Spain & Morocco: Literature

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Length

14 days

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Dates

May 19th – 31st

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Destinations

Barcelona, Girona, Valencia, Seville, Marrakech, Essaouira, Ait ben Haddou, & Madrid

Program includes

  • 11 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • 3 Traditional Dinners
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full Time Guide & Assistance
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Internal Flight
  • Roundtrip Airfare

Program highlights

  • Castell de Santa Fiorentina
  • Girona Cathedral
  • Real Alcázar de Sevilla
  • Ait ben Haddou
  • Day Trip to Girona & Essaouira~
  • Atlas Studios
  • GOT Filming Location Tours

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure – May 19th

Depart Home for Barcelona, Spain

Day 2 – Barcelona – May 20th

  • Arrive in Barcelona
  • Airport Transfer
  • Check-in, Relax & Refresh – Orientation Tour
  • Welcome Dinner & Program Orientation

Day 3 – Barcelona – May 21st

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Barcelona
  • Lunch Break
  • Castell de Santa Fiorentina – The castle was featured as Horn Hill, the seat of House Tarly in season 6

Day 4 – Girona Day Trip – May 22nd

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Girona (approx. 2h)
  • Braavos, Oldtown & King’s Landing – Sant Feliu Church, Carrer del Riu Galligants, Sant Pere de Galligants, Plaça del Jurats, Arabic Baths, and more…
  • Lunch Break
  • Girona Cathedral – Girona Cathedral became a star of the season six of Game of Thrones in many scenes. Arya’s begging scenes were shot at the rear of Girona Cathedral.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion
  • Return to Barcelona

Day 5 – Valencia – May 23rd

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Peniscola via Private Bus (approx. 2.5 hours)
  • Tour of Castellon Filming Locations – Calle Mayor, Portal Fosc, Parque de la Artilleria & Plaza de Santa Maria
  • Travel to Valencia (1.5 hours)
  • Overnight in Valencia

Day 6 – Seville – May 24th

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Seville by Train (4 hours)
  • Check in, Relax & Refresh
  • Lunch Break
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Seville – including Plaza de Toros de Osuna which was used for filming the main fighting pit of Meereen, the northernmost and largest of the three great Slaver Cities of Slaver’s Bay, conquered by Daenerys Targaryen.

Day 7 – Seville – May 25th

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Real Alcázar de Sevilla –  The Water Gardens and Sunspear, seat of House Martell in Dorne, a large peninsula in the southernmost part of Westeros, were filmed in the Real Alcázar de Sevilla.
  • Lunch Break
  • Structured Free Time in Seville
  • Overnight in Seville

Day 8 – Marrakech – May 26th

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Internal Flight – Seville to Marrakech, Morocco
  • Arrival in Marrakech – Airport Transfer
  • Check-in, Relax & Refresh
    Marrakech Historical & Cultural Walking Tour – Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, Souks, Djemaa El Fna square, and more…
  • Marrakech Welcome Dinner

Day 9 – Essaouira Day Trip – May 27th

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Essaouira (approx. 2.5 hours)
  • Astapor Filming Locations – Skala de la Ville, Punishment Walk & Skala do Port
  • Structured Free Time
  • Return to Marrakech

Day 10 – Ait ben Haddou – May 28th

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Ait ben Haddou (approx. 3.5 hours)Stop at Atlas Studios. Some of the most important sequences were shot in this studio. Walk inside the big square where Daenerys showed he could perfectly speak high Valyrian and frees the Unsullied.
  • Overnight in Ait ben Haddou

Day 11 – Ait ben Haddou – May 29th

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Fortified Village of Ait ben Haddou – Yunkai and Pentos, as it is known in Game of Thrones, is among the most marvellous sites in Morocco. Walk through the narrow streets where Daario Naharis led the queen’s knights. Explore the ancient maze to reach the top of the castle. 
  • Return to Marrakech

Day 12 – Marrakech/Madrid – May 30th

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Fly to Madrid
  • Free Time in Madrid
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 13 – Return  – May 31st

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Madrid, o Home

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