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Budget Friendly Spain, Portugal and Morocco

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On this Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour, experience these three glorious countries with rich histories and distinct cultures. You'll overnight in Madrid, Seville, Granada, and the Costa del Sol in Spain; Coimbra and Lisbon in Portugal; and Rabat, Marrakesh, and Fez in Morocco.

Cross the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco on the African continent by ferry. Step back in time in Rabat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital since 1912, where you’ll see the Chellah Gardens and Casbah des Oudaias. Fez is still Morocco's cultural and spiritual center, and its centerpiece is the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site founded in the 9th century and whose palaces, madrasas (institutions to study Islamic theology), fondouks (medieval inns used by merchants when they visited Marrakesh), residences, mosques, and fountains date back to the 13th-14th centuries. Also founded in the 9th century, the red city of Marrakesh remains a tapestry of ramparts, mosques, palaces, gardens, vibrant public squares, and souks (markets). You’ll see the city's highlights on the included city tour with a local expert. You'll also stop in Casablanca, Morocco's westernmost city.

We also include a guided visit to Granada's legendary Alhambra complex, a lavish palace and fortress built by Moorish kings in 889 AD; a visit to Avila, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its ancient fortified towers and walls; and the Sanctuary of Fátima, where the Virgin Mary appeared to three local children in 1917. Local experts will show you the main sights in Madrid, Lisbon, Seville and you will have time at leisure to try the local specialties.

These are just some of the many highlights on this comprehensive Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour. It's a memorable vacation for value-mind travelers.


Day 1 - Arrive in Madrid, Spain

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring lively Madrid. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

Day 2 - Madrid

Spaniards say the Spanish capital, situated 2,180 feet above sea level, is the nearest thing to Heaven. It’s certainly worth making the most of today by joining the included guided sightseeing tour: a full panoramic drive by way of the Avenida Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Parliament Square, and a picture stop outside the Royal Palace. The optional trip to Toledo is most rewarding, too. The splendid setting of this old walled city above the Tagus was made famous in El Greco’s painting, and even now it’s like a great open-air museum of Spanish history and art.

Day 3 - Madrid – Avila – Salamanca – Coimbra, Portugal

Visit ancient fortified Avila with its many towers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Salamanca and make sure you spend some time wandering around Plaza Mayor, the grandest square in Spain. Cross the frontier to Guarda, the highest town in Portugal. From here, descend to the valleys of the Serra da Estrela to Coimbra.

Day 4 - Coimbra – Fátima – Obidos – Lisbon

Enjoy an orientation tour of Coimbra, celebrated for its beauty and ancient university. Later, travel southwards to visit the Sanctuary of Fátima, one of Europe’s most celebrated Marian shrines. Continue to fortified Obidos, one of the most picturesque towns in Portugal, before reaching Lisbon for two overnights.

Day 5 - Lisbon

Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century “Mistress of the Seas.” On the included guided tour, see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, and the impressive Black Horse Square. Spend the afternoon at leisure—maybe in the Alfama’s tile-decorated streets, or take an optional excursion to coastal Estoril and Cascais.

Day 6 - Lisbon – Seville, Spain

From the rolling plains of the Alentejo with its woodlands of cork and eucalyptus trees, head southwards all the way to the brilliant light of Andalusia. Admire its neat, white-painted villages and sun-drenched plantations of olives, figs, and almonds while traveling towards magnificent Seville.

Day 7 - Seville

Enjoy an included sightseeing tour of the city’s main highlights, such as the cathedral, Alcázar, and Plaza d’España. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 - Seville – Ferry to Morocco – Rabat

Drive through Spain’s pretty sherry wine region and head south to the coast. Here, you will embark the ferry and cruise across the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco on the African continent. Travel along what was once the infamous Barbary Coast, then continue the drive south to Rabat, one of Morocco’s imperial cities.

