Trip Overview

Two Continents: from Barcelona to Marrakesh

Tour rating: 4.94 / 5, Based on 65 Reviews
Private tour to Spain, Morocco, Portugal

Start your transcontinental adventure and see the best of Spain, Morocco, and Portugal. In 24 days you explore Spain's Barcelona and Madrid, as well as its fervent southern cities: Seville, Cordoba, Granada, and Malaga. Cross Gibraltar and find yourself surrounded by Moroccan treasures. Then continue to luminous Lisbon and other Portuguese gems.

Two Continents: from Barcelona to Marrakesh

24 days11 cities
SpainMoroccoPortugal3 countries
Private tour to Spain, Morocco, Portugal
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$8,298
Tour rating: 4.94 / 5, Based on 65 Reviews

Start your transcontinental adventure and see the best of Spain, Morocco, and Portugal. In 24 days you explore Spain's Barcelona and Madrid, as well as its fervent southern cities: Seville, Cordoba, Granada, and Malaga. Cross Gibraltar and find yourself surrounded by Moroccan treasures. Then continue to luminous Lisbon and other Portuguese gems.

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Day-By-Day

Barcelona

first destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Barcelona
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Barcelona - one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent old downtown on your own, dine at one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Tour of Barcelona Old Town
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Barcelona Old Town.

During the tour, you walk through the maze of old narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, go inside the Barcelona Cathedral, pass through the former Jewish District, St. Jaume Square and Square of the King, see the Generalitat Palace, the City Hall and the former Royal Palace (from the outside), and explore the Ribera Shore District where you see the Santa María del Mar Church. You also enter the Barcelona Cathedral located in the Gothic Quarter.

The tour finishes on the most vivid street in Barcelona La Rambla, abundant in modern shops, arts and crafts stalls and numerous open-air cafes and restaurants, where you can take some rest and enjoy the bustling life of Barcelona.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Gaudi Tour & Train to Madrid
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you check out, meet your private guide and driver and enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi.

You start with a visit to the colorful Park Guell, where you spend some time strolling through its mosaic paths and enjoying the great city views.

The day is crowned with the visit to the astonishing Sagrada Familia Cathedral - the most brilliant masterpiece of Gaudi that is rightfully considered the most recognizable symbol of Barcelona.

After the tour, you are transferred to the train station where you board a high-speed train to Madrid (train tickets are included). Upon arrival, your driver takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

Breakfast is included.

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Hotel Condes de Barcelona, Barcelona
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The Hotel Condes de Barcelona boasts great service, wonderful amenities, fantastic views over breathtaking Barcelona, and a central location. It offers soundproof air-conditioned guestrooms with a TV, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea making facilities.

Welcome to Barcelona

Pablo Picasso and Gaudi, a mixture of what is Spanish and Catalan, of modernity and history: all harmonize and describe Barcelona, the city that has always strived to be modern.

train
Barcelona
Madrid
3 hrs 10 min

All high-speed Spanish trains are modern, comfortable, and spacious. They always run on time and will take you from/to stations right in the city centers, where one of our trusted drivers will be waiting for you.

Madrid

second destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Madrid City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and have a city tour around the most famous Madrid attractions. During the tour, you explore Madrid de los Austrias - the historical area of the Spanish capital. Most of the monuments date back to the 16th and 17th centuries when Spain was ruled by the House of the Habsburg.

You see the Plaza de Oriente, enter the gorgeous Royal Palace called Palacio Real, take a glimpse at the Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Almudena and Major Street. Then you proceed to the Plaza de la Villa, stop by St. Michel's Market and walk down the picturesque Cava de San Miguel. Your final stops are Plaza Mayor and the breathtaking Puerta del Sol.

After the tour, you have the rest of the day free.

  • Recommended dining: Botín Restaurant.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Day Trip to Toledo & Flamenco Show
Day tour
Day tour
Show
Show

This day is devoted to the exploration of Toledo - the former capital of Spain and one of the oldest towns in Europe. Following breakfast, you go to the train station and enjoy a 30-minute train ride to Toledo (train tickets to and from Toledo are included).

