Morocco and Spain: 12-day Accessible Tour

Morocco and Spain・12 Days・from $2867

What’s Included

12-DAY ACCESSIBLE ADVENTURE IN MOROCCO AND SPAIN
Accessibility: 6/10. Expect some navigation challenges. A stable, sturdy manual wheelchair with a pusher to assist is recommended. Sleeping accommodations are accessible. This trip is great for positive-minded travelers who are happy to go-with-the-flow and comfortable with flexible plans to optimize the experience.

 

Note: B = breakfast is included; D = dinner is included. Alcoholic drinks are not included in the cost of your trip. By law, no alcohol may be served or sold to people of the Muslim faith in Morocco and drinking alcoholic beverages in public is strictly forbidden.

 

PART ONE: ACCESSIBLE TOUR OF MOROCCO
With both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines, Morocco is a rich blend of Arab, Berber, European and African influences. Explore the vibrant region in twelve magical days.

Your full time guide: English-speaking professional driver, additionally licensed for tourism, will manage all your accessible transportation and tour requirements

  • 5 Nights at 4-Star accessible hotels in Morocco
  • All the breakfasts and Dinners that are noted in the interary above
  • 6 Days of accessible transportation
  • Excursions in Volubilis, Asilah, and Medina
  • Tours in Marrakech, Fes, and Tangier
  • Entrance fees to historical sites
  • Portage Tips for bags
  • Daily Water in Vehicles
  • All Moroccan VAT taxes are included
  • 24/7 Emergency In-Country Phone Line

Not Included:

  • Lunches
  • Tips for you driver, guides, waiters, etc.
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Airfare
  • Accessibility or other equipment rentals
  • Wheelchair pushers

Day 1 – Arrival/Tangier D

Welcome to Tangier Ibn Battuta Airport, the gateway between Africa and Europe! Your private accessible transport driver will meet you and whisk you off to your fully accessible hotel, where your private guide will be waiting to greet you. Once you’re settled into your room, your guide will accompany you into Tangier for a guided tour of the old Medina and the famous ramparts. Essaouira Ramparts are the first line of defense from invaders The word “essaouira,” by the way, means wall or rampart. This location is a favorite site of The Game of Thrones television series.

As evening falls, head for a hearty dinner.

 

Day 2 – Tangier/Asilah/Fez B, D

After a delicious traditional Moroccan breakfast, you leave Tangier en route to the famous city of Fez (aka: Fes or Fas.) Along the way, you’ll stop in the quaint seaside town of Asilah. which has a beautiful and vastly accessible medina quarter. explore a city that is known for its yearly art festival where hordes of artists come together to paint the city walls. For seafood lovers, it is a great place to enjoy a seaside lunch before continuing to Fez, the hillside city that has endured for more than a millennium.

 

Note: Medina quarters often contain historical fountains, palaces, mosques and sometimes churches. Because of the very narrow streets, medinas are generally free from car traffic, and in some cases also motorcycle or bicycle traffic. Some streets are less than a metre wide. The Medina of Fes, or Fes el Bali, is considered one of the largest car-free urban areas in the world

Dinner in Fez and your accessible hotel await you at the end of the day.

 

Day 3 – Fes B, D

Setting out into the Medina of Fez, the religious and cultural heartbeat of Morocco and one of the world’s largest walled cities, you will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and art treasures of Morocco.

You will appreciate your guide’s intimate knowledge of the area as you navigate the maze of narrow streets.

 

Sample local foods as you lunch in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina and then visit the King’s palace, the famous Fez potters and the Jewish quarter. After freshening up at your hotel, you will head out in the evening to enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant in this culinary capital.

 

Day 4 – Fez/Volubilis/Marrakech B, D
Note: the city of Marrakech has limited accessibility due to uneven & steep terrain. We recommend a sturdy manual wheelchair & pushing assistance.

 

Today, your driver will take you west toward the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. This involves some rougher terrain, but parts of the ruins are accessible by wheelchair. You will enjoy lunch in Moulay Idris, one of the holiest cities in Morocco.

 

After lunch, you’ll continue your journey to the former imperial city of Marrakech, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a playground of the rich and famous of the 20th century.

Once settled into your hotel, breathe in the sights, sounds, and scents of the foods and spices of Marrakech over dinner: at local restaurant.

 

Day 5 – Marrakech B, D

After breakfast, enjoy the guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Saadian Tombs, Marjorelle Gardens, and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, you’ll explore the souk (market) of Marrakech.

 

Freshen up and, in the evening, head off to the Djemaa el-Fna, the famous center square of the medina. Coming alive at night with the local storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-watering barbeque pits, the square is well worth a visit.

 

Another delicious dinner awaits a at local restaurant.

 

Day 6 – Departure Marrakech or Casablanca B, D

Depending on departure times and at your pleasure, you can either fly home from Marrakech or head to Casablanca, famous city of the Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman movie by that name, for an evening departure. We can accommodate your entire group so long as all flights leave from the same airport.

 

With lifelong memories, stories to share, and souvenirs in your suitcase, your driver will get you to the airport with plenty of time to spare for your departure. Au revoir!

 

PART TWO: ACCESSIBLE TOUR OF SPAIN   

The second half of your our accessible 12-day Tour of Morocco and Spain, concludes with the accessible 6-day tour of Spain.

