Magical Spain & Portugal and Morocco

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A combination of sangria, vibrant cities and beaches together with desert, camels and adventure. Discover the lovely Spanish towns and villages. Taste delicious seafood in Portuguese harbours while sampling port wine. Then fly off to the mysterious lands of Morocco, before setting up camp in the Sahara. Roam the bustling markets of Marrakech, after catching the ocean breeze in Essaouira. Embark on a remarkable 15 day journey with Magical Spain, Portugal and Morocco tour.

Duration
15 Day
Destination(s)
Morocco / Portugal / Spain
Starts in / Ends in
Madrid / Marrakech
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
4&3 Star
35-40

Sight Visited

  • Agadir
    Agadir

    A major coastal town on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, Agadir is famous with its summer resorts and beautiful beaches.

  • Al Hambra Palace
    Al Hambra Palace

    The magnificent palace from the 11th century gets its name from its red walls -Red Castle in Arabic. This World Heritage Site is a must-see in this lovely city.

  • Bahia Palace
    Bahia Palace

    The name itself meaning “brilliance”, Bahia Palace was built to be the greatest palace of its time in the 19th century with the essence of Islamic - Moroccan style.

  • Cordoba
    Cordoba

    The cultural and historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a World Heritage Site. The Alcazar Fortress is breath-taking and the Jewish neighborhood is not to be missed.

  • Djeema El Fna
    Djeema El Fna

    The main square of Marrakech hosts many attractions and an authentic local market. Visit fortune tellers, watch snake charmers or acrobats.

  • Essaouira
    Essaouira

    Located on the Atlantic Coast, Essaouira is famous with the powerful trade wind blowing onto the protected, calm bay. Very popular among windsurfers!

  • Granada
    Granada

    The cultural and historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a World Heritage Site. The Alcazar Fortress is breath-taking and the Jewish neighborhood is not to be missed.

  • Lagos
    Lagos

    You will fall in love with this warm seaside town offering Portuguese culture. This beautiful city with sandy beaches also offers a large variety of water sports.

  • Lisbon
    Lisbon

    Amazing cathedrals, museums, long dinners, friendly locals, lively nightlife… Welcome to the second oldest capital in Europe!

  • M'Hamid
    M'Hamid

    M’hamid is an oasis town isolated from the crowds. Hidden in the palm oases of M’Hamid are seven old and decaying Ksars.

  • Madrid
    Madrid

    The capital of Spain, located in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, offers an extensive artistic & cultural heritage. An amazing city in every aspect.

  • Marrakech
    Marrakech

    The main square of Marrakech hosts many attractions and an authentic local market. Visit fortune tellers, watch snake charmers or acrobats.

  • Ouarzazate
    Ouarzazate

    The “door of the desert”, Ourzazate is located just in the north of the Sahara desert. It is mainly inhabited by Berbers who built the famous Kasbahs.

  • Sevilla
    Sevilla

    Walk around and get lost in the perfect combination of Roman, Islamic, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque style architecture before you get some tapas and join the night.

ITINERARY

1
Day 1: Madrid
Welcome to Spain! Meet at the lobby at 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your tour guide and other tour members. After, you will have free time to explore Madrid's vibrant nightlife or join us for an optional group dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: No
2
Day 2: Madrid City Tour, Granada
Start the day with breakfast before we head off on a guided panoramic city tour passing by top attractions such as the buzzing social hub of Puerta del Sol, the historical square of Plaza Mayor, the official residence of the Spanish royal family Palacio Real, as well as the Almudena Cathedral among many other places. You can't leave Spain's capital without trying the region's speciality churros or a quick stroll through Buen Retiro Park for that insta-worthy pic at the Crystal Palace! It's time to depart for our next stop Granada. On arrival we will take a guided orientation tour of Granada to get a glimpse into this beautiful region of Spain. End the day by treating yourself to a cold drink and you'll usually get a free tapa! Winning!
  • Included Activities: Guided Madrid & Granada City Tour
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
3
Day 3: Granada, Cordoba, Sevilla
We start the day with one of Spain's iconic highlights, the Alhambra and Generalife gardens. Walk around the fortified Moorish palace complex, with its dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, it's not a sight you should miss. On the road again, we will pay a short visit to fortress-cum-palace, Alcazar de los Reyes Christianos and the labyrinth of narrow streets, small squares and white washed buildings in the old Jewish quarter in Cordoba before continuing on to our next stop Sevilla.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Cordoba
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner & Alhambra visit
  • Meals: Breakfast
 
