World Edventures and Service Tours

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A Taste of Spice: Portugal, Spain and Morocco (16 Days)


Relive the Age of Discovery, when explorers brought treasures from around the world—now on glorious display in classical Portuguese palaces and Spanish cathedrals. See the Moorish influences in historical Andalusia, travel into the heart of Morocco, and explore the maze-like medinas of the ancient imperial cities.  Add a taste of spice as you discover the alluring countries at the crossroads of Europe and Africa on the exotic Edventure!

Your Edventure includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price varies depending on additional departure gateways)
  • 14 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 10 three-course meals served with beer or wine
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Private, deluxe motorcoach
  • Transportation (planes, trains, boats, etc.) while on tour
  • Select admissions with priority entry
  • Lisbon, Aranjuez and/or Seville prison (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)

Lisbon Square

Roman ruins at Evora

Plaza de Espana in Seville

An Evening of Fado

Casablanca

Chaouen

Chellah Gardens

Bazaar at Marrakech

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Price: $5,912.00 (2019) based on double occupancy, plus optional $429.00 premium trip protection*

Next Departure Date: 

May 2021 (PGSM0521)
May 2022 (PGSM0522)
October 2022 (PGSM1022)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights Include:

~ Welcome Dinner


~ Lisbon, Portugal’s colorful capital city, beginning with a guided tour of the Maritime Monument and iconic Belém Tower, followed by visits to the Jerónimos Monastery and the culturally-rich Alfama District


~ Lisbon Prison, Seville and/or Aranjuez Prison in Madrid (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)

~ An evening at a Lisbon tavern dining and listening to Fado, entertainment derived from the Latin word fatum, meaning "prophecy" or "fate", that is Portugal’s national musical treasure

~ The UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Sintra to learn why the Poet Lord Byron once called it a “glorious Eden”, as home to the only surviving royal palace from the Middle Ages, on a guided tour

~ Évora, one of Europe’s oldest continuously-inhabited cities, and once home to Portuguese royalty, including the region’s whitewashed homes, the remains of the Roman temple and the eerie “Chapel of Bones.”

~ Beautiful Seville, beginning with entry to the Alcazar, home to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, the intricately tiled pavilion of the Plaza de España, Seville Cathedral with its Gothic design, and the whitewashed homes of Barrio de Santa Cruz


~ A flamenco show, a unique and colorful Andalusian art form, involving guitar-playing, singing, clapping and dancing


~ The ancient Moorish town of Córdoba, for a guided sightseeing tour, featuring a visit to the Mezquita, an 8th century UNESCO World Heritage site mosque, turned into a cathedral during the Reconquista of 1236

~ Granada, the last bastion of Moorish rule in Spain, for a guided tour of the city, including the 14th-century Alhambra, a landmark painstakingly restored to its former glory, which blends Western art with Islamic design


~ The British colony of Gibraltar, a eponymous limestone monolith, for a guided tour up the Rock of Gibraltar to reach St. Michael’s Cave and the Apes’ Den, home to 160 semi-wild Barbary apes 


~ A ferry ride across the Straits of Gibraltar, dividing Europe from Africa

~ Tangier, a city celebrated by Western writers like Paul Bowles and William Burroughs, for a guided tour of the stately French plaza and Boulevard Pasteur, the maze-like passageways through the medina, and Cape Spartel, for a one-of-a-kind view of the Atlantic

Chaouen, a hilltop town famous for its blue-painted buildings, to admire panoramic views of the city, before strolling through the streets to soak in its unique character


Fes, the spiritual and cultural center of Moroccan life, including the University of al-Karaouine, dating back to the ninth century, the wonderful Souk el Attarine, the traditional madrassas and ancient Islamic schools that serve as the foundation of the city’s intellectual life, and the labyrinthine medina, the colorful bazaars


An evening of traditional entertainment, beginning with a dinner of regional specialties like shish kebabs and pastilla, an elaborate meat-filled pastry that’s known as Fes’s signature dish, followed by a traditional Moroccan show including musicians, belly dancers, and more


Morocco’s capital city of Rabat with a local guide, including  the Roman ruins at Chellah Gardens,  Hassan Tower, intended to be the world’s largest mosque until construction halted in 1199, and the white and green Mausoleum of Mohammed V


~ The highlights of seaside Casablanca, a city with a modern-day legend that was established by Old Hollywood, with a local guide


~ Marrakech, for a guided tour of the Djemaa el-Fna, a festive open-air market where musicians, snake charmers, and clowns perform during the evenings, the massive Koutoubia Mosque, which features a minaret that reaches nearly 200 feet high, the evocative Saadian Tombs, a mausoleum for the 16th-century ruling princes, the Bahia Palace, and the Rue Souk Smarine, famous for its textiles


~ A sunset camel ride in a lush desert oasis, stopping to admire the stunning sunset before sharing mint tea and pastries in the home of a local family to learn about the indigenous Berbers, then a family-style meal at a local restaurant


~ A tour of Madrid, led by a professional local guide, including a visit to Plaza de España, Plaza Mayor and a photo stop at the Royal Palace and the Prado, a world-class art museum, and home to masterpieces such as Velázquez’s “Las Meninas” and Goya’s “La maja desnuda” 

Tour Activity Estimates
 Average Daily Walking: 3.5 Hours
Average Activity Level: Moderate (mostly uneven terrain, including unpaved roads, cobblestone streets, hills and stairs)

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