ITINERARY 14 DAYS - BARCELONA TO MARRAKECH
This itinerary you will take you through a week in Spain, by train, before crossing the Strait of Gibraltar for another week to get to know the main highlights of Morocco, like Fès, Casablanca, and Marrakech, (as well as their souqs, mint tea and friendly locals). Grab yourself an experience you'll talk about forever.
Day 1 & 2 Barcelona
Visit to main touristic activities La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Casa Batlló, and Casa Milà.
Train to Madrid (2.00-3.00 hours)
Day 3 Madrid
Options for exploring the city include the Palacio Real, Real Jardin Botánico or Escorial. Experience more nightlife at the Plaza del Dos de Mayo, in the area known as Malasaña. Taste some sangria and dance to the latest music.
Day 4, 5 & 6 Madrid/Granada
Transport: Local train (7.50 hour(s), 885km)
Visit the Alhambra, and take a wander through the historic quarter of the Albaicin, with its narrow lanes and fantastic views.
Day 7 Granada/Seville
Explore the interiors and gardens of the Alcázar, a magnificent palace dating from Moorish times, or the true heart of Seville, the Santa Cruz quarter. Other attractions include the Museo Arqueológico, the Casa de Pilates and the Parque de María Luisa
Day 8 Seville/Chefchaouen
Make a stop in Tangier for a tour of the medina before continuing on to Chefchaouen for the evening. The djellaba, the traditional hooded garment worn by the men and women of North Africa, was created here. Chefchaouen is reputaed for its typical ancient crafts.
Transport: Local bus Ferry Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 9 Chefchaouen/Fès
Travel to the imperial city of Meknes. Visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing on to Fes.
Transport: drive (3.25 hour(s))
Day 10 Fès
Spend half-day to visit the Fès medina. It the world’s largest living medieval medina and a UNESCO site. Explore the artisan quarters, sample treats from the carts, and view Fès' famous leather tannery. In the evening, opt for dinner in a converted riad complete with local specialties, music, and belly dancing.
Day 11 Fès/Casablanca
Travel by train to seaside Casablanca known for its colonial and art-deco buildings. Transport: Train (5.00 hour(s))
Day 12 Casablanca/Marrakech
Visit the spectacular Hassan II mosque and learn more about this masterpiece. Catch the train to Marrakech in time to start exploring the city. Included Activities: Hassan II Mosque Visit Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
Day 13 Marrakech
Visit the historical Koutoubia Minaret and gardens, Bahia Palace, the Mellah, and the Saadian Tombs. Later, opt to discover the secrets of this amazing, ancient city. Relax at one of the tea houses around the square, watching the hustle and bustle from a shady spot. End the day like a local with an optional group dinner in the famous food stalls of Djemaa el Fna. Included Activities: Marrakech City Tour