The Alhambra: A Pearl Set in Emeralds
By Sukie Chapman
10 February 2015
One of the highlights of rail holidays in Europe is the chance to visit this spectacular palace in Granada, Spain. Find out about its rich history on our blog.Read more
Just across the Straits of Gibraltar lies an exotic landscape of deserts, mosques and street bazaars. The best ways to see Morocco are overland tours that take you into a maze of souks and ruins in the medina of Marrakech and on to Casablanca's contemporary mosque. Visit Seville's Royal Palace in Fez and the Kasbah des Oudaïa in the capital of Rabat. There is so much to see in Morocco that overland tours without a guide are almost impossible to get right. Fortunately Great Rail Journeys has been running rail tours for over 30 years and knows exactly what to include on a tour of Morocco.
Casablanca, Fez and Rabat are the delights of Morocco and overland tours to Marrakech provide a direct route through the heart of this exotic country.
A town's medina is where visitors will find the fabled souks and street markets of Morocco. The medina is always in the old quarter and will usually be made of narrow twisting alleys that bristle with people bartering and trading. Traditional crafts like wool dying and tanning take place next to stalls selling CDs and hi-fi's.
This remarkable rail odyssey takes us through North Africa's most beguiling cultural destination, Morocco. During this exciting rail adventure we encounter royal palaces, ancient mosques and minarets, while immersing ourselves in the true ﬂavours of Moroccan life.… see more
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