Cosmos Arrow 2018: Europe Vacations Arrow 2018: Spain, Portugal & Morocco (6830)
2018: Spain, Portugal & Morocco (6830)
16 days from Madrid to Madrid
On this Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour, experience these three glorious countries with rich histories and distinct cultures. You'll overnight in Madrid, Seville, Granada, and the Costa del Sol in Spain; Coimbra and Lisbon in Portugal; and Rabat, Marrakesh, and Fez in Morocco.

The tour will start in Madrid, where you'll discover the main sights with a local guide. On the way to Portugal, you'll visit Avila, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its ancient fortified towers and walls, and beautiful Salamanca. The Portuguese pearls you'll discover on this affordable tour are Coimbra, Obidos, Fatima with its famous Sanctuary, and the capital, Lisbon.

You'll cross the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco on the African continent by ferry to step back in time in Rabat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital since 1912. Fez is still Morocco's cultural and spiritual center, and its centerpiece is the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site founded in the 9th century and whose palaces, madrasas fondouks, residences, mosques, and fountains date back to the 13th-14th centuries.

Also founded in the 9th century, the red city of Marrakesh remains a tapestry of ramparts, mosques, palaces, gardens, vibrant public squares, and souks (markets). You'll get to know this fascinating city with a local expert on the included tour. You'll also stop in Casablanca, Morocco's westernmost city and still known for the 1942 classic film with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

You will love the included guided visit to Granada's legendary Alhambra complex, a lavish palace and fortress built by Moorish kings in 889 AD, that you will appreciate even more after having visited Morocco.

These are just some of the many highlights on this comprehensive and affordable Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour. It's a memorable budget vacation for value-mind travelers.
Call (620) 792-2458 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13597206
Tour OperatorCosmos
OfferOffer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
16 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MadridCheck into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring lively Madrid. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)
Day 2MadridSpaniards say the Spanish capital, situated 2,180 feet above sea level, is the nearest thing to Heaven. It's certainly worth making the most of today by joining the included guided sightseeing tour: a full panoramic drive by way of the Avenida Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Parliament Square, and a picture stop outside the Royal Palace. The optional trip to Toledo is most rewarding, too. The splendid setting of this old walled city above the Tagus was made famous in El Greco's painting, and even now it's like a great open-air museum of Spanish history and art. (B)
Day 3CoimbraVisit ancient fortified Avila with its many towers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Salamanca and make sure you spend some time wandering around PLAZA MAYOR, the grandest square in Spain. Cross the frontier to Guarda, the highest town in Portugal. From here, descend to the valleys of the Serra da Estrela to Coimbra. (B,D)
Day 4LisbonEnjoy an orientation tour of Coimbra, celebrated for its beauty and ancient university. Later, travel southwards to visit the SANCTUARY of Fatima, one of Europe's most celebrated Marian shrines. Continue to fortified Obidos, one of the most picturesque towns in Portugal, before reaching Lisbon for two overnights. (B)
Day 5LisbonHenry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century 'Mistress of the Seas.' On the included guided tour, see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, and the impressive Commerce Square, also known as Black Horse Square. Spend the afternoon at leisure-maybe in the Alfama's tile-decorated streets, or take an optional excursion to coastal Estoril and Cascais. (B)
Day 6SevilleFrom the rolling plains of the Alentejo with its woodlands of cork and eucalyptus trees, head southwards all the way to the brilliant light of Andalusia. Admire its neat, white-painted villages and sun-drenched plantations of olives, figs, and almonds while traveling towards magnificent Seville. (B,D)
Day 7SevilleEnjoy an included sightseeing tour of this vibrant city's main highlights, such as the cathedral, Alcazar, and Plaza d'Espana. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Day 8RabatDrive through Spain's pretty sherry wine region and head south to the coast. Here, you will embark the FERRY and cruise across the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco on the African continent. Travel along what was once the infamous Barbary Coast, then continue the drive south to Rabat, one of Morocco's imperial cities. (B,D)
Day 9MarrakeshToday starts with an included guided city sightseeing tour of the country's lively capital, including a visit to CHELLAH GARDENS and CASBAH DES OUDAIAS. Later, reach Morocco's westernmost city: Casablanca. Enjoy an orientation drive in this modern city and see the illustrious Hassan II Mosque. One of the largest mosques in the world, its minaret soars 689 feet into the sky and part of the mosque's floor is made of glass so worshippers can kneel directly over the ocean's waters. Continue on to the 'red' oasis city of Marrakesh. An optional excursion this evening is the perfect end of the day. (B)
Day 10MarrakeshToday's highlight is the included city sightseeing that will make you feel like you've been whisked back in time. Founded in the 9th century, Marrakesh remains a tapestry of ramparts, mosques, palaces, gardens, and vibrant public squares and souks (markets)-where buying and selling and a carnival of entertainment and fascinations occur daily. (B,D)
Day 11FezToday, travel through the fragrant cedar forests of the Middle Atlas mountains, where a number of peaks soar above 13,000 feet in elevation. This range is home to the endangered Barbary ape, as well as wild boar and polecats. On your way north to Fez, enjoy glimpses of North African village life reminiscent of Beau Geste. (B,D)
Day 12FezAncient Fez is a city of outstanding scenic beauty. Visit the MEDINA during the included sightseeing tour this morning, and enjoy the maze of narrow streets through the colorful bazaars and exotic atmosphere. The madrasas, fondouks, palaces, residences, mosques, and fountains dating back to the 13th century are now UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the afternoon, explore further on your own. (B)
Day 13Costa del SolToday, an early departure takes you north for the FERRY back to mainland Spain to the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun). (B,D)
Day 14GranadaTravel along the Costa del Sol and head to Granada in the heart of Andalusia. On the agenda: an included guided visit of the ALHAMBRA COMPLEX, a lavish palace and fortress built by Moorish kings. With construction dating back to 889 AD, you'll marvel at its architectural Moorish beauty and magnificent gardens. (B,D)
Day 15MadridTravel through the very heart of Don Quixote's La Mancha, famed for its castle and windmills. Before arriving in Madrid, visit a local WINE CELLAR and taste some of the locally produced wines. (B)
Day 16MadridYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing
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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
January 02, 2018$1,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
March 10, 2018$2,039.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
March 24, 2018$2,149.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
April 07, 2018$2,219.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
April 21, 2018$2,219.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
May 05, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
May 19, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
May 26, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
June 02, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
June 09, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
June 16, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
June 23, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
June 30, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
July 07, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
July 14, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
July 21, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
July 28, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
August 04, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
August 11, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
August 18, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
August 25, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 01, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 06, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 08, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 15, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 20, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 22, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 29, 2018$2,239.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
October 04, 2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
October 06, 2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
October 13, 2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
October 18, 2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
October 27, 2018$2,139.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
November 10, 2018$2,009.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
November 24, 2018$2,009.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
December 08, 2018$1,969.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
December 22, 2018$2,059.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
Disclaimer
US$ Price Details

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$750

No triple room reduction

Extra nights per person in Madrid:
in single room $106-$115; in twin / in triple $57-$63

2019 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification. Details will be available in September 2018.



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