37. Portugal, Spain, Morocco

Departure point: Madrid
Fridays from March 22 to Oct 25, 2022
Duration: 18 days

Price from: €2395
Duration: 18 days

Tour starts on every single SATURDAY between March 22 and October 25.

Tour code: C-6172

Included in tour:

- accommodation in **** hotels

- 17 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 9 dinners

- visit to a wine cellar with a tasting of Porto wine

- modern and air-conditioned bus

- multi-lingual tour escort

- sightseeing tours with local guides in Porto, Lisbon, Sevilla, Fez, Marrakech, Rabat, Granada, and Toledo

- tickets to the Medresa in Fez

- tickets to the Saadian Tombs and Summer Royal Palace in Marrakesh

- tickets to Alhambra in Granada

- tickets to St. Tome and St. Maria Blanca churches in Toledo

- visit to a wine cellar with a tasting of Porto wine

- fast ferry tickets to and from Morocco

- travel insurance

- free Wi-Fi on board (except Morocco)

- tips

After visiting the charming city of Salamanca to begin our journey, we will travel to Galicia, which is the northwest area of Spain that borders Portugal. Our objective is the city of Vigo, which is surrounded by magnificent mountains, rolling green hills, and craggy coasts. There are many quaint towns and villages in this region of Spain. Galicia is well known for its delicious seafood, especially its shellfish and octopus.

We will roll through Portugal, a country rich in history and breathtaking scenery, from north to south and stop at some of its most fascinating locations. Our itinerary takes us via the charming fishing village that is now Oporto, the second largest city in Portugal; Coimbra, home of the historic university; Fatima, a major European pilgrimage site; and, of course, Lisbon, the breathtaking capital. We will also stop at smaller towns along the way, like Viana do Castelo and Braga.

Then we will travel into the heart of Andalusia, a region that epitomizes Spanish culture, after passing through the old town of Caceres. The highlights are Seville and Ronda, where rural Spanish charm meets the grandeur of Moorish and Roman influences. With its majestic canyons, winding rivers, and tall mountains, the area's natural beauty is equally alluring. It's no wonder that Andalusia is one of the Iberian Peninsula's most sought-after travel destinations. On the way to the southern locations after our visit to Ronda, we will arrive in Torremolinos. Enjoy the magnificent beaches that adorn the immaculate Costa del Sol (Sunny Coast) shoreline here.

The African portion of our trip will begin the next day when we take a ferry across the Bay of Gibraltar. Starting in Tangier, our trip will focus heavily on seeing Morocco's ancient imperial cities, including Marrakesh, Fes, Meknes, and Rabat. The capital city of today, Rabat, combines history and modernity. It is home to many fascinating historical sites, including the magnificent Royal Mausoleum, the famous Hassan Tower, and the Kasbah of the Oudaias. The colorful souks, the historic Badi and Bahia Palaces, the energetic Djemaa el-Fna plaza, the striking Koutoubia Mosque, the boisterous Medina (Old Town), and the fascinating Saadian Tombs will enthrall you in Marrakesh. The old capital, Fez, is known for its magnificent architecture, but it's best known for its vast tanneries and for housing one of the oldest colleges in the world. The imposing Bab el-Mansour gate, one of Morocco's greatest architectural wonders, will astound you in Meknes. You will also be able to take in Casablanca's sophisticated atmosphere.

When we get back to Spain, we'll travel even more into Andalusia. This is where we will explore the magical city of Granada, where we may explore the peaceful Nazare Gardens and the majestic Alhambra Palaces.

On our return to Madrid, we will also stop at Toledo, the former capital of Spain, which is known for its amazing architecture and rich historical legacy.

Please click here to see the route on a map.



Please be advised that there will be foreign border crossings throughout this excursion. You are about to leave the European Union and enter the Moroccan Kingdom. Thus, before starting this trip, make sure you have a valid Moroccan visa. Furthermore, please be advised that your Schengen visa, which permits admission into the European Union, needs to fall within the category of "multiple entry."

Day 1. Madrid - Salamanca - Vigo (590 km ~ 366 miles)

Departing at 8:00 in the morning, we'll first head towards the beautiful city of Salamanca. Located in the north-western part of Spain, Salamanca is a city of exceptional beauty and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. You'll have free time to enjoy the beautiful city center on your own. Highlights not to miss:

  • The Old Town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, is a beautifully preserved old town in the central part of the city. The famous sandstone architecture is scattered throughout and found among some of the city’s most famous monuments.
  • Both Old and New Cathedrals, located right next to each other, offer visitors a journey through time, reflecting the city's historical depth, religious significance, and the artistic achievements of its people. These architectural marvels remain central to the cultural and spiritual life of Salamanca, drawing admirers from around the world to witness their beauty and historical importance.
  • Salamanca University is located in the historic town center. The building is considered one of the oldest universities in the world and also one of the most beautiful ones.
  • Plaza Mayor (the Main Square) is one of the largest squares in Spain and is the heart of the bustling city. Small shops and restaurants are spread out around the bustling area. Along with the University of Salamanca, Plaza Mayor is considered the emblem of the city and has been declared a National Monument.
  • The historical Casa de las Conchas (Shells House), a 16th-century building, is known for its curious façade, which is decorated with more than 300 shells.

Later, we will continue onward, towards one of the most northwestern cities in Spain, Vigo. Arrival, dinner, and accommodation.


Day 2. Vigo - Viana do Castelo - Braga - Porto (150 km ~ 93 miles)

Breakfast as usual. Departure towards Portugal and cross the border to arrive at Viana do Castelo, a picturesque town located between the mouths of the rivers Mino and Porto.

  • Viana do Castelo is a town whose architecture includes Baroque, Manueline, Renaissance, and Art Nouveau styles and influences. Especially beautiful is an old town with its cobbled streets and emblazoned buildings. Viana do Castelo is also an excellent spot to buy jewelry and is home to many shops specializing in Portugal’s ''gold filigree'', a form of intricate metalwork, a specialty of this area.

Free time; later continuation to Braga.

  • Braga is immersed in historical and spiritual surroundings and acclaimed as a youthful center. Within the café-filled center, you can enjoy the famous Bom Jesus do Monte (Bom Jesus Sanctuary) and the oldest cathedral in the country. Braga is part of the World Heritage Sites of UNESCO too, and it's the third largest city in Portugal after Lisbon and Porto.

Free time to explore Braga. Later, we'll depart for Porto. Arrival, accommodation, and night in Porto.