4
Day 4: Sevilla
Fill up on breakfast, before joining us on an orientation walk around Sevilla city centre and Santa Cruz neighbourhood, and you may even recognise some sights along the way, hint *GOT & Star Wars*. In the afternoon, spend some time exploring as you please. We recommend climbing the Giralda tower in the Cathedral of St Mary for some epic views, or wandering around the Plaza de Espana in Parque de Mar­a Luisa for it's grandeur, canal and beautiful ceramics. One of the oldest places in Europe, Reales Alcázar is also a must see, and is the perfect example of Mudejar Architecture. What better way to end the day than an optional Flamenco show!
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Seville
  • Optional Activities: Flamenco Show
  • Meals: Breakfast
 
5
Day 5: Sevilla, Lagos, Lisbon
Goodbye Spain, hello Portugal. First stop is the beautiful paradise of Lagos. Chill by the ocean and catch some sun rays on the sand, the rest of the day is yours to do as you please. In the evening, we will drive to Portugal's capital Lisbon.
  • Included Activities: Free time at the beach in Lagos
  • Optional Activities: Boat trip in Lagos
  • Meals: Breakfast
6
Day 6: Lisbon City Tour
It's time hit the buzzing streets of Lisbon starting with a city tour visiting famous landmarks including the Church Monastery of Jeronimos and Belem Tower, the Lisbon Cathedral, Alfama Quarters, and St.George Castle. The afternoon is yours to roam the pretty streets, winding paths and historic buildings. Why not take a tram ride, or try one (or twenty) of Lisbon's famous tarts Pastel de Nata. This evening let's get the crew together for an optional group dinner, and party the night away in Barrio Alto.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Lisbon
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
7
Day 7: Lisbon, Madrid
Eat a delicious breakfast before we leave Portugal and make our way back to where our journey began, Madrid.
  • Meals: Breakfast
 
