Disover the Secrets of Muslim Spain

from 480€/person

4 NIGHTS, 5 DAYS | 3-5 STAR HOTELS | CITY TOURS | transportation | onboard local guide | time for leisure & shopping | optional meals 

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Within the Heart of Al-Andalus

discover the secrets of Muslim Spain

This 4 night group tour is scheduled regularly to start from Malaga. 

We cover the most important historical capitals of Al-Andalus, their Islamic legacy, monuments and their provinces. Discover Cordoba the Ummayad capital of Al-Andalus and Granada, the Last Muslim Kindgom of Al-Andalus. 

Duration

5 Days, 4 Nights

Destinations

->AGP - cordoba - granada - agp->

Accommodation

SELECT 3-4* CITY CENTRE HOTELS​

guided & escorted

a-z escort guide +unesco heritage site tours

Starting From Malaga

A swift arrival and return to Malaga, perhaps the most popular seaside and sun holiday destination in Spain, the capital of ‘Costa del Sol’, allows for a fast paced discovery tour, optimizing costs for spontaneous group formations to our fully guided tour standards. After the group tour you can continue by connecting to Seville, Madrid, Barcelona, global cities, visit Portugal or head south through to Morocco for a more exotic and relaxing trip.
Independent or guided leisurely extension arrangements and connections to other cities are available upon request to our bookings & administration team.

Itinerary

  • Day 1

Meetup at Malaga & Transfer to Cordoba

  • MALAGA - CORDOBA

Starting out from the Malaga at your arranged meeting point, throughout our group tour we will be discovering the most important historical capitals of Al-Andalus, their Islamic legacy, monuments and their provinces. Discover Cordoba the Ummayad capital of Al-Andalus and Granada, the Last Muslim Kindgom of Al-Andalus. 

 

  • Day 2

The Umayyad Capital of Al-Andalus

  • CORDOBA

In the morning we will have our guided visit of the Umayyad Mosque of Cordoba, one of the oldest structures still standing when Muslims ruled Al-Andalus in the late 8th century.

After this, we will continue to Medinat Al-Zahra, the Caliph’s Court City Palace’s archaeological site, research & exhibition center.

After lunch, free time is given for any extra activities, rest, or shopping! Besides a lively town center and many shops, there are today’s three active mosques in Cordoba worth visiting. This could be an opportunity to meet some local Muslims while touring around town.

 
Mihrab of the Umayyad Mosque in Cordoba
  • Day 3

Route through the hills from Cordoba to Granada

  • cordoba - GRANADA

The route from Cordoba to Granada views of many castles, towers, ‘zagras’, white villages, where we can recreate a vivid historical vision of this whole period, the last Muslim lands of Al-Andalus, into the former Kingdom of ‘Garnata’. We will be cruising along sites that used to be a 250 years border between the Muslim Kingdom of 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 purchase olive oil & traditional rural products, with the best quality and price.

Our first stop in Granada is usually a walk into the Albaycin to reach San Nicolas square, where we shall find the Mosque to pray at ‘Mezquita Mayor de Granada’. We will have dinner nearby the mosque and later check into our hotel in the city centre.

Welcome to our hometown Granada!

Granada
  • Day 4

Granada, The Last Muslim Kingdom of Al-Andalus

  • GRANADA

A guided visit to the Alhambra palatial town, including the Nasrid Palaces, Alkasaba fortress, Generalife’s summer palace & gardens, and the old Medina of the Alhambra. Afterwards, we move on to visit the old medina of and it’s main areas, divisions, and city walls. We will visit the Albayzin Mosque at the Mirador de San Nicolas, most famous viewing point of Granada and the Alhambra.

After a lunch break, we walk down through the Albaycin quarters, to the town centre, visit the ‘souq’ streets, and the area’s most historical points. After due resting, you will have the afternoon free to make your own plans for shopping or extra optional activities available in Granada. You may enjoy some free time in the modern town which is a fusion of Souq markets, old alleyways, the river side & the active modern city appeals.

  • Day 5

Departure Plans & Optional Tour Extensions

  • GRANADA

If you are leaving today, we would like to recommend you to book a late evening flight home from Málaga International Airport. Jumu’ah in Granada is a lovely experience, the Albayzín Mosque at Mirador de San Nicolás has a superb view of Granada city, the Alhambra and the snowy topped Sierra Nevada Mountain Ranges. The program after Jummah depends on your departure arrangements as well as any optional tour extensions chosen at the time of your booking.

Regular Group Tour Offer

  • Arrival airport transfer from Madrid airports.
  • 4 nights hotel in Spain
  • 4 breakfasts, 8 optional meals
  • Panoramic Bus Tour of Madrid
  • Guided City Walking Tours
  • Guided Alhambra Palace Complete Tour
  • Guided City Introductory Tour of: Madrid, Cordoba, Granada.
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, modern coach
  • All entrance fees to all museums mentioned in the itinerary

group TRANSFERS & CITY CONNECTIONS

12 h/day available transport, averaging 200km/day with dedicated or courtesy driver and vehicle size according to group needs. Our main local travel assisting guide will provide relevant narration during all of your transfers, specifically when connecting the different Golden Age Cities of Al-Andalus.

GUIDED THROUGH FROM ARRIVAL TO DEPARTURE

Our Local Travel Assistants will show you around the nicest walks and places of each town or city, some of our favourite entertainment options as well as walk you to or through the Historical Monuments and sites.

unesco heritage site tours, & more

Professional Tour Guides are useed for our group tours, they can give you an in depth historical vision of Al-Andalus, and are rather more expensive to hire then a Local Travel Assistant, listed above. We recommend you choose this option to get an in depth Cultural and Historical view of Al-Andalus, and specially for larger group visits.

3-4 STAR HOTELS INCLUDED

Our choice of hotels is based upon best value and location, except when we find a hotel with adapts further than average to the particular needs of Muslim travellers, in which case we choose it above others.

OPTIONAL DAILY GROUP LUNCH & DINNER OFFERs

All of our services are Halal in nature and we take special care about food in order that you may comfortably feel at home during your trip, by arranging group lunches and dinners throughout. You may opt in to these throughout the booking process, providing one dinner per day or lunch and dinner per day in best value and flavour!

private or independent tour extensions & tour alternatives

Independent or guided leisurely extension arrangements and connections to other cities are available upon request to our bookings & administration team.

Dates & Availability

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Why choose us?

KNOWLEDGE & INSIGHT

We enjoy sharing a unique vision as locals of our Islamic heritage, taking us beyond our own time into the Islamic Golden Age of Al-Andalus, a time of a cultural fusion & the revolution that triggered European and human development as we know it today.

FLEXIBLE PLANS FOR ANY GROUP

Expert planning & insight is infused throughout our standard offer from the point when you contact us until arrival and throughout until departure making your trip booking & logistics easy throughout and your experience memorably unique.

FROM PLANNING TO PERFORMANCE

We support you from the planning stage through to performance offering you alternative solutions with scaling cost options for each of the elements which define your journey and experience. 

Read what our guests say

Testimonials

Wow the vacation was raw, intense, and informative all at the same time. I am so glad I did it. Amazing guide and very unique. Thank you.
Helen Poppins
London

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Al-Andalus Experience: Discover the Secrets of Muslim Spain
Travel Agency in Granada, Andalusia, Spain
CIAN: 186365-2 

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Al-Andalus Experience - Discover The Secrets Of Muslim Spain, & Beyond