TRAVEL PLANS BY AL-ANDALUS EXPERIENCE
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A guided approach to the origin of Islam in Iberia, Al-Andalus. A story of unity vs division and dispersion, the Golden Age of Islam in Europe, it's height and downfall.
Explore Morocco’s Imperial history and most exotic traditions. The itinerary illustrated here is flexible from 4 to 11 days and over, by adding a City Escape to Marrakech ahead or our Merzouga-Ouarzazate route to the desert. Travelers willing to continue and ‘Discover the Secrets of Muslim Spain’, may connect from Tangier through to Spain an hour sea ferry ride.
A classic journey into the heart of al-Andalus. Witness the Golden Age Cities which are the most important historical capitals of Andalusia, their Islamic legacy as well as their provinces as we move through Cordoba, Seville, and Granada.
Join our Regular Promotion Tours, offering best Value Shared Group Tours, based on your own accommodation bookings. We shall be offering this tour on a monthly basis, twice a month, approximately during the first and last week of every month. You may connect other 'City Escapes' and 'Travel Service Options' and connections for extending this tour at your own pace and leisure, our offer has been designed with your choice specifically in mind.
Our distinct service standards will provide choices for you to enjoy within your own budget and travelling style.
We schedule our most popular ‘Travel Plans’ for you to join as part of a larger ‘Regular Group Tour’ on a range of select dates. Check our ‘Online Sample Travel Plan’ to view our full options, booking any tour privately, guided and assisted.
FEATURED CITIES: DISCOVER THE GOLDEN AGE CITIES OF
AL-ANDALUS, AS A GATEWAY TO EUROPE TODAY
Our City Plans in Seville are intended to reveal the unique history and allow you to enjoy the fusion of different cultures. A special town, today the capital of Andalusia, as far as administration goes and it is also our largest city with one million population and a lively culture agenda.
Our City Plans in Madrid are intended to reveal the unique history and allow you to enjoy the fusion of different cultures. A special town, founded as an Umayyad Fort Delegation of Al-Andalus capital in Cordoba.
DISCOVER THE GOLDEN AGE CITIES OF AL-ANDALUS
CITY GUIDED TOURS & ON-THE-GO PLANS
By booking any option from our ‘Travel Plans’ section above, you receive our best ‘Highlight City Tours’ at optimum cost already included. Should you choose an independent approach, you will find a discount code within our digital ‘Travel Plans’, for the ‘Guided Tours & City Plans’ listed below, with guidance & assistance from plan to action!
Our Dining Event in Cordoba's most ancient town, Medina Al-Qadima, which surrounds the Umayyad Mosque. We also offer our Welcome Tour and UNESCO Heritage Tour of the Umayyad Mosque itself, separately. Our dinner is designed to be a fit plan for any new travellers in town, willing get to know the full fusion of Al-Andalus, through a pleasant evening full of senses and flavour. After our daytime visits and a short time for leisure activities & shopping, hence at 8:30pm when shops around the ancient town start to close we will gather our group for our welcome dinner at Andalusi Courtyard home in the medina of Córdoba.
The Salon itself consists of an Andalusian home, with appropriate kitchen facilities and service around a traditional courtyard which is where we normally have our dinner served.
Discover one of the oldest cities of Europe on a 2-hour walking sightseeing tour in Toledo and see magnificent examples of fusion between and within the Islamic, Jewish and Catholic architecture from different epochs.
The former capital of Hispania, highlights of your tour include the Alcazar, looming over the city on its highest hill. One of the few buildings outside the city walls, the fortress provides a detailed history, from its time as a Roman palace to its role as a military academy during the Spanish Civil War.
Albaycin is the ancient town containing the most beautiful sites of modern Granada. The striking views of the Alhambra with the snow-topped Sierra Nevada Mountains blending into the unique landscape of the city and its surrounding. The tour takes us further through San Nicolas Square where we will find our local Mosque ‘Mezquita Mayor de Granada’. As we walk from the Albaycin to Sacromonte area to discover more ancestral and ‘sacred’ secrets of our city, we catch glimpses of the views from different angles and locations.
Three hour guided, small group walking tour of the Alhambra palatial town, including the Nasrid Palaces, Alkasaba fortress, Generalife summer palace and gardens, and the old medina of the Alhambra.