Day 3. Porto

Breakfast in the hotel, then we'll head on a proper city tour of Porto. There are plenty of things that this lively and extraordinary city has to offer. Porto, Portugal's second-largest city, is a captivating blend of historical richness, vibrant culture, and stunning natural beauty. Nestled along the Douro River estuary in Northern Portugal, Porto is renowned for its striking bridges, the historic Ribeira district with its narrow cobbled streets and colorful houses, and, most famously, its port wine production. Pair these features with the reserved yet friendly locals, the charming trams, beautifully adorned architecture and Porto's charm may put anyone under its spell. Here are some highlights of the tour:

  • Porto’s bustling Ribeiro district is the most eclectic part of the city, inviting everyone to sit by its banks, from locals to students and tourists. As a historical center and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is lots to see here, and the picturesque quality of the river, cafés, buildings, and statues only adds to the allure.
  • Porto’s Cathedral (Sé do Porto) is the most important religious sight of the city, also it has been declared a National Monument. Located in the upper part of Porto, the building looks a bit like a fortress, offering impressive views over the city, the Douro River, and the wine cellars on the waterfront.
  • Palacio da Bolsa is a 19th-century Stock Exchange Palace. It was created in the late 19th century to attract European businesses, but today it stands as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a national monument.
  • Igreja de Santa Clara, the 15th-century Santa Clara church, may actually be one of the best examples of Portugal’s 17th-century woodwork.
  • Dom Luís Bridge: Porto’s bridges are well known, but the Dom Luís Bridge is perhaps the most popular. This metal, double-decked arch bridge is a popular spot for photographers looking to snap a unique angle of the city and an easy way to traverse over to Vila Nova de Gaia and its wineries. Opened in the late 19th century, it was the longest arch bridge at the time.

Later, we will continue our tour with a visit to an antique wine cellar, experience the wine-making process, and definitely taste the famous local fortified wine, Port, which in many cases gets served straight from the barrel.

On the second half of the day, feel free to explore the city on your own. Some suggestions:

  • Experience Livraria Lello; this bookstore is one of the most beautiful in the world and has become extra famous as one of JK Rowling’s favorite haunts when she lived in Porto (and began developing the Harry Potter series). There is no doubt that the Livraria Lello & Irmo, which has been in business since 1906, is one of Porto’s most popular and busiest landmarks; there is even a cover charge to enter. Centrally located, near the locals favorite Piolho Café, and a block from Igreja do Carmo, it’s easy to find, but be prepared to stand in line to enter.
  • Appreciate the city’s azulejo art. Azulejo (ceramic tiles) are unique to Portugal in the way they are used to decorate buildings, streets, and homes, and this is especially noticeable in Porto. A few landmarks popular for their stunning artistic and cultural mosaics include the Estação São Bento, the Igreja de Santo Ildefonso, and the Igreja do Carmo. To see some amazing displays, you won’t need to try hard because azulejos are practically everywhere in the city.
  • Eat traditional and local treats; it’s impossible to visit Porto and not eat well. The gastronomy scene is among the best in the country, and restaurants serve all sorts of recipes, from the most traditional to modern and sophisticated. 

Another night in Porto.


Day 4. Porto - Coimbra (120 km ~ 75 miles)

Breakfast, then transfer to Coimbra. Although Coimbra served as Portugal's capital for 124 years between the 12th and 13th centuries, cosmopolitan Lisbon or illustrious Porto frequently overshadow this historic city. However, this place is mainly about its university, Coimbra's 700-year-old patrimonial jewel. Founded in 1290, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Portugal and one of the oldest universities in the world. It made the UNESCO World Heritage Site List in 2013. In your free time, you'll have the opportunity to explore it. Some facts:

  • As is the case across Portugal’s other regal cities, Coimbra and Coimbra's University showcase an exemplary mix of old vs. new, modern versus traditional, and have moved forward holding strong to ancient customs while flourishing progressive initiatives. Among the university’s eight academic faculties, extra recognition is noticed towards science, technology, and medicine/pharmacy, keeping in line with the country’s focus on technological and scientific advances.
  • At Coimbra University, you may first notice the student uniforms, and you’re not alone if they remind you of Hogwarts. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling began writing the first book of the HP series in Portugal, and the similarities may hit you like a quaffle to the face.
  • Coimbra University’s Joanina Library is considered one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. It seems fitting that some of Portugal’s greatest writers and poets were also alumni of Coimbra University, including Luis de Cames (the Portuguese ''Shakespeare''), José Maria Eça de Queiroz, and Almeida Garrett.

Lunch and a free evening. Night in Coimbra.


Day 5. Coimbra - Fatima - Lisbon (222 km ~ 138 miles)

Breakfast in the hotel, then a tour to Fatima, one of the world's largest Catholic pilgrimage sites, with a visit to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima (Santuário de Fátima). A tour and some free time here to feel and appreciate this sacred place. Some facts about Fatima:

  • Portugal is known as a Catholic country filled with dramatic monasteries and ancient churches, but the Sanctuary of Fátima is one of the most sacred Catholic destinations that receives around 5 million visitors every year. Between May 13 and October 13, 1917, three shepherd children are believed to have witnessed six apparitions of the Virgin Mary, who imparted various messages and predictions about the future. During the last of these apparitions, it is said that around 50,000 observers witnessed the sun moving around in the sky in a way that defied the laws of cosmology.
  • Among the various buildings associated with the sanctuary, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary (Basílica de Nossa Senhora do Rosário) is a solid limestone church built between 1928 and 1953 in Neo-Baroque style. The basilica has a 65-meter-high bell tower, and there is a large statue of Our Lady of Fatima above the main entrance to the church.
  • Across the square from the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, the Basilica of the Holy Trinity (Basílica da Santíssima Trindade) is a relatively austere, modern structure built between 2004 and 2007 to accommodate the crowds who flock here on the anniversaries of the apparitions. With a seating capacity of over 8,000, this is among one of the biggest Catholic churches in the world.

Later, we will continue to Lisbon. Arrival, accommodation, and night in the capital.


Day 6. Lisbon

Breakfast, followed by a tour around Lisbon with a local guide. Lisbon offers a rich and varied history, a buzzing nightlife, and is blessed with a glorious year-round climate. It is a bustling and exciting city that boasts a wide choice of activities and fascinating tourist attractions. The city has a welcoming atmosphere while still embracing its deep-rooted heritage and extensive history. Some of the highlights of the tour include:

  • Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of the Discoveries): This 50-meter-tall sculpture is a monument to the Portuguese ''Era of Discovery'' and to ''Henry the Navigator'', Vasco da Gama, and Ferdinand Magellan. A total of 33 statues line the sides of the monument, each representing an important figure from that epoch: monarchs, cartographers, and scientists stand alongside explorers, artists, and missionaries.
  • Belem Tower. The Torre de Belém was built in the 16th century as a military fortress and ceremonial entrance to the city. And yet, despite its primary function as a defensive structure, the tower’s delicate ornamentation, which includes arcaded windows, intricate sculptures, and Moorish-style watchtowers, makes it a real architectural marvel.
  • Jeronimos Monastery. The undisputed highlight is the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. Construction of this former monastery began in 1501, and as designs became increasingly elaborate (fueled by trade with Asia), it eventually took nearly a hundred years to complete. Today, it stands as a testament to the prosperity of Lisbon at the height of the Portuguese empire. Check out its impressive cloisters, replete with ornate sculptural details and masterful stonework, and pay your respects to the major historical figures buried here, including Vasco da Gama and the celebrated poet Luís de Camões. Entrance and tour inside.
  • Alfama Quarter. A maze of narrow, winding streets, Lisbon's Alfama quarter is the oldest and most historical part of the Portuguese capital, having survived the great earthquake and subsequent fires and tidal waves of 1755 almost intact. Mostly traffic-free these days, except for the occasional 100-year-old tram creaking and rattling through, this ancient labyrinth of twisting lanes and cobbled stairways is in many ways the heart and soul of the Portuguese capital.

