Day 3 - MADRID, SPAIN      
This morning our local guide takes us on a tour of Madrid’s historic center, see the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor, the site of many an event since the 17th century.  An expert-led tour of the monumental 18th century Royal Palace reveals the throne room, the royal armory and the palace’s impressive courtyard.  Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure to explore Madrid or opt for an optional excursion to magnificent Toledo, a 192 B.C. UNESCO World Heritage site on the Tagus River.  Meals:B
HOTEL HESPERIA MADRID

Day 2 -  MADRID, SPAIN        
We begin our amazing journey in Madrid, Spain’s dynamic capital.  This evening gather with new friends for a charming welcome dinner.  Meals:D
HOTEL HESPERIA MADRID

I T I N E R A R Y
Day 1 - INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/WILMINGTON/PHL AIRPORT
Roundtrip transportation from Independence, Newark and Wilmington takes you to PHL Airport to board your overnight flight to Madrid, Spain’s capital city.  Meals: D in flight

Day 12 - MARRAKECH/CASABLANCA    
This morning venture to Casablanca and tour the Hassan II Mosque, a stunning and impressive architectural masterpiece.  See the city by night on your drive along the seashore to your farewell dinner at Rick’s Café, the legendary saloon from the film Casablanca.  Meals:B,D
MOVENPICK HOTEL, CASABLANCA

Day 10 - FES/MARRAKECH     
Depart for the imperial city of Meknes (UNESCO) where you will see the famous ancient door, Bab El Mansour and the Bab El Khamis flea market.  Continue to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, where you visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and explore the Oudaya Kasbah.  This evening arrive in the exotic city of Marrakech.  Choose to explore the city by night during an optional excursion to Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech’s main square, complete with a horse and carriage ride and a unique dining experience.  Meals:B
MOVENPICK HOTEL MANSOUR EDDAHBI

Day 9 - FES 
Discover Fes, one of the holiest cities in the world. A fascinating panoramic tour includes the Medersa Bou Inania, built in 1325.  See the Jewish Quarter, the city ramparts and the gates of the Palace.  Then set out on a walking tour in the Medina.  Founded in the 9th century, it is home to the world’s oldest continuously functioning university.   Amid the cobbled alleyways you’ll find donkeys and mules laden with goods, famous leather tanneries and you can view the honeycomb of vats exploding in brilliant colors.  Meals:B
PALAIS MEDINA & SPA FES

Day 13 - AIRPORT TRANSFER /HOME
Morning transfer to the Casablanca’s Mohammed V airport for your return flight to Philadelphia where transportation will be waiting to return you home.

TOUR INCLUSIONS:  Roundtrip transportation from Independence, Newark and Wilmington to PHL Airport * roundtrip air PHL/Madrid - Casablanca/PHL * accommodations for 11 nights based on double occupancy * sightseeing as per itinerary * meals include breakfast daily * 1 lunch and 6 dinners * taxes and gratuities for hotels and included meals * roundtrip transfers between airports and hotels * luggage handling at hotels * services of a Tour manager from Collette*

Not Included:  Passport fee * gratuities for motor coach tour driver, local guides and Collette Tour Manager.

Conditions:  a deposit of $500 and insurance of $315 are due no later than April 10, 2019.  Final payment is due August 10, 2019.  Without insurance a non-refundable deposit for land and air is $750. Cancellations:  With insurance, you are guaranteed a full refund of all payments (including deposit) except for cost of insurance, $315.  You may cancel for any reason.

Responsibility:  B & B Travel Inc, d/b/a 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as an agent for suppliers in arranging transportation, accommodations and all other services included in this tour.  4 Seasons Tours and Travel is not liable for loss, damage, injury, or expense caused by delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service, or from any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by negligence of any company or person.  No refunds for any unused portion of the tour.

 A passport valid for 6 months after your return is required for this tour.

