7 days coach tour to the most beautiful cities in Morocco
7 days coach tour to the most beautiful cities in Morocco
ESSENTIAL MOROCCO – 7 DAYS TOUR PACKAGE
Essential Morocco from Barcelona, 7 days tour package
Visit Morocco from Spain. An unforgettable coach holiday to discover incredible cities full of history (Tangier, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez) and get to know the Moroccan culture. Discover the spell of Morocco through its history, culture, majestic monuments and a surprising cuisine. Coach holiday to Morocco from Barcelona with English speaking guides and guaranteed departures from Spain.
Departure days of the tour
7 days coach tour to the most beautiful cities in Morocco includes:
Sightseeing city tour in Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez, Meknes and Rabat with local guide / English speaking guide during the tour / High speed AVE train Barcelona – Malaga (return trip) / Air conditioned coach / Hotel accommodation at selected class / Half board basis (dinner & breakfast) in Morocco / Fast Ferry tickets (return trip) between Spain and Morocco / Travel insurance.
|PRICE PER PERSON IN EUROS (SEASON 2023 - 2024)|
|IN DOUBLE ROOM||from 1120 €|
|IN SINGLE ROOM||from 1390 €|
Day 1. (Thursday) BARCELONA – MALAGA
Call on at Sants train station in Barcelona and departure by high-speed train southbound heading to Andalusia. Pleasant journey with the comfort and speed of this fast train. Arrival in Malaga, one of Spain’s foremost holiday destinations. Transfer on your own from the station to the hotel. Free time to discover at your leisure the capital of the Costa del Sol, hometown of the famous painter Pablo Picasso and the Hollywood star Antonio Banderas, among its most famous citizens. We recommend you to leave your luggages in the hotel and take a stroll into the historic quarter of the city to visit the Alcazaba, one of the symbols of the city, and one of the largest Arab fortresses in Andalusia, the Gibralfaro Castle, that offers outstanding views over the city, the Picasso Museum or the beautiful Renaissance Cathedral of Malaga known as La Manquita (the one-armed) thanks to its unfinished right tower. Hotel accommodation.
Day 2. (Friday) MALAGA – TANGIER – CASABLANCA
Departure from Malaga. Drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol via internationally renowned places as Marbella and Puerto Banus, arrive to Tarifa or Algeciras where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Tangier, disembark, clear customs and continue on by coach to Larache, a picturesque fishing town located on the Atlantic coast, on the left bank of the Lucus River estuary, with white-walled houses and light blue carpentry. You’ll enjoy some free time for lunch. We continue the trip to Casablanca, the largest city that represents the modern face of today’s Morocco. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Day 3. (Saturday) CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we will do a sightseeing tour of Casablanca, this cosmopolitan city, the economic capital of Morocco. We will discover Casablanca’s highlights such as the Anfa boulevard, the Nations Square, we’ll visit from the outside the impressive Hassan II Mosque (interior visit offered as optional activity), a showcase of the finest Moroccan artisanship, Casablanca’s city landmark, only surpassed by Mecca in importance and size. After the visit we will continue to Marrakech, a fascinating and mysterious city where Europe, Africa and the Middle East mingle and merge. Arrival and free time to have lunch. In the afternoon we will start with an amazing guided visit of Marrakech. We will see from outside the Koutobia Minaret, twin sister of the Giralda in Seville (Spain), the Bahia Palace, one of the city’s most eye-popping sights, we’ll walk around its Medina and souks and will end at the great Djemaa El Fna Square, a symbol of Morocco and meeting point for different kind of personalities of the city: storytellers, snake charmers, musicians and dancers. Back to the hotel and accommodation. Optionally you can enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner and an equestrian show that includes odalisque, flying carpets and fireworks in an atmosphere that recreates The Thousand and One Nights.
Day 4. (Sunday) MARRAKECH – RABAT – MEKNES – FEZ
After breakfast we’ll drive west towards the Atlantic Coast to reach Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital of Morocco, official residence of the King Mohamed VI. During the guided tour we will visit the Royal Palace of Rabat from the outside, we’ll see the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, grandfather of the current king and also the Hassan Tower, a minaret of an incomplete mosque which has converted in the symbol of the city. The journey will continue to Meknes, one of the Imperial Cities of the s. XVII located in the heart of the Middle Atlas and surrounded by 40 km of walls. Upon arrival we’ll enjoy a panoramic city tour on Meknes. We will get to know the Bab Al Mansour Gate, which gives entrance to the old town and, without a doubt, the most beautiful gate in Morocco. Free time to enjoy a local meal and continue the route till Fez, the most monumental of the Moroccan Imperial Cities, its University of “Karaouyne” is the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco and the oldest religious education center. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 5. (Monday) FEZ
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we’ll do a monumental and panoramic city tour of Fez. We will see the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, the Jewish neighbourhood also known as Mellah, the Gate of Bab Bou Jeloud, which gives access to the Medina or the old city, one of the most impressive of Morocco. We will walk along its streets and souks. We will get to know the tanner neighbourhood and the Medersa, the oldest university of the world and its Karaouyne Mosque. Back to the hotel to have lunch and free time in the afternoon to enjoy calmly the great and labyrinth Medina de Fes el-Bali, composed by more than 9.000 streets, it’s the best-preserved Medina of the Arab world and the largest monument of Morocco. In the night, possibility of show-dinner in a local restaurant. Accommodation.
Day 6. (Tuesday) FEZ – TANGIER – MALAGA
Breakfast at the hotel. We head north to the Mediterranean Coast. Arrival at Tangier harbour and board the ferry to return across the Strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive along the Mediterranean Coast towards Malaga. Arrival at the hotel, free time at your disposal and accommodation. We recommend you go out for Tapa-hopping, an unbeatable way to experience Andalusian culture and savour the charms of its bars and taverns. Tapas are an exquisite, varied and choice example of popular gastronomy which allows you to share a variety of dishes and try a wide range of different products for reasonable prices. Hotel accommodation.
Day 7. (Wednesday) MALAGA – BARCELONA
Last day in Andalusia. According to the timetable of your train to Barcelona, you may spend the morning visiting Malaga or buying your last souvenirs. Transfer on your own to the Maria Zambrano Train Station to take the high-speed train to Barcelona. Arrival and end of services.
- Departure city: SPAIN, Barcelona
- Returning city: SPAIN, Barcelona
- Cities where we will travel through: Barcelona, Casablanca, Fez, Malaga, Marrakech, Meknes, Rabat, Tangier, Tarifa
- Countries where the tour goes: MOROCCO, SPAIN
- Nº days of the tour: 7
- Departure day of the tour: Thursday
- Price: from 1120 €
- Tour code: 01212-07000J000-11-BCNBCN-EG
Please note that
Exceptionally, the itinerary and the order of the excursions could be altered and modified for organizational reasons. Depending on hotel availability or in case of last minute reservations, the provided hotels may be replaced by others of the same category (see list of planned hotels at Scheduled Hotels). Only one suitcase per person will be accepted. To enter Morocco, the citizens of some countries outside the European Economic Community will need additional documentation to the passport, please check with our travel agency. Passengers must pass customs control with their luggage. During the train journeys to/from Malaga and during the stay in Malaga, there is no accompanying guide service.