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Duration: 6 days/5 nights
Location: Andalucia
Price: £495p.p

Our Scheduled Tours are conducted throughout the year with a range of dates to choose from.

Upcoming tour dates:

2017 dates
3rd – 8th July
7th – 12th August
21st – 26th August
18th – 23rd September

9th – 14th October
20th – 25th November
4th – 9th December
25th – 30th December

 

Start and end destination

Start destination: Malaga airport (Pick up time is between 1:00pm – 2:00pm)
End destination: Malaga airport (Drop off time is between 11:00am – 12:00pm)
Flights are not included in the package and are to be arranged according to the
pickup and drop off time.

Pricing

Adults£495 per person (based on 2 people sharing a room)
Single Supplement – £100
Child rate (2-12 years) – £350                         Infant rate (0-2 years) – £100

Tour includes all this & more

  • All transport including airport transfers (fully AC)
  • 5 Breakfasts
  • Accommodation 3/4* hotels
  • Excursions
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide
  • Presentations, lectures, talks

Itinerary
Day1

Upon your arrival at Malaga airport we will transfer straight to Cordoba, the legendary Muslim city that was the Capital of al Andalus (approximately 2 hour drive). Upon arrival we will check into the hotel. There will then be time to freshen up before a short briefing followed by a short evening tour in the city (evening tour to be confirmed).

Day2

After breakfast we will take a guided tour of Cordoba Mosque, one of the most important and largest Mosque in its time. After taking lunch we take a walk through the old Jewish quarter and then across the old Roman bridge for a visit to a fantastic interactive Museum on Islamic Spain (approximately 4-5 hours). In the evening we will be visiting local Spanish Muslims on their farm in Almodovar for dinner (to be confirmed).

Day3

After breakfast we will leave for Seville stopping on the way at the archaeological site of Madinat al Zahra. The city built by the Caliph Abdul Rahman III. Here we see the Palace ruins and take a visit to the new exhibitions and museum (approximately 2.5 hours)We will then continue to Seville (approximately 2 hours drive). Upon arrival we will take a guided visit to Seville’s historic center which will include the Royal palaces and gardens built for a Christian king in Islamic Architecture and its Giralda Tower, once the biggest Minaret in the world (approximately 2 hours). It is said the Muezzin used to ride up on a horse to call the Azan. There will then be free time for shopping and to explore the city. In the evening we will make our way to Granada, the last Muslim Kingdom which held out for 250 years before the inevitable fall in 1492 (approximately 3 hours drive). Upon arrival we will check into the hotel for free time. 

Day4

After breakfast we will make our way to the Alhambra, usually the highlight of the tour for many. Nominated a wonder of the world the visit to the Palaces, gardens and fort will leave you breathless (approximately 3-4 hours). After this you will have free time for the rest of the day to do some shopping and explore the Albaycin.

Day5

After breakfast there will be free time before we make our way up to the new Mosque for Jummah. We will then depart for the Alpujjara along the route of Nasrids. On the way we will stop at the old Muslim bridge and the Muslim fort/castle which is the location of one of the last stands made by the Muslims of Alpujjara. We will have a chance to interact with the local Muslim community while having dinner at a Muslim restaurant run by Spanish Muslim revert (approximately 4-5 hours). We will then return back to Granada.

Day6

After breakfast we will make our way back to Malaga airport (approximately 1.5 hour drive).

Our Andalucian experience comes to an end with final farewells.

Please note the above itinerary is to be used as a guide and may change slightly.

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