Guaranteed departures every Thursday from Rome, all year round
Upon your arrival in the eternal city, one of our vehicles will be waiting for you at the airport to welcome you and transfer you comfortably and quickly to the hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you to relax and begin enjoying Rome at your own pace.
After a tasty breakfast, we recommend taking the optional tour of the Vatican Museum and St Peter’s Basilica or a tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forums.
We will take advantage of the day to walk around the eternal city, visit the famous Trevi Fountain and throw our coin to return to Rome and not stop trying the Italian ice cream in one of the ice cream parlors in the area of the fountain.
The Trevi Fountain, one of the best-known symbols of the city, is considered the largest and most beautiful fountain in the world. It was built where the intersection of 3 roads used to coincide and represents Neptune, god of the sea, taming the waters.
We can get lost in the narrow streets of Rome until we reach the foot of the majestic Via Veneto that begins at the foot of Piazza Barberini and ends at the Villa Borghese, one of the most elegant areas of the city. Via Veneto is the true reflection of the Italian dolce vita.
After breakfast free time for an optional tour of the Colosseum, Forums, and Palatine.
The Roman Forum was the main square of the city, while the Colosseum was the main entertainment center of the city, in this place the best and bloodiest battles that have existed in the world were unleashed, and all those present bets on the survival of some of the fighting gladiators. The visit transports us back in time and leads us to enjoy a unique experience.
After breakfast, we will transfer on our own to the train station in Rome and we will leave for Florence. Upon arrival, we will transfer on our own to the hotel. We will have the afternoon free to walk around the city.
Visiting Florence is essential for art lovers. The Tuscan capital is the wonder of the Renaissance; the place where the traces of characters such as Dante or Michelangelo are found, and thousands of works by those men who in the final stretch of the Middle Ages promoted the development of man and made some of the most beautiful artistic creations of all time.
After breakfast, you will have a free day to visit Florence.
We recommend the optional tour to the Accademia Gallery Art, history, and culture run through the veins of Florence. In 1748, to encourage the study and practice of art, the Grand Duke Peter Leopold founded the Galleria dell’Accademia, now known as the Accademia Gallery.
The practical teaching school was equipped with a wide variety of art supplies, including plaster, paint, models, and canvas, along with old paintings and models. This move launched artists like Jacopo di Cione and Bernardo Daddi into the spotlight, right in the leagues of famous artists like Michelangelo and Giotto.
Today, the Accademia Gallery is one of the most visited museums in Florence.
After breakfast, we will board the train to Venice. Once in the city of canals, we will transfer to the hotel on our own. We will have the rest of the day free.
Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world and it has earned this title in its own right because the charm that its bridges and canals exude have made it one of the most visited destinations in the world. Located in the northeast of Italy, the city stands on a group of islands on the shores of the Adriatic Sea.
After breakfast, free day in Venice. Optional afternoon gondola ride Venice offers us its splendor of past centuries showing us its Renaissance palaces such as the Doge’s Palace, Ca’Dario Palace, and Palcio Tiero, among others, and also its quiet streets crossed by beautiful canals traveled by its gondolas that transport us to other centuries.
The gondola, that small boat that crosses the lagoon waters, is linked to the image of the city that it forms part of its own identity and history. The canals would not be the same without the presence of the gondolas that give it that serene, elegant, and romantic air.
After breakfast, we will depart by train in second class from Venice to Milan.
After we arrive in Milan accommodation. Milan is a city for us to enjoy its architecture and its important pictorial works such as ¨The Last Supper¨, the masterpiece of Leonardo Da Vinci. The Duomo and the square where it is located are a symbol of Milan. Different points of interest such as the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, the La Scala Theater, one of the most famous opera houses in the world, or the Brera neighborhood, make it one of the cities that invites us to visit it.
After breakfast, free day in Milan.
We recommend the optional tour hop on hop off to enjoy the city.
Between their most important attractions, you’ll find the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. It is the most famous shopping gallery in Italy. Built-in a neo-Renaissance style, it is one of the greatest examples of iron architecture in Europe.
With its great triumphal arch entrance that stands out majestically next to the Duomo of Milan, it has a cross-shaped plan and the intersection is called the Octagon, with the central dome measuring 47 meters in height
After breakfast and at the indicated time we will transfer to the Milan airport, where we will board the international flight to our next destination, Casablanca.
After you arrive in what was formerly called “Anafé” until the 18th century, to be later rebuilt and renamed by Sultan Mohamed Ben Abadía as “Dar el Beida”, Casablanca, an English-speaking person will be waiting for you at your exit to assist you, communicate with you all the details of your itinerary, as well as clear up any doubts or queries you may have and make a brief presentation of the city and its day-to-day life.
