LONDON TO MARRAKECH EXPRESS
15 DAYS ITINERARY - LONDON TO MARRAKECH...
Upgrade your Euro trip: head south for a different adventure. Start your trip in London, and then cross the channel for some French culture before hitting Spain for Moorish history, architecture in Barcelona and a tapas culture that will set you up for the endless nightlife. Best of all, this trip doesn’t fade out—you’ll finish up in Morocco with its mosques, medinas and kasbahs. It’s a European tour with a southern kiss of the exotic.
Day 1 London/Paris
Enjoy a day of visit in London
Transport: Train (2.50 hour(s))
Day 2 & 3 Paris
Explore the City of Lights. Paris has something for everyone so use the days here to explore the outstanding museums and churches, float down the Seine on a river cruise or people watch at one of the charming cafés. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 4 & 5 Barcelona
Fly in style to Barcelona, then enjoy an orientation walk of the city including the Gothic Quarter and Las Ramblas.
Visit to main touristic activities La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Casa Batlló, and Casa Milà.
Transport: Plane (2.50 hour(s)
Be sure to indulge in Barcelona's nightlife.
Day 6 Barcelona/Granada
Full day to keep exploring Barcelona. Overnight train to Granada. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
Day 7 & 8 Granada
A trip to Granada wouldn't be the same without a night on the town, the city is filled with trendy tapas bars and has a lively music scene.
Day 8 Granada/Seville
Enjoy a day through the winding alleyways of Seville, then opt to explore the Alcazar or watch a flamenco performance. Transport: Local bus (4.00-5.00 hours)
Day 9 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 10 Chefchaouen
During your day in Chefchaouen, you can choose to hike through the mountains, explore local villages and enjoy nearby waterfalls.
Day 11 Chefchaouen/Fès
Start exploring in the ancient labyrinth of the medina and if you find your way out you can head to the leather tanneries and dye pits. The whole medina itself will whisk you back in time as you wander the alleyways which have barely changed in appearance since medieval times. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 12 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 13 Fès/Casablanca
Travel by train to seaside Casablanca known for its colonial and art-deco buildings. Transport: Train (5.00 hour(s))
Day 14 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 15 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