Moorish Spain, Gibraltar and Morocco with Jill
Oct 8 – Oct 30, 2018 | Comfirmed Departure
We are going to follow the footsteps of the Moors, (the descendants of North Africa Berbers and Arabs who ruled Spain from the 8th to the 15th centuries), beginning in Morocco. We will visit the legendary cities of Casablanca, Fez and Marrakech and cross the High Atlas Mountains to spend a night in a Saharan desert camp Then it’s over the strait to Gibraltar, that tiny British territory that was once part of the Moors’ empire, and into Andalucía, the heart of Moorish Spain
Highlights: Morocco – City tours of exotic Fez and Marrakech; crossing the High Atlas; a night in the Sahara with optional camel ride; romantic boutique-style hotels; Gibraltar city tour; Spain – Granada’s Alhambra, Seville’s Gothic Cathedral; la Mezquita, Cordoba; Toledo, the city of three cultures; Madrid.