Summary

During this amazing Morocco itinerary (7 days) from Malaga (Tetuan, Chaouen, Marrakesh, Rabat, Fez) you will discover incredible places and sites in Morocco. You will travel from Malaga to Tarifa in Spain to board the ferry and cross the Strait of Gibraltar to Tangier in Morocco. You will discover impressive cities in Morocco such as Tetuan, known for its overall white appearance and for its affinity with Spanish culture, and Chaouen or Chefchaouen, known for its glamorous blue washed walls and streets. You will also visit cities such as Casablanca, Marrakesh, Rabat, and Fez, then return to Malaga in Spain. If you are a single traveller willing to join a group, this tour also suits you as you can be accommodated in a single room (Single Room Supplement: 210 €). Departures are organized from Malaga every Wednesday in 2022.

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Maria

Maria

Local travel expert in Spain

I speak English and Spanish. I studied tourism in Madrid, and I have more than 7 years’ work experience in travel agencies. My passion for travelling around Spain and Europe, made me discover new places and offer different routes around my country and some of its neighbours.

Itinerary


In the morning, you will travel from Malaga to Tarifa in order to board the ferry crossing the Strait of Gibraltar towards Tangier. The Strait of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates two continents: Europe and Africa.

Upon arrival in Tangier you will be transferred to the hotel.

Dinner and accommodation in Tangier.

The day will begin with the visit of the city of Tetuan, known for its overall white appearance and for its affinity with Spanish culture. After the Spanish Reconquest, Tetuan served as the main contact between Morocco and Andalusia, highly appreciated for its practically intact architecture. You will visit places of interest such as the Moulay El Mehdi square and the Hassan II square, where the Royal Palace is located. You will continue the trip through the Luneta and the Jewish quarter and you will finish through its medina, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO until the entrance of Bab Okla.

You will continue your trip Chaouen or Chefchaouen, one of the most beautiful towns in Morocco, famous for its blue washed walls. Upon arrival, you will walk through its blue streets, its corners and history until you reach the Outta El Hammam square, the main square of the ancient neighborhood of Medina more comprising the symbolic Grand Mosque and the 15th-century Kasbah. This town was founded in 1471 to restrain the entrance and influences of the Portuguese of Ceuta, until Moors and Jews settled after the Spanish Reconquest in medieval times. It was during the Spanish protectorate when the Spanish army definitely occupied the city until the north of Morocco became independent around 1958.

Dinner and accommodation in Tangier.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will depart for Casablanca, the economical capital of the country.

Upon arrival, you will have some free time for rest.

Dinner and accommodation in Casablanca.

In the morning, you will enjoy a tour of Casablanca, most populated city in Morocco, visiting Anfa Boulevard, Nations Square and residential areas. You will continue your visit seeing the exterior of Hassan II Mosque, second in size and importance after Mecca. It’s the second world’s tallest mosque with its minaret reaching 210 metres. Built partly on the sea, it is a religious and cultural complex, built on nine hectares and includes a prayer room, an ablution room, bathrooms, a Koranic school (madrasa), a library and a museum.

Next, you will travel to Marrakesh. You will enjoy a guided tour of Marrakech, another important imperial city. The tour will start from the Koutoubia Mosque, which is the symbol of the city and has been formerly used as a bookstore.

In the afternoon, you will have lunch at a local restaurant.

You will continue to the sumptuous Bahia Palace, built more in the 19th century by hundreds of artisans from Fez. You will continue from the Jewish quarter or Mellah to the Jemaa El-Fnaa square, a living museum and intangible cultural heritage of Humanity, where storytellers, snake charmers, jugglers, dancers and more, constitute an authentic court of miracles. You will continue through the souk and its alleys full of businesses, workshops and terraces to meet the guilds of carpenters, sharpeners and a Berber pharmacy of remedies and natural products mostly from argan and derivatives.

Time at leisure.

Accommodation in Marrakesh.

The day will begin by travelling to Rabat, capital of the Kingdom of Morocco and official residence of the King. You will enjoy a city tour during which you will see the exterior of the Royal Palace, Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Hassan Tower, symbol of this city.

Time at leisure.

In the afternoon, you will arrive in Fez.

Dinner and accommodation in Fez.

In the morning, you will visit Fez, founded in 789 by Idriss 1st, who made it the first imperial capital of Morocco. Fez is the current intellectual and religious capital of Morocco. You will start with a panoramic tour from the hotel to visit the royal palace and its 7 gates or Dar Al-Makhzen on the way to the fascinating world of the medina of Fez El Bali, the oldest and most extensive in Morocco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 785 mosques and more than 2,000 squares, streets and alleys that represent a labyrinthine return in time. From Bab Bou Jeloud to Es-Seffarine square, you will enjoy a journey through the centuries starting in the 9th century to the 19th century. Along the walk, you will discover how these alleys are structured, and see the different constructions that make up the walls of the medina, in addition from its artisan guilds and neighborhoods, such as leather tanners or more seamstresses. You will see the Medersa, the oldest university in the world, and we will finish the tour with the sound of the hammer of the potters working the copper as they did hundreds of years ago.

You will enjoy lunch in a typical restaurant.

After lunch, you will have free time. You are recommended to take an optional excursion to explore the medina and see the handicraft and carpet tour, if you are interested in learning about the art or buying.

Accommodation in Fez.

In the morning, you will depart for Tangier to board the ferry and cross the Strait of Gibraltar back to Spain.

Arrival in Tarifa and transfer to Malaga.

Prices

Travel dates

Every Wednesday (2022)

Price per person in €

2 Pers.

6 Pers.

18 Pers.

4* Hotels (January - March; June - September; November, December)

815€

815€

815€

4* Hotels (April, May, October)

880€

880€

880€

Travel dates Accommodation Price per person in €
2 Pers. 6 Pers. 18 Pers.

Every Wednesday (2022)

4* Hotels (January - March; June - September; November, December) 815€ 815€ 815€
4* Hotels (April, May, October) 880€ 880€ 880€

What's Included

  • 6 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at 4-star hotels;
  • Breakfast at the hotel;
  • Lunch on day 4, 6 of the itinerary;
  • Dinner on day 1, 2, 3, 5 of the itinerary;
  • Transportation according to the entire itinerary (bus with free WI-FI onboard);
  • Sightseeing tour with local guide in Marrakesh, Rabat and Fez;
  • Multilingual tour escort;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Fast-ferry tickets.

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