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Morocco & Spain
Discover the wonders of Casablanca, before heading to fascinating and mesmerising Fez, one of the best cultural escapes in Morocco. Cradle of the ex-Shereefian Empire and with its rich Andalusian heritage, the foundations of Fez go back to the 8th century.  Continue to Chefchaouen, famous for its ethereal blue coloured streets and onto Tangier where you embark on a ferry to Spain. There begin your self-drive holiday exploring the wonders and richness of Andalusia.
Holiday Length: 12 days
Departs: Daily
Start City: Casablanca
End City: Madrid
Type of Holiday:  tour/self drive



  Private tour in Morocco and Self Drive in Spain  
       
Day 1   Casablanca
   

Welcome to Morocco. Upon arrival at Casablanca, you will be met by our friendly local representative and transferred to your hotel.

     
Day 2   Casablanca -  Fez
    This morning explore Casablanca. This dynamic city, the 4th largest on the whole African continent, hides some architectural treasures within the narrow streets of its ancient Medina and is also the home of the beautiful Hassan II Mosque, the largest in Northern Africa.  Later, drive to Fez. (B)
   
Day 3   Fez
    Today experience the heart of Moroccan culture.  The mysterious Fez is the cradle of Mediterranean
civilisations, steeped in history and tradition.(B)
     
Day 4   Fez - Meknes - Volubilis - Chefchaouen
  This morning explore the heritage of the Imperial City of Meknes and continue to the Roman ruins &
superb mosaics of Volubilis. Later, continue to the hill-perched 'Blue City' of Chefchaouen and meander through the many hues of blue to the highest point within the Medina to catch a glimpse of amazing valley views. (B)
     
Day 5   Chefchaouen - Tangier - Costa de Sol
   

This morning travel to Tangier and embark on a ferry to Spain. On arrival in Algeciras, make your own way (10 mins by taxi) to the car rental office. Collect your car and drive to Fuengirola. (B)

     
Day 6   Costa de Sol
   

Today is at leisure to relax and experience the jazzy atmosphere of this mythical coastal region of Spain. (B)

     
Day 7   Costa de Sol - Granada (150 km)
   

Drive to Granada the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. You may visit the world-famous Alhambra (Red Palace) and Generalife Gardens. (B)

     
Day 8   Granada - Ronda - Seville (300 km)
   

Travel to Ronda, one of the oldest cities in Europe, perched at 740m above sea level. Admire the old bridges & fascinating architecture of Ronda and continue to Seville. (B)

     
Day 9  

Seville

    Today is a at leisure to explore the rich cultural legacy of Seville, experience the effervescence of the Santa Cruz Quarter and savour some local tapas. You may visit Giralda and Alcazar. (B)
 
Day 10   Seville - Cordoba (160 km)
    Drive to Cordoba. Explore the harmonious blend of Muslim, Jewish & Christian heritage. You may visit the Juderia Quarter and the impressive Mezquita. (B)
     
Day 11   Cordoba - Toledo - Madrid (420 km)
    Drive to Toledo. Fall under the medieval charm of this city and spend the afternoon exploring. You may discover a few paintings of El Greco hidden throughout the city: in the cathedral, the Santa Cruz Museum, the Church of Santo Tome ... Later, continue to Madrid. (B)
     
Day 12   Madrid
    Return your car to the airport. (B)
     

TOUR INCLUSIONS







 

Morocco
4 nights in Tourist Class Hotels (option to experience Riads available - extra cost)
Private A/C transport and transfers
Daily breakfast
Sightseeing with private local English speaking guides
Entrance fees and ferry ticket to Alegeciras
Spain
8 days Category C car rental (Opel Astra or similar)
7 nights accommodation in Superior Tourist Class Hotels
Daily breakfast

     
TOUR EXCLUSIONS

  Porterage
Tipping
Personal expenses
Taxi fare from Port of Algeciras to car rental office
     
UPGRADE
 

An upgrade to Riads in Morocco (at extra expense) is available.


     

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