Enjoy an evening in Lisbon on your own. Please do not miss an opportunity to try the famous pastel de nata (egg tart), a local culinary icon whose recipe dates back to the 16th century. You can buy it at any coffee or bakery shop.

Second night in Lisbon.


Day 7. Lisbon - Caceres - Seville (575 km ~ 357 miles)

Breakfast. Departure towards Spain. Crossing the border, we find ourselves now in the province of Extremadura, one of Spain's western provinces, a remote area filled with natural parks and dramatic scenery. The stop here will be in Caceres, a town founded by the Romans in 25 BC. Visiting this place will bring you back to the medieval era. The streets climb and twist among hoary palaces and mansions. As you turn your head up, you can see the skyline decorated with gargoyles, spires, and gigantic storks’ nests. The fortress has been serving as a defensive wall since the 16th century. You will have a good hour and a half there, so go ahead and check the main highlights; those are very close to each other:

  • Plaza Mayor is the town’s most lively square. There are several must-see places located in Plaza Mayor. Climb up the steps from the old town and turn left. You will see the great Torre de Bujaco, or Bujaco Tower. At the top of the tower, you will be treated to a stork's'-eye view of the Plaza Mayor. (2 euros to climb the tower).
  • Next to Torre de Bujaco, at the top of the stone stairs, you will see the Arco de La Estrella (Star Archway). This archway serves as a traditional entrance to the Old Town. Built in the 18th century, this archway is considered to be the most important gate in Cáceres.
  • The essential part of traveling to Cáceres is what lies inside the fortress. As you enter the Arco de la Estrella, several antique buildings greet you. If you walk left from the archway, you will find the Palacio de Toledo-Moctezuma, built between the 14th and 15th centuries. Though you can only visit the palace from the outside, the front-facing architecture is worth seeing.
  • Additionally, the small streets in the Old Town have different small shops selling local products, such as homemade pastries and sweets. Other local products definitely worth trying are goat cheese (torta de casar) and fig cake.

After a break, you will take the highway towards Andalusia, with your first overnight stop in Seville. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 8. Seville

Breakfast in the hotel, followed by a proper city tour throughout Seville with a local guide, to admire this beautiful and also the largest city in Southern Spain. With numerous sights and attractions, this city will never leave visitors stuck for choice. The main highlights of the tour are:

  • Plaza de España was built as a centerpiece for the 1929 Ibero-American Exhibition. Described as one of Seville’s most impressive sights, this plaza (square) measures 50,000 sq. meters. Only a twenty-minute walk from Seville Cathedral, this is one of Seville’s more popular locations, and with a canal measuring 500 meters, the plaza is known as ''the Venice of Seville’’. It is a magnificent sight and a must-see, with its colored ceramics and 48 tiled alcoves, each representing a different province of Spain. This place is not only popular with tourists and visitors, as it has been used as the location of a number of films, including Lawrence of Arabia and Star Wars.
  • Maria Luisa Park acted as the site of the Ibero-American Exhibition in 1929. Filled with orange trees, palm trees, and flower beds, it is the perfect place to unwind. With a number of colorfully tiled benches and fountains erected in a Moorish style, this park brings a touch of the exotic to the city. It is surrounded by a number of historic sites and wonderful architectural buildings, which allows visitors to indirectly appreciate the beauty of Seville.
  • Seville’s cathedral is one of the largest in the world. It stands at an enormous 126 meters long and 83 meters wide, with a ceiling height of 37 meters. The classical exterior draws visitors into an equally impressive interior. For example, the main altarpiece consists of 36 gilded panels, gently glimmering through the space. Globe-trotters can also pay their own homage to one of the world’s greatest travelers: the cathedral holds the sarcophagus of Christopher Columbus. A definite must-see.
  • Barrio Santa Cruz is Seville’s most famous area and a former Jewish quarter. Its unfeasibly narrow streets, white houses, secret squares, and small churches create an unforgettable atmosphere; just enjoy it.

Lunch in the restaurants will be included. After the city tour, you will have the afternoon off to rest or explore more on your own.

  • You can check out the inside of the cathedral or visit the famous Giralda Bell Tower attached to it. This is the most iconic representation of the Islam and Christian traditions that define Seville’s history. You can walk to the very top, and, except for the final section, which features stairs, the route almost all the way up (for stunning views!) is via ramps.
  • Go to Metropol Parasol, also known as the ''Mushrooms of the Incarnation'', built just a few years ago and now one of Seville’s newest architectural ventures. It is the largest wooden structure in the world, and from the top of it, you can have a truly spectacular view. The structure also hosts a museum, which houses Roman remains found during the beginning of construction.
  • Another suggestion for your free time is to explore the district of Triana, Seville’s former gypsy quarter and one of the city’s most distinctive attractions. Its colorful, quaint streets are lined with old-style tapas bars, the walls of which are often plastered with faded bullfighting posters, photos of flamenco artists, and weeping Virgin Marys. It is also known for its locally made ceramics, which adorn the walls of its old, whitewashed houses, and one of Seville’s best and most lively markets, the Mercado de Triana.

Night in Seville.


Day 9. Seville - Ronda - Costa del Sol (190 km ~ 118 miles)

Breakfast. Transfer and a first stop at the beautiful town of Ronda. Steeped in dark myths and bullfighting folklore, while boasting one of the most extraordinary locations in Spain, it is no wonder that Ronda has become Andalusia's third most visited place. With its world-famous New Bridge and bullring, as well as the hidden corners of the gorge on top of which it perches, Ronda will definitely not disappoint. In Ronda, you will have free time to explore the main highlights of this beautiful town.

