Your Holiday Itinerary - Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal

Day 1: Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

Elegant Madrid kick-starts your exciting journey across Spain, Morocco and Portugal. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and relax. If you'd prefer to skip the siesta, take to the city's golden streets for a glimpse of what this football-crazed metropolis has in store. The real fun begins this evening when you meet your Travel Director and fellow travel compañeros, followed by some time to curb your craving for tapas and get to grips with why the Madrileños adore their nightlife.

Hotel - Meliá Avenida América

Day 2: Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time

There is plenty to see in the lively Spanish capital, so we get right to it this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour to view the Cibeles Fountain, the Gran Vía and Paseo de la Castellana. Admire the Royal Palace the spend your afternoon exploring the city further or consider an Optional Experience to the UNESCO-listed city of Segovia. Marvel at the impressive towering arches of the ancient Roman aqueduct and trace the ornate esgrafiado façades that are characteristic of the city's most important buildings before returning to Madrid.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 3: Madrid – Toledo – Granada (1 Night)

Set your sights firmly on Toledo today, embarking on a scenic journey south through the windswept plateau of La Mancha where the fictional Don Quixote and his trusty companion Sancho Panza once roamed. View the enchanting skyline of the ancient hilltop city known as the "City of Three Cultures" - the influences of Christians, Muslims and Jews are reflected in the city's history, culture and religion. Then, join your Local Specialist who will lead you on a captivating walking tour past the impressive cathedral and into an ancient white and golden synagogue. Visit a steel workshop to see first-hand how Toledo's famous steel-craft has evolved over centuries, then continue to the former Moorish stronghold of Granada. What better way to end the day than by choosing to watch an optional fiery Gypsy performance in Old Granada?

Hotel - Macia Condor. Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Granada – Costa Del Sol (1 Night)

Lace up your walking shoes and take to Granada's narrow cobbled streets for an independent exploration of a city whose Arab influences remain in its Moorish architecture, tetería tea houses and even hammams. Delve into its Arab history and culture during an Optional Experience visit to the Albaicín Quarter, the city's oldest neighbourhood and its characteristic cármenes (Moorish houses). On the hilltop overlooking the city is the fortified citadel of the Alhambra - its opulent palaces and gardens the former seat of Granada's Nasrid emirs. Later, continue south to the sun-kissed Andalusian holiday retreat of Malaga, the gateway to Spain's popular Costa del Sol and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. This evening an Optional Experience could see you visit the hill-top village of Mijas for spectacular coastal views followed by a Mediterranean dinner.

Hotel - Sol Guadalmar/Tryp Alameda. Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 5: Costa del Sol – Tangier

Follow the coast to the edge of the Strait of Gibraltar, which you'll cross this morning bound for Moroccan shores. A short ferry ride brings us to Tangier. There's more to Morocco than mint tea and medinas, and you'll have an opportunity to explore the country's rich and diverse experiences over the coming days. Your Moroccan guide will reveal insights into Morocco's proud culture, heritage and cuisine as you wind your way south. The dramatic Rif Mountains, labyrinthine markets and ornate palaces are just some of the highlights to look forward to during your stay here.

Hotel - Andalucia Golf. Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Tangier – Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

We journey south to the Moroccan capital, Rabat, to view the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the 19th-century Royal Palace. Our next stop is the city that inspired a Hollywood classic. Our scenic drive through the sophisticated city of Casablanca reveals both Arabic and French influences as we embark on a panoramic drive of the Corniche and enjoy views of the impressive Hassan II Mosque, featuring the world's tallest minaret. The Red City beckons and we leave Casablanca behind, following in the footsteps of traders who would journey to Marrakesh to sell their ceramics, glassware, spices and handmade carpets.

Hotel - Almas. Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 7: Marrakesh sightseeing and free time

Today Marrakesh remains home to some of Morocco's most vibrant souks, enveloped in the city's characteristic red sandstone façades, which you will have an opportunity to explore during your stay. The endless streets of Marrakesh have long enticed curious travellers like you, seeking to uncover its bewitching blend of Arab and Berber influences, so prepare for sensory overload and some hearty haggling. Visit the Bahia Palace during your walking tour with a Local Specialist and see Djemaa el-Fna Square in the Old Quarter with its palm-readers, acrobats and snake charmers. The rest of the day is yours to explore. Don't miss the chance to shop for bargains in the souks and bazaars or perhaps join an Optional Experience visit to a local Berber village.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Marrakesh – Fes (2 Nights)

Departing Marrakesh, we journey north to Fes, the cultural capital of Morocco and home the world's oldest university. The oldest of Morocco's imperial cities, Fes sits at the crossroads of Morocco's most important and influential centres. Relax are your journey and enjoy dinner at your hotel tonight.

Hotel - Menzeh Zalagh. Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: Fes sightseeing and free time

Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour through the cultural and spiritual centre of Morocco. There's no out haggling the enterprising vendors of the Fes Medina as you'll experience for yourself during a guided visit through the hidden alleyways and main squares of this ancient marketplace. Visit a carpet weaving cooperative and admire the delicate craftsmanship and stories behind every deliberate knot, images immortalised in silk and wool, and the colours symbolising special occasions. With your afternoon free, you'll have plenty of time to enjoy Fes on your own terms. You could choose an Optional Experience - Arabian dinner in a traditional Riad.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 10: Fes – Seville (2 Nights)

We return to Spain this morning, crossing the Straits of Gibraltar and heading north to Seville, home of the flamenco, the Seville orange and scorching Spanish summers. But it is the 12th-century Cathedral of Seville, the Plaza de España (hidden behind deceptively understated walls) and one of Spain's most beautiful Alcázars that make Seville a true feast for the senses. Spend the evening relaxing in preparation for a day of sightseeing tomorrow which will reveal why the city has been the favourite winter retreat of Spanish royalty for centuries.

