33 days in Spain & Marrakech Itinerary

33 days in Spain & Marrakech Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 7 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will enjoy Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). The adventure continues: walk around Parque del Retiro, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip itinerary builder.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in August, expect nights in Madrid to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are much warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Barcelona.

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Barcelona, Spain

— 7 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and PortAventura. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Platja d'Aro (Aquadiver & Cala Sa Conca), Far de Sant Sebastia (in Llafranc) and Water World Lloret (in Lloret de Mar). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, and explore the activities along Cala Futadera.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 7 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Bring the kids along to Cuevas del Drach and Playa de Muro. Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Port d'Alcudia (Hidropark & Playa de Alcudia), Alcudia Old Town (in Alcudia) and Cuevas de Arta (in Capdepera). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, identify plant and animal life at Parc Natural de Mondrago, explore the world behind art at Museu Fundacion Juan March Palma, and enjoy the sand and surf at Platja d'es Trenc.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca trip builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August in Palma de Mallorca, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Valencia.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanografic Valencia, steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and then admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia and then get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Valencia driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Granada, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kids will enjoy Alhambra and Playa de la Cala el Canuelo. Venture out of the city with trips to Faro de la Herradura (in Almunecar) and Fundación Cueva de Nerja (in Nerja). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, soak away your stress at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the striking features of Court of the Lions.

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Fly from Valencia to Granada in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Valencia in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Malaga, Spain

— 3 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Burriana Beach and Alcazaba. Venture out of the city with trips to Bioparc (in Fuengirola), Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena) and Nerja (Balcony of Europe & Papagayo Beach). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, stop by Ultramarinos Zoilo, and make a trip to Puerto de Málaga.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Malaga. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Marrakech.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Marrakech, Morocco

— 6 nights

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.
Attractions like Jardin Majorelle and Koutoubia Mosque make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 10th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marrakech online route builder.

Getting from Malaga to Marrakech by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Malaga to Marrakech. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in September: highs in Marrakech hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Spain travel guide

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A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.