Upon arrival, you meet your guide at the train station and have a fascinating city tour around the most interesting landmarks of Toledo. During the tour, you walk through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, explore the fortified city walls and see the famous UNESCO World Heritage-listed medieval architecture, including the 13th-century Cathedral of Toledo and Synagogue (entrances included). After the tour, you return to Madrid by train.

In the evening you are invited to visit the most famous flamenco tablao in Madrid - the Corral de la Moreria, where you enjoy a fantastic flamenco show. The show venue is located within walking distance from your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Madrid of the Bourbons, Prado Museum & Train to Cordoba
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast at your hotel, you meet your guide and go on a walking tour to discover Madrid of the Bourbons - the historical area around the Prado Museum.

During the tour, you pass Puerta de Alcala, Plaza Cibeles, and three monumental fountains: Cibeles, Apolo and Neptuno. Next, you proceed to the Spanish Parliament building, see the Atocha train station and explore the area of the Golden Triangle of Art made up of three most important art museums of Madrid - the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemitza and the Reina Sofia.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to one of the world's greatest art galleries and Madrid's top cultural sight - the Prado Museum. This venue houses a unique collection of fine art displayed in the halls and rooms of this 18th-century Neo-Classical building. You see the most significant gems of the museum's collection, including the famous masterpieces of El Greco, Velazquez, Goya, Raphael and Rubens. After the tour, you return to the hotel.

Later your private driver takes you to the train station for your train ride to Cordoba. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Breakfast is included.

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Eurostars Casa de la Lirica, Madrid
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The hotel Eurostars Casa de la Lirica boasts a central location near the main Madrid attractions like Puerta del Sol and Paseo del Prado. Guests stay at elegant rooms, featuring air-conditioning, TV and private bathrooms.

Welcome to Madrid

The capital city and largest Spanish municipality located on the Manzanares River in the heart of the country, Madrid is the outstanding political, economic and cultural center of Spain.

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Madrid
Cordoba
1 hr 40 min

A train ride is among the best ways to see what Spain has to offer. Check-in procedures are fast and easy, rides are comfortable, and our trusted driver will take you to the station on time and meet you when you arrive.

Cordoba

third destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Exploring Cordoba Highlights
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide in the hotel lobby and enjoy a 3-hour guided walking tour around the most outstanding sights of Cordoba that used to be the largest city of Roman Spain.

While exploring the city with your guided tour you see the beautiful Roman Bridge, the famous 14th-century Royal Castle - Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and the Great Mosque of Cordoba that is the oldest mosque in Europe.

After the tour of Cordoba, you have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Day Trip to Alhambra of Granada
Day tour
Day tour

You are right, today you join the club of those lucky ones who have visited one of Spain's... no - the world's most significant attractions - the mind-boggling Alhambra Fortress that used to be the residence of the Muslim rulers and their court.

After breakfast, you walk to the railway station for a 2-hour ride to Granada. Upon arrival, you meet your guide and driver at the train station and head towards the highlight of today's program - the majestic Alhambra.

Together with your private guide you get to know this historical place and get awe-inspired by its numerous arabesques, porticos, pools, gardens and Islamic ornamental masterpieces of its hallways.

After the tour and time for lunch, your driver transfers you to the station for your train back to Cordoba. Upon arrival, you walk to the hotel, and the rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

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NH Collection Amistad, Cordoba
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This magnificent hotel is situated near Cordoba’s old town and is part of a beautiful 18th-century mansion. It offers stylish air-conditioned rooms, equipped with a Nespresso machine, minibar, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom.

Welcome to Cordoba

Cordoba, Spain is a city with a unique and multicultural heritage. The city was founded by the Romans due to its strategic location on the Guadalquivir River and over time it became an important port town.

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Cordoba
Seville
50 min

The Spanish railway system connects all the major cities of the country. All trains are fast, safe and provide you with everything you need for a comfortable ride. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful landscapes passing by outside the train window.

Seville

fourth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Arrival to Seville & Old Town Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, your driver meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you to the railway station for your ride to the Spanish beauty - Seville.

