Prehistoric remains, colorful kasbahs, exotic spices and a stunning mountain range - Morocco is a feast for your senses. This four-day tour of Morocco's top spots from Costa del Sol will introduce you to the country's beauty and charm. Your destinations are Fez, Meknes, Rabat and Tangier, so prepare for an unforgettable and eye-opening experience. Morocco is so close to the coast of Spain, there's no reason for not taking side trip to explore it. This four-day excursion from Costa del Sol to four of Morocco's top cities will leave you enchanted.
You'll start in Fez, the spiritual and cultural center of Morocco. The most ancient of the imperial cities, it is a city of enormous variety and contrast. The splendor and beauty of its monuments and architecture are unrivaled.
Meknes is one of Morocco's most striking imperial cities. The Sultan Moulay Ismail made Meknes his capital. Palaces, mosques, gardens, lakes, granaries and stables were built over a period of 50 years, and yet Moulay Ismail's dream city, surrounded by a massive rampart wall, was never finished.
Surrounded by beautiful beaches, the city of Rabat has a very special ambiance, with its memorable blend of Islamic and European influences. The fourth of the imperial cities, Rabat was only declared the modern capital of Morocco in 1913.
Before returning to Spain, you'll make a stop in Tangier, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea.
Depart the Costa del Sol to Tarifa and board the ferry to Morocco. Continue to Fez.
Explore Fez, the most ancient of the imperial cities of Morocco. You will see the city's top sights: the Royal Palace, the Christian and Jewish Quarter, and the Medina (Old City), declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The afternoon is at your leisure to further explore this fascinating city. There is an optional dinner with show available. Fez accommodation: Menzeh Zalag (4-star) or Sofia (4-star).
After breakfast, depart to Meknes, where you will have a short panoramic city tour, including the Hedine Square and the great Mansour Gate.
Then travel to Rabat, where you'll enjoy an afternoon city tour of this diplomatic and administrative capital, and visit important sites like the Royal Palace, Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Continue to Tangier.
After breakfast you will have some free time to explore Tangier before boarding the ferry back to Spain.