The transfer to your hotel will be carried out by one of our air-conditioned vehicles. Once you arrive at the hotel, your assistant will help you with your registration. The rest of the day is for you to relax, and if you wish, start enjoying Casablanca.
After a tasty breakfast, we will visit Casablanca, starting with the Boulevard of the Corniche, the seafront promenade, and the coastal road, through which we’ll reach Anfa (old quarters of the historic city), a famous neighborhood in which its luxurious houses stand out.
The tour will lead to the exterior of the Great Mosque of Hassan II, a monumental and modern work (sliding roof and resistance to earthquakes) that holds the title of the third largest mosque in the world after Mecca and Medina (optionally, you can visit the inside). It is the most representative monument of the 20th century.
We will depart from Casablanca through the road and fertile valleys until we reach Meknes, a World Heritage Site and one of the four imperial cities along with Marrakesh, Fez, and Rabat, the former capital of Morocco.
You will visit the fortified city starting with its walls and great gates: Bab El Mansour Laalej, the largest gate in the country and North Africa; the Agdal pond, built for irrigation in the area; and the Lahdim Square, the epicenter of the city’s activity. Then you will have free time for lunch (optional).
Finally, you will arrive in Fez, where you will stay and have dinner.
After enjoying a delicious breakfast, we will start our journey with a visit to Fez Royal Palace with its magnificent golden doors. These seven bronze doors, each of different sizes, represent the seven days of the week and the seven levels of the monarchy.
Next, we will explore the Medina, also known as the Old Quarter. Here, we’ll have the opportunity to visit the Madrasa Bou Inania, which is an Islamic school. We’ll also see the Nejjarine Fountain, one of the most beautiful fountains in the medina and the oldest in Fez.
Additionally, we’ll visit the Al-Karaouine Mosque, a significant cultural center of Islam, housing a library with over 30,000 copies. This mosque is also the headquarters of the University of Fez. Lastly, we’ll visit the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, the most revered saint in Morocco.
During our journey, we’ll make a stop in the famous neighborhood of the Tanners, which is truly unique in the world.
Later, there will be an optional lunch opportunity. In the afternoon, we will continue our exploration of Fez, visiting its beautiful artisan neighborhoods that are divided by guilds.
Finally, we will return to our hotel to relax and unwind.
After a tasty breakfast at the hotel, you will go to the imperial city of Rabat, the capital of the kingdom and the second most populous city in Morocco. The visit will begin with the Royal Palace of Rabat and the seat of government, Dar-el-Makhzen, where more than two thousand people reside.
Later you will visit the Kasbah of the Oudaya, a fortified space of Berber origin dating back to the 12th century, a World Heritage Site. You will continue through the Mausoleum of Mohamed V (10 years of work and the collaboration of more than 400 artists), the unfinished Mosque and the Hassan Tower, and monuments of the Berber dynasty of the 12th century.
At the end of the visit, you will have free time for lunch (optional) and then continue the route to Marrakech, where you will have dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, you will begin your visit to the city of Marrakech, the magical red city.
Your visit will begin with the Menara Gardens, on the outskirts of the city. These gardens with a 14-hectare park in the center of which is an immense 12th-century pond. Later you will go to the city center to see the majestic Koutoubia minaret, the twin tower of the Giralda in Seville. You will also visit the Bahia Palace, built in the 19th century.
You will have lunch in the hotel and, later, you will continue the tour in a magical place: the Yemaa el Fna Square, declared a World Heritage Site.
In the morning, you will find sellers of orange juice and other fruit, wicker baskets, souvenirs, sweets, jewelry, dentists, healers, and commissioned writers. This universe becomes particularly fascinating at nightfall when the square is lit up with a thousand lights.
Free afternoon and return to the hotel for accommodation.
After a fabulous breakfast, you will enjoy a day off with half board at the hotel. You can walk at your own pace and enjoy the magic that the city of Marrakech offers you.
You can also choose one of the optional excursions as the tour to the Ourika Valley, a fertile area, with small villages of adobe houses hanging from the slopes of the mountain, or the visit to the Majorelle Garden, a beautiful garden designed by the Frenchman Jacques Majorelle in 1924.
Overnight and dinner at the hotel in Marrakech.
After a fabulous breakfast, you will enjoy the morning at leisure. you can walk at your own pace enjoy the magic that the city of Marrakech offers you and take the opportunity to make your last purchases.
At the agreed time you will leave for Casablanca, where you will have time for lunch (optional) and then you will have the afternoon free to enjoy the city at your own pace.
At the end of the day, you will have dinner and stay at your hotel in Casablanca.
After an exquisite breakfast and at the agreed time, transfer to Casablanca airport.
After spending a few fantastic days with Greca, we hope to see you again to enjoy some wonderful moments that will remain forever in your memory.
Have a good trip! Or, as you say yourself, “Rihlat saeida!“