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the station and takes you to your hotel. After check in you get to experience authentic Andalusian spirit in one of its most important cities. Your sightseeing program features top sights including the symbol of the city - the Giralda Tower, and visit to the Seville Cathedral and the Real Alcazar of Seville - the oldest European royal residence composed of a group of buildings from different time periods (entrances included). Your tour finishes at the scenic Plaza de Espana - a dazzling palace complex dating back to the epoch of Renaissance and considered to be among the most beautiful complexes of its kind in the world.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Vincci la Rabida Hotel, Seville
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The Vincci la Rabida is housed in a wonderful mansion built in the 18th century. The hotel’s stylish guest rooms offer ceramic-tiled floors, a satellite TV, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and large bathrooms with hairdryers.

Welcome to Seville

Marvelous Seville is a historic treasure, homeland of tapas, and simply a joyous town. The biggest town in southern Spain is full of surprises.

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Seville
Malaga
1 hr 50 min

Chose trains for exploring the unseen side of Spain! Hop on a train to travel to Malaga from Seville and enjoy the comfortable seats as well as numerous amenities onboard the modern train. 

Malaga

fifth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 10
Train to Malaga & Malaga City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and meet your private driver who transfers you to the station for train to Malaga. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel for check-in. 

Later you meet you private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful 3-hour walking sightseeing tour of the Old Town of Malaga. During the tour, you take a walk through its cozy narrow streets enjoying the medieval city atmosphere, see the 10th-century Moorish castle and admire the beauty of the Malaga Cathedral from both inside and outside.

After the tour, you return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free, so you can continue exploring Malaga on your own (we suggest visiting the Picasso Museum), have some rest or buy traditional souvenirs.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Malaga

Set on the Mediterranean coast, the lovely resort town of Malaga is a perfect location for those wishing to combine a relaxed beach holiday on Costa del Sol with discovering Andalusia's stunning legacy.

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Malaga
Tangier
1 hr

Traveling from one continent to another has never been so easy! Enjoy the comfortable transfer from Malaga to the port of Tarifa with our experienced driver, and embark on a ferry later to continue your journey to Tangier, Morocco. 

Tangier

sixth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 11
Crossing the Continents Over the Gibraltar
Day tour
Day tour
Transfer
Transfer

A busy day awaits! After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and start your way to Gibraltar, which is just a 2-hour drive away.

On the way you make a stop to explore the ancient Spanish city called Ronda - a mountaintop city set dramatically above a deep gorge El Tajo that separates the city’s circa-15th-century new town from its old town, dating back to the Moorish rule. Puente Nuevo, a stone bridge spanning the gorge, offers sweeping views of the city.

After the tour and time for lunch, you proceed to Gibraltar. You spend about a 2 hours exploring Gibraltar and then drive to Tarifa, where you embark a high-speed ferry to Tangier.

Upon arrival to the port, you are met by your driver and taken to your Tangier downtown hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 12
Tour of Tangier
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby and set off on a 2-hour tour of the city’s major highlights.

Separated from Spain by only 20 miles of the Strait of Gibraltar and being at some point a protectorate of both Spain and France, Tangier has always been a melting pot of cultures.

During the tour, you stop at Bab Kasbah - beautifully decorated gate to Tangier’s fortified area, rising high above the rest of medina. Then you proceed to the Tomb of Ibn Battuta, who was born in 1304 and considered to be the greatest traveler of his time. Together with the guide, you then visit Kasbah Museum of Mediterranean Cultures currently housed in former sultan’s palace.

After the tour, your driver takes you outside the city to discover Africa’s most North Western point, Cape Spartel and visit Hercules Caves which is one of the most visited attractions in the area. Legend has it that Hercules stayed and slept in this cave before getting golden apples from Hesperides Garden. 

You are then transferred back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Tangier

Located on the Strait of Gibraltar, the Moroccan city of Tangier is also known as Europes's gateway to Africa. This northernmost city in Morocco has long been of great importance.

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Tangier
Fes
4 hrs

Admire the beauty of Morroco while traveling along the coastline in a private car. Let our trusted driver take care of your safety and comfort and enjoy the scenic drive. 

