33 days in Morocco, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

33 days in Morocco, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly + Train:  28 h
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Rabat, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Tangier, Morocco
— 1 night
Ferry + Bus:  5 h 30 min
6
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
8
Toledo, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Salamanca, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
12
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marrakech holiday planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to Marrakech is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Rabat.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Shopping
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Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

2
nights
Rabat, Morocco

Rabat ©
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rabat Old Town. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Chellah, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rabat trip app.

Fly from Marrakech to Rabat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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Chellah ©
Chellah
Hassan Tower ©
Hassan Tower
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

3
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sahrij Medersa, Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin) and Glaoui Palace. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa and examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fes tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Fes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Historic Sites Museums
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Glaoui Palace ©
Glaoui Palace
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

2
nights
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Chefchaouen road trip planner.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah ©
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah

1
night
Tangier, Morocco

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
You've now added Medina of Tangier to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take a stroll through Medina of Tangier.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tangier route builder website.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Tangier takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Tangier

Neighborhoods
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Medina of Tangier ©
Medina of Tangier

3
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Chapel of Granada as well as Alhambra. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra and then admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Granada trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Tangier to Granada takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Tangier in April, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

2
nights
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos as well as Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba. On the 15th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and then take in the views from Roman Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, thencontemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, thendon't miss a visit to Calleja de las Flores, and finally stop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba travel planning site.

Drive from Granada to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Granada in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Toledo on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

2
nights
Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Martin Bridge as well as Puerta de Bisagra. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, make a trip to Custodia de Arfe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Toledo online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Toledo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Cordoba in April, plan for slightly colder days in Toledo, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Custodia de Arfe ©
Custodia de Arfe
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Walls of Avila, Acueduct of Segovia and Alcazar of Segovia. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and stroll through Casa de Campo.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Toledo to Madrid by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Madrid sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Segovia, The Walls of Avila
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Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia

2
nights
Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
You've now added Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salamanca road trip site.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Salamanca when traveling from Madrid in April, with lows around 5°C. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to Porto.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Jardim da Rotunda da Boavista, pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, and stroll through Cais da Ribeira.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto trip maker website.

Getting from Salamanca to Porto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salamanca to Porto. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Porto when traveling from Salamanca in April, with lows around 11°C. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Torre dos Clerigos ©
Torre dos Clerigos
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Cais da Ribeira ©
Cais da Ribeira

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lisbon Oceanarium, Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and visit Bairro Alto.

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Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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