Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.
Arrive in Granada, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for a cocktail, followed by a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Granada | The Incomparable Alhambra
Discover the Alhambra, a medieval Muslim palace and UNESCO World Heritage Site, led by a top local guide. See the delicate beauty of the Nazaries Palace, the Court of Myrtles and the intricately decorated Court of the Lions. Then, stroll the gardens of the Generalife, a palace from the days of Granada’s last Arab kings.
Fez, Morocco | Land of Rich Heritage
Board your private chartered flight to Morocco this morning, landing in Fez. Transfer to your hotel, a refurbished former palace, where you stay for lunch. This afternoon, explore Fez el-Jedid (modern Fez). See the Royal Palace, madrasas (school mosques), the city wall and the mellah (Jewish quarter). Tonight at your hotel, attend a cocktail reception and dinner, joined by a guest speaker who reveals fascinating aspects of Moroccan culture.
Volubilis | Roman Ruins & Vineyards
Journey overland to explore the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site brimming with iconic architecture and mosaics depicting mythical scenes. Venture to a local winery outside of Meknes for a special Chef ’s Table experience set among the region’s sun-bathed vineyards and olive groves. Sample some of the wine produced here along with a gourmet meal made from locally sourced, organic ingredients.
Fez | Timeless Medieval City
Explore Fez el-Bali (Old Fez), the cultural heart of Morocco. Stroll the labyrinthine old quarter, with its 9,000 narrow lanes, alleys and lively souks. View the 14th-century Karaouine — one of the world’s oldest universities — and visit Nejjarine Square.
Sahara Desert | Camel Ride to Desert Camp
Fly to Er-Rachidia Moulay Ali Cherif, and then transfer overland, stopping for lunch, before rolling out into the Sahara Desert, amid towering red sand dunes, in a 4x4 vehicle. Change modes of transport, mounting a camel to complete your journey to A&K’s exclusive nomadic tented camp. As the sun sets over the dunes, toast your desert sojourn with a Scenic Sundowner. Later, relax to the sounds of authentic Moroccan entertainment beside a campfire, before adjourning to a nearby tent for a dinner of regional dishes with wine. Slumber tonight in comfort, in the silent Sahara.
Marrakech | Arabian Horses & Moroccan Cuisine
Fly by private charter to Marrakech, saving hours of overland travel time. Upon arrival, stop for lunch, and then marvel at a horse show featuring stunning Arabian stallions. Then, check in to your exquisite hotel — and your elegant riad room. Tonight, gather for a traditional Moroccan dinner prepared by an award-winning chef at the hotel’s restaurant.
Marrakech | Exploring the Red City
Explore Marrakech, starting at the 19th-century Bahia Palace. Then visit the Dar El Bacha Palace, which has historically hosted magnificent celebrations and receptions for celebrities including Winston Churchill and Jacques Majorelle. After several years of heavy rehabilitation work, the palace was reopened in 2017. The colorful, geometric tiles, painted ceilings and carved cedarwood are an exhibition on their own, but the palace also boasts an area for the Art of Islam. Savor lunch at a local restaurant, followed by an opportunity to discover the meandering souks and colorful Djemaa el-Fna Square.
Marrakech | Historic Gardens & Design Your Day
Ride by horse-drawn carriage to Jardin Majorelle, a picturesque garden created by French painter Jacques Majorelle and later restored by design legend Yves Saint Laurent. Tour the on-site Pierre Bergé Museum of Berber Arts and the Yves Saint Laurent Museum nearby, which reveals his vast portfolio. This afternoon, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.
Learn to Cook with Moroccan Spices during a hands-on cooking class with a local chef.
Explore the City’s Souks with an expert guide, walking narrow streets lined with shops plying local food and crafts.
Walk the Historic Jewish Quarter (Mellah) with a guide, a place once known as a bastion of religious tolerance.
Later, gather for a special dinner featuring entertainment by a gnaoua band.
Seville, Spain | After-Hours at the Royal Alcázar
Board a privately chartered flight to Seville, Spain, where you check in to your hotel, and then walk with your guide to the Royal Alcázar — a monumental palace — for a special after-hours visit. Finish the evening with a dinner of authentic Spanish tapas.
Seville | Private Visit to Hospital de la Caridad
Today, explore the Seville Cathedral with a guide, and then visit the Casa de Salinas, where you meet a member of the family that owns this small, private 16th-century palace. Tonight, after dinner at a local restaurant, experience a private, after-hours visit to Baroque Hospital de la Caridad and hear Gregorian chant performed live.
Córdoba & Seville | A Vibrant Flamenco Finale
Venture by train to Córdoba, in Spain’s Andalusia region, for a walking tour of its whitewashed medieval streets. Stroll to its heart: the old Jewish quarter, part of the historic center of Córdoba, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, discover the magnificent Mezquita, viewing its 10th-century splendors, and continuing to Medina Azahara, one of the main archaeological sites in Spain, before returning to Seville. Later this evening, ride by horse-drawn carriage to a private reception and farewell dinner, followed by a performance of flamenco dancing and singing — a fitting coda to your amazing Moorish adventure.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.
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