A Very Moorish Rail Journey From Marrakech To Madrid

Explore the heritage of the Moors

For those interested in Moorish Heritage, guided walks specialist operator, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, is offering a fascinating twelve-night rail journey from Marrakech to Madrid called ‘The Moorish Trail’.

It begins at Marrakech, with the opportunity of exploring the city and High Atlas Mountains walking into the Ourika Valley. From there the first of the rail journeys, takes travellers to Rabat, one of Morocco’s imperial cities, and it’s modern capital.

Then, it’s onto ancient Tangier and a journey by ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar to Southern Spain. Here, another rail journey goes to Ronda – offering spectacular views from its arched bridge spanning the Tajo Gorge. Then it’s on to Granada to visit the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens.

En route to Madrid, there’s a visit to Cordoba – once the Iberian Peninsula’s Islamic capital – famed for the Mezuita with its sumptuous decoration.

And finally passengers are whisked off to Madrid by high-speed train to explore some of the finest museums and art galleries in the world.

Price from £1,345 per person includes return flights, transfers and rail travel in destination, half board accommodation and the services of a dedicated tour leader. Departing 6 November 2012.

For more information visit www.ramblersholidays.co.uk or call 01707 33 11 33