4-Days DISCOVER AL-ANDALUS GROUP TOUR-FROM MALAGA

4-Days DISCOVER AL-ANDALUS GROUP TOUR-FROM MALAGA

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4-Days DISCOVER AL-ANDALUS TOUR-FROM MALAGA

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We recommend starting on Mondays or Thursdays throughout the year connecting Madrid to Toledo and further Cordoba, Granada, with optional extensions to Seville, Barcelona or Morocco.

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT M脕LAGA TRANSFER TO C脫RDOBA

Pick up at Malaga international airport, brief welcome presentations and transfer to C贸rdoba (170 km), introduction to Andalusia and Spain on our way.
Walk through the Medina Al-Qadima of C贸rdoba.
Upon arrival and check-in to your hotel in聽Cordoba, we will take a leisurely walk through the聽Al-Medina Al-Qadima聽of C贸rdoba into the very surroundings of the聽Ummaya Mosque, current Cathedral of C贸rdoba.聽Free time is provided here for any extra activities, rest, or shopping! As well as a lively town center and many shops, there are three active mosques in C贸rdoba today worth visiting, a marvelous opportunity to meet some local Muslims while touring around town. Our聽welcome group dinner plan聽is optional at extra cost, we will advise you on possible activities at the hotel lobby upon check-in.

DAY 2: C脫RDOBA, CAPITAL OF THE UMAYYADS.

Mosque of Cordoba
In the morning we shall have our guided visit of the聽Umayyad Mosque of Cordoba, one of the oldest structures still standing from the time聽Muslims ruled Al-Andalus in the late 8th century. After, we continue to聽Madinat Al-Zahra,聽the Caliph's court city palace's archaeological site; research & exhibition centre.
On the way.
After lunch, we will continue to Granada for an active program there, the next day. The聽route from C贸rdoba to Granada聽contains views of many聽castles, towers, 'zagras', white villages,聽whereby we can vividly recreate the historical vision of this whole period,聽the last Muslim lands of Al-Andalus, into the聽former Kingdom of Garn'atta, today's聽Granada. We will be cruising along what was formerly for around聽250 yearsborder between the Muslim Kingdomof Granada and the four Spanish Christian Kingdoms, after their conquest of Cordoba. A quick stop along the way will allow travellers to gain some knowledge about the Olive Oil industry, enabling us also to聽purchase olive oil & traditional rural products, in best聽quality and price.
Welcome to our hometown Granada.
Once in Granada we will again check-in to your hotel and set our meeting time for an optional introductory walk,聽merging the modern city center聽with a brief聽presentation of the city聽centre, a fusion of聽Souq markets, old alleyways, river side & the active modern city appeals. This will lead us to independent leisure time, optional dinner arrangements and extra activities.聽Welcome to our hometown Granada!

DAY 3: GRANADA, THE LAST MUSLIM KINGDOM OF AL-ANDALUS. TOUR OF THE ALHAMBRA COURT CITY, PALACES AND GARDENS.

Guided visit.
Guided visit to the Alhambra palatial town, including the聽Nasrid Palaces,聽Alkasaba fortress, Generalifesummer palace & gardens, and the old medina of the Alhambra. Afterwards, we move on to visit聽the old medina of "Garnata"聽and it's main areas, divisions, and city walls. We will visit聽the Albayzin Mosque,聽next to the聽Mirador de San Nicol谩s,聽most famous viewing point of Granada, beauty views to the Alhambra.
Walk and free time.
After a聽lunch break,聽we walk down to the town centre, visit the 'souq' streets, and聽the area's most historical points. After due resting, you will have the afternoon free to make your own plans for shopping or聽extra optional activities available in Granada.聽You may enjoy free time in the modern town which is a fusion of Souq markets, old alleyways, river side & the active modern city appeals.

DAY 4: GRANADA & DEPARTURE OR OPTIONAL TOUR EXTENSIONS

We recommend if you are leaving today to book a late evening flight home from M谩laga International Airport.聽Jumuah in Granada is a lively experience,聽the Albayz铆n聽Mosque at Mirador de San Nicol谩s watches overviews of Granada city,聽the Alhambra and the snowy topped聽Sierra Nevada Mountain聽Ranges behind. The program from here will depend on your departure arrangements as well as any optional tour extensions chosen at the time of your booking.

INFORMATION & DOCUMENTS

Travel Plan Service & Booking Options
This schedule is intended as a flexible introduction to Al-Andalus; the route can be extended by our extra 鈥楥ity Escapes鈥 to Madrid, Seville, Barcelona, Lisbon or Morocco, before or after the main group tour.
Opt-in for trip sharing, to obtain the best value shared group tours with other travellers matching your dates. The best rates for our service start from 10 participants when most of the group costs per day become negligible divided into ten person. This is an important reduction since days add up the overall services and accommodation costs, and become reasonably accessible for groups of over 10 participants.
You may connect this Travel Plan privately, extending it with other 'City Escapes', or 聽choosing connections for extending this tour at your own pace and style. By style, we mean that you may also choose whether or not to be guided and assisted (courtesy driver?) in person, which transport method suits your need best, hotel standards, and meal planning, vs doing this all yourself with only our Travel Plan Itinerary App as your guide. As you may appreciate, our offer has been designed with your choice specifically in mind.聽Obtain discounts in our activity, city plans and nature plans sections when confirming the purchase of any of our Travel Plans to whatever level of service.

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