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Highlights of Lisbon & Marrakesh

8 days from £2,610pp

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Itinerary highlights

  • Experience the best of Lisbon on a guided tour through the city's historic districts.

  • Witness the whimsical architecture of Sintra's palaces.

  • Hike Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains and visit a local family for a cup of mint tea.

  • Immerse yourself in the spice-scented souqs of Marrakesh.

  • Tour the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Lisbon
  • Marrakesh
  • The Atlas Mountains
  • Marrakesh
  • Casablanca

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With international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Lisbon

International outbound flight , Lisbon

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lisbon. Arrive into Lisbon and settle into your hotel. The afternoon is then yours to start exploring.

Day 2 Lisbon


Today, enjoy a full-day tour of the city's most important districts, from the waterfront Baixa to the rambling heights of Bairro Alto. After lunch, head out to Belém to visit Jerónimos Monastery and the elaborate Torre de Belém.

Day 3 Lisbon


Venture outside of Lisbon to explore nearby Sintra, believed by Portugal's ancient Celts to be a place of mystical power. The occult-inspired Quinta da Regaleira reflects that belief in its mythological symbolism and hidden grottoes. You can also enjoy towering views from the Palácio da Pena and Palácio Nacional, then eat lunch in town before heading back to Lisbon.

Day 4 The Atlas Mountains

Lisbon , Marrakesh , The Atlas Mountains

Continue your adventure today as you fly south across the Mediterranean to Marrakesh in Morocco. A driver will be waiting to take you from the airport directly into the High Atlas Mountains to a relaxing kasbah-hotel where you can soak up the views.

Day 5 The Atlas Mountains

The Atlas Mountains

There will be time to explore more sweeping scenery today on a guided hike through the Ourika Valley with a guide. The hiking routes vary from easy to difficult, so your guide can tailor the hike to suit you. En route, stop in a traditional village to spend some time with a local family in their home, sharing stories over a cup of mint tea.

Day 6 Marrakesh

The Atlas Mountains , Marrakesh

Today you will travel back to Marrakesh and your riad, which is located in the heart of the medina. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the roof terrace or venture out to explore the souqs.

Day 7 Marrakesh


Enjoy a full-day tour of Marrakesh, visiting the main historical sites such as the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadien Tombs, Bahia Palace and the Jewish Quarter. The afternoon will be focused on the cultural side of the city, winding your way through the different artisan areas within the souqs. End the day with dinner in the Djemaa el Fna, which comes alive with food stalls, henna artists, scribes and musical performers each evening.

Day 8 International return flight

Marrakesh , Casablanca , International return flight

Today there will be time to explore one final highlight in Morocco, the Hassan II Mosque, an exquisite example of Moroccan architecture located around two and half hours away in Casablanca. After your tour, travel to Casablanca International Airport for your flight home. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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