Arrival dates  2121 Arrival dates 
June  6,13,20,27 November: 7
July: 4, 11, 18, 25 December 12
August: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 January 2022: 9
September: 5, 12, 19, 26 February 2022: 6, 27
October: 3, 10, 17, 24 March 2022: 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Hotels

Hotel options or similar

Accommodation according to the hotel category chosen (T = Tourist  or A= superior hotels)

Nights City Class Hotels
3 Madrid T Tryp Atocha
A Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Riu Plaza España
2 Porto T Tryp Porto Expo
A Bessahotel Boavista
1 Fatima T/A Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina
2 Lisbon T Roma
A Lutecia / Vila Gale Opera
1 Cordoba T Tryp Cordoba
A Hesperia Cordoba
2 Seville T Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda
A Hesperia Sevilla
4 Costa del Sol T/A Sol Don Pablo / Don Marco / Sol Principe
1 Casablanca T Mogador Marina
A Grand Mogador City Center
1 Marrakech T Mogador Kasbah / Zalagh Kasbah
A Les jardins d’Agdal / Palm Plaza
2 Fez

 

T

 

Menzeh Zalagh

A Ramada Zalagh / Parc Palace
1 Granada T Alixares
A Catalonia Granada

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

(*) This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applicable, there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.

(*)  In the event that the panoramic tour of Madrid is not operating for technical reasons, it will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.

 (*) During stay in Madrid and Costa del Sol tour escort service is not available.

(*) Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage.

(*) Passport details are required at least 72 hours in advance to the tour’s departure.

(*) The Morocco portion can be modified without substantial variation of services.

  English speaking Tour  ( maximum 35 participants ) 

DAY 1 MADRID (Sunday)

Meet and greet at the airport. Take a transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Accommodation: Madrid for 2 nights

 

DAY 2 MADRID

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour. Find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to explore the wonders that the city has to offer. (B)

DAY 3 MADRID – SALAMANCA – PORTO

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart from our established hotels in Madrid. Please refer to your documentation for detailed departure information. Drive to Salamanca. Free time in this University City World Heritage of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. (B)

Accommodation: Porto for 2 nights  

 

DAY 4 PORTO

Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. Afterwards, enjoy a different perspective of the city along the river Douro aboard the BlueBoats Cruise and discover the historic heritage visiting one well-known Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included. Rest of day at leisure. (B)

DAY 5 PORTO – COIMBRA – FATIMA

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. (B) Accommodation: Fatima for 1 night  

 

DAY 6 FATIMA – BATALHA – NAZARE – ALCOBACA – 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) with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the XII C. Then to Lisbon. Optional traditional and typical dinner including a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music. (B)

Accommodation: Lisbon for 2 nights

 

DAY 7 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 color housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. (B)

DAY 8 LISBON – CACERES – 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. (B/D)

Accommodation: Cordoba for 1 night

 DAY 9 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. (B/D)

Accommodation: Seville for 2 nights

  

DAY 10 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 flavors of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour.  (B/D)

 DAY 11 SEVILLE – RONDA – COSTA DEL SOL

After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic 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. (B/D)

Accommodation: Costa del Sol for 2 nights

 DAY 12 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 available.  (B/D)

DAY 13 COSTA DEL SOL – TARIFA – CASABLANCA

After breakfast, 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 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. (B/D)

Accommodation: Casablanca for 1 night 

 

DAY 14 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-desert 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 participation of the audience. Don’t forget your camera. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner and show at Chez Ali Fantasia. (B/D)

Accommodation: Marrakech for 1 night

 DAY 15 MARRAKECH – RABAT – MEKNES – FEZ

After breakfast northeast departure 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 and the unfinished Hassan Tower which are important examples of the Almohade architecture. Afterwards departure. Continue to Meknes, old walled (40 Km.) 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. (B/D)

Accommodation: Fez for 2 nights

 

DAY 16 FEZ

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. (B/D)

DAY 17 FEZ – TANGIER – TARIFA – COSTA DEL SOL

After breakfast, 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. (B/D)

Accommodation: Costa del Sol for 2 nights

 

DAY 18 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 available. (B/D)

 

DAY 19 COSTA DEL SOL – GRANADA

After breakfast, 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. (B/D)

Accommodation: Granada for 1 night

 

DAY 20 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 through its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. (B)

Accommodation: Madrid for 1 night

 DAY 21 MADRID

After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport.  (B)

Tour Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Leave a Review

Rating