SPAIN: Royal Palace-Plaza Mayor-Cibeles Fountain-Gran Via-Puerta del Sol Square-Plaza Espana-Medieval Castle-Santa Monica La Blanca Synagogue-Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens-Giralda Tower-Maria Luisa Park- Plaza Espana of Seville- Old City of Salamanca- University of Salamanca- Old Cathedral of Santa Maria de la Sede
MOROCCO: -Kasbah and Souk-Traditional Bazaar-Barbary Pharmacy-Fez Royal Palace-Christian and Jewish quarters-Medina-Koutobia Mosque-Jemaa el Fnaa Square-Palais de la Bahia-United Nations Place-Mohammed V Square-Casablanca Cental Market-HabbousQuarter-Mehkama-Cathedral Norte Dame de Lourdes-Ain DiabCorniche
PORTUGAL: – Torre de Belem- Jeronimos Monastery- Avenue of Liberdade- Se Cathedral-Rossio Square-Comercio Square-Sanctuary of Fatima
Day 1 MANILA – MADRID
Check in at the airport at least 3 hours before departure. Upon arrival at Madrid, meet your English Speaking Assistant then transfer to hotel. Standard check-in time is 1400H. Free time at you own leisure.
Hotel: Axor Feria 4* or similar class (2N)
Day 2 MADRID – TOLEDO – MADRID [1HR 30 MIN]
Have your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, and then see the highlights of the city. Visit the Royal Palace, official residence of King Carlos and his family, see Plaza Mayor, the main square, the Cibeles Fountain, the luxury boulevard Gran Via and Puerta del Sol Square, which is officially the exact center of the country, and Plaza Espaňa with the famous monument to Cervantes. In the afternoon, transfer to Toledo and experience Toledo’s past on a guided walk along cobblestone alleyways, and explore this WorldHeritage-listed city’s medieval architecture and fortified city walls. Your guided city tour takes you along the labyrinth of laneways winding through the medieval walled town. Your tour guide will point out the city’s Arabic, Mudejar Gothic and RenaissanceArchitecture, evidence of the city’s Roman origins, Moorish influences and Baroque grandeur as the formal capital of Spain. View the Medieval Castle, with its storybook fortified towers, and the stunning Moorish architecture of Santa Maria La Blanca Synagogue, Europe’s oldest synagogue. Have your dinner and overnight in Madrid.
Day 3 MADRID – GRANADA [6 HRS]
Have your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, then transfer to Granada. Enjoy a guided visit of the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens, a summer complex built by the Moorish Kings and today’s highlight of Granada. This World Heritage Site offers the visitors of breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding mountains. Have your dinner and overnight at Granada. Hotel: Abba 4* or similar class (1N)
Day 4 GRANADA – TARIFA [5 HRS] – TANGIER
Have your buffet breakfast inside the hotel. After a long drive going to Tarifa, you will ride a ferry going to Tangier. Start your Moroccan adventure with a sightseeing coach tour through the modern part of Tangier, and continue on foot to the historical center to visit the Kasbah and Souk. Continue to a Traditional Bazaar where Moroccan carpets, traditional slippers, leather objects, and other traditional Moroccan handicrafts are displayed. If time permits, visit a Barbary Pharmacy, also called as “spice shop”, where locals buy natural beauty products and spices for cooking. Have your dinner and overnight at Tangier Hotel: El Oumnia Puerto 4* or similar class (1N)
Day 5 TANGIER – FEZ [6 HRS]
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, transfer to Fez and enjoy a half day tour. From the comfort of your coach, admire sights such as Fez Royal Palace, the Christian and Jewish quarters, and the enchanting UNESCO-listed Medina. Listen to the entertaining commentary from your onboard guide to help bring life to the incredible Fez sights as you explore. Have your dinner and overnight at Fez. Hotel:Pickalbatros Royal Mirage 4* or similar class (1N)
Day 6 FEZ– MARRAKESH [7 HRS]
Have your buffet breakfast inside the hotel then proceed to Marrakesh (long drive). After arrival at Marrakesh, have your dinner and overnight at the hotel.Hotel: Atlas Asni 4* or similar class (1N)
Day 7 MARRAKESH – CASABLANCA [4 HRS]
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, enjoy a half day city guided tour to explore Marrakesh – the red city. Walk through the Old Medina and see the Koutobia Mosque, feel the atmosphere of Jemaa el FnaaSquare,that is full of acrobats and dancers. Afterwards, visit the Palais de la Bahia, built in the late 19thcenturty, intended to be the greatest palace of its time. In the afternoon, proceed to Casablanca. Have your dinner and overnight at the hotel. Hotel: IdouAnfa 4* or similar class (1N)
