Explore Morocco and Southern Spain With European Vacation Ideas
Venture out on an unforgettable journey of Morocco and Southern Spain and experience history like never seen before. From the grand historical attractions of Marrakesh to the Islamic architecture of Granada, encounter an array of spectacular masterpieces and charming whitewashed towns with this European vacation ideas. Excavate into the local culture as you visit ancient cities, buzzing souks, and private homes. En route, explore a wealth of World Heritage sites, and relish an authentic performance of Spanish flamenco.
A Brief Look at the Morocco and Southern Spain Tour
(Day 1): Arrival in High Atlas Mountains
(Day 2): Exploring High Atlas Mountains
(Day 3): Heading to Marrakesh
(Day 4): A Full-Day Tour of Marrakesh
(Day 5): Visiting Granada
(Day 6): A Guided Tour of Granada
(Day 7): Venturing to Seville
(Day 8): A Walking Tour of Seville
(Day 9): A Relaxing Day in Seville
(Day 10): Departure Back Home
Places To Visit
High Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh, Granada, Seville
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Your journey begins today upon your arrival at Marrakesh airport where a private guide will be waiting to transfer you directly into the High Atlas Mountains to a relaxing hotel. After check-in, enjoy some downtime at your leisure and soak up the beautiful views.
Day 2: Exploring High Atlas Mountains
Today, you’ll be out exploring the panoramic scenery on a guided hike through the Ourika Valley accompanied by a guide. The difficulty range for hiking routes vary from easy to difficult, so your guide can customize the hike to suit you. On the way, you’ll stop in a traditional village to spend some quality time with a local family in their home, sharing tales over a cup of mint tea.
Day 3: Heading to Marrakesh
This morning you will travel to Marrakesh and transferred to your riad, which is situated in the heart of the medina. Spend the entire afternoon today relaxing on the roof terrace or venturing out to explore the souqs.
Day 4: A Full-Day Tour of Marrakesh
Get ready today to enjoy a full-day tour of Marrakesh, thus visiting the major historical sites including the Saadien Tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Jewish Quarter and the Bahia Palace. Later, your afternoon will be focused on the cultural side of the city, meandering your way through the various artisan areas within the souqs. End your day perfectly with delicious dinner in the Djemaa el Fna, which is lively with food stalls, scribes, henna artists and musical performers every evening.
Day 5: Visiting Granada
Today, you’ll have time to explore one final attraction in Morocco, the Hassan II Mosque, which is an exquisite example of Moroccan architecture situated around two and a half hours away in Casablanca. After the tour, traverse to Casablanca International Airport to catch a flight to Malaga in southern Spain. Upon arrival, a private guide will transfer you to the historic city of Granada and to your next hotel.
Day 6: A Guided Tour of Granada
You’ll continue your exploration of Islamic architecture today on a guided tour of Spain's Alhambra Palace and the city of Granada. The Alhambra was constructed by Moorish kings during their rule of southern Spain and demonstrates the ornate styles and geometric designs of the empire. Later in the afternoon, make your way to the old Moorish quarter and the Capilla Real, where the first Catholic rulers of Granada, Ferdinand, and Isabella, are buried.
Day 7: Venturing to Seville
Today, you’ll traverse to Seville, stopping en route to explore Ronda, with its Roman bridge and plunging gorges.
Day 8: A Walking Tour of Seville
This morning, get ready for a walking tour of Seville to witness the city's major attractions, such as the Giralda Tower and the Real Alcázar. The afternoon is entirely yours to enjoy at leisure, taking a tapas tour of the city and ending at a special flamenco performance.
Day 9: A Relaxing Day in Seville
Enjoy your final day to relax in Seville at your leisure. Wander through the city's historic lanes or take a walk along the Guadalquivir river.
Day 10: Departure Back Home
Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and transfer you to the airport for your flights back home.
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