Fes

seventh destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 13
Highlights of Fes
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel. You are transferred to Fes. Upon arrival, you have some free time before meeting your guide and driver for a 5-hour city tour.

During the tour, you see the 14th-century gates of the King Palace, the shrine of Moulay Idriss, the Mellah (Jewish quarter), and old Fes Medina with its traditional markets and tanneries. 

Together with the guide, you enter the ancient Bou Inania Madrasa founded in 1351 AD. You then proceed to the Fondouk el-Nejjarine - which was declared a national monument in 1916. Today this building is a home to the Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts. 

After the tour, you return to your riad and have the rest of the day at your leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 14
Exploring Volubilis & Meknes
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast at your hotel, you meet your driver and set out to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. Upon arrival, you meet your guide who shows you the 2000-year-old ruins, adorned with beautiful mosaics and colorful tiles depicting Roman mythology. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Your next stop is the city of Meknes, where together with your local guide, you explore its major highlights in about 3 hours. You start with admiring the grand entrance to the city and as well the most beautiful gates in the world - Bab Mansour.

Then your guide takes you to the Dar Jamai Museum* with its amazing local arts and crafts, following your visit to the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. 

Next, you proceed to the Royal Stables, which is a massive stable yard that was constructed to comfortably house no less than twelve thousand royal horses.

After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel in Fes.

  • Please note: the Dar Jamai Museum can be closed for temporary exhibitions. The Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail is under reconstruction till the end of 2018.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Fes

Often referred to as the "Mecca of the West" and the "Athens of Africa", Fes is the former Moroccan capital. It is renown worldwide for its stunning ancient medinas, the most famous of which is the Fes el Bali.

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Fes
Merzouga
7 hrs 20 min

Explore the typical landscape of Morocco while traveling with our experienced driver.

Merzouga

eighth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a hotel and 1 night in a desert camp
Day 15
Transfer to Merzouga
Day tour
Day tour
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you meet your driver and start off your way to the city of Merzouga. A long (7,5 hours) but fascinating ride awaits!

While traveling through the Middle Atlas Mountains, you pass the town of Ifrane often referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco for the surrounding mountainous landscapes and famous ski resorts. Another highlight of the area is Ifrane National Park - the natural reserve abundant with aromatic Atlas Cedar and a home to the largest population of Barbary macaques at this point considered to be endangered species.

Closer to Merzouga, you make a stop and enjoy panoramic views of Ziz Valley which has historically formed a part of a traditional caravan trading route between the settlements of Northern Sahara.

Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel. You then enjoy dinner at the hotel restaurant and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

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Day 16
Camel Caravan in the Sahara
Day tour
Day tour

In the morning, you have some free time to relax and prepare for today's adventure. At around noon, you meet your driver who takes you to the starting point of your camel trek* journey through the sand dunes.

One of the highlights of the day is a stop at a small village of Khamilia where you can watch and listen to the locals playing the typical music of the region - Gnawa.

Before the sunset, you arrive at the Berber camp and enjoy a wonderful dinner by the campfire. 

The desert is probably the best place to gaze at the stars. Take this chance and witness the Milky Way!

  • Note: Your luggage is transferred to the camp by vehicle.
  • *Camel trek can be replaced with a 4X4 drive to the camp. Contact your destination specialist for more information.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Merzouga

Located in the Sahara Desert, the southeastern Moroccan city of Merzouga is undoubtedly the best place to admire the sand dunes, ride camels, and stay overnight at desert camps.

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Merzouga
Skoura Oasis
5 hrs 20 min

 Let our professional driver take care of all the worries while you enjoy the landscapes and sceneries leading the way towards your next adventure in Skoura Oasis. 

Skoura Oasis

ninth destination
1 day in the oasis
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 17
Exploring Todra Gorge
Day tour
Day tour

After hearty breakfast at the camp, you are taken back by car* to Merzouga. 
Around noon, you meet your driver who transfers you to the spectacular gorge of Todra - one of the most breathtaking sights in Morocco. The gorge was carved by the Todra river that formed cliff-sided canyons in the mountains up to 400 meters height. 
Upon arrival in Skoura Oasis in 4,5 hours, you check in to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

  • *Camel trek is available and should be requested in advance. Contact your destination specialist for more information.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Skoura Oasis

Consisting of small villages, kasbahs, and an abundance of palms, a trip to Skoura Oasis is undoubtedly a unique experience while in Morocco.