Day 8 CASABLANCA – TANGIER [5 HRS]
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, enjoy a half day city tour of Casablanca in the morning. During your 3-hour tour, you will discover the vast size of Casablanca, which is the largest city in Morocco, and the country’s major economic, industrial, and cultural center. Start with a visit to the United Nations Place, followed by Mohammed V Square and the Cental Market before continuing to the Habbousquarter to admire the Royal Palace from the outside. Afterwards, visit the Mehkamaand the Cathedral Norte Dame de Lourdes. See the famous Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Morocco and the seventh-largest in the world. Admire the exterior of this beautiful structure overlooking the ocean. Your last stop is the Ain DiabCorniche, where you will have free time to walk down the promenade lined with restaurants and swimming pools before hopping back in your vehicle to end the tour. Proceed to Tangier for dinner and overnight at the hotel. Hotel: El Oumnia Puerto 4* or similar class (1N)
Day 9 TANGIER – TARIFA [3 HRS] – SEVILLE
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, take the ferry going back to Spain and proceed to Seville. Have your dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Hotel: Silken Hotel 4* or similar class (2N)
Day 10 SEVILLE
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, you will have a guided tour to Giralda Tower,which is the largest cathedral in the world, and is also the burial site of Christopher Colombus, and the famous bell tower. Walk through the green park of Maria Luisa with its fountains and pools until you reach the the magnificent Plaza Espaňa with its 48 tiled benches. In the afternoon, enjoy a free time at your own leisure and have a traditional dinner with flamenco show in the birthplace of this passionate dance. Hotel: Silken Hotel 4* or similar class (2N)
Day 11 SEVILLE – LISBON [6 HRS]
Have your buffet breakfast inside the hotel then proceed to Lisbon (long drive). After arrival at Lisbon, have your dinner and overnight at the hotel. Hotel: Holiday Inn Continental 4* or similar class (1N)
Day 12 LISBON – FATIMA [2 HRS]
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, start with the historic quarter and Torre de Belem, the symbol of the capital, dedicated to the rich age of the great maritime discoveries. See the famous Jeronimos Monastery, a World Heritage Site that shows the best example of Portuguese Manueline Style and Vasco da Gama’s resting place. Afterwards, proceed to the Avenue of Liberdade and continue to reach the Baixa District to admire the Se Cathedral, Rossio Square, and the monumental Comercio Square. Proceed to Fatima and discover the most important pilgrimage center in Europe after Rome, where it is believed that three shepherd children had various sightings of the Virgin in 1917. Visit the spectacular Sanctuary of Fatima, which contains the tombs of the three children, and admire the huge square in front of the basilica, that is twice the size of St. Peter’s Square in Rome. Have your dinner and overnight at the hotel. Hotel: Estrella de Fatima 4* or similar (1N)
Day 13 FATIMA – SALAMANCA [6 HRS]
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, have a free time in Fatima and proceed to Salamanca. After arrival at Salamanca, have your dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 14 SALAMANCA – MADRID [3 HRS]
After your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, enjoy a 2-hour guided tour. Discover the Old City, a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site, the University of Salamanca, where Cervantes was a student, the Old Cathedral of Santa Maria de la Sede, founded in 12th century. Enjoy free time at your own leisure and sit at one of the many cafe’s at Plaza Mayor, one of the most magnificent squares in Spain. Afterwards, proceed to Madrid. Upon arrival at Madrid, have your dinner and overnight at the hotel. Hotel: Axor Feria 4* or similar (1N)
Day 15 MADRID – MANILA
Have your buffet breakfast inside the hotel, then free time at your own leisure. Standard Check out time is 1100H. Transfer to Airport then fly back to Manila.
CATHAY PACIFIC (subject to change)
CX 902 MNLHKG 2020 2240 (2.20H)
CX 315 HKGMAD 0050 0845 (13.55H)
CX 320 MADHKG 1230 0705 (12.35H)
CX 901 HKGMNL 0900 1120 (2.20H)