  • Puente Nuevo (the New Bridge), one of southern Spain’s most famous attractions and Ronda’s epic bridge, spans the 100-meter-deep El Tajo gorge, connecting El Mercadillo (the little market), the newer part of town, with La Ciudad (the town), the old Moorish quarter. The bridge was completed in 1793, and it took some forty years and the lives of 50 construction workers to build.
  • Puente Viejo (Old Bridge) is the more notable of the two crossings that the gigantic Puente Nuevo was built to improve upon. Comprising a single stone archway, this early 17th-century structure is reached by strolling down through the beautiful Jardines de Cuenca (Cuenca’s Gardens), and from its center, there are some spectacular views of the countryside beyond Ronda.
  • Bullring: simply the largest (by diameter!) bullfight ring in the world.
  • Old and New Town: El Tajo Canyon not only rendered Ronda’s most iconic attraction necessary, it also divided the town into two separate halves, each with its own style and atmosphere. La Ciudad (or The Town) is the original Moorish part and weaves around one central street, Calle Armiñan, south of Puente Nuevo. On the northern cliffs of El Tajo is the more commercial part of town, known as El Mercadillo (The Little Market).

Later, we'll continue to the Costa del Sol.

  • Situated in the province of Málaga, in the south of Spain, the Costa del Sol (or Coast of the Sun) is among the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. The Costa del Sol receives a flood of tourists throughout the year thanks to its fantastic weather (with over 300 days of sunshine each year). Coming there means finding not only beautiful landscapes and scenery but also outstanding beaches. Each town is rich in cultural heritage and tasty food.

Arrival to Torremolinos: a beautiful coastal town with excellent beaches, vibrant nightlife, and a very relaxed atmosphere. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 10. Costa del Sol - Tangier (Ferry) (230 km ~ 142 miles)

Breakfast. Departure towards one of the Spanish ''gates'' to Morocco, either Tarifa or Algeciras (depending on date), from where you will take a ferry to cross the Strait of Gibraltar and enter the Kingdom of Morocco. Be prepared to pass the customs control in both Spain and Morocco, which can sometimes be a bit chaotic, especially in Morocco. After disembarking, a bus will take you to the enchanting city of Tangier, where the tour leader will briefly explain the main highlights.

  • Traveling to Tangier will take you to the past and present at the same time. With a lifetime of influence from France, Spain, and Britain, Tangier has become the center of mixed traditions in Morocco. As you get to the city, you will immediately notice the men and women in their djellabas (Moroccan dresses), a lot of spoken Spanish, and colorful souks. Tangier is a city full of life due to its extended history that started back in the 5th century BC.

Arrival at the hotel, dinner, and accommodation.


Day 11. Tangier - Volubilis - Meknes - Fez (547 km ~ 340 miles)

Breakfast in the hotel, then departure through the Middle Atlas towards Fez. The first stop is in Volubilis, an ancient city in the Fez-Meknes region that includes everything from a forum and triumphal arch to houses and a palace. The city's remains show its development through the ages, mapping its journey from the capital of an ancient kingdom founded by Amazighs in the 3rd century BCE to an imperial Roman city and later the seat of government of an early Islamic dynasty.

Continuation to Meknes. One of Morocco's old imperial cities, Meknes, became the capital city in the 17th century. Located in the Middle Atlas region, it sees fewer tourists than nearby Fez and is a pleasant place to take a journey back in time. We will have a stop there to admire the beautiful monumental gates of Bab Al Mansour.

  • The core of Meknes’s old city is within the imposing walls of Medina. The ancient fortified city can be entered through numerous gates, several of which are very impressive. Bab Mansour is often said to be one of the most beautiful gates in all of Morocco and one of the world’s finest entrances. Arches and columns, wood carvings, and striking zellige tile work combine to make this a photogenic beauty.

Continuation to Fez. Arrival, dinner, and accommodation.


Day 12. Fez

Breakfast, then a proper city tour around the imperial city of Fez. Being one of the most important cities in Morocco, Fez is rich in culture, history, traditions, and gastronomy. With one of the first universities and the oldest medieval Medina (Old Town) in the world, this city has a lot to offer. The main highlights of the city tour are:

  • Dar el Makhzen, the Royal Palace of Fez, might not be open to the public but is definitely worth seeing. The royal family doesn’t live there, but they maintain a palace in every city for each of their visits. Truly an impressive sight, it features gigantic doors made of brass and gold, surrounded by zellij tilework and carved cedar wood. It’s a popular place with tourists, as the detailed mosaics and bold colors make for beautiful pictures that play with light and perspective.
  • Chouara Tannery is the most iconic place in Fez and the oldest tannery in the world, where they still operate like they did in medieval times. Here, men make leather in a massive tannery surrounded by houses and shops. The smell can get rather intense, so normally a mint leaf is offered to all who enter the door, as this is definitely a unique sight to behold.
  • Medersa Bou Inania: right at the entrance of the Old Medina lies the former college for Muslim intellectuals. It was built by Sultan Bou Inan in the 14th century but has been beautifully restored, featuring gorgeous mosaics, carved plaster, cedar mashrabiyas (lattice screens), and impressively large doors. The inside is splendid, with a fountain in the courtyard and endless, hand-carved walls and zellij tilework. It also has rooms on two floors, where classes used to be taught. Entrance and the tour.
  • Walking Medina. Medina (the Old City) is the heart of Fez. The high, sandy-colored walls protected inhabitants from invasions in times gone by. Pass through one of the towering gates and you’ll find yourself in a chaotic world of mayhem, where people, bicycles, scooters, cars, donkeys, carts, and street stalls all compete for space. Narrow alleyways lead to even smaller walkways, with ornate doors and interesting door knockers adding visual charm to otherwise nondescript buildings. 

Lunch in the typical Moroccan restaurant. Later, enjoy the beauty of Fez in your free time. Second night in the city.


Day 13. Fez - Casablanca - Marrakesh (547 km ~ 340 miles)

Breakfast, followed by a transfer to Casablanca. This city is considered Morocco's commercial center; it's more of a modern megapolis; however, the city's French colonial legacy, entwined with traditional Arab culture, ensures there are definitely spectacular highlights to see. A short tour around Casablanca, with the main highlights being the Hassan 2 Mosque above all.

  • Hassan II Mosque: located on a platform overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the iconic Hassan II Mosque is the second-largest mosque in the world. The mosque, which can accommodate up to 25,000 worshipers, offers Muslims the chance to pray on a glass floor, giving them the unique feeling of praying directly over the sea.
  • La Corniche Beach Located in the same region as Hassan II Mosque, La Corniche is a beachfront district offering an array of dining experiences as well as pools and beach access. On a hot day, the area can be found brimming with surfers, swimmers, and sunbathers, offering a less traditional and more holiday-escape side of Morocco.
  • Casablanca holds the most Art Deco architecture of all of Morocco’s cities. It gives the city more of a fresh and modern feel, in contrast to other major destinations in the country. The Art Deco buildings are a reminder of the French colonial period in the city. Indeed, the architecture of Casablanca is somewhat unique, with buildings that contain a blend of traditional Moroccan designs with the style that was in fashion in 20th-century Europe. The style became known as Mauresque.

