13 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

13 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
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Meknes, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive
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Tangier, Morocco
— 1 night
Ferry to Tarifa, Bus to Gibraltar
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 1 night
Drive
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Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco

Red City

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.
On the 20th (Thu), look for gifts at Ma Creation, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and finally hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna.

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Muscat, Oman to Marrakech is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Muscat in August, expect little chillier with lows of 25°C in Marrakech. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Meknes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

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Meknes, Morocco

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): gain insight at Moulay Ismail University, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bou Inania Medersa, and then make a trip to Bab El-Khemis Gate.

To find out how to plan a trip to Meknes, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Marrakech to Meknes by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August in Meknes, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

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Chefchaouen, Morocco

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.
On the 22nd (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen route maker.

Traveling by car from Meknes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

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Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll around Parc Perdicaris, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah, and finally don't miss a visit to Moise Nahon Synagogue.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tangier online itinerary builder.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Tangier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Tangier

Spas · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

The Rock

A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from O'Hara's Battery, get to know the fascinating history of Mediterranean Steps, then Head underground at St. Michael's Cave, then enjoy the sea views from Europa Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gibraltar route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Tangier to Gibraltar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

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Malaga, Spain

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Malaga Feria, appreciate the history behind Monumento Marqués De Larios, then pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, and finally test your team's savvy at La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Malaga trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gibraltar in August: highs in Malaga hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

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Seville, Spain

City of Towers

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seville vacation maker website.

You can drive from Malaga to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

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Evora, Portugal

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 27th (Thu), deepen your understanding at Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Evora driving holiday tool.

Drive from Seville to Evora in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Evora, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seville in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Evora. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally wander the streets of Alfama.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in August, plan for slightly colder days in Lisbon, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

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Porto, Portugal

Unvanquished City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Cais da Ribeira.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Porto trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in August, expect Porto to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31: