Quite a few civilizations have left their imprint on Spain, Portugal, and Morocco, but perhaps none so permeating as the Moors. Get your feet wet in Moorish culture in the Iberian peninsula, home of Spain and Portugal. Surround yourself in the beautiful architecture of a traditional “pousada” with an overnight in Évora, before exploring Spain’s fiery Andalucian capital of Seville. Cool it all down in Morocco, within the city of Chefchaouen’s striking blue walls. Don’t miss out on a tour that’s as drenched with flavours, colours, and history as the three countries that comprise it.
Day 1 — Madrid
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 — Madrid/Porto
Get ready for a full travel day. Journey to Porto, including a quick lunch stop in charming Salamanca. Arrive in Porto by the early evening.
Day 3 — Porto
Enjoy an orientation walk of Porto with the rest of the day free to explore. Opt take a cruise down the Douro Valley. In the evening, visit a port wine cellar and raise a glass to the day.
Day 4 — Porto/Lisbon
Journey to Portugal's capital city, Lisbon. Take in your surroundings on an orientation walk of the Lisbon.
Day 5 — Lisbon
Free day to explore Lisbon. Opt for a day trip to nearby Sintra. In the evening enjoy a Fado night and traditional Portuguese dinner in one of Lisbon's oldest neighbourhoods.
Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
Day 6 — Lisbon/Évora
Travel to Evora in the heart of the Alentejo region. Enjoy an included tour to the haunting, but mesmerizing Chapel of Bones. Opt to visit Diana's Temple, one of the best preserved Roman temples in the Iberian Peninsula.
Day 7 — Évora/Seville
Journey to the Algarve coast to the small fishing village of Olhão. Explore it's bustling fish market, active waterfront and white washed laneways. Continue to Seville and enjoy an orientation walk on arrival.
Day 8 — Seville
Spend a day enjoying this city and its Moorish influence. Opt to explore the district of Santa Cruz and the Alcazar Palace. Later, rejoin the group for a dramatic flamenco performance.
Day 9 — Seville/Chefchaouen
Cross from Europe to Africa by ferry then enjoy a guided tour of Tangier before continuing on, travelling to the blue city of Chefchaouen.
Day 10 — Chefchaouen
Enjoy a free day in Chefchaouen to explore. The city, whitewashed in different shades of blue, is spectacular on its own but with the surrounding mountains, it's a sight to behold.
Day 11 — Chefchaouen/Fès
Enjoy a G Adventures-supported traditional lunch before taking a guided tour of the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing on to Fès.
Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
Day 12 — Fès
Explore the labyrinth of streets within the famous Fès medina with a local guide. Marvel at one of the ancient tanneries and take in the view from above.
Day 13 — Fès/Marrakech
Transfer to Marrakech via Casablanca, stopping for lunch and some time to explore this seaside city along the way.
Day 14 — Marrakech
Enjoy a medina tour with a certified city guide. Opt to visit Djemaa al Fna Square in the evening to see the gathering of musicians and street performers.