Later, we'll continue to Marrakesh. Arrival, check-in, dinner, and first overnight in the city.


Day 14: Marrakesh

Breakfast and a proper tour around Marrakesh. The imperial city of Marrakesh is one of the country’s most captivating destinations. Nicknamed the ''Red City'' because of the high, reddish-brown walls that enclose the old medina, Marrakesh offers an exciting blend of history, culture, tradition, everyday life, and a unique energy that needs to be experienced to be understood.

  • Square Djemaa el-Fna is a major highlight for both tourists and locals seeking entertainment and fun. During the daytime, ladies offer henna tattoos, men demonstrate snake charm and try to get people to pose for pictures with mischievous monkeys, and an array of stalls sell an even larger assortment of goods. As night falls, the square becomes even livelier, with musicians, magicians, people wearing traditional outfits, dancers, and storytellers all adding to the carnival-like ambience.
  • The Bahia Palace (meaning ''brilliance'' in Arabic) is perhaps one of the best-preserved historical sites and certainly the most interesting in Marrakesh. This sprawling palace is set over two acres in the middle of the Marrakech medina and features 150 rooms, including a harem section. Having housed the Resident General during the French Protectorate era, today the Bahia Palace is a must-see historical museum open to the public daily. Entrance and tour inside.
  • Saadian Tombs is the complex of mausoleums that houses the remains of the dynasty’s founder and Sultan Ahmed el Mansour’s parents. Built during the sultan's lifetime, it showcases the incredible skills of master artisans. There are 66 tombs between the two mausoleums, containing princes and other prominent figures. The gardens have even more tombs in various states of beauty and detail. Decorative and colorful tiles and Quranic inscriptions are common embellishments. Entrance and tour inside.

Lunch in the Moroccan restaurant. Later, in your free time, you may want to:

  • Relax in a soothing hammam. Hamamam is a traditional Moroccan steam bath. Nowadays, there are many authentic hammams open to the public, both locals and tourists.
  • Eat delicious food. Marrakesh has numerous restaurants and cafés where you can sit and enjoy a delicious taste of Morocco. In addition to well-known Moroccan dishes, such as tajine and couscous, look out for places that serve tanjia. Tanjia is a Marrakshi specialty that takes its name from the type of earthen pot it is cooked in.
  • Wander around bustling souks—the souks of Marrakesh are famous around the world, attracting many visitors who are keen to practice their haggling skills, pick up some bargains, and browse the many colorful delights. Large tubs of aromatic spices, vibrant glass lamps, tall shisha pipes, leather balgha (traditional slipper-like shoes), and wooden musical instruments sit alongside djellabas (long, traditional garments), kaftans, sewing supplies, stuffed camels, silver bangles, cooking equipment, rugs, and an assortment of housing supplies, handicrafts, and souvenirs.

Night in Marrakesh.


Day 15. Marrakesh - Rabat (320 km ~ 210 miles)

Breakfast, followed by a transfer to Rabat. Rabat is the enchanting and welcoming capital city of Morocco, with a long and rich history. Main highlights to see upon arrival:

  • Hassan Tower and Tomb: at first sight, it appears as though this tower fell and split in half. However, it was never actually completed. Started by the Almohads, Hassan Tower was intended to be the minaret for what the ruler, Yacoub al-Mansour, intended to be a majestic mosque. The beautiful and intricate designs on the tower, as well as the open and intriguing surroundings, make it a must-see.
  • Just opposite Hassan Tower lies a beautiful tomb of King Mohammad V and his two sons. The tomb is open to non-Muslims. Inside the plain white building, there are fascinating carvings and a gold-leaf ceiling that will captivate visitors.
  • King’s Palace: almost every big city in Morocco has a palace ready for the arrival of the King as a guest. However, the Palace in Rabat is King Hassan II's official residence and was built upon the ruins of an 18th-century palace. Home to many government offices as well as quarters for the Royal Family, it is an important city building. While visitors cannot enter the main grounds, admiring the palace from the central pathway is still special.

Arrival, dinner, and night in Rabat.


Day 16. Rabat - Tanger - Costa del Sol (249 km ~ 155 miles)

Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Tangier, from where we'll take a ferry to get back to Spain's ''Sunny Coast'' (Costa del Sol).
Spend the second half of the day on the beach with a glass of mojito, enjoying the hot Andalusian sun and a warm sea.
  • Torremolinos is the perfect blend of a cosmopolitan town and a traditional Andalusian fishing village. With its seven-kilometer-long coastlines, Torremolinos offers wonderful seafront promenades. Aqualand and Crocodile Park are the perfect alternatives for visitors who seek non-beach diversion. Additionally, nightlife lovers can opt for bars and nightclubs in Los Álamos or La Nogalera for truly great nighttime entertainment.


Day 17. Costa del Sol - Granada (180 km ~ 112 miles)

Breakfast, then transfer to Granada, a beautiful city sitting right at the foot of the spectacular Sierra Nevada mountains. The popular favorite of the region of Andalusia, Granada has a rich history, a fantastic range of sites to see, and a bustling nightlife. With Arab influences and Spanish charm, there is plenty of culture and history to explore here. Upon arrival, you'll have a guided tour to see the famous complex of La Alhambra*, its Arabian palaces, Nazaries, and its green and picturesque Generalife Gardens.

  • Alhambra is definitely number one on the list of unmissable things to see in Granada and the most visited sight in all of Spain. The world-renowned Alhambra gets its name from the Arabic for ''Red Castle'', and has been poetically described as the place where the air is clear and the fresh water from the mountains reaches. Partly a palace, partly a fort, the Alhambra is now a dedicated UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts spectacular medieval architecture that captivates its thousands of visitors. It tends to get quite crowded, given its magical nature, with around 6,000 visitors a day, but its beauty can be appreciated even in the busiest of moments.

The tour to Alhambra is already quite extensive and includes a good part of walking, so it’s your choice the rest of the day: to relax in the hotel or continue to explore the city of Granada on your own. Suggested places to visit on the second half of the day:

  • Alcaicería. Best known as ''mini Morocco'', the Alcaicería is the home of the Great Bazaar of Granada. Consisting of a series of streets that are very much reminiscent of a Moroccan souk, this is not only another example of the rich Arab history of the city but also very similar to Morocco itself. Selling everything from spices to henna, there are many little treasures to be found on these streets. Look out for traditional Arabic handicrafts such as fajalauza—traditional, beautifully painted ceramics—or the gorgeous Granadino farolas—rounded lamps made from intricate stained glass.
  • Albaicín is another UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the city of Granada. Albaicín is a district of the city boasting narrow, winding streets that have stood here since its medieval Moorish era. Often described as a different world inside Granada, the strong Muslim influence makes Albaicín somewhat of an open-air museum. After touring the narrow and characterful streets to experience the charm of the past, you can relax in one of its many bars and terraces and enjoy a spectacular sunset over the Alhambra.
  • Granada’s Cathedral, located near the Plaza Nueva, was built on the site of a former mosque by Queen Isabella as a symbol of the Christian victory over the Moors. With parts of it decorated with beautiful, intricate sculptures, there is much beauty and architecture to be admired. Complete with numerous chapels, each with their own character and artistic style, this iconic and historical building is definitely worth a visit.
  • Try free tapas ''culture''. Tapas (an appetizer or snack in Spanish) is certainly one of the first things that comes to mind whenever Spain is mentioned, and Granada is probably the city most renowned for its popular tradition of free tapas. With the fantastic ''buy a drink, get free tapas'' phenomenon, this timely Spanish tradition is even more popular here. With countless numbers of bars and tapas restaurants, you’ll certainly be left with plenty of choice as to where to get these tempting little snacks. Offering everything from gourmet and international tapas like sushi and caviar to traditional Spanish jamón (dry-cured ham), you can't leave Granada without experiencing this culinary delight.

