You don’t have to settle for just the historic cultures of Spain when Morocco is just beyond the Straight of Gibraltar. On this custom tailored tour you will discover the ancient connection between Spanish and Moroccan cities. Follow the footsteps of history through grand palaces and spellbinding medinas, sweeping landscapes and alluring flavors. Spain’s coastline stretches from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic. Morocco’s countryside rises and falls with the rugged mountainsides. The scenery...
Madrid - Adventurous Madrid
Begin your Spain adventure in its capital of Madrid, a vibrant modern city that pulses with its unique and endless spirit. The contemporary boulevards surround the classic, medieval cobblestone streets and blends the present with the past. Your private transfer meets you at the airport and escorts you to the lavish accommodation waiting for your arrival. Madrid is an amalgamation of heritage and history, able to shape itself around your preferred interests. From art at the Museo del Prado to the revolutionary cuisine evolved from tradition in the market of San Miguel; elegant cafes line the regal colonnade of the Plaza Mayor and the Royal palace is brimming with exceptional grandeur. The culture of Madrid sweeps you up and welcomes you to Spain.
Madrid - Marvelous Streets and Royalty
Seville - The Times of Seville
Seville - Inside Royalty
Seville - Beside the Gorge
Granada - Smooth Reminders
Granada - The Spectacular Outcrop
Malága - Here Along the Sea
Tarifa - Sands and Sun of Gold
Tangier - Tangible Tangier
Tangier - The Variety of Life
Fez - Beyond the Rif
Fez - Surrounded by the City
Meknes - The Quieter Companion
Marrakech - Play it Again
Marrakech - A City that’s Everywhere
Marrakech - Edge of the Medina
- Visit the remarkable Royal Palace in Madrid, the largest palace in Europe
- Witness the exceptional grandeur of the Alcazar Moorish palace in Seville
- Explore the unique Seville Cathedral, filled with opulent décor
- Enjoy the tremendous view of the Andalucian landscape atop the gorge at Ronda
- Tour the fabulous Moorish architecture of the Alhambra palace complex
- Relax in the breeze on the pristine beaches at Tarifa
- Stroll through the historic and charming medinas of Morocco, from Tangier to Fez
- Find the quaint blue painted walls of Chefshaouen
- Discover the mixture of historic and contemporary culture in Casablanca
- Wander through the marvelous scenery and ancient streets of the Roman ruins at Volubilis
The remarkable countries of Spain and Morocco are yours to discover on this handcrafted 17-day tour that will show you their incredible landmarks and indescribable, and often intertwined, histories. Your adventurous journey begins with your arrival in Madrid. Spain’s capital city is filed with marvelous architecture and a bustling community that spans centuries. Spend two days in Seville and visit the exciting old quarter, bejeweled with a Moorish palace and an exceptional cathedral.
The streets pulse with flamenco and the cafes are always filled with jovial locals. A day in Ronda will show you the quaint city, its whitewashed walls, and the grand panorama overlooking the gorge. Two days in Granada affords you the opportunity to enjoy the meandering old streets preserved through time. Tour the Alhambra and find an exquisite culture represented by the illustrious palaces. Malaga is a seaside town with hidden treasures for you to explore, including the view of the shore from the great Gibralfaro Castle.
Spend time on the beaches of Tarifa, indulging in your final day in Spain. The ferry ride to Morocco is short and stunning, bringing you to the port of Tangier. The afternoon is at your leisure to introduce yourself to the city. In the morning you will tour the old city known as the medina, to see first hand how history and modernity are not necessarily separate. In the afternoon you will arrive in Chefchaouen, the blue city of the mountainside. Venture over the Rif Mountains to Fez.
For two days you can wander through the endless maze of the souk and medina, finding the Nejjarine Fountain and the Mellah. On your way to Meknes, stop in Volubilis to explore the Roman Ruins. A detour in Casablanca takes you into the metropolis’s contemporary culture in the shadow of its romantic past. Your two days in Marrakech reveal to you the charm of the old city and the opulence of its past sultans. Your final day finds you in the airport and beginning your journey home.
$3,939 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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