Enjoy different weekends
Travel through history and discover different rhythms and philosophies of life. Cordoba and Toledo (both endorsed by Unesco, World Heritage) are two such gems, more accessible than you think. With us, with our guided tours, you can rediscover the true history without distortions and prejudices.
Arrival from Madrid or Malaga airport, then transferred to the hotel of the chosen category.
Breakfast. Visit the old city quarters which include the mosque. Then the Al-Andalus museum and old city walls, with a chance of seeing some of the traditional andalusian courtyards, endorsed by Unesco (World Heritage), with its lanes, alleys, art and craft shops. Take your time to eat and shop and maybe visit the Hammam (traditional arab bathhouse). Dinner.
Breakfast. Free time. Transfer trip to Malaga or Madrid airport.
Reception and transfer to the hotel of chosen category. Free time.
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Medina Azahara, ancient city palace of Al Andalus that housed what could be considered the first parliament of Europe. A visit to Almodovar del Rio, in arabic “Al Mudawwar”. From a privileged place we can enjoy a splendid view of the castle. Mint tea and brief encounter with a local Muslim community. After lunch (free time or organized by Nur & Duha on request) there will be a visit to Cordoba’s Gran Mosque. Free time to enjoy this beautiful city declared a World Heritage Site: Arab quarter of the old medina, city walls, Roman Bridge, Tower of Calahorra – living museum of Al-Andalus-, souvenir shops, ect… Dinner.
Breakfast at hotel. Express workshop with the previously agreed contents: Traditional Arabic Calligraphy and / or by computer, hands-on cooking class, Spanish and Andalusian, etc. Lunch: free time or organized by Nur & Duha on request. Tea and pastries with members of the local Muslim community. Free time. Farewell dinner.
Breakfast. Free time with an option of enjoying a bath in the hammam (old Arab baths). Transfer to airport and farewell.
MADRID – TOLEDO
Arrival at Madrid hotel.
Breakfast. Transit by bus to Toledo, endorsed by Unesco (World Heritage). Guided tour. See the original doors from the arab/muslim period. “Cristo de luz” mosque ( Bab Al-Mardum), Tornerias Mosque, Zocodover Square (Souk A’Ddawab), Alcazar (Al-Qasr) and the art of the Mudejar buildings. Free period, time to eat, walk or go shopping. Return to Madrid.Dinner.
Breakfast. Free time, maybe visit the hammam (Arab baths). Transfer to airport.