Dinner and night in Granada.


Day 18. Granada - Toledo - Madrid (446 km ~ 277 miles)

Breakfast, then transfer to Toledo, a former capital of Spain and an incredibly culturally diverse city. It has seen numerous different cultures and dynasties pass through its walls, as well as many wars, royalty, and artists. The legacy that it guards is an essential part of Spanish culture, so visiting Toledo is bound to be an extremely unique experience. Some of the highlights we'll see during the tour are:

  • Cathedral. Toledo’s Cathedral is one of the most important places to visit when in this stunning city. It is a grand monument built in Gothic style with an obvious French influence, and there are people who say that it is the best and most impressive building in that style in the entire country. It was finished towards the end of the 15th century, over 200 years after construction began.
  • The Juderia (''the city of the Jews'') district is what once used to be the city’s Jewish quarter, and nowadays it is one of the most beautiful parts of the city, with some excellently preserved buildings. A tour through this part will enable you to learn what life was like under Muslim and Christian domination for Jews, as well as to explore their culture and architecture.
  • You will see and enter the important synagogues of Santa María la Blanca (12th century) and also the church of Santo Tomé. The last one has a fine tower and a chapel containing the painting Burial of the Conde de Orgaz by El Greco.

Lunch is in the restaurant. Later, we'll visit a craftsman's workshop to discover the ancestral techniques and phases of the true Toledano sword-making elaboration process.

Towards the evening transfer and arrival to Madrid. End of the tour.


Additional information:

Only one suitcase per passenger is possible.

In Morocco, there will be customs clearance.

It's essential that the passport be valid for at least 72 days after departure in Morocco.

The itinerary in Morocco could be changed without substantial variation in services.


Please click here to see the route on a map.

* If, in an unlikely case, The Patronato of the Alhambra and Generalife were not granted tickets for certain dates for the participants of the visit, a tour of the city of Granada will be provided instead: Visit the Palace of Carlos V, the Archaeological Museum, the Church of Santa María de la Alhambra, the Royal Chapel, and take a walk through the city's Alcaiceria (silk market) and the Cathedral Square.


Per person in double/twin room: 2395 €

Single Supplement: 810 €

Supplement July to Oct.: 110 €

Supplement on departures on April 5 and 12 (Feria): 100 € 



- Children under 4 years old: Free; no granted seat on the bus.
- Children between 4 and 7 years old: 25% discount off the adult price; they share a room with adults.
- Teenagers between 8 and 18 years old: 5% discount off the adult price.
- Seniors (65+ years old): 5% discount off the adult price.
- Third person in a triple room: 5% discount.
- Discounts cannot be combined.

Booking Process:

1. Choose the desired tour and confirm it via email. Provide the starting date, tour code, number of travelers, their names, age and preferred room types (Single/Double/Triple).
2. Receive an invoice from us.
3. Make a 15% deposit to secure the booking.
4. Receive confirmation from us.
5. Three weeks (21 day) before the tour starts, pay the remaining balance.
6. Arrive for the tour on the scheduled date and time.

Payment Information:

- A 15% deposit is required during reservation.
- The remaining 85% must be paid at least 3 weeks before the tour starts.
- Payment methods:
   1. Bank wire to our company's bank account (details on the invoice).
   2. Credit card payment (additional 2% charge, the link will be sent to you). 
   3. Western Union (for urgent, short-notice reservations).
   4. Wise.com – a cost-effective online currency transfer system. Ask us for an ''invitation'' if you're not a member.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

- The 15% deposit at the time of reservation is non-refundable.
- If you paid 100% upfront and canceled at least 3 weeks before the trip, the remaining 85% is fully refundable.
- Cancellations made less than 3 weeks before the trip won't receive any refunds.


The Hotel Hesperia Vigo, catering to both business and pleasure, is situated in a nice a quite area near Plaza de América and Balaídos Stadium. It is a mere 7-minute drive from the city center, providing convenient access to the city's attractions, including the Cíes Islands and Rías Baixas.
Hotel offers standard rooms with city views, balcony rooms for relaxation, double suites with natural light and city views, and family rooms with an extra bed. Hotel services encompass 24-hour reception, multilingual staff, free Wi-Fi, room service, a breakfast buffet, event facilities, and a gym.


The Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, in Porto, is a versatile hotel suitable perfectly for leisure trips. It is centrally located in Gaia, minutes away from the Port Wine Cellars and a short drive from Porto's Historic Center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Guests can enjoy rooms that offer views of Porto and the Douro River. The hotel boasts a range of facilities, including meeting rooms, a restaurant, a bar, a large congress center, a spa, a gym, and Wi-Fi. The spa provides a serene environment for relaxation and rejuvenation, offering massages that promise a tranquil and peaceful experience.


The Hotel Coimbra Aeminium, affiliated with Meliá is a distinguished accommodation located in Coimbra, Portugal and is a part of the Melia hotel chain, known for its quality services and amenities.
Hotel Aeminium boasts a prime hilltop position, very near the Praça da República and the Machado Castro and Bissaya Barreto Museums, and just a 15-minute walk from the historic University of Coimbra. The hotel provides bicycles for guests to borrow, allowing for an enjoyable and convenient way to explore Coimbra.
The hotel features air-conditioned guest rooms decorated in a modern style with soothing pastel colors, providing a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment. Room amenities include cable TV, a mini-bar, and a work desk, with each room also having a private bathroom equipped with a hairdryer.
For dining, the Baga restaurant serves a variety of cuisines, including Portuguese, international, and vegetarian options.
Overall, the Hotel Coimbra Aeminium, affiliated with Meliá, offers a combination of comfort, convenience, and quality services, making it a desirable option for travelers visiting Coimbra.