Day 9 - Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakesh

Today starts with an included guided city sightseeing tour of the country’s lively capital, including a visit to Chellah Gardens and Casbah des Oudaias. Later, reach Morocco’s westernmost city: Casablanca. Enjoy an orientation drive in this modern city and see the illustrious Hassan II Mosque—perched dramatically on a platform over the Atlantic Ocean. One of the largest mosques in the world, its minaret soars 689 feet into the sky and part of the mosque’s floor is made of glass so worshipers can kneel directly over the ocean’s waters. Continue on to the “red” oasis city of Marrakesh.

Day 10 - Marrakesh

The highlight of this morning is included city sightseeing that will make you feel like you’ve been whisked back in time. Founded in the 9th century, Marrakesh remains a tapestry of ramparts, mosques, palaces, gardens, and vibrant public squares and souks (markets)—where buying and selling and a carnival of entertainment and fascinations occur daily. An optional excursion this evening is the perfect end to the day.

Day 11 - Marrakesh – Fez

Today, travel through the fragrant cedar forests of the Middle Atlas mountains, where a number of peaks soar above 13,000 feet in elevation. This range is home to the endangered Barbary ape, as well as wild boar and polecats. On your way north to Fez, enjoy glimpses of North African village life reminiscent of Beau Geste.

Day 12 - Fez

Ancient Fez is a city of outstanding scenic beauty. Visit the Medina during included sightseeing this morning, and enjoy the maze of narrow streets through the colorful bazaars and exotic atmosphere. The madrasas, fondouks, palaces, residences, mosques, and fountains dating back to the 13th century are now UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the afternoon, explore further on your own.

Day 13 - Fez – Ferry Crossing to Spain – Costa del Sol

Today, an early departure takes you north for the FERRY back to mainland Spain to the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun).

Day 14 - Costa del Sol – Granada

Drive along the Costa del Sol and head to Granada in the heart of Andalusia. On the agenda: an included guided visit of the Alhambra Complex, a lavish palace and fortress built by Moorish kings. With construction dating back to 889 AD, you’ll marvel at its architectural Moorish beauty and magnificent gardens. Enjoy free time to explore Granada at leisure.

Day 15 - Granada – Madrid

Travel through the very heart of Don Quixote’s La Mancha, famed for its castle and windmills. Before arriving in Madrid, visit a local wine cellar and taste some of the locally produced wines.

Day 16 - Madrid

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

  • Rates are per person in US dollars
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  • Hotels. Please click on "Hotels" tab to see hotel descriptions
  • Buffet breakfasts daily
  • 8 dinners

Vacation Highlights

  • Sightseeing: Visits to Avila, Salamanca, Coimbra, Fátima, Obidos, Casablanca
  • Scenic Highlights: Serra da Estrela, Andalusia, Guadalquivir Valley, Costa del Sol, La Mancha, Middle Atlas
  • Guides: Local Guides for city sightseeing in Madrid, Lisbon, Seville, Rabat, Marrakesh, Fez, Granada-Alhambra complex; professional Tour Director while touring


  • April 8 Departure – Easter
  • December 22 Departure – New Year's in Marrakesh including reveillon dinner



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Note: Hotels shown are for reference only. We reserve the right to change hotels based on availability, group size or other factors. Should alternate hotel be required, it will be of same or better rating .

Superior Hotels

Granada - Abba Granada

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Located just 1,000 feet from the train station, the Abba Grandada features an outdoor pool, a fitness room and a spa with a Turkish bath, hot tubs and saunas.

Abba Granada is next to Fuente Nueva Park and the University of Granada. The historic Albaicin district and Granada Cathedral are around half a mile away.

Each air-conditioned room has modern décor and elegant dark wood furniture. Bathrooms come with toiletries and a hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The staff at the hotel's 24-hour front desk are happy to provide information about the city.

The hotel’s Abba Mia restaurant serves Italian and international food. You can try typical tapas in the lively Elvira Street, a 10 minute walk away.

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Granada - Corona de Granada

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Corona de Granada is located in the heart of the city, just a 15 minute walk from the cathedral. It features an outdoor pool, racquetball court and free Wi-Fi throughout.

