15 days in Morocco, Province of Malaga & Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Morocco, Province of Malaga & Portugal Itinerary

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15 days in Morocco, Province of Malaga & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  20​h 30​min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Essaouira, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, then admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, then stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and finally don't miss a visit to Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam. Here are some ideas for day two: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Secret, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marrakech tour itinerary planning site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Marrakech is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Marrakech is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Kuala Lumpur, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Balloon Rides

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then trot along with a tour on horseback, then don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, and finally wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Essaouira online visit planner .

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Marrakech in April, plan for little chillier days in Essaouira, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

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 15th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, then take a stroll through La Carihuela, then wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): meet the residents at Bioparc, take a stroll through Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque La Muralla, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Malaga day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Essaouira to Malaga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Essaouira to Malaga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Benalmadena, El Torcal de Antequera, Marbella Old Town, La Carihuela, Bioparc
Highlights from your plan
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, wander the streets of Old City, then take in the pleasant sights at Placa A Los Viajeros Romanticos, and finally do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo. On the next day, take a pleasant ride with Caballos y Vino, do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, then get outside with Ronda Dressage, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally don't miss a visit to Ronda.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ronda trip planner .

You can drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ronda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Outdoors Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

2
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
On the 19th (Sun), look for gifts at Bolodoce & Cafe, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana, and finally explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Cape Saint Vincent, take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lagos trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ronda to Lagos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ronda to Lagos. In April, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Albufeira, Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Cape Saint Vincent
Highlights from your plan
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Alvor Boardwalk ©
Alvor Boardwalk
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

1
night
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), browse the collection at Biblioteca Publica de Evora, explore the ancient world of Cromeleque dos Almendres, don't miss a visit to Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Evora tour planner .

Getting from Lagos to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Lagos in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Evora. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, wander the streets of Alfama, take a stroll through Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally admire the natural beauty at Quinta da Regaleira. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Castelo dos Mouros, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon travel planning tool .

Drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Lisbon sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

1
night
Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally admire the striking features of Paco Episcopal.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Porto day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Lisbon in April, plan for little chillier days in Porto, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Room Escape Games

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