Hotel Lutecia in Lisbon, Portugal, is a distinguished 4-star establishment known for its smart design and modern amenities. Renovated in 2014, this hotel is located in the "New Avenues" residential area and is celebrated for its nine uniquely themed floors, offering guests diverse and novel experiences during their stay. Different themes add a touch of creativity and uniqueness to the accommodations. Its prime location in the ''quiet'' residential center near Avenida de Roma allows easy access to popular tourist attractions and shopping areas.
Hotel Lutecia boasts a range of amenities, including a 24-hour fitness center, a spa, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, air conditioning, and a gym. The hotel features a ‘’Fusion’’ restaurant, which serves Portuguese cuisine.
Lutecia, with its blend of innovative design, diverse themed floors, and comprehensive amenities, offers a unique and luxurious stay in the heart of Lisbon, making it a popular choice for travelers seeking comfort and an exceptional experience in the city.


Hotel Silken Al-Andalus Palace in Sevilla, Spain, is a 4-star establishment that stands out for its modern, bright design and spacious facilities. Set amidst the lush gardens of the Heliopolis neighborhood, it is a short drive from Seville's historic center; the hotel is well-situated for guests looking to explore the city.
Silken Al-Andalus Palace offers a range of amenities that cater to both leisure and business travelers. These include a gym, a beauty salon, a seasonal outdoor pool, terraces, and open spaces for relaxation. It is also features a restaurant and a health club.
The hotel boasts 623 tranquil and bright rooms, all air-conditioned and equipped with modern amenities like free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and safes. These spacious rooms provide a comfortable and relaxing environment for guests.
''Al-Andalus'' has 15,000 square meters of gardens surrounding it, which adds to its charm and creates a peaceful and picturesque setting that resembles an oasis in the bustling city of Seville.



Situated in the town of Torremolinos, Hotel Sol Principe is an ideal choice for beach enthusiasts and families alike. With access to the beach and multiple outdoor pools, including a lovely lagoon-style pool, guests can enjoy endless water fun. The rooms are spacious, have mini-fridges and safe lockers, and offer views of either the sea or the inviting pool area. Dining options abound at this hotel, with both buffet and ''à la carte'' restaurants available, along with programs suitable for all ages. The Sol Principe also provides entertainment for people of all ages, such as sports activities, games, and live performances. Furthermore, its convenient proximity to the city center makes it easy for guests to explore attractions while soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Torremolinos.



The Hilton City Center in Tangier, Morocco, combines luxury and modernity with traditional Moroccan elements. Its exterior showcases contemporary design with Moroccan geometric patterns. The opulent lobby features marble floors, plush seating, and a blend of modern and Moroccan décor, including local artwork.
All rooms are elegantly furnished with quality linens, seating, work desks, and panoramic city or sea views. Modern amenities like flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi are standard.
Dining options include a fine dining restaurant with Moroccan-international fusion cuisine, a casual café, and a rooftop bar with city and sea views. The hotel also offers a fitness center, a spa with Moroccan treatments, and an outdoor pool set in lush gardens.
Located centrally in Tangier, it's ideal for exploring local attractions like the historic Medina and beaches, making it a top choice for both leisure and business guests, blending modern comforts with Moroccan charm.


Zalagh Park Palace in Fez, Morocco, beautifully merges traditional Moroccan architecture with modern comforts. Located in central Fez, it offers tranquility and elegance with historical charm. The hotel's exterior showcases classic Moroccan design with ornate carvings and arched doorways, surrounded by lush gardens. Inside, traditional elements meet modern luxury, featuring vibrant colors, luxurious fabrics and Moroccan artistry. Rooms combine Moroccan decor and modern amenities, offering views of gardens, the city, or mountains.
The hotel has various dining options, including Moroccan and international cuisine, a café, and a bar, often hosting traditional performances. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa with Moroccan treatments, and a fitness center. Its location is ideal for exploring Fez's historical sites.


The Fes Marriott Hotel Jnan Palace in Fez, Morocco, is a highly rated hotel known for its elegant accommodations and exceptional service.
It offers a range of amenities, including free high-speed internet, a pool, a fitness center, a sauna, and various dining options like a restaurant and bars. The rooms are well-appointed with air conditioning, housekeeping, private balconies, minibars, refrigerators, and flat-screen TVs. There are non-smoking rooms, suites, and family rooms available. Located on 8 Avenue, Ahmed Chaouki, it's within a somewhat walkable area of local attractions.


The Palm Plaza Hotel & Spa in Marrakechis a luxurious five-star resort located in Agdal - a new residential district of the city. The hotel offers comfortable accommodations, including rooms and suites, some with terraces, and features free Wi-Fi throughout the property.
For dining, the El Menzah International Restaurant provides a variety of rich buffets that include both international dishes and local flavors in a warm atmosphere. Additionally, the Marrakech-Phuket restaurant offers an array of international, Moroccan, and Asian cuisine, serving dinner until late.
The L’Oasis Snack Bar by the hotel's swimming pool offers a fresh and varied menu for a relaxing lunch, and the Cordoba Bar provides a lively atmosphere with live music, perfect for enjoying a drink or cocktail. Guests can also indulge in the spa amenities, which include an aquatic plunge pool, a sauna, a hammam, and a gym.


Hotel Le Diwan Rabat is a boutique hotel that offers a unique travel experience by blending style, elegance, and Moroccan colors. It features a luxurious air-conditioned complex with 94 rooms, an oriental spa with hammam and massage, and a restaurant serving French and Mediterranean cuisine.
The hotel is conveniently located near a streetcar station in the Embassy district, just minutes from Rabat's historic monuments and a short walk from the mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hassan Tower. It offers superior rooms with double or twin beds, city or courtyard views, and most with a balcony. It is positioned close to parks, natural alleys, and gardens in Rabat.



Hotel Los Angeles & Spa in Granada offers a delightful experience with its extraordinary building and proximity to the city center. It features superb facilities, including a spa, a gym, and an inviting swimming pool. The hotel's rooms are spacious and have unique decor, and many offer terraces with views of the city or Sierra Nevada. For dining, the hotel has its own restaurants and also provides venues for events. Its location on the slopes of Sabika Hill means guests are just a five-minute walk from the historic center and the scenic Paseo del Salón. 


For departure on Oct 18 and 25 the overnight stay will be at hotel Sol Don Pablo in Torremolinos.

All descriptions are based on data provided by the hotels. Iberica Travel does not guarantee the accuracy of this material in the future. Please visit each hotel's official website for the most up-to-date information.

Furthermore, the hotels listed above may be replaced by similar properties in the same category. 

Here you will find commonly asked questions regarding our tours.


1. Are the tours for individuals, families, or small groups of friends?

- Yes. Our tours are for single travelers, couples, families, and groups of friends whom we put together with other travelers to form a larger group.