This hotel has large air-conditioned rooms. Each features simple, attractive décor, satellite TV and a minibar.

The Hotel Corona has a restaurant, bar and cafeteria. A varied buffet breakfast is offered and room service is also available.

The Corona is in the heart of the shopping district where you can find many shops, bars and restaurants. It takes 5 minutes by taxi to the Alhambra and the city’s Palacio de Congresos Convention Centre is less than half a mile away.

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Mijas - Hacienda del Sol

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Situated on a quiet hillside between the towns of Mijas and Fuengirola, The Ilunion Hacienda del Sol features outdoor pools, a sauna and a fitness center. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout the hotel.

The bright and spacious rooms at Ilunion Hacienda del Sol are decorated in neutral tones, and feature wooden floors, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and a minibar. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Family rooms feature a separate seating area with a sofa bed. There are also rooms adapted for guests with reduced mobility.

The restaurant serves a healthy buffet breakfast, while typical local dishes are offered for lunch and dinner. Drinks and snacks are available at the cafeteria and the pool bar.

The Ilunion Hacienda del Sol provides easy access to the AP-7 motorway, and Fuengirola beaches are only 4.3 miles away. Free private parking is available on site.

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Coimbra - Hotel D. Louis

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Hotel D. Louis is located near the center of Coimbra and and offers breathtaking panoramic views over the city.

The hotel’s guest rooms feature seating areas where guests can relax and watch satellite TV. Each is fitted with a mini fridge.

Hotel D. Luís’ restaurant offers picturesque views and an extensive range of traditional, regional and international cuisine. After dinner, guests can unwind on the terrace with a drink from the bar.

Portugal dos Pequenitos is less than a 5-minute drive away. A car rental service is provided by Hotel D. Luís and free private parking is available on site. A shuttle service to the city centre is provided for guests of the hotel.

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Seville - Hotel Don Paco

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Located in the heart of Seville, Hotel Don Paco is just a 10 minute walk from the cathedral and Giralda Tower. It features a rooftop swimming pool and patio with excellent views of the city.

The stylish, air conditioned rooms at the Don Paco have hardwood floors and flat-screen satellite TV. There is a safe and a fridge, and the private bathroom comes with a hairdryer.

Local and international dishes are served in the hotel’s buffet restaurant, and there is also a bar.

There is a 24-hour front desk and a free Wi-Fi zone. You can rent a bike or car from the tour desk, and parking is available nearby for an additional charge.

Old Town is a great choice for travelers interested in architecture, tapas and food.

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Madrid - Hotel Praga

Hotel Praga is a 10-minute walk from MarquEs de Vadillo Metro Station, around 4 km from central Madrid, and has easy access to the A-42 and M-30 Motorways.

All air-conditioned rooms at the Praga have satellite TV, a pillow menu and minibar. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi is also available.

CafE Praga offers a range of cuisine, and also serves set menus for lunch from Monday to Friday. Room service is also available.

Bus 23 stops outside and connects guests to Plaza Mayor and Caja MAgica Sports and Leisure Center in 10 minutes. Vicente CalderOn Stadium is a 15-minute walk away.

MarquEs de Vadillo is just 6 stops from Gran VIa. Atocha Railway Station and the High-Speed AVE Railway can be reached in 5 minutes by car.

Madrid's famous Art Triangle, consisting of the Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museums, is just 5 minutes' drive from the hotel. You can hire a car at the tour desk, and private parking is available for an extra charge.

Carabanchel is a great choice for travelers interested in business, ambiance and football.

Lisbon - Hotel Roma

Located in Lisbon's exclusive Alvalade district near many theaters and restaurants, Hotel Roma offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi. It features a solarium and an on-site restaurant serving international fare.

All of Hotel Roma's rooms feature satellite TV, work desk and a private bathroom with tub. Some room types also have a private balcony and a separate seating area.

