A beautiful exploration of ancient kingdoms and customs, combine the historic cities of Andalusia and Northern Morocco. A spectacular combination, we’ll take you on journeys and explorations to destinations where both Spain and Morocco conquered each other’s lands, leaving behind beautiful architecture, cuisine and traditions. From the winding alleyways and orange tree-lined streets of Seville to the cosmopolitan quarters and vibrant souks of Tangier, this is a united celebration that is sure to entice any culture seeker.
Depart from Dublin to Malaga.
Privately transfer to your luxury hotel in Granada’s old town, where you’ll spend two nights. Granada represents Mudéjar architecture at its finest, and we’ll take you on a privately guided tour of sites like the marvellous Alhambra and winding alleys of the Arabian quarter.
Celebrate Granada’s heritage.
We’ve arranged a flamenco show by night as well as a guided tapas tour. With your guide, wander through the historic streets and stop off at hidden bars to sample delicious dishes like jamón ibérico, croquettes, mussels, olives and local cheeses.
Transfer to the historic wonders of Córdoba.
Spend two nights in the spectacular city which celebrates the history and influences of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Your private guide will take you to famed landmarks and the labyrinth of winding alleyways in the Jewish quarter.
Visit the UNESCO Heritage Site of the Medina Azahara.
With your private guide, explore the ruins of the palace-city built by Abd-ar-Rahman III, the first Umayyad Caliph of Córdoba. We’ve also arranged a marvellous equestrian show to appreciate Andalusian horses.
Witness the beauty of Seville.
Transfer to the city of Seville, home to winding streets lined with fragrant orange trees, beautiful azulejo tiles, Moorish palaces and celebrated tapas bars. We’ve arranged a two-night stay which includes a wonderful tapas tour in the evening.
Stroll along the boulevards and plazas of Seville.
Your private guide will introduce you to Seville’s marvellous landmarks which best represent its Christian, Islamic and Jewish influences. You’ll explore sites like the Royal Alcázar of Seville, Catedral de Sevilla, La Giralda and Barrio de Santa Cruz.
Cross the sea to ancient Morocco.
Transfer to the coastal city of Cádiz, where you will enjoy a guided tour before boarding the ferry towards Tangier, where you’ll spend the night. Enjoy a guided tour in the morning, exploring sites like the Old Kasbah and various souks.
Transfer to the striking blue city of Chefchaouen.
Spend two nights surrounded by the blue-washed homes of the old town. Enjoy a guided tour at Volubilis, including lunch at a local farm and a private winery tour. We’ve also arranged a guided hiking excursion to the nearby Akchour Waterfalls.
Transfer to the cultural capital of Fez.
Your three-night stay will be filled with private excursions like a full-day guided tour of the city and medina as well as a tasting trail by night. We’ll also take you hiking to the glorious Zalagh Mountains, where you’ll enjoy a panoramic picnic lunch.
Enjoy the wonders of the capital city of Rabat
After a scenic transfer, check in to your hotel for two nights. We’ve arranged a guided tour which will take you to explore sites that best represent its Islamic and colonial heritage.
Your last stop is in the French-colonial city of Casablanca.
During your one night stay, visit impressive sites like the Hassan II Mosque, Habous Quarter and Mahkama du Pacha. It’s another excellent place to sample outstanding seafood and flavourful Moroccan tagines.
Transfer to the international airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.
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Set on the edge of Granada’s old town lies the boutique property of Villa Oniria. Housed within a 19th century manor house, the hotel exudes a characterful charm with French-inspired conservatories and antique embellishments throughout the palatial-style rooms. The courtyard gardens are filled with fragrant plants and various courtyards, perfect for an afternoon of relaxation. Luxury facilities include an award-winning restaurant, petite spa, sauna and swimming pool.
Hotel Las Casas de la Judería Córdoba
In the heart of Cordoba lies the historic Hotel Las Casas de la Judería. Housed within a collection of 17th and 18th century casas, the boutique hotel features beautiful Moorish influences like fountain-dotted courtyards, Mudéjar-style patios and classic Moorish arched terraces. The outdoor swimming pool is set within the gardens and offers the perfect spot for an afternoon of relaxation. Ideally situated in the heart of the city, guests can easily stroll to magnificent landmarks like the Roman Bridge of Córdoba, Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos Palace and the Royal Stables.
Hotel Corral del Rey Sevilla
Just a short stroll from the Real Alcázar de Sevilla lies Hotel Corral del Rey. A former 17th century palacio, interiors are luxurious and perfectly represent traditional Mudéjar design, with Moorish arches, Moroccan rugs and quirky embellishments throughout. Facilities include a stylish rooftop bar, plunge pool and plenty of relaxation areas. Perfectly situated, it is within walking distance from celebrated landmarks as well as some of Seville’s most popular restaurants, cafés and bars.
Lina Ryad & Spa
Decorated with serene blue furniture and dim lighting, Lina Ryad & Spa is revered as one of Morocco’s most peaceful destinations. This resort is in the city of Chefchaouen, just along the cerulean mountain line. Lina Ryad’s spa comes with a heated indoor pool and oriental baths. Guests have the option to treat themselves to a traditional Moroccan Hamman, a 45-min or hour-long massage, facial treatment, pedicure, or a manicure.
In the heart of the ancient city of Fez lies this architectural gem, an authentic example of Hispanic-Moorish architecture. Once home to the most noble families, Riad Fès invites visitors back in time. The luxurious hotel boasts spectacular views of the Fez Medina and the surrounding Atlas Mountains. The hotel’s rooftop offers breathtaking views of the medina, making it the perfect location for a sundowner, followed by dinner under the stars.
Euphoriad, Rabat, Morocco
Euphoriad promises a luxurious boutique stay in the heart of the medina. The eight rooms and suites are chic and contemporary, whilst white and blue communal spaces dazzle with intricate fretwork and patterned tiles. Throughout the property, traditional Moroccan craftsmanship blends with contemporary furniture and designer pieces.
Hôtel & Spa Le Doge Casablanca
Located in the heart of the peaceful Art Deco district in Casablanca lies Le Doge Hôtel & Spa, a peaceful yet glamorous refuge. A former private mansion built in the 1930s, the hotel has since been renovated, preserving its originality and safeguarding its architecture. The rooftop lounge-bar offers breathtaking views over the labyrinth streets of the “White City” and is the perfect place to unwind after exploring the city’s main sites.
The lavish property of Villa Josephine occupies a prime position overlooking the Straits of Gibraltar. Set within manicured gardens, the Mediterranean-style villa is surrounded by panoramic views and swaying palms. Inside the property, guests are transported to a bygone era, where rooms are furnished with antiques and opulent furnishings.
The outdoor pool is the perfect place to relax on a summer’s day, surrounded by sun loungers and sea views. After sunbathing and enjoying some afternoon cocktails, prepare for a glamorous dinner in the French-inspired restaurant before retiring to the library bar.
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