10 days in Malaga, Granada & Morocco Itinerary

10 days in Malaga, Granada & Morocco Itinerary

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10 days in Malaga, Granada & Morocco Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  18 h
1
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
4
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Los Angeles, United States

2
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ardales National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Malaga travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Malaga is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, expect Malaga to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ardales National Park
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Ardales National Park ©
Ardales National Park

1
night
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes, take in breathtaking views at Los Cahorros, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Jerome Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja and then engage your brain at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias).

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Granada tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Malaga in March, with highs in Granada at 61°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Granada

Childrens Museums Museums Nature

Side Trip

Los Cahorros
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Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©

2
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Miaara Jewish Cemetery, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then examine the collection at Musee de Mouassine. Here are some ideas for day two: soak in style at Turkish baths.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Granada to Marrakech takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Granada to Marrakech, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Granada in March: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 75°F and lows are around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Marrakech

Baths Outdoors Tours
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Turkish Baths
Balloon Rides
Miaara Jewish Cemetery ©
Miaara Jewish Cemetery

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nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Martires. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): get outside with Experience Box Spain.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Malaga itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Marrakech to Malaga in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marrakech to Malaga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marrakech in March, you will find days in Malaga are a bit cooler (68°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba, Experience Box Spain
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Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba ©
Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba
Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares ©

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