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15D12N Morocco + Spain & Portugal (Winter)

15D12N Morocco + Spain & Portugal (Winter)
  • 15 days
  • Group Tour
  • Aug 2017 - Mar 2018
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Chinatown Point 133 New Bridge Road, #03-13/14, #03-13/14, Singapore 059413

Highlights
15D12N Morocco + Spain & Portugal (Winter)
Set off on a journey of discovery and get to know the stories behind cities moulded by diverse people of various religions, each leaving their mark to form the distinctive character that we see today.


Highlights:
MOROCCO
TANGIER
  • Caves of Hercules
  • Grand Socco
RABAT
  • Oudayas Kasbah
  • Mausoleum of Mohamed V
CASABLANCA
  • Hassan II Mosque
  • Ain Diab corniche
SPAIN
GRANADA
  • Alhambra (Entrance included)
  • Generalife garden (Entrance included)
RONDA
  • Puente Nuevo (New Bridge)
  • El Tajo Canyon
  • Plaza de Toros de Ronda (Entrance included)
SEVILLE
  • Seville Cathedral (Entrance included)
  • Giralda Bell Tower (Entrance included)
  • The Tomb of Christopher Columbus
  • Plaza de Toros
  • Plaza de España
SALAMANCA
  • University of Salamanca
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Salamanca
MADRID
  • Royal Palace of Madrid (Entrance included)
  • Cibeles Fountain
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Puerta del Sol
TOLEDO
  • Toledo Cathedral
  • Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Segovia Cathedral
  • Alcazar of Segovia
BARCELONA
  • Casa Batlló and Casa Milà
  • La Sagrada Familia (Entrance included)
  • Columbus Monument
  • Montjuïc Hill
  • Las Ramblas
PORTUGAL
FATIMA
  • Religious Sanctuary of Fatima
  • Chapel of Apparitions
  • Berlin Wall
LISBON
  • Rossio Square
  • The Alfama
  • Castle of São Jorge
  • Cristo Rei
  • Port of Lisbon
  • Belem Tower
  • Jeronimos Monastery
  • Discoveries Monument

Meal Plans:
  • 12 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 10 Dinners
Special meals: Specialities
  • Spanish Tapas
  • Segovia’s Famous Roast Suckling Pig
  • Portugal’s Piri-Piri Chicken
4★ HOTELS
  • CASABLANCA Atlas Almohades
  • FEZ Hotel Sofia
  • TANGIER El Oumnia Puerto
  • COSTA DEL SOL Melia Costa del Sol
  • GRANADA Abades Nevada Palace
  • SEVILLE Hilton Garden Inn
  • LISBON Açores Lisboa
  • SALAMANCA Vinicci Ciudad de Salamanca
  • MADRID Holiday Inn Alcala
  • BARCELONA Fira Congress
Note: Hotels subject to final confirmation. Should there be changes, customers will be offered similar accommodations as stated in this list.


ITINERARY
DAY 1 - HOME→ CASABLANCA (Meals on Board)
Assemble at Changi airport and take-off to the cosmopolitan city of Spain, Casablanca.

DAY 2 - CASABLANCA (Meals on Board, Lunch, Dinner)
Upon arrival, proceed on to Casablanca for the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Morocco and Africa with the world’s tallest minaret; and stroll along the Ain Diab corniche.

DAY 3 - CASABLANCA → RABAT → FEZ (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Travel to the capital of Morocco, Rabat for a tour of the city. Pay a visit to the Oudayas Kasbah, a massive ancient fortress quarter built in the 12th century and its beautiful white and blue interior of Mediterranean flavour. Stop by the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and delight in the artistic design of the mosque, complete with detailed motifs and dazzling chandeliers. Later, proceed on to Casablanca for the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Morocco and Africa with the world’s tallest minaret; and stroll along the Ain Diab corniche. Journey to Morocco’s cultural and spiritual centre, Fez. Learn about the city through an exploration of the medersas, caravanserais, palaces, mosques, residences and fountains in the medina dating back to the 13th century.

DAY 4 - FEZ → TANGIER (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Depart to Tangier. Continue with the city tour that takes you to the mythical Caves of Hercules of Greek lore; and the Grand Socco, a dynamic mixture of contrasting lifestyles, colours and architecture where old and new meet.

DAY 5 - TANGIER → COSTA DEL SO (Breakfast, Dinner)
Free at leisure till board a ferry to Spain. If time permits, you may wish to take part in an optional excursion to the city of Gibraltar. As night falls, head to Costa del Sol to spend the night at a seaside resort.

DAY 6 - COSTA DEL SOL → GRANADA (Breakfast, Dinner - Spanish Tapas)
Make your way to Granada and Embark on a city tour as a local guide brings you to visit the Alhambra Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where varying transformations come about as the light and water create different decorative effects on the special clay walls. Then, move on to the Generalife and be wowed by the lush greenery and sprinkling fountains in the extensive gardens of the leisure residence that belonged to former Arab kings.
Note: The entrances of Alhambra Palace and Generalife are subject to availability.

