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25th – 29th October 2021 (Places available)
In the Al-Andalus – Rise and Fall tour, you will be able to visit and learn the Islamic Heritage of Spain. As a halal friendly tour operator, all our services are catered for Muslim travellers, so we take you to Halal Restaurants and ensure that you have Prayer times built into your itinerary. There will be time to meet with new Spanish Muslims.
Adult: £499.00 Per Person
Single Supplement: £100.00
Due to the new policy implemented by the Board of The Alhambra, which restricts the number of entrances, it is not possible to guarantee the visit inside the monument
Pick up: Between 12pm – 1pm
Drop Off: Between 10am -11am
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
*Disclaimer* Alhambra tickets not guaranteed