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Skoura Oasis
Marrakech
4 hrs 20 min

Explore Morocco with our professional driver and enjoy the journey in a private car. During the ride, you will have the chance to admire the scenic landscapes and discover numerous charming towns along the way.

Marrakech

tenth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 18
Driving to Marrakesh
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast at your hotel, you continue your trip. The first highlight of your 4,5-hour journey is a charming city of Ouarzazate which is often referred to as the Gates of the Desert and was formerly an important hub for African traders. 

While your journey continues, you reach another UNESCO site - Ait Benhaddou, the unique mud brick city on the edge of the High Atlas Mountains that was often featured in movies, mostly replacing Jerusalem. 

Next comes the Rose Valley - the region between the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert which is the major producer of rose oil and water in the whole country. Traveling in April or early May allows you to see the Rose Valley in all its beauty.

The final leg of your journey takes you through the famous mountain pass in Morocco - Tizi’n’Tichka, and gives you the opportunity to admire magnificent views of numerous Berber villages, snow-capped mountains, and green valleys. 

Upon arrival in Marrakesh, you check into your centrally-located hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 19
Sightseeing in Marrakesh
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel, you set off on an exhilarating sightseeing tour of Marrakesh with your guide and driver. During your 5-hour tour, you see the highlights of the old city.

You begin your walking tour in the old quarter of Marrakech where you visit the 19th century Bahia Palace, covered with colorful tile work, and see its eight-hectare gardens with fountains. You then proceed to Saadian Tombs - marble tombs for the Saadian dynasty. Accessible only through a small passage in the Kasbah Mosque, the tombs were neglected until aerial photography exposed them in 1917. 

Your next stop is El Badi Palace located nearby and believed to have contained more than 350 opulent rooms, in addition to a large pool, sweeping courtyard, and several gardens. The pieces from the El Badi Palace were used to create a new palace in Meknes, leaving just the shell of the palace behind.

Continue to the souks, the largest you can find in Morocco. We suggest you try haggling as it is an inherent part of Moroccan trading culture.

In the afternoon, you venture into the new city and visit the Majorelle Gardens - a magical petite garden estate designed by Jacque Majorelle and maintained by Yves Saint Laurent.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Marrakech

One of the brightest towns in Morocco, the "Red City" Marrakech is a former imperial city famous for its UNESCO-listed old medina.

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Marrakech
Lisbon
1 hr 40 min

Travel from Marrakesh to Lisbon in less than two hours! Hop on a plane and enjoy the comfortable and quick journey leading to your next adventure. 

Lisbon

eleventh destination
5 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
4 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 20
Flight to Lisbon
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet your driver who transfers you to the airport for your flight to Lisbon.

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 21
Lisbon Walking City Tour & Fado Show
City tour
City tour
Show
Show

After breakfast, you meet your guide and enjoy a panoramic walking sightseeing tour of Lisbon.

During the tour, you see the most famous attractions, including Restauradores Square with the Obelisk commemorating the Restoration of Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640.

You take a funicular up to the Bairro Alto and admire the view of the Mouraria district and the Sao Jorge Castle, the charming neighborhood of Chiado abundant in old cafés, shops and theaters.

Then you proceed to Baixa including Rossio Square, where you learn how the city was destroyed in 1755 by a massive earthquake, and then totally rebuilt to become the city of today. Continue to Alfama Lisbon’s oldest district to admire Se Cathedral - the city’s oldest church and Commerce Square before returning back to Hotel and have the rest of the day free.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have some time to rest before going to the Fado Show with dinner.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

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Day 22
Trip to Sintra & Visit to the Belem Quarter
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast you meet your driver-guide and start your journey on an exciting day-trip to one of Portugal's most beautiful destinations - Sintra, that is famous for its fairy-tale castles and beautiful scenery. Upon arrival you visit the fairytale Pena Palace with a round trip shuttle bus (up to the Pena Palace).

