Explore the blue city of Chefchaouen on this private excursion from Tangier, and see its well-preserved Arab-Andalusia art and traditions. Chaouen, or Chefchaouen as in Berber language, is one of the most beautiful towns of the Rif mountains.
The Pyrenees; a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. It separates the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of continental Europe and extends for about 305 mi from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean.
This 130-year-old tree with a 23-meter (75 feet) diameter is a gigantic umbrella in the garden of Principe Real. The official scientific name is Cupressus lusitanica, and while “lusitanica” recalls the name of Portugal during Roman times, this tree does not have origins in Portugal or even in the Iberian Peninsula. It’s from Mexico and probably ended up in Portugal in the early 1600s
Barcelona, Spain Credit: NASA Earth Observatory The city lights of Spain and Portugal define the Iberian Peninsula in this photograph from the International Space Station (ISS) taken on Dec. Barcelona hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics for the XXV Olympiad