SOUTHERN SPAIN & MOROCCO

 October 19 - 31, 2019
13 days / 12 nights
$4399


Single Supplement is $850

Visit two continents and enjoy a true taste of Spain and Morocco.  Embark on a walking tour of Cordoba’s religious marvel, the Mezquita.  Stroll through the cobbled alleyways of the ancient medina of Fes.  Visit the final resting place of the monarchs.  Explore Marrakech’s ancient El Bahia Palace and visit Chefchaouen, the “blue city” of Morocco.  Enjoy a tour and sherry tasting at a bodega. Learn the secrets of paella during a demo in the Andalusia region.  Savor traditional Moroccan fare at a family run riad.

Day 7 - SEVILLE/MOROCCO  

Leave Seville and journey to Spain’s sherry region.  Stop in Jerez de la Frontera for a tour and tasting before enjoying a tapas lunch.  Then depart for Tarifa, is where you board the high-speed ferry to the continent of Africa.  A short ride across the Strait of Gibraltar brings you to  Morocco and the city of Tangier.  Enjoy a free evening to explore this seaside city.  Stroll along the waterfront promenade, visit the marina, shop in the Medina or simply enjoy the views.  Meals:B,L
HILTON TANGER CITY CENTER HOTEL

Day 5 - GRANADA/SEVILLE    
Explore the city’s main sights; see the hilltop palace of the Alhambra and enjoy a visit to the Royal Chapel.  Get a glimpse of what life was like when the Moors occupied the city during a short walk through the Albayziin neighborhood, full of rich color and the aroma of spices.  Later, arrive in Seville, Spain’s cultural capital.  Meals:B               
BARCELO SEVILLE RENACIMIENTO, SEVILLE

Day 8 - TANGIER/FES   
Journey from Tangier to Chefchaouen, the “Blue City” of Morocco.  Enjoy free time to explore the famous indigo-blue streets of this small town.  This afternoon arrive in Fes (UNESCO), the “Mecca of the West”.  This evening dine at a family-run riad in the Medina and taste traditional Moroccan delights.  Meals:B,D
PALAIS MEDINA & SPA FES

Day 4 - MADRID/CORDOBA/GRANADA   
Travel to the extraordinary Moorish city of Cordoba. Upon arrival, a walking tour of the Mezquita, a UNESCO WORLD Heritage site.   Originally built as a mosque, it was converted into the city’s cathedral in 1236.  Stroll the historic Jewish Quarter and later travel along the peaceful Sierra Nevada to Granada, the last great capital of the Moors in Spain before it fell to the Catholic monarchs in 1492.  To reduce travel time, there is the option of taking the AVE high-speed train from Madrid to Cordoba.  Meals:B,D
BARCELO CARMEN GRANADA

Day 6 - SEVILLE         
Join a local expert in discovering the city’s historic Mudejar architecture and uncover the legends of Seville.  Tour the Royal Alcazar (UNESCO), and walk through its beautifully decorated courtyards and see exquisite plasterwork.  Stroll the colorful Alcazar gardens to find one glorious garden after another.  See the Giralda Bell Tower and the majestic Seville Cathedral (UNESCO).  Continue on to the winding streets and whitewashed buildings of Barrio Santa Cruz, the old Jewish Quarter of Seville.  This evening learn the secrets of paella, then enjoy an authentic flamenco show (UNESCO) featuring Seville’s top performers.  Meals:B,D
BARCELO SEVILLE RENACIMIENTO, SEVILLE

Day 11 - MARRAKECH    
Explore Marrakech and its ancient El Bahia Palace.  Visit the historic Jewish Mellah and see the majestic 12th century Koutoubia Mosque.  Pass the Royal Palace during a tour of the ancient city wall.  Then it’s your choice!  Visit one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in Morocco, Jardin Majorelle, a colorful oasis in the center of Marrakech OR visit the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, a showcase of art, fashion and design by the iconic Algerian designer.  Then, enter the 9th century walled Median and enjoy mingling with locals and artisans.  Meals:B,D
MOVENPICK HOTEL MANSOUR EDDAHBI