Roman bridge on the Guadalquivir river in Cordoba, Spain.

Exploring the Golden Triangle of Andalucia & Wonders of Morocco Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Morocco, Spain

Places Visited

Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Marrakech...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Discover the wealth of the sultans and the splendors of Catholic monarchs on your custom tailored itinerary of Spain and Morocco. See the preserved integrity of the Moorish architecture in Spain and the pure culture of Morocco’s renowned Medinas. Listen to the legends of Jamaa el Fna Square in Marrakech and then wander along the marble plazas at the Alhambra in Granada. Bask in the beauty of the Sahara’s rolling sand dunes and then let the rhythm of the flamenco enchant you. From the simple flavors...

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Trip Highlights

  • Take in the natural majesty of the Sahara Desert sand dunes at Erg Chebbi at both sunrise and sunset
  • Walk amongst the grandeur of the Great Mosque in Cordoba and discover the elegance and magnitude of architectural artistry
  • Wander along the fortress walls and palace grounds of the renowned Alhambra in Granada to view unfathomable artistic stonework and geometric shapes
  • Delight in the movement, aromas, and preserved historical culture on display in Jamaa el Fna square in Marrakech
  • View the tombs of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in the stunning Cathedral of Granada  
  • Let the mixture of movement and sound captivate you in Seville during a flamenco performance
  • Indulge in the flavors of Granada on a private tapas tour of the labyrinthine streets
  • Discover the Barbary macaques that linger in the canopy in and around the High Atlas Mountain town of Ifrane
  • Traverse the stairs and narrow lanes of the desert Kasbah Ait Benhaddou
  • Relish the lush date palms and vibrant grasses of the oases around the Dades and Ziz Valleys 

Detailed Description

The Moors brought their culture from North Africa to the Iberian Peninsula and marked history with the unique architecture as preserved in Andalucia. Your 12-day tour of Spain and Morocco will encompass the culture that crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and immerses you in the pleasures of the cuisine, the marvels of the edifices, and the enchanting ambiance of the cultures. Your journey will begin with your private transfer will greet you at Seville Airport and escort you to your gorgeous hotel located in the historical center of the city. In the evening, look forward to a flamenco show for a fabulous introduction to the famous dance that continues to captivate locals and visitors alike from all around the globe.

The next morning, your guide will greet you at your hotel and escort you on an in-depth tour of Seville’s remarkable history. From the former Jewish Quarter to the tomb of Christopher Columbus in the Cathedral, you will enjoy intimate interactions with the artistry of the city’s past. Travel next to Cordoba for a half-day tour of the breathtaking Great Mosque, and then traverse the winding lanes of the Jewish Quarter and visit the Moorish bathhouse. You will also have time to view the remains of the Romans that first settled the city.

Transfer to Granada the next day to enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. Wander the maze-like streets or visit the tombs of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in the Cathedral. In the evening, you can indulge in the flavors of the city with a privately guided tapas tour. Make your way next to the top of Sabikah Hill for a half-day tour of the Alhambra Palace, one of the best known Moorish constructions in all of Western Europe. Your private guide will then greet you the next day to escort you to the airport for your flight to Marrakech.

Enjoy the remaining day at your preferred pace to wander through the Medina of the culturally rich city. In the evening, you can relax at a rooftop restaurant that overlooks the captivating activity of Jamaa el Fna Square. Relish a full day tour of Marrakech the next day to experience the Souk, Medina, and Saadian Tombs. Move on as your private transfer will collect you at your hotel to lead you through the High Atlas Mountains en route to the Dades Valley. There you will visit the earthen tones and historical structures of Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate Kasbahs en route.

You can take your time amongst the oases of the valley the next day before traveling through the Todra Gorge and Erfoud to reach the sand dunes at Erg Chebbi. Delight in both the sunset and the sunrise over the Sahara Desert. Move next as your private transfer will escort you through the Ziz Valley and the alpine city of Ifrane to see Barbary macaques before reaching Fez. The next morning, wake to follow your guide through the former Imperial city for a remarkable tour that will encompass the Medina, antique madrasas, and the treasured tanneries as they display the well-preserved culture. Conclude as your private transfer will meet you at your hotel and escort you to Fes-Saïss Airport to check in for your flight home. 

Starting Price

$2,779 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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