Your 5.5 hour rail trip across Spain includes your train tickets on the AVE High Speed Train between Seville and Barcelona.

There are only 5 accessible tie-down system equipped seats available on the AVE High Speed Trains. The rail has ramp access for easy boarding. Trained support staff will be waiting at both stations.

 

Days 7 & 8 – Seville

Your modern accessible hotel is situated in the commercial sector of Seville, moments aways from the Old Town and the High-Speed Train Station. Freshly renovated in 2016, the hotel has two restaurants and a cocktail bar with service available throughout day. The Mosaic Restaurant offers traditional and international food; La Taberna restaurant offers traditional Sevillian dishes. The double-occupancy rooms are modern, elegant and comfortable. Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi, roll-in-shower and breakfast are all included.

 

We know you’ll love exploring Seville, the largest city of Andalusia. Founded by the Romans, with influences from Moorish and Castillian rule, this rich history, architecture, food, and culture will delight you at every turn. Modern architectural marvels such as the Metropol Parasol, locally known as Las Setas, by the German architect Jürgen Mayer live amiably alongside Saint Mary’s of the Sea church, completed in 1519. From Flamenco dancing to gazpacho soup, you’ll quickly fall in love with Sevilla.

 

Half-day Historical Tour of Seville

 

Your experienced, English-speaking, local official tour guide, will explore the city with you.  You’ll wander the charming barrio Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter of Seville with its narrow streets and whitewashed houses, flowered balconies, and hidden squares shaded by the orange trees. Your guide will take you into the heart of the historic center, where you will skip the entrance lines and enjoy fully guided visits at both Seville’s Cathedral and the Royal Alcazar Palace.

 

Day 9-12 – Barcelona

Ah, Barcelona! The perfect way to end this lively adventure. Filled with the architecture of Antonio Gaudi, lively and beautiful plazas, delicious seafoods, intensely flavored gellatti, and Jambon, the famous Iberian cured pork. Music and art fill the streets of the city of the famous Picasso Museum, Parc Guell, and much more. From The Bjorn and Gothic quarters to the Raval and Villa de Gracia, this city will delight you and give you memories for a lifetime.

 

Your accessible Barcelona hotel is located in the Poblenou quarter, right next to Rambla del Poblenou, a wide street with bars and restaurants. Quieter than the famous La Rambla, this is a perfect place to relax. A rooftop terrace graces your hotel.after a full day in the city; order a cool drink and enjoy the great city views.

 

Your accessible hotel room in Barcelona includes an adapted bathroom with a roll-in shower and shower seat. The deluxe double-occupancy room includes breakfast daily.

 

4-Hour Private ‘Best of Barcelona’ Tour

Your 4-hour private accessible tour of Barcelona includes visits to a curated selection of the most emblematic attractions of the city. You’ll start your tour with a panoramic drive around Montjuic, Spain Square, Gaudi´s La Pedrera and Casa Batlló.  Then, it’s time for a guided visit to Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece Sagrada Familia, where you’ll be engulfed in the unique expression of “the sacred and profane” that defines this architectural genius’ work.

 

Your tour winds down with a relaxed, wander tour through Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter through ancient streets, past shops, patisseries, the Picasso Museum, and centuries old churches.

 

All this is included in your 1/2-day accessible tour of Barcelona:

  • Expert, English speaking official local tour guide
  • Private air conditioned, adapted minibus, equipped with manual ramp and tie-downs
  • Tickets and guided visit to Sagrada Familia, bypassing the entrance lines
  • Guided visit of the Old Town of Barcelona, Including Santa Maria del Mar, Cathedral of Barcelona, Jewish quarter, Gothic Quarter, and the Roman columns
  • All local taxes and traveler insurance

 

5 Hour Barcelona – Montserrat Monastery Tour    

But wait! There’s more! Before you head for home, you’ll be treated to one more amazing 5 hour accessible tour of Montserrat Monastery, you’ll discover the magnificent beauty and rock formations of the UNESCO world heritage site Montserrat mountains. In the stunning, movie-like setting the Basilica church and chapel are perched on the mountainside at an altitude of 720m. With over 1000 years of dramatic history, Montserrat is the spiritual heart of Catalunya and home to the mythical 12th century Black Virgin La Moreneta statue, as well as home to an order of Benedictine monks and the oldest boys’ choir in Europe called “Escolania de Montserrat.

 

Airport and Rail Transfers

  • Accessible Minibus transportation from Seville Airport to your Hotel in Seville
  • Accessible Minibus transportation from your hotel in Seville to the Seville Train Station
  • Tickets on the accessible 5 1/2 hour high speed train from Seville to Barcelona
  • Accessible Minibus transportation from Barcelona Train Station to your hotel in Barcelona
  • Accessible Minibus transportation from your hotel in Barcelona to Barcelona Airport
  • Your driver will wait, even if your arrival or departure time(s) are delayed
  • Your driver will greet you with a sign with your name on it at the arrivals hall
  • Personal assistance with luggage and accessing the minivan
  • Comfortable and modern air conditioned minibus with tie-down system, seatbelts and enough space for luggage.

COST: $2867 USD   PER PERSON

Does not include: International airfare or Travel Insurance

Ask us for international airfare and travel insurance pricing

Morocco and Spain: 12-day Accessible Tour: 12 Days

from price/person
$2867
flights excluded

Highlights of this Trip

  • Castles
  • Rugged landscapes
  • Pubs and Picnics