|24 December 2020||30 December 2020||790€||170€|
s.s. – single suplement
WHITOUT CHRISTMAS GALA
Day 1 COSTA BLANCA – COSTA DEL SOL
Morning departure towards the Costa del Sol. Stops en route. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Día 2 .- Costa del Sol- Tarifa – Tanger – Casablanca
Departure from the Costa del Sol to Tarifa where boarding onto Tangier crossing the Strait of Gibraltar. In Morocco, meet the guide and continuation. Stop in Larache for lunch (not included). Like many other populations in this northern parts of the Atlantic coast, Larache has a very quiet life during the winter, but during the summer Moroccan tourists plague the beaches. This small town is characterized by being a good place for fishing for abundance and quality. After lunch continue to Casablanca, arrival in the afternoon and check -in. Dinner and accommodation.
(*) Depending on the period of the year the boarding time could be changed as well as the place for lunch
Day 3.- Casablanca – Marrakech
Breakfast and panoramic sightseeing of Casablanca, the “cinematographic”. Economic capital of the country with more than four million inhabitants combines its modern art-nouveau or art-deco buildings with the old buildings of the thirteenth century, when it was known as Dar El Baida (the white’s house). See Mohammed V Square, Boulevard D’Anfa, Nôtre Dame Cathedral and the exteriors of the impressive Great Mosque of Hassan II, where more than 3,000 craftsmen worked. Only the Mecca reach more importance and size. Continuation to Marrakech, arrival at the hotel and lunch. Then visit of the city and its great historical past: We will visit the Koutubia Mosque or the booksellers whose minaret in a hispanomorisco style, of great beauty, is the symbol of the city, the exceptional Mausoleum of the sixteenth-century princes Saadinos and The sumptuous Bahia Palace (The Precious), built in the nineteenth century by hundreds of artisans from Fès. Walking around the Medina (ancient city) and its souks where a thousand and one artisan products are offered to the visitor to end up in the fascinating world of the famous Djemaa El Fna Square (Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO) where storytellers, snake charmers, jugglers , Dancers, etc… constitute an authentic “cut of the miracles”. Free afternoon and possibility of show-dinner in the complex of Chez Ali, La Fantasia. Accommodation at the hotel.
Día 4.- Marrakech – Rabat – Meknes – Fez
Breakfast and departure onto Fez, on the way visit Rabat, one of the Moroccan imperial cities, founded in the 12th century by the Almohads and today is the administrative capital of the country. See the exterior of the Royal Palace, the Tour Hassan that rises dominating the esplanade of the unfinished mosque with more than 200 columns; The Mausoleum of Mohammed V built in memory of the grandfather of the present King, who won the independence of the country and in which the royal guards, in showy dress, stand guard. Finally, Visit the beautiful Kasbah of the Oudayas with its 12th century gate. Lunch en route and panoramic sightseeing around Meknes, old berber capital located in the heart of the Middle Atlas and chosen by the second alaouita king Moulay Ismail like imperial seat in century XVII; There are still remains of its great splendor: forty kilometers of walls, in which stands Bab el Mansour, one of the most beautiful gates in Morocco that gives access to the medina of Meknes. In the afternoon arrival in Fez and room allocation. Dinner at the hotel and accomodation.
Día 5.- Fez
Breakfast and departure to start the visit of this old city that with its 785 mosques and its splendid Medina (old city), is the intellectual and religious capital of the country. The guided tour starts with the exteriors of the Royal Palace and its 7 gates, Dar El Makhzen, old residence of the Sultan, the Bab Bojloud gate decorated with blue enameled ceramics (the color of Fes) and green (color of Islam) gives access to the walled enclosure of the Medina (old city), largest of North Africa and declared Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity by Unesco. During this authentic maze of more than 2,000 squares, streets and alleys that ramble endlessly, guarding some of the most beautiful buildings in Morocco: palaces, madrasas, mosques, doors, fountains, which pleasantly surprise the visitor. Plaza Es-Seffarin will be seen with its pretty fountain of beautiful pottery and in it will be engraved in the marble flowers of lis, symbol that left the French prisoners who collaborated in its construction in century XVI; The Karaouine Mosque, the best known in the city with its celebrated Friday prayer, holy day of the Muslims, built in the 9th century and which is the oldest religious teaching center. Also visit the district of the dyers, the tanners with spectacular colors and the Souk, where they will be assaulted by noises, smells and colors of a crowded crowd, seeming to emerge from a forgotten page of history. Return to the hotel for lunch and free afternoon. At night you can go to a show-dinner in a typical palace in the medina. Accomodation in the hotel.
Día 6.- Fez – Tánger – Tarifa – Costa del Sol
rossing the Strait of Gibraltar. . Transfer to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Día 7. Costa del Sol – Costa Blanca
Breakfast and departure towards the Costa Blanca, passing by Granada, Guadix, Murcia. Afternoon return to the Costa Blanca and end of our services.
N O T E S :
Tickets to museums, monuments, shows and optional excursions as well as official guides not specified are not included in the Price.