Then you have some free time for lunch (not included) before your driver-guide takes you back to Lisbon. Upon arrival you visit the Belem Quarter, where you admire the Jerónimos Monastery (from the outside). You also make photo stops at the ancient Belem Tower and Monument to the Discoverers.

After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

*Please, note: due to limited access to Pena Palace, in July and August entrance to Pena can be changed for the Queluz Palace & Gardens or for the Ajuda Palace.​

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Day 23
Lisbon's Fishing Culture
Day tour
Day tour

In the morning after breakfast prepare for an exciting day of exploring Portugalэs traditional fishing heritage - an integral part of the culture which is often missed by tourists.

Together with your guide-driver you head for Fonte da Telha Beach to visit an old fishing village. Here you learn about local fisherman's traditional way of life and the different fishing techniques which they are used to apply. You continue traveling along the coast to the Arrabida Mountain Range to view the spectacular Sado estuary which is considered to be one of the most beautiful bays of the world.

You then are transferred to the city of Setubal, home to Livramento Market famous for a huge assortment of local seafood. As the highlight of the tour, you have lunch at a traditional family-run fisherman's restaurant and enjoy a delicious typical Mediterranean meal. After the tour, you return to your hotel in Lisbon and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and lunch included.

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Day 24
Departure from Lisbon
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your Spain - Portugal - Morocco tour. After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet your driver who transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

We hope you enjoyed your TransContinental experience and we'll be looking forward to seeing you on our tours again.

Breakfast is included.

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Turim Terreiro do Paco Hotel, Lisbon
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Located right on the banks of the River Tagus, the Turim Terreiro do Paco Hotel offers cozy guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a great stay, and offers excellent service. It boasts an indoor gourmet restaurant and a nice bar with a great selection of cocktails.

Welcome to Lisbon

The westernmost capital of Europe on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon, is home to the world's greatest explorers.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Malaga, Tangier, Fes, Merzouga, Skoura Oasis, Marrakech and Lisbon;
  • Overnight in a tent in a Berber camp;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches and dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to Barcelona Cathedral, Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Royal Palace, Toledo Cathedral, Synagogue in Toledo, Prado Museum, Great Mosque, Alcazar in Cordoba, Alhambra of Granada, Seville Cathedral, Real Alcazar of Seville, Malaga Cathedral, Bahia Palace, Sadiaan Tombs, Majorelle Gardens, Pena Palace;
  • Attending a Flamenco performance;
  • Camel ride in Sahara;
  • 1st class train tickets Barcelona - Madrid, Madrid - Cordoba, Cordoba - Seville;
  • Regular class train tickets Madrid - Toledo, Toledo - Madrid, Cordoba - Granada, Granada - Cordoba, Seville - Malaga;
  • Economy flight tickets Marrakesh - Lisbon;
  • Tickets for the Tarifa - Tangier ferry crossing the Gibraltar;
  • Support line during the trip.

*Note: Some travelers are obliged to have a special entry visa to Gibraltar. Please contact your travel specialist for further information.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Most convenient transportation logistics along the whole route;
  • Comprehensive tour of Gaudi masterpieces in Barcelona;
  • Day trip to the historical capital of Spain and the City of Three Cultures - Toledo;
  • Crossing the continents over the Strait of Gibraltar from Southern point of Spain to Nothern city of Morocco Tangier;
  • Overnight in The Sahara Desert in the Berber Camp and dinner around the campfire;
  • Exploration with local guide of the Old Medina in Marrakesh which is recognized for its Outstanding Universal Value;
  • Visit to Belem Quarter in Lisbon and exploration of fairytale castles of Sintra;
  • Local experiences of Flamenco and Fado shows, liqueur tasting.

What To Know

  • Credit cards are not accepted at many places, so make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand
  • Be prepared for currency conversion fees when paying with a card issued in USD
  • Tips to guides, drivers and restaurant staff in Europe are accepted but are fully at your discretion
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