2. How many people are normally included on a tour?

We cannot guarantee an exact number per tour. Normally, it ranges from 10 to 25 people per group, but these numbers can vary greatly depending on the time of year. In summer, groups tend to be larger as this is a popular time of year, while the winter season usually attracts fewer people, thus smaller groups are formed. There are certain tours that combine travelers if the destinations follow the same routes; e.g., you may be on a 10-day tour package with companions traveling on a 5-day package. The tour will cover the same areas, and the 5-day package guests will break off thereafter. Also, more people may be joining in for the other part of the package.


3. Is there a guide or tour leader on the bus?

- Yes. An accompanying guide (tour leader) always travels with the group during the entire tour. An exception may occur when there are minimal numbers signed up for a particular tour. These small groups will travel with an experienced, English-speaking driver-guide. In all major cities, we use local professionals and licensed guides.


4. What languages do the guides use?

English and Spanish. All our tour guides speak both languages fluently. If a tour group consists of an English-speaking group only, the tour will run in English. But most of the tours will have both English and Spanish (from Latin America and Central America) passengers, so the guides will explain in both languages.


5. Do your tours run during certain times of the year?

Most of our tours run all year. Some tours, e.g., those running to the northern regions of Spain, only run from March until October. Each tour's description provides all the relevant information needed. For example, ''Sundays all year'' means that a tour will start on every Sunday of the year, regardless of the numbers. Just look up the calendar for the specific dates Sundays are falling on, and make sure you arrive in Spain a day before.


6. What cities do the tours start from?

Tours start in Madrid or Barcelona.


7. Where are the meeting points for the tours?

In Madrid, it is Calle Ferraz 3 (Ferraz Str., 3). This meeting point is in the city center, right off Plaza España.

In Barcelona, it is in the reception of the Hotel ''Catalunya Barcelona 505'' (Carrer de Muntaner, 505, 08022, Barcelona).


8. Do you pick them up from the hotels on the first day of the tour?

By default, no. We do not pick up from hotels because that would delay the tour launch time. However, if your hotel is en route, using the same bus route on launch day, we will pick you up. A week before travel, we require the name of your hotel in Madrid and will inform you if you can be picked up directly from your hotel or need to head over to the meeting point at 7.45 a.m.

In Barcelona, the meeting point is always in the reception of the ''Catalunya Barcelona 505'' hotel.


9. What type of vehicles do you use?

We use buses for larger groups and minibuses for smaller ones. Vehicles are comfortable, modern, and equipped with air conditioning.


10. If there is Wi-Fi on your buses,?

There is Wi-Fi on all our buses in Spain and Portugal. But please keep in mind that sometimes during the transfers between the cities, the Wi-Fi signal can be weak or intermitting due to poor coverage from the main operators. Please do not expect very high Internet speed (to download or stream movies during the transfers).


11. Are meals included?

Buffet breakfasts with all the drinks are included every morning in all hotels our guests occupy during their tour.

Lunches and dinners are included anywhere that's mentioned in the itinerary (sections ''Itinerary'' and ''Included in Tour''). Normally, dinners are held in the hotel's restaurants, but many times they will be buffet (''eat as much as you want''), and only drinks will be at an extra cost. Also, sometimes lunches and dinners will be held in the restaurants.


12. If I am a vegetarian or allergic to certain products, is there any problem?

No problems at all. Inform the tour leader, and he will assist you. On a side note, many dinners are buffet-type, so you can simply choose what you prefer. For those with allergies, if in doubt, please remind the tour leader during mealtimes. Alternatively, ask the restaurant staff about the content of the dishes.


13. What time do you arrive in Madrid on your last day of travel? Can I book a flight on the same day, flying out of Spain?

Normally, we return to Madrid between 17.00 and 19.00 on the last day of the tour. However, it is not recommended to book the flight out on the same evening or night, as traffic jams in Madrid or other possible events may delay your arrival. Feel free to talk to us before starting the tour, and we'll organize your overnight stay in Madrid after the tour.


14. I need a night in the hotel or a transfer from or to the airport to be booked before or after the tour.

Sure. Just let us know at the time you organize it.


15. Can I just show up for the trip without a reservation and pay directly in the office, on the spot?

Unfortunately, not. The tour must be booked in advance, as we need to make all the arrangements beforehand.


16. How long in advance should I book a trip?

If you book at least 2 weeks in advance, the trip is guaranteed for you, though we recommend booking even earlier, if possible, as in these cases we have a wider range of hotels to accommodate the early reservations—better options.


17. Can I customize one of the tours for myself?

No, as there are more people traveling with you on the tour. However, if you represent an agency or the leader of a group of people, contact us; we'll take care of a private and customized tour for your party only.


18. What is the booking process?

It is simple. Once you have chosen the tour, there are six steps:

1. You confirm the tour by e-mail, indicating the starting date, tour code, number of persons traveling, and their names, as well as the types of rooms preferred (single, double, or triple).

2. We will send you an invoice.

3. You pay 10% to book the tour.

4. We issue the confirmation.

5. Three weeks before the starting date, you pay the rest of the money due, and

6. You show up for the tour on the appointed date and time.


19. How much should I pay and when?

We require a 10% deposit during reservation and the remaining 90% no less than 3 weeks before the tour commences.


20. How would I pay?

You can pay in one of four ways:

1. Bank wire to our company’s bank account. Our banking details are included on the invoice that you receive.

2. We can charge your credit card. Please keep in mind that, in this case, we charge an additional 2% on top of the amount (bank charges).

3. Transferwise.com is an online system allowing the transfer of funds. There is a small commission attached.

4. Western Union (normally for short-notice reservations and when the amount needs to be received urgently).


21. What is the cancellation and refund policy?

10% paid at the time of reservation is non-refundable. The other 90% is fully refundable if cancelled in no less than 2 weeks (e.g., if you paid 100% upfront, you get the whole amount right away). There are no refunds for cancellations made with less than 3 weeks to go before the trip.


22. Are there any discounts or surcharges?

Yes. Discounts are listed under the section ''Prices'', under each package.


23. Are taxes included in the tour prices?

Yes, VAT and tourist taxes for different cities are included.


24. How do I know if I need a visa for Spain or Morocco?

- Please check the visa information for Spain here. The visa requirements for Morocco can be found here. Please note that all trips to Morocco will require your Schengen visa to be of an ''multiple entry'', as you will enter Spain for the second time.


25. I am ready to go ahead and book one of your tours, but I need a visa to enter Spain.

Yes, we do help our customers get their visas after a trip is confirmed. As we are a fully licensed tour operator in Spain, after the deposit is paid, we can issue a confirmation, which you can later bring to the Spanish Embassy or Consulate. In this letter, we confirm that you booked and partially (or fully) paid for a tour with us. Please note that we do not guarantee the issue of a visa and cannot influence the process. The decision is up to the Embassy, as they have their own rules and regulations for each country. At the same time, we do our best to ensure we provide assistance where possible.