While Motril is often a gateway to the iconic city of Granada and Alhambra Palace — an outstanding example of Moorish architecture and home to the UNESCO-listed Albayzín — this small Spanish town holds a charm all its own. Known as the lungs of the city, the Pueblos de América Park contains lush scenery with an abundance of picturesque shrubs, palms and a variety of tree species. Learn how to prepare a variety of mouth-watering Moroccan dishes during a cooking demonstration and lunch at the exquisite Umayya Restaurant, located on the Corniche of Casablanca on a possible excursion. Discover the secrets of making the perfect mint tea, a time-honored Moroccan tradition, and savor it with freshly baked bread in Tangier. Staying overnight in the iconic Lisbon, there’s plenty of time to explore its many corners. From the resting place of famous explorer Vasco de Gama at Jeronimos Monastery to the impressive turrets of São Jorge Castle dating all the way back to the second century B.C.E., this city offers a deep dive into the past to satiate your curiosity.