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Exclusive Basque Country, Portugal & Morocco Tour – Private Luxury Tours (21 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Biarritz, France To Marrakesh, Morocco

Valid for Departures Now Through: 22 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Biarritz, France
Hotel du Palais None

EXCLUSIVE BASQUE COUNTRY, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO TOUR: Bilbao, Biarritz, San Sebastian, La Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Douro Valley, Porto, Lisbon, Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains

An exclusive private tour of France, Spain, Portugal and Morocco for the most discerning luxury traveler.

Introductory tour of Bilbao with private guide and driver

Private tour of Guggenheim Museum with expert guide

Architecture, art, interesting neighborhoods, history, markets

Private arrival transfer to hotel in Biarritz, France

Accommodation in Biarritz at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 2
Biarritz, France
Hotel du Palais Breakfast

Flexible private tour with expert guide and driver

Architecture, art, interesting neighborhoods, history, markets, shops

Day 3
San Sebastian, Spain
Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian Breakfast, Snack

Private overland transfer to San Sebastian, with private touring in Saint-Jean-de-Luz en route

Accommodation in San Sebastian at ultra-luxury hotel

Evening private pintxos and Txakoli tasting tour

Day 4
San Sebastian, Spain
Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian Breakfast

Morning private market tour and cooking class

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private excursion to Getaria, txakoli vineyards, excursion to...

Day 5
Elciego, Spain
Hotel Marques de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Elciego Breakfast

Private overland transfer to Rioja, with culinary and wine touring en route

Accommodation in Rioja at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 6
Valladolid, Spain
Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine Breakfast

Private transfer to Ribera del Duero with wine touring en route

Hilltop cities, history, architecture

Accommodation at luxury hotel

Day 7
Valladolid, Spain
Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine Breakfast

Private tour of the estate and winery

Historic architecture, wine tasting, natural landscapes

Day 8
Douro, Portugal
Six Senses Douro Valley Breakfast

Private overland transfer to Douro Valley, Portugal

Afternoon private winery tour and private cruise in a traditional boat along the Douro River

Accommodation in the Douro Valley at luxury hotel

Day 9
Porto, Portugal
The Yeatman Breakfast

Private overland transfer to Porto

Afternoon private city tour

Accommodation in Porto at luxury hotel

Day 10
Porto, Portugal
The Yeatman Breakfast

Full-day private tour of Porto

Private tasting at Port wine cellar, museums, architecture, UNESCO-listed city center

Day 11
Lisbon, Portugal
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Breakfast

Private overland transfer to Lisbon, with touring en route

Whitewashed hilltop town of Obidos or monasteries at Batalha and Alcobaca

Accommodation in Lisbon at ultra-luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, Olissippo Lapa Palace, Verride Palacio de Santa Catarina, or Bairro Alto Hotel

Day 12
Lisbon, Portugal
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Ancient Alfama district, Belem, culinary spots, museums, crafts, tiles, lace, gardens, upscale districts

Day 13
Lisbon, Portugal
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Breakfast

Full-day private excursion to Sintra

Palaces, gardens, Jewish quarter, castles, Moorish design, tiles

Option to stop in Cascais seaside village for lunch at gourmet restaurant

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: a private cooking class, a tour of Portugal's most prestigious tile factory, hands-on lessons in traditional Portuguese arts

Day 14
Marrakesh, Morocco
La Mamounia Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Marrakesh.

VIP airport arrival assistance

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Marrakesh at ultra-luxury hotel: La Mamounia or Amanjena

Evening visit to Djemaa el-Fna

Day 15
Marrakesh, Morocco
La Mamounia Breakfast

Full-day private tour of Marrakesh with guide and driver

Medina, souks, Moorish gardens, historic sites

Day 16
Marrakesh, Morocco
La Mamounia Breakfast

Guide and driver at disposal for flexible touring or shopping

Galleries, boutiques, artisan shops

Day 17
Asni, Morocco
Kasbah Tamadot Breakfast

Private transfer to the High Atlas Mountains

Accommodation in the High Atlas Mountains at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 18
Asni, Morocco
Kasbah Tamadot Breakfast

Private touring in the High Atlas Mountains

Spectacular mountain views, local villages, Berber markets, gardens, hiking

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: sunrise hot air balloon ride

Day 19
Marrakesh, Morocco
Amanjena Breakfast

Private transfer to Marrakesh

Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the resort

Accommodation in Marrakesh at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 20
Marrakesh, Morocco
Amanjena Breakfast

Flexible private cultural touring, with option for private Moroccan cooking class, shopping or other personalized activities

Day 21
Marrakesh, Morocco
None Breakfast

Private transfer to Marrakesh or Casablanca airport

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Description

EXCLUSIVE BASQUE COUNTRY, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO TOUR: Bilbao, Biarritz, San Sebastian, La Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Douro Valley, Porto, Lisbon, Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains

An exclusive private tour of France, Spain, Portugal & Morocco for the most discerning luxury traveler.

This private luxury tour offers an in-depth exploration of the Basque Country—a beautiful and fascinating region on the border of Spain and France—including its unique culture, cutting-edge architecture, and acclaimed wine and gourmet cuisine, followed by luxury touring throughout Portugal and Morocco.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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