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Iberian Discovery & Morocco with Barcelona

 

Summary: This fantastic Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour concentrates on the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula. On this vacation, there is ample time for in-depth sightseeing, and you’ll visit many of the area’s historic sites, including the Casa de Pilatos ...

Duration
16 Days
Countries
3
Next Departure
09-Apr-2019
Starting at
USD 3,917.00
USD 3,785.00

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Operator
Globus Tours
Tour
Iberian Discovery & Morocco with Barcelona
Tour Code
ZWE

Highlights

City Highlights

MADRID
Welcome and farewell dinners; guided sightseeing, visit the Prado Museum

SEGOVIA
Take pictures of the Roman aqueduct

AVILA
Visit the walled town

SALAMANCA
Orientation walk;
wine tasting, dinner, and overnight stay at Hacienda Zorita

FATIMA
Visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rosary

LISBON
Guided sightseeing, visit the Alfama quarter and Jeronimos Monastery

AZARUJA

Visit a cork factory

SEVILLE
Guided sightseeing, visit the Casa de Pilatos, walk through the Santa Cruz quarter

ALGECIRAS–TANGIER
By ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar

TANGIER
Panoramic
drive to Cap Spartel, enjoy mint tea and biscuits;
Moroccan show; guided sightseeing, visit Grand Socco square

COSTA DEL SOL
Stay two nights in the resort of Torremolinos

GRANADA
Guided walking tour, visit the Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife; a special dinner at a local restaurant

TOLEDO
Guided walking tour, visit an early synagogue, the gothic cathedral, and Santo Tomé Church with one of El Greco’s masterpieces; visit a Damascene steel workshop

MADRID-BACELONA
By high-speed AVE Train

BARCELONA
Guided sightseeing including visits to Casa Batllo and the Sagrada Familia Basilica

Notes

Day 11 Alhambra complex: Entrance to Nasrid Palace is not guaranteed. If you intend to join the optional excursion to Gibraltar, please check visa requirements with your local consulate; responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler. For Gibraltar, a special visa is required; a UK or Schengen visa will not gain entrance.

Transportation

Motorcoach; ferry; high-speed, first-class AVE train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

Travelers Notes

Headsets throughout the tour.

Summary

This fantastic Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour concentrates on the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula. On this vacation, there is ample time for in-depth sightseeing, and you’ll visit many of the area’s historic sites, including the Casa de Pilatos in Seville, with its splendid collection of Roman sculptures, and the Alhambra Complex in Granada. If you’re interested in religious sights, this tour is not to be missed. Visit Fatima’s Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, where pilgrims from all over the world congregate; Lisbon’s Jeronimos Monastery, built to thank the Virgin Mary for Portugal’s success in its voyages around the world; the Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo, which has one of El Greco’s most famous paintings; and more.

There’s a full day at leisure at the Costa del Sol, so you can enjoy the sandy beaches, browse the shops, or join an optional excursion to the Rock of Gibraltar. Ferry crossings over the Strait of Gibraltar to and from Morocco afford spectacular views. An overnight in Tangier gives you a nice taste of Morocco. Here, Globus has arranged special experiences to help Morocco come to life. You’ll enjoy a panoramic drive to Cap Spartel, where you’ll admire the splendid views and drink a glass of hot mint tea Bedouin-style, along with local biscuits. You’ll also enjoy Moroccan entertainment during dinner at your hotel. Plus a visit to the colorful Grand Socco square, a busy market with many stalls.

These are just a few of the many highlights on this wonderful Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour. Then, at the end of your tour, travel via high-speed AVE train to Barcelona for three nights and guided sightseeing, including visits to the Casa Batlló and the Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpieces. All services in Barcelona, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms—it’s a vacation of a lifetime!

1.
ARRIVE IN MADRID, SPAIN.
2.
MADRID.
3.
MADRID–SEGOVIA–AVILA–SALAMANCA.
4.
SALAMANCA–FATIMA, PORTUGAL–LISBON.
5.
LISBON.
6.
LISBON–AZARUJA–SEVILLE, SPAIN.
7.
SEVILLE.
8.
SEVILLE–TANGIER, MOROCCO.
9.
TANGIER–COSTA DEL SOL, SPAIN.
10.
AT LEISURE ON THE COSTA DEL SOL.
11.
COSTA DEL SOL–GRANADA.
12.
GRANADA–TOLEDO–MADRID.
13.
MADRID–BARCELONA.
14.
BARCELONA.
15.
BARCELONA.
16.
BARCELONA.

Visited Countries: Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar

Visited cities: Madrid, Salamanca, Segovia, Lisbon, Queluz, Sevilla, Algeciras, Jerez, Gibraltar, Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Granada, Toledo, Barcelona

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Iberian Discovery & Morocco (13 Days) More Info...
This fantastic Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour concentrates on the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula. On this vacation, there is ample time for in-depth sightseeing, and you’ll visit many of the area’s historic sites, including the Casa de Pilatos ...
Next Departure: 09-Apr-2019 Starting at: USD 2,639.00

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