22 days in Marrakech & Central Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Marrakech & Central Portugal Itinerary

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22 days in Marrakech & Central Portugal Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Peniche, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Marinha Grande, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Coimbra, Portugal
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

3
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.
Marrakech is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Marrakech is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, things will get much warmer in Marrakech: highs are around 45°C and lows about 24°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Peniche.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

2
nights
Peniche, Portugal

Peniche
Peniche is a seaside municipality and a city in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Supertubos (Medão Grande), kick back and relax at Baleal Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Obidos Village, browse the eclectic array of goods at Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Areia Branca.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Marrakech to Peniche. Traveling from Marrakech in July, expect nights in Peniche to be a bit cooler, around 18°C, while days are colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Marinha Grande.

Things to do in Peniche

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Obidos, Praia da Areia Branca
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Baleal Beach
Baleal Beach
Praia dos Supertubos (Medão Grande) ©
Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos ©
Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos

3
nights
Marinha Grande, Portugal

Marinha Grande ©
Marinha Grande is a municipality in the Leiria District, Portugal. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Praia do Norte and then kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel, make a trip to O Sitio, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paredes da Victoria Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marinha Grande trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Peniche to Marinha Grande takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Marinha Grande can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Coimbra.

Things to do in Marinha Grande

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nazare, Paredes da Victoria Beach
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel ©
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel

4
nights
Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia da Murtinheira and Praia do Reconquinho. Take a break from Coimbra with a short trip to Convent of Christ in Tomar, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: browse the collection at Biblioteca Joanina - Universidade de Coimbra, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio, steep yourself in history at Portugal dos Pequenitos, and take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra.

Make your Coimbra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Marinha Grande to Coimbra in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Coimbra are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Lisbon.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Praia da Murtinheira, Praia do Reconquinho, Convent of Christ
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Murtinheira ©
Praia da Murtinheira
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio

8
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
We've included these beaches for you: Praia da ursa and Praia Grande. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Adraga Beach, Praia do Magoito, & more), Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos) and Guincho Beach (in Cascais). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Coimbra to Lisbon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Coimbra in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sintra, Praia de Carcavelos, Praia da Adraga, Guincho Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Praia da ursa ©
Praia da ursa
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos

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