Hotel - MA Congresos. Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11: Seville sightseeing and free time

Admire the great monuments, handsome pavilions and lush gardens of Seville when you join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the Plaza de España, Maria Luisa Park and Seville's Old Quarter. View the spectacular Cathedral of Seville, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world and the site of Christopher Columbus's tomb. Its Giralda bell tower was originally built as a minaret for the Great Mosque of Seville and you'll get to see it in all its glory, before enjoying the rest of the day on your own. When the sun sets over this golden city, with the aroma of jasmine and orange blossom lingering around every turn, consider a foot-tapping Optional Experience at a flamenco show.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 12: Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights)

Our visit to Spain is short-lived, but it's not farewell forever, as we head west across the Iberian Peninsula to Portugal. Our journey takes us through the rolling golden and green plains of the Alentejo, Portugal's bread-basket. Continuing north, we arrive in the seafaring capital of Lisbon to enjoy an evening on your own to unwind after the day's journey. If you're tempted to take to its cobblestone streets, join your Travel Director for a poignant Optional Experience in the city's Bairro Alto district for a traditional meal accompanied with the melancholic sounds of fado.

Hotel - VIP Executive Santa Iria. Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 13: Lisbon sightseeing and free time

Explore the Age of the Discoveries and Portugal's role as a global maritime power many centuries ago when you join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour to Belém on the edge of the Tagus River. See the alabaster-white Belém Tower, the Monument to the Discoveries and the iconic Hieronymite before taking the rest of the day to explore on your own. Hop on one of Lisbon's signature trams rolling along the city's cinematic hillsides and you'll quickly discover leafy squares and countless corner tascas (taverns) for a quick coffee and pasteis de nata (custard tartlet) fix. Perhaps choose an Optional Experience where you will visit Portugal's Golden Triangle of Cascais, Estoril and Sintra and see some of the country's most extravagant palaces during your free afternoon. This evening, consider an optional seafood dinner and views of the mighty Tagus for the perfect end to your Lisbon visit.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 14: Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca (1 Night)

We travel to Fátima where three young shepherds are said to have seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary in 1917. You'll rub shoulders with visiting pilgrims who have come to pray and seek divine guidance as you explore the Basilica Chapel and Sanctuary on your own. Leaving this site of celebrated religious miracles behind, you'll continue your journey across the border to Spain and arrive in Salamanca later. Join your Travel Director for a brief orientation of the city, past golden façades and ancient university buildings followed by an evening on your own. Sit back in the city's 18th-century Plaza Mayor and wait for sunset when the square lights up and its Baroque buildings provide a gleaming backdrop for a drink or two.

Hotel - Vincci Ciudad. Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 15: Salamanca – Madrid (1 Night)

Your return journey to Madrid includes a scenic drive through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains. There's time for an optional visit to El Escorial Palace and the Valley of the Fallen. Then you'll have the rest of the day to get your final fix of Madrid, whatever form that may take - retail therapy, artistic flair in the Prado Museum or decompressing in the leafy midst of El Retiro Park. What better way to end your epic adventure through Spain, Morocco and Portugal then with a final dinner with your new friends to toast to shared memories and your next holiday? Salud!

Hotel - Meliá Avenida América. Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 16: Depart Madrid

Fill your heart with memories of your epic journey filled with colour, culture and the generous spirit of the locals, as the curtain closes on a mesmerising journey through Spain, Morocco and Portugal. Bid your Travel Director and newfound friends a fond farewell. Find out more about your free airport transfer at costsavertour.com/freetransfers.

Included Meals - Breakfast

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2021 This tour starts and ends in Madrid

April 10, 17

£1750
£1628

July 3, 10, 17

£1775
£1651

April 24

£1775
£1651

July 31

£1795
£1670

May 1

£1775
£1651

August 14, 28

£1795
£1670

May 22

£1795
£1670

September 4, 11, 18, 25

£1775
£1651

June 5, 12

£1750
£1628

October 2

£1775
£1651

June 19

£1775
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October 16

£1750
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Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal

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The scents of spice and the warm embrace of the sun-kissed Mediterranean are never far when you embark on this uplifting voyage through Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Explore the bustling cities of Madrid and Marrakesh, cross the Straits of Gibraltar and feast your eyes on the colourful façades of Seville. From there, Portugal and her hilly capital of Lisbon await. They say great things happen in threes and this certainly rings true with this dynamic trio.

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Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal - Costsaver

  • 16 days – 3 Countries
  • Trip Style: Regional
  • Trop code SMHI
  • From: £1628 (per person twin share)
  • 15 nights accommodation. 21 meals. 15 breakfasts. 6 three-course dinners
  • All transport shown

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Madrid: Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, The Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain
  • Toledo: Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the synagogue and cathedral. Visit a steel workshop
  • Granada: Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city
  • Fez: Sightseeing includes a walking tour of the Medina and views of the Royal Palace
  • Marrakesh: Visit Bahia Palace and Djemaa el-Fna Square during your sightseeing tour
  • Casablanca: View the Corniche and see the Hassan II Mosque
  • Rabat: View the Mausoleum and Royal Palace during your orientation
  • Seville: Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower
  • Lisbon: View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist
  • Fatima: Visit the celebrated shrine
  • Salamanca: Orientation of this university city includes views of the Plaza Mayor

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Food and culture go hand in hand. That's why we mix by including up to half your meals filled with regional flavours and free evenings during which you can discover the local delights for yourself. Your Travel Director will always be ready to recommend the best eateries too, so you are never left without fantastic choices.

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