11 days in Gibraltar & Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Gibraltar & Morocco Itinerary

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
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Tangier, Morocco
— 1 night
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Ouarzazate, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Merzouga, Morocco
— 2 nights

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Gibraltar, 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 13th (Sun): stroll around Commonwealth Park, stroll through Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park, visit a coastal fixture at Europa Point, then explore the activities along Catalan Bay, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Dolphin Adventure, stop by Antonio Diamond Boutique, Head underground at St. Michael's Cave, then don't miss a visit to Apes Den, then contemplate the long history of Charles V Wall, and finally take in the views from Windsor Suspension Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gibraltar travel planner.

Manchester, UK to Gibraltar is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Gibraltar is 1 hour. In December, Gibraltar is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park ©
Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave

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Tangier, Morocco

Tangier ©
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 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Moise Nahon Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah, then Head underground at Hercules Cave, and finally walk around Parc Perdicaris. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dalia Beach, examine the collection at American Legation, and then savor the flavors at Blue Door Cuisine.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Tangier trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Gibraltar to Tangier by combination of bus and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Gibraltar to Tangier, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Tangier, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Hercules Cave ©
Hercules Cave
Dalia Beach ©
Dalia Beach
Blue Door Cuisine ©
Blue Door Cuisine

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

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 17th (Thu), look for gifts at Le renard de Marrakech, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and finally stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and then explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tangier to Marrakech takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Tangier in December, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Balloon Rides
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

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Ouarzazate, Morocco

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Ounila Valley and then get in on the family fun at CLA Studios.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ouarzazate trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in December, things will get little chillier in Ouarzazate: highs are around 20°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley
CLA Studios ©
CLA Studios

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Merzouga, Morocco

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stop by Depot Nomade, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then examine the collection at Musee Nomade. Keep things going the next day: do some rugged touring at local off-road trails and then head outdoors with Thundra Adventure.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Merzouga driving holiday website.

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Merzouga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thundra Adventure ©
Thundra Adventure
Depot Nomade ©
Depot Nomade

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