Tickets: Monuments included, yet not guaranteed until the booking confirmation is duly reached.
Your guide will provide you with insight into the different areas of the government city and Palaces of Alhambra, and the function of each of them; Comares Tower, Patio de Los Leones, Mexuar, Generalife, etc. At the end of the tour you will have free choice to visit the fortress or ‘Alkasbah’ structure, and then to head down to town centre, at 10 minutes walking through the forest. You can have lunch, coffee, tea or lemonade. You will find lively Moroccan ‘souq’ shopping streets behind the more modern street fronts.
This is the most important mosque in the Islamic West, and the second largest in the world in its time. The mosque was founded by Abderrahman I and was enlarged with the great emirs and caliphs.
Today it is the Cathedral of Córdoba, but it still reserves the name of Mezquita.
Guided tour dedicated to the archaeological site of Medina Azahara, palace city ordered built by the first Cordovan Caliph Abd al-Rahman III.
The archaeological site of Medina Azahara is, without doubt, one of the biggest tourist attractions possessing Córdoba.
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COMBINE OUR CATALOG CATEGORIES TO TRAVEL YOUR OWN STYLE!
Explore our seasonal online offer and availability, combine our catalog sections and extra options to tune your trip adding tours or accommodation packages until you feel it is right. You may also combine our Daytime Travel Service Packs and City Guided Tours and Activities with your own accommodation or hotel bookings. We offer our own favourite city centre accommdation at best rates through the booking process to match each tour’s exact travel route and encourage you to stay with us throughout your entire booking experience, your choice starts here!
Local Muslims Assisting Muslim Travelers, unofficially since 1994.
Our story goes back to a collaboration of individuals, professionals, and organizations in Spain, committed to upholding and sharing the legacy of Al-Andalus. We welcome travelers from all over to discover this legacy through our educational tours, workshops, and events. Our services cater to Muslims, offering Halal meals and a healthy, family-friendly environment.
Upholding and sharing the legacy of Al-Andalus. Discover our educational tours, workshops, and events.
Our options are served, the choice is yours.
OUR PARTNERS & COLLABORATORS
COUNT WITH OUR LOCAL KNOW-HOW, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERTISE & RESOURCES
EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL ROUTE PLANS
Our tours are planned by local well-traveled tour managers, improving upon a clockwork performance one year after another for ten years now is what makes us exclusively different from a growing number of competitors who offer a parallel service to ours through the past years. Being the first local offer to create a service is not enough to keep us afloat, we work hard to stay first!
EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE, FROM ARRIVAL TO DEPARTURE
Our personal attention to travelling groups starts from the first enquiry we receive from you at our administration office in Granada, Spain. We back you up throughout the booking and performance of any travel plan. We pay a special attention standards: vehicles & drivers, guides, restaurants, hotels or anything listed has been selected to offer customer’s best satisfaction.
EXPERT GUIDES, TELL YOU THE STORY AS WE MOVE
Our team of local experts, travel assistant tour conducting guides, UESCO Heritage Guides, and other local expert support, grants a cohesive and threaded story line to our journeys, offering new insights into tradition and heritage of our unique cities and contrasting them with historiological sources,
CITY HIGHLIGHT TOURS & MAIN TICKETS INCLUDED
In case there is any doubt, we include the UNESCO Heritage Site Monument tickets and UNESCO Local Guides in all of our City Guided Tours, as part of our ‘Travel Route Service Packs’ as well as our ‘City Guided Tours & Activities’ sections.
KNOWN BY OUR GOOD STANDARDS THROUGHOUT
We make sure that any vehicles hired towards our tours meet the conditions and needs of our groups. A steady 100km/h cruise requires good engines, while we like to leave 10 seats free on our fullest bus. Smaller family tour and VIP tour vehicles will meet your demand for a comfortable tour.
YOUR CHOICE OF HOTELS, WE ALSO PRICE MATCH
We offer different standard choices to any of our tours and this is also helped by our flexible policy about hotel reservations you may join our services to your own chosen hotel bookings, also very interesting for our travel agent collaborators, who would like to add on to our services to build your own packages.