10 days/9 nights. Visiting: Madrid, Caceres, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Marbella, Tangier, Fes, Meknes and Rabat.
Departure to the beautiful region Extremadura, where you will make a first stop in Caceres, a beautiful city founded by the Romans in 25 BC. Once in Caceres you will have free time to explore the charming old town, ‘Parte Antigua’, with its famous medieval quarter and its ancient walls. Caceres was declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO in 1986 because of the city’s blend of Roman, Moorish, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. After a break you will take the highway ‘Autovia de la Plata’ towards Andalusia with a first stop in Cordoba.
Overnight in Cordoba.
Day 2. CORDOBA-SEVILLA
Breakfast. Departure to take a tour around Cordoba and experience the charm of southern Spain. The tour includes the entrance to the famous Mosque-cathedral of Córdoba and the visit to the Jewish Quarter. The Mosque-cathedral was originally a Catholic Christian church built by the Visigoths, however it was later converted into an Islamic mosque in the Middle Ages, after the Reconquista, the reconquest, it was made a Catholic Christian church once again. After the sight-seeing tour departure to Sevilla.
Overnight in Sevilla.
Day 3. SEVILLA
Breakfast. Departure to sightseeing.
A city tour that will take you to the most stunning places in Seville such as the Park of Maria Luisa, the Plaza de Espana, the Cathedral of Saint Mary, the Minaret of Giralda as well as the typical Quarter of Santa Cruz.
Free afternoon to rest or to explore further more on your own.
Overnight in Sevila.
Day 4. SEVILLA-RONDA-MARBELLA
Breakfast. On your way to the Costa del Sol you will check out some beautiful white villages as well as the roman village Ronda, situated in a very mountainous area about 750 meters above sea level. It is famous for its three bridges ‘Puente Romano’, ‘Puente Viejo’ and ‘Puente Nuevo’ that span the canyon. After some free time in Ronda you will continue to the coastal city Marbella, located at the Costa del Sol. Here you can sit back, relax and enjoy the sunset at the beach.
Overnight in Marbella.
Day 5. MARBELLA-TANGIER-FES
Breakfast. Departure towards Algeciras where you will take a Ferry in order to cross the Strait of Gibraltar and reach Morocco. After getting off the ferry in Morocco a bus will take you to the enchanting city of Tangier, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel. After enjoying a panoramic view over Tangier, continue to Fes.
Overnight in Fes.
Day 6. FES
Breakfast. Departure to visit the city center and stroll through its narrow alleys from the 9th century. This city has two old medinas, the larger of which is ‘Fes el Bali’. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the world’s largest car-free urban areas. With its exotic corners, mosques, madrasas, fountains and handicraft shops, this city never gets boring. Free afternoon to explore the city on your own.
Overnight in Fes.
Day 7. FES-MEKNES-RABAT-TANGIER
Breakfast. Departure to Meknes, the formal capital of Morocco. It is a marvelous city surrounded by 40 kilometers of town walls and with a huge gate called ‘Bab el-Mansour’, the grandest of all imperial Moroccan gateways. After a panoramic tour of Meknes you will continue to Rabat where you will stroll through the small streets of the city center and explore its most impressive highlights such as the Mausoleum Mohamed and the Towers of Hassan. Later that day you will return to Tangier.
Overnight in Tangier.
Day 8. TANGIER-MARBELLA
After breakfast you will take the ferry back to the Costa del Sol. After a short bus ride up the coast you will once again spend the afternoon and the night in Marbella.
Overnight in Marbella.
Day 9. MARBELLA-GRANADA
After breakfast, continue to Granada. Visit the impressive monumental conglomeration of La Alhambra, its nice palaces Nazaries and the Generalife Gardens. Besides its absolutely monumental sights, this city is one of Andalusia’s hippest, most youthful cities, with a ‘free tapas’ culture, innovative bars and intimate flamenco haunts. In the evening you will have the possible to visit the Sacromonte caves and experience an unforgettable Zambra flamenco show.
Overnight in Granada.
Day 10. GRANADA-TOLEDO-MADRID
Breakfast. The morning of your last day you will leave Granada and make your way towards the imperialistic city Toledo. After lunch you will do a sightseeing tour and stroll through this city’s charming streets and explore its many monuments.
In the afternoon, go back to Madrid.
Arrival in Madrid and end of services.