DAY 7 - GRANADA → RONDA → SEVILLE (Breakfast, Dinner)
Make your way to Ronda, an ancient city located about 750 meters above sea level, and make a beeline for the Puento Nuevo bridge to enjoy a thrilling view of the 100-metre deep El Tajo gorge and a breathtaking panorama over the Serranía de Ronda mountains. Pay a visit to the Plaza de Toros de Ronda, one of the oldest bullrings in Spain and learn more about the bullfighting sport at the in-house museum. As night falls, head down to Seville to spend the night.

DAY 8 - SEVILLE → LISBON (Breakfast, Dinner - Portugal’s Piri-Piri Chicken)
Set off on an introductory city tour and take in the sights of the Plaza de Toros, an impressive bullring that took several decades to construct, and the Plaza de Espana, a building complex that is a beautiful work of Spanish Renaissance Revival style in architecture. Also, visit the majestic Seville Cathedral, where the burial tomb of Christopher Columbus is also located, and enter the Giralda Bell Tower, one of the three remaining Almohad minarets in the world. Enjoy a smooth drive as we continue our journey to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon.

DAY 9 - LISBON (Breakfast)
Home to the world’s greatest explorers such as Vasco de Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator, embark on an adventure through Europe’s secondoldest capital to discover some of its famous historical treasures. Stop by Lisbon’s most iconic monument, the World Heritage Belem Tower, and also not forgetting the Jeronimos Monastery with its exquisite cloisters, the Discoveries Monument built in honour of Henry the Navigator. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of Rossio Square, the medieval alleyways of the Alfama quarter, the impressive view of the Castle of São Jorge, the outstanding Cristo Rei, and the scene of swaying cruise boats docked at the Port of Lisbon. If time permits, you may wish to indulge in an optional treat at the famous egg tart confectionary, Pasteis de Belem; or join an optional tour to the towns of Sintra, Cascais and Estoril as well as the Cabo Da Roca.
 
DAY 10 - LISBON → FATIMA → SALAMANCA (Breakfast, Dinner)
Embark on a stroll through Fátima to arrive in one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world, the Sanctuary of Fátima. Here, you will be greeted with the sight of the Berlin Wall at the entrance, followed by the Chapel of Apparitions at the very heart of the sanctuary where four million pilgrims converge yearly. Depart to Salamanca, Enjoy an idle walk through the university town for a close-up view of the splendid Baroque architecture in Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor, the Old and New Cathedral, the University of Salamanca and the House of Shells.

DAY 11 - GRANADA → TANGIER (Breakfast, Dinner)
Head across the straits to Tangier in Morocco by ferry. The city tour takes you to the mythical Caves of Hercules of Greek lore; and the Grand Socco, a dynamic mixture of contrasting lifestyles, colours and architecture where old and new meet.

DAY 12 - MADRID → TOLEDO → MADRID (Breakfast, Dinner)
Kick off the day with an exciting tour of Toledo, also known as the city of three cultures – Arabic, Christian and Jewish – and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through the narrow maze of streets to arrive at the Toledo Cathedral, a sacred site that houses important masterpieces such as a stunning baroque high altar and two El Greco paintings. Then, proceed to Madrid for a guided city tour which includes the Royal Palace and its lavish gold and scarlet throne room as well as the Cibeles Fountain which is one of Madrid’s most prominent symbols. Also, drive past Santiago Bernabéu Stadium – home to the Real Madrid football club, for a fleeting glimpse into the heart of Madrid culture.
Note: If Royal Palace is closed, it will be replaced by a visit to Prado Museum.

DAY 13 - MADRID → ZARAGOZA → BARCELONA (Breakfast, Dinner)
Revel in the majestic architecture of the Nuestra Señora del Pilar Basilica in the city of Zaragoza, reputed to be the first church in history that is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Thereafter, proceed to Barcelona to retire for the night.

DAY 14 - BARCELONA → HOME (Breakfast)
Experience Barcelona in its full splendour through a tour, where you can view the lauded art nouveau style buildings such as Casa Batlló and Casa Milà along the elegant Passeig de Gràcia avenue and enter the statuesque La Sagrada Familia church and be wowed by the stunning interior. Marvel at the towering Columbus Monument and the impressive Monumental Bullring before heading up to Montjuïc Hill for a spectacular vista of the city and its harbour. Then, make your way to Las Ramblas, a treelined pedestrian mall that stretches for 1.2km along the street in central Barcelona. You may also wish to pay an optional visit to the Monastery of Montserrat located in Catalonia. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Note: If La Sagrada Familia is closed, it will be replaced with a visit to Park Güell. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.

DAY 15 - HOME SWEET HOME
We hope you enjoyed your vacation with EU Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.
 
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