IBERIAN PENINSULA AND MOROCCO

Duration : 10 days

DAY 1
DEPARTURE POINT | PORTO
Arrival in Porto. (Depending of the arrival time) Panoramic bus tour through the magnificent city of Porto. Arrival at the hotel for accommodation and dinner.

DAY 2
PORTO
Breakfast and departure to visit Ribeira do Porto and its typical neighborhoods. Embark on a typical boat cruise (Rabelo) along the Douro River through its 6 Bridges (included). Guided tour to one of the numerous Port Wine Cellars with tasting included. Free lunch (not included). Panoramic City Tour in Porto, located on the right riverside of the Douro River. It is the 2nd largest city in the country and the regional capital of northern Portugal. The city's prosperity began through maritime trade at Foz do Douro (mouth of Douro river), taking advantage of the treasures of maritime discoveries in the XV and XVI century. In the XVII century, The Wine Trade began with England and since then the reputation of the Famous Port has never stopped growing worldwide. Continuing the tripp, we will take Avenida dos Aliados (Aliados Avenue), the iconic Clérigos Tower, Sé do Porto (Cathedral of Porto), an impressive S. Bento Station with its hand-painted tile panels and no less impressive Livraria Lello (Lello Library), with one of the most famous staircases in the world,  which inspired  literary work from the famous Harry Potter books. Free time for shopping. Return to hotel for dinner and accommodation.

DAY 3
PORTO | FÁTIMA
Breakfast and departure to Fátima. Free lunch (not included). Free lunch (not included). In the afternoon, visit the main monuments of the Shrine of Fatima, such as the Chapel of Apparitions and the Basilica of the Holy Trinity, this place of devotion is one of the main places of pilgrimage in the world. Arrive at the hotel for dinner. After dinner, have the opportunity to visit the Sanctuary at night and participate in the spectacular Candlelight Procession. Return to the hotel to rest.

DAY 4
FÁTIMA | SINTRA | CASCAIS | ESTORIL | BELÉM | LISBON
After breakfast, departure to Sintra Village, where we will visit the Pena National Palace (included), which represents one of the best expressions of romantic architecture of the 19th century. This Palace, was the first of this style built in the World. Free lunch (not included). Panoramic visit along the coast to Cascais. Once a fishing village and today one of the most elegant residential areas in the country. Along the same lines we have Estoril, home to the famous Estoril Casino, one of the most prestigious casinos in the Europe. Arrival at the hotel for dinner accommodation.

DAY 5
LISBON
After breakfast, departure to Lisbon, this place was founded about 3200 years ago by the Phoenician merchants and later inhabited by Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths and Moors. Brief stop in Belém, where we will visit the Jeronimos Monastery (included), Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries, monuments about the past of conquests and discoveries by sea in the XV century. Free time for lunch (not included) and continuation to Baixa Pombalina completely rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake. We will to admire the huge Commerce Square, which is one of the most beautiful in the capital. We can admire the huge Commerce Square which is one of the most beautiful in the capital. The visit continudes until Rossio Square, which is the heart of the city and there's the statue of King D. Pedro IV. Very near is the Restauradores Square where is an Obelisk representing the restoration of the Portuguese independence from Spain. After, we have Liberty Avenue (Avenida da Liberdade), and at the top of the avenue we have the iconic Marquês de Pombal Square, a monument built in honor to the Prime Minister of King D. José I. Late afternoon, free time for shopping. Return to the hotel for dinner and possibility to watch a fados night in one of the most prestigious and Traditional Fado House in Bairro Alto,Lisbon (not included).

DAY 6
LISBON
Breakfast and departure for an adventure through Lisbon. We will board an amphibious vehicle, the Hippotrip and make a circuit through the main streets of Lisbon and also the Tagus River (Rio Tejo), where we will enjoy a precious panoramic view of the city from the river. Free lunch (not included) and departure to Faro. Arrival at the Hotel, for accommodation and dinner.

DAY 7
FARO | SEVILLE
Breakfast and visit to Faro, the Algarve capital and the most important tourist center of southern Portugal, which features its sea port and the cathedral from 12th century. Free lunch (not included) and departure to Seville, the capital of Andalusia. Arrival at the Hotel, accommodation, dinner and possibility to watch a show in a “Tablao Flamenco” (not included).

DAY 8
SEVILLE | ALGECIRAS | CEUTA | TETUAN
Breakfast and visit to Seville, situated by the Guadalquivir River. We will do a Panoramic City Tour, which highlights the Cathedral, La Giralda, the Real Alcázares, the General Archive of the Indies, the Plaza de España, the Torre do Ouro, the Bairro de Santa Cruz and the Maria Luisa Park (result of the Ibero-American Exhibition in 1929 and with a large Subtropical Vegetation, which gives it a special charm). Free lunch (not included) and departure to Algeciras. Board the Fast Ferry direction Ceuta. Late afternoon, arrival at the Hotel in Tetuan for dinner and accommodation.

DAY 9
TETUAN | TANGER | RABAT
Breakfast and panoramic visit to Tanger, with a visit to the “Cuevas de Hercules” (included). Lunch at a local restaurant (included) and departure to Rabat, capital of Morocco. Arrival at the hotel for dinner and accommodation.

DAY 10
RABAT | CASABLANCA | MARRAKECH
Breakfast and visit to Rabat. Lunch at a local restaurant (included) and visit to Casablanca, highlighting the Hassan II Mosque. Depart for Marrakech. Arrival at the hotel for accommodation and dinner.

DAY 11
MARRAKECH
Breakfast and visit Marrakech, Imperial City founded a thousand years ago by the Almorvide Dynasty near the Atlas Mountains. Nowadays it is the main tourist attraction of the country. Lunch at a local restaurant (included) and continued visit to the Kouubia Mosque, Menara Gardens and Bahia Palace. Return to the hotel for dinner and accommodation.

DAY 12
MARRAKECH | RABAT
Breakfast and continuation of the visit to Marrakech. Lunch at local restaurant (included) and visit to Mausoleum Mohammed V in Rabat. Return to the hotel for dinner and accommodation.

DAY 13
RABAT | ASILAH | RABAT | PLACE OF ORIGIN
Breakfast and brief visit to Asilah. Lunch at a local restaurant (included) and departure to Rabat International Airport. Shipping and final formalities of our services.

INCLUDED

  • Transport by Big Tourism Bus according to the program;
  • Accommodation in double/twin room in 3 * or 4 * hotels with 7 nights in Portugal and Spain in Half Board with drinks included and 5 nights in Full Board in Morocco with drinks included;
  • Guide;
  • Excursions and visits according to the itinerary: Pena Palace, Jeronimos Monastery, Douro River Cruise, Port Wine Cellars, Hippotrip Cruise in Lisbon, Cuevas de Hercules and Mausoleum Mohammed V;

NOT INCLUDED

  • Single room supplement;
  • Local Taxes;
  • Lunches in Portugal and Spain (6 days);
  • Everything not mentioned as included in the program;

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Manufacturer: VEFA
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