Experience one of Morocco’s most authentic and best preserved medinas, stop for photos at the lookout point of Cap Spartel and visit Hercules Caves, inhabited in prehistoric times. A Moroccan lunch with typical entertainment is part of your day.
A scenic drive takes you to Cap Spartel, a promontory projecting into the waters where the Mediterranean and Atlantic meet. Stop here for a unique photo opportunity and visit Hercules Caves. The caves have been carved out by the perpetual action of the waves and partially by the hand of man. You’ll learn some of the many legends surrounding these caves.
Drive to Tetouan, where you’ll stop to see the old Royal Palace, a reflection of Hispano-Moresque architecture. The palace is closed to the public, but its main ornate gate will give you a good idea of what is beyond.Hassan II Square, in the heart of the town, is suggestive of Andalusia with its kiosks, fountains and flower boxes, and is highlighted by buildings with wrought iron balconies and shop windows filled with imported goods.
Follow your guide through the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The authenticity of the Medina is illustrated by its original urban layout practically intact and its initial design with surrounding wall, gates, and fortified constructions. This traditional walled souk features many typical architectural traits related to its history and also a multitude of different artisans carrying out their trades. During your walk, you’ll visit the School of Traditional Arts and Crafts; the first of its kind in Morocco. It has produced some of Morocco’s best painters and keeps alive these traditional art forms in the modern world. The city stands out for the beauty of these traditional arts including embroidery, cuisine, mosaics, and carved and painted wooden objects. Children from disadvantaged backgrounds learn skills that give them a new opportunity for a chance of success for their future. Your entrance fees go directly to maintaining this wonderful initiative.
Relax and enjoy atypical Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant located in the heart of the city. During the meal, you’ll be treated to traditional entertainment. After lunch, you’ll have some time for those last minute purchases.