14 days in Spain, Morocco & Gibraltar Itinerary

14 days in Spain, Morocco & Gibraltar Itinerary

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San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
— 1 day
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
3
Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
4
Los Arcos, Spain
— 1 day
5
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
6
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
7
Nerja, Spain
— 1 night
8
Tarifa, Spain
— Few hours
9
El Cuervo de Sevilla, Spain
— 1 night
10
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
11
Toledo, Spain
— 2 nights

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San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain, located to the northwest of the region in the southeastern side of the Sierra de Guadarrama, at the foot of Mount Abantos and Las Machotas, 29mi from Madrid. On the 3rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

Discover how to plan a San Lorenzo de El Escorial trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Antigua, Guatemala to San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Antigua to San Lorenzo de El Escorial, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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 4th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, then explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, then admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Marrakech trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Lorenzo de El Escorial to Marrakech. The time zone difference when traveling from San Lorenzo de El Escorial to Marrakech is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Marrakech are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

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nights
Essaouira, Morocco

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
On the 5th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, then wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Essaouira attractions planning app.

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marrakech in August, with highs in Essaouira at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Arcos.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

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Los Arcos, Spain

Los Arcos ©
Los Arcos is a town and Spanish municipality, in the Chartered Community of Navarre, situated in the administrative division of Estella, in the region of East Estella and is 62km from the capital of the community, Pamplona. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Villa Romana de Arellano.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Arcos online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Essaouira to Los Arcos. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Essaouira to Los Arcos. In August, daily temperatures in Los Arcos can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Granada.
Highlights from your plan
Villa Romana de Arellano ©
Villa Romana de Arellano

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, then stop by Munira Leather, and then don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Granada online trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Los Arcos to Granada with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Carrera del Darro ©
Carrera del Darro
Munira Leather ©
Munira Leather

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
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 9th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at The Great Siege Tunnels, explore the striking landscape at St. Michael's Cave, then enjoy the sea views from Europa Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Rock of Gibraltar, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Casemates Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Gibraltar itinerary planner.

Drive from Granada to Gibraltar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Granada in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gibraltar: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
Europa Point ©
Europa Point
The Great Siege Tunnels ©
The Great Siege Tunnels

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Nerja, Spain

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 10th (Thu), Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, then join in the after-dark buzz at Moin Moin Nerja / Deutsche Backerei, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nerja trip planner.

You can drive from Gibraltar to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gibraltar in August, you will find days in Nerja are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tarifa.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Moin Moin Nerja / Deutsche Backerei ©
Moin Moin Nerja / Deutsche Backerei
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

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Tarifa, Spain

Tarifa ©
As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Bolonia.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tarifa road trip tool.

Drive from Nerja to Tarifa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Nerja, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tarifa, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to El Cuervo de Sevilla.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Bolonia ©
Playa de Bolonia
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

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night
El Cuervo de Sevilla, Spain

El Cuervo de Sevilla
Nestled in the sun-scorched plain of Spain's second largest river, El Cuervo de Sevilla is a small municipality with a rural feel.
For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the El Cuervo de Sevilla trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tarifa to El Cuervo de Sevilla takes 2 hours. When traveling from Tarifa in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in El Cuervo de Sevilla: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 21°C at night. You will leave for Madrid on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in El Cuervo de Sevilla

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 13th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Paseo del Prado, admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, and finally don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Madrid day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from El Cuervo de Sevilla to Madrid. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla
Paseo del Prado
Paseo del Prado
Room Escape Games

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Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
On the 14th (Mon), cozy up to a beverage at Taberna Tecnica de Vinos Amboades, make a trip to Puerta de Bisagra, take in the views from San Martin Bridge, then make a trip to Mirador del Valle, then steep yourself in history at Puerta del Sol, and finally stop by Jacinta & Maria Chocolates. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, then don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada, and then examine the collection at Museo del Greco.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Toledo tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Toledo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
San Martin Bridge ©
San Martin Bridge
Puerta de Bisagra
Puerta de Bisagra

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