12 days in Spain & Marrakech Itinerary

12 days in Spain & Marrakech Itinerary

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Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Escape the urban bustle at Burriana Beach and Fundación Cueva de Nerja. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de la Alberquilla and Playa de La Malagueta. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, and contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

Plan trip to Malaga with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Athens, Greece to Malaga is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Malaga. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in May since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): browse for treasures at Antiguedades el Museo, then admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then explore the galleries of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, and finally make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary app.

Drive from Malaga to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, contemplate the long history of Monasterio Cartuja, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada, and finally contemplate the long history of La Madraza. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Jerome Monastery, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Granada online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Granada. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
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Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife
Nasrid Palaces ©
Nasrid Palaces

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, then steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum. On your second day here, look for gifts at Le renard de Marrakech, contemplate the long history of Medersa Ben Youssef, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Marrakech route planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Granada to Marrakech in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Granada in May, expect Marrakech to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

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