54 days in Europe & Morocco Itinerary

54 days in Europe & Morocco Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 14 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Faro, Portugal
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, pause for some photo ops at Cavalry Memorial, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. On your second day here, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Charles George Gordon Statue, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in London: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 5°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Casablanca.
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Casablanca, Morocco — 3 nights

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
On the 14th (Mon), stop by Quartier Habous, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Casablanca road trip planner.

You can fly from London to Casablanca in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from London in November, expect Casablanca to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 14 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.
Take a break from Marrakech with a short trip to Jarjeer Mules in Oumnass, about 42 minutes away. On the 29th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Make the 20th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

Start your trip to Marrakech by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Casablanca in November since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, and stop by Alfama.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Marrakech in November, plan for little chillier days in Lisbon, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Dedicate the 6th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Porto sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to fly to Faro.
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Faro, Portugal — 1 night

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
On the 7th (Wed), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Faro holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Faro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Faro, with lows of 11°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 3 nights

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seville road trip planner.

You can drive from Faro to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Faro to Seville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Faro in December, plan for little chillier nights in Seville, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Valencia.
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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.
On the 12th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then examine the collection at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, then contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda, then pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, and finally explore the activities along Jardi del Turia.

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Fly from Seville to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Real Jardin Botanico, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Valencia in December: highs in Madrid hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 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.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 10 nights

The Square Mile

Explore London's surroundings by going to Winchester Cathedral (in Winchester), Brighton (Stanmer Park & Chutima Therapy) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). See some other sides of London: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, admire the striking features of Tower of London, and stroll around Hyde Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read London travel planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Barcelona in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 4°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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Morocco travel guide

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Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.
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Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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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.
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