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5th-8th November 2023 (Places available)
Embark on an immersive 3-night, 4-day journey through the captivating history of Islamic Spain with our Al-Andalus – Rise and Fall tour. This exclusive experience is designed to provide a comprehensive exploration of the Islamic heritage that once flourished in this enchanting land.
As a halal-friendly tour operator, we prioritize the needs of Muslim travelers. Throughout the tour, we ensure that all our services cater to your requirements. Indulge in the culinary delights of halal restaurants, savoring the flavors of authentic Spanish cuisine while adhering to your dietary preferences. We also incorporate prayer times into the itinerary, allowing you to observe your religious obligations in a seamless and convenient manner.
During the tour, you will have the privilege of visiting iconic landmarks and significant sites that showcase the Islamic influence in Spain. Explore the magnificent Alhambra in Granada, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its breathtaking architecture and exquisite gardens. Discover the architectural marvel of the Great Mosque of Cordoba, a testament to the grandeur of the Islamic empire that once thrived in this region. Marvel at the Alcazar of Seville, a stunning palace adorned with intricate details that reflect the blend of Moorish and Christian influences.
Throughout the tour, our expert guides will provide engaging and informative commentary, shedding light on the rise and fall of Islamic Spain. From the achievements in art, science, and philosophy to the challenges faced during the Reconquista, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of this captivating era.
With carefully planned itineraries, comfortable accommodations, and expert guidance, our Al-Andalus – Rise and Fall tour offers a unique and immersive experience that will leave you with a profound appreciation for the Islamic heritage of Spain. Join us on this extraordinary journey as we unveil the hidden gems and untold stories of Al-Andalus.
Adult: £489.00 Per Person
2 sharing twin/double room
Child: £300 (1-12 yr old)
*Deposit non refundable. Deposit can be transferred to another tour if monument tickets have not already been purchased at time of notification.
Single Supplement: £120.00
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 11am -12pm (5th Nov)
Drop Off: By 7pm (8th Nov)
Upon your arrival at Malaga airport we will depart for Seville. Upon arrival to Seville there will be a tour of the city. We will go for 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. It is said the Muezzin used to ride up on a horse to call the Azan. We will take a stroll along the river Guadalavir, visit the old quarter and Torre del Oro before we head to the hotel for the evening.
After breakfast we will leave for Cordoba making our way to the archaeological site of Madinat al Zahra. The city built by Caliph Abdul Rahman III. Here we will see the Palace ruins and take a visit to the new exhibitions and museum. After lunch we will take a guided tour to Cordoba Masjid, one of the most important and largest Masjids in its time.
After breakfast we check out from our hotel and make our way to Granada, the last Muslim Kingdom that held out until the very end. Upon our arrival we go straight to the Alhambra to visit its gardens and palaces. (3-4 hrs). We will then check into our hotel and free time to experience the beautiful city
of Granada with it’s Muslim quarter, Moroccan shops and halal restaurants Free evening in Granada.
After Breakfast we will depart for Alpujarra along the route of the 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 Alpujarra before a late lunch at restaurant Barakah. We will then set of for Malaga airport.
END OF TOUR
Please note the above itinerary is to be used as a guide and may change.
*Disclaimer* Alhambra tickets not guaranteed