Roma's restaurant offers a varied menu of meals, in addition to a fine selection of Portuguese wines. Room service is also available.

The hotel is just 5 minutes’ walking from Roma Metro Station and Lisbon Portela Airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car.

Fez - Menzeh Zalagh

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Menzeh Zalagh features sophisticated rooms with private bathrooms just 9 minutes from Saiss airport in central Fez. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, a hammam and a beauty salon.

The air conditioned rooms at Menzeh Zalagh have a flat-screen TV and a private balcony. Each bathroom has a bathtub or a shower.

The oasis-like garden at Menzeh Zalagh provides a large outdoor swimming pool. Guests can relax on lounge chairs or make use of the poolside barbecue facilities and snack bar.

Inside, the hotel has two restaurants serving Morrocan and international cuisine and a pizzeria. There is also a nightclub and a second bar with comfortable armchairs for a quiet drink.

The hotel has a fitness center, a sauna and a hammam on site. A local thermal spa, Moulay Yaakoub, is just 9 miles away.

Menzeh Zalagh is 2.5 miles from the Medina or historic walled town and it can be reached by foot in 15 minutes. Free private parking is available on site.

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Rabat - Rihab Hotel

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The Rihab Rabat is just 1 minute walk from the beach. Situated in the Hassan neighborhood of Rabat and just 0.6 miles from the Bourgreg Rabat Supermarket (Marjane), the hotel features air conditioned rooms and free Wi-Fi throughout the premises. Free parking and an on-site bar are also available for guests.

All rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain rooms have a sitting area where you can relax. The rooms include a private bathroom equipped with a bathtub. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.

The hotel also provides car rental. USA Embassy is 0.6 miles from Rihab Hotel, and France Embassy is 0.7 miles away. Sale Airport is 4.3 miles from the property.

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Seville - Tryp Sevilla Macarena Hotel

Located opposite the Macarena Basilica, Tryp Sevilla Macarena Hotel faces Seville’s ancient city walls. It offers a rooftop pool with panoramic city views, and air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen a satellite TV, minibar and laptop safe.

The Macarena Hotel is set around a typical Seville-style patio, where there is a restaurant and cafeteria. The sports bar offers TV with international sports channels. The hotel offers an international breakfast buffet made from a range of quality ingredients.

The hotel has 24-hour reception. The tour desk can provide information about the surrounding area, as well as book tickets for guided tours, live shows and rounds of golf. The hotel offers a free shuttle service to the Seville Fair.

The Tryp Macarena is set 500 meters from the Guadalquivir River, and Isla Magica Theme Park is just across the river. Seville Cathedral is a 20-minute walk away. Guests will find a taxi rank just outside the hotel, as well as numerous bus stops for getting around the city.

Macarena is a great choice for travelers interested in cycling, hot weather and churches.

Marrakesh - Zalagh Kasbah Hotel & Spa

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Situated in southern Marrakesh near the Agdal Gardens, the Zalagh Kasbah offers an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness room, and free shuttle service to Jamaâ El Fna Square.

The air-conditioned guest rooms at this 4-star hotel have modern décor. Each spacious room features a large balcony with views of the Atlas Mountains. All rooms come with a minibar and flat-screen TV.

Zalagh Kasbah Hotel & Spa features a restaurant serving international cuisine and a snack bar. Breakfast is served every morning in the breakfast room.

Additional services include a spa center with a hot tub. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the public areas of the hotel.

With free private parking available on site, the Zalagh Kasbah is just an 11-minute drive from Menara Airport.

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Booking your land only Tour Package

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Cancellation Policy

If a booking cancellation is received prior to the final payment date of your tour, your non-refundable land deposit and Travel Protection payments will be retained in addition to your Air deposit, Instant Purchase Air payment and service fee, and/or Intra-vacation air deposit. For individual reservations, the following per person cancellation fees apply. Standard Cancellation Fees:
  • 45 days and over - Deposit
  • Cancellation 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price
  • Cancellation 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price

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Land Transportation

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