8
Day 8: Madrid, Marrakech (By Flight)
Today we will fly from Madrid to Marrakech. Keep your eyes peeled at Marrakech airport for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 7:00pm for an informal meeting with your new local guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring vibrant Marrakech or go out for an optional group dinner.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting in Marrakech
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
9
Day 9: Marrakech, Zagora, Mhamid, Jeep Safari
It's time to cross into the vast Sahara desert! Drive along the Draa valley until reaching the desert village of Zagora, reflecting the traditional desert life in Morocco. The village is located at the edge of the Sahara desert and where you join a 4x4 jeep safari. Pass through magnificent dessert villages and take a break at an oasis for a locally prepared lunch. Continue on to the Saharan oasis town of M'hamid and climb up the sand dunes before we heading to our camp. A traditional Moroccan dinner is prepared by the camp staff for you to enjoy under the desert stars.
  • Included Activities: 4X4 Jeep Safari
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
10
Day 10: Mhamid, Zagora, Camel Trek at the desert
Wake up to the Saharan sun and take a mental picture to last forever, an astounding day of Saharan adventure awaits! Ride your camel across the Sahara soak in the magical desert atmosphere and way of life. Have lunch at a local house in the desert. Make your way back to the campsite for an experience of a lifetime: watching the desert change colour at sunset. Enjoy your Bedouin style dinner and if you're lucky locals may entertain you with traditional songs and dances by the campfire.
  • Included Activities: Camel Trekking
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
11
Day 11: Zagora, Agadir
Enough of the desert, time to embrace the ocean! Leave the desert sands for the sandy beaches of Agadir and the beautiful vast ocean. A popular sea resort, especially for windsurfers, the town gets 340 days of sunshine a year! Roam the pretty village and markets, and rest up along the southern Atlantic coastline of Morocco.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Atlas Mountains & Berber Village
  • Meals: Breakfast
12
Day 12: Agadir, Essaouira
Hop back on the coach and drive along the charming ocean coast and banana plantations until we reach Essaouira. Morocco's top sea-side destination, Essaouira has something to offer everyone: water sports, delicious Moroccan seafood, vast beaches and attractive nightlife. Its marvellous citadel is an attraction of its own with breath-taking views of the ocean and tiny local shops scattered all around.
  • Meals: Breakfast
13
Day 13: Essaouira
Embark on a full day of discovery of the beautiful town. One of the most popular surfing destinations on the Atlantic Ocean, Essaouira is serene, friendly and charming. Wander through tall white houses with yellow detail and blue doors, narrow streets, local markets and the impressive ramparts that surround the old town. Enjoy some jazz, and savour delicious fish at the Essaouira port for a spectacular evening.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Essaouira
  • Meals: Breakfast
14
Day 14: Essaouira, Marrakech
Time to bid farewell to the ocean as you embark on a scenic drive to Marrakech through Argan trees. If you're lucky, you may meet goats climbing the trees! Late in the afternoon you will reach the fascinating city of Marrakech. It is where the Arab city culture meets the Berber culture of the desert and mountain villages. Here, the sub-Saharan traders would trade their wares with European merchants, who would then bring them to Europe. Wear your haggling hats as you discover Djemaa el-Fna Square and brace for the mayhem! Marking the entrance to the huge bazaar, the area is packed with story tellers, snake charmers, acrobats, musicians and folk dancers.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Djeema El Fna
  • Optional Activities: Fantasia Night
  • Meals: Breakfast
15
Day 15: Marrakech
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates before checking out of the hotel (11:00). Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk!
  • Meals: Breakfast
 
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Price ($)

The tour price covers the following services:

Accommodation

4 star hotels and desert camp, Bedouin tents and 3 star hotels in Spain & Portugal.

Meals

14 breakfasts | 2 Lunch | 2 Dinners

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus on land tours | Flight from Spain to Morocco

Airport Transfer

Arrival and return transfers in Morocco

Guide

Services of experienced Travel Talk local tour guides, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in Morocco | Local tour leaders in Spain & Portugal

What is not included in the tour price?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

AGUMAR HOTEL - MADRID


HOTEL ANDALUCIA CENTER - GRANADA


Hotel Andalucía Center is located 200 metres from Granada’s Science Park, 15 minutes walk from the city centre. It offers a seasonal rooftop pool and hot tub, and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

HOTEL SILKEN AL ANDALUS - SEVILLA


Silken Al-Andalus Palace Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Seville s historic centre. It offers a gym, beauty salon and a seasonal outdoor pool, as well as terraces, gardens and open spaces to relax in.

SANA METROPOLITAN HOTEL - LISBON


SANA Metropolitan Hotel is located near Praça de Espanha and only 5 minutes’ drive from Marquês de Pombal Square.

BLUE SEA LE PRINTEMPS HOTEL - MARRAKECH


This hotel is well located close to Plaza Square, and it has an outdoor swimming pool to offer.

CAMPING SITE ZAGORA


This camping is an amazing place to relax and to dive deep into nomadic spirit. Get ready for once in a lifetime experience around the campfire, under the sky.

CAMPING SITE M'HAMID


It's only an hour driving from Zagora, located in the Sahara, this camping site is decorated Berber style, accommodation includes open air folk-shows around the campfire, traditional foods.

TULIP INN OASIS HOTEL - AGADIR


Centrally located in Agadir and only 200 metres far from the beach, has a fully equipped fitness saloon and most rooms have sea views from the rooms.

HOTEL MIRAMAR - ESSAOUIRA


Overlooking the bay of Essaouira, this Moorish beachfront hotel is Located in the center of Essaouira.

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