Day 1 Madrid - Caceres - Seville (576 km)
At 8:00am, we will depart from Madrid and travel to the region of Extremadura, arriving in Caceres. We will take some free time to walk around the Plaza Mayor and walk through the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests will get lunch on their own before we continue to Sevilla in the Andalusia region. We will enjoy dinner in a local restaurant before checking into our hotel for the night.
Day 2 Seville
We will tour Seville in the morning, visiting the Parque de Maria Luisa, the Plaza de Espana, the Seville Cathedral, La Giralda, and Santa Cruz, the city's old Jewish Quarter. We may take an optional tour to the Royal Alcazar of Sevilla, or spend the rest of the afternoon in Seville at our own leisure.
Day 3 Seville - Cordoba (143 km)
In the morning, we will head to Cordoba, visiting the Mosque-Cathedral, the Jewish Quarter, and more. Then, we will have the rest of the day free to spend at our own leisure.
Day 4 Cordoba - Ronda - Marbella (230 km)
On our way to Marbella, we will stop in the village of Ronda to see the famous Puento Nuevo Bridge. After some free time here, we will continue to the Costa del Sol until we reach Marbella, where we will eat dinner and spend the night.
Day 5 Marbella - Tangier - Fez (544 km)
After breakfast, we will board a ferry on the southern coast of Spain that will carry us across the Bay of Gibraltar to Morocco. Once there, we will disembark and continue on a bus to the city of Tangier, where we will take a sightseeing tour before continuing to Fez for the night.
Day 6 Fez
In the morning, we will explore the narrow, 9th-century streets and alleys of Fez in the city's antique Medina district, one of the oldest of its kinds in the world, with its mosques, madrasas, and handicraft shops. We will have the afternoon free to continue to discover this charming city.
Day 7 Fez - Meknes - Rabat - Tangier (408 km)
Today, we will eat breakfast and depart to Meknes to take a panoramic tour of this imperial city. Then, we will move on to Rabat, the nation's capital, where we will visit the Mausoleum of Mohamed and Hassan Tower. Afterward, we will go to Tangier for the night.
Day 8 Tangier - Marbella (153 km)
After breakfast, we will board the ferry and return to Marbella, where we will enjoy dinner and settle into our hotel accommodations for the night.
Day 9 Marbella - Granada (180 km)
After breakfast, we will drive to Granada, where we will visit the Alhambra, the massive fortress complex built by the former Arab rulers of southern Spain. We may also take an optional trip to the Caves of Sacramonte and see a special flamenco show.
Day 10 Granada - Toledo - Madrid (433 km)
We will depart Granada for the imperial city of Toledo, the crossroads of medieval Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. We will eat lunch and enjoy a sightseeing tour through the city's narrow streets. Afterward, we will return to Madrid in the late afternoon or early evening.