24 days in Europe & Morocco Itinerary

24 days in Europe & Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Essaouira, Morocco
— 1 night
5
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
6
Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights


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1
day
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): visit Westminster, thenwander the streets of Greenwich, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. August in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Westminster ©
Westminster
Greenwich ©
Greenwich
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get some historical perspective at Arc de Triomphe and Île de la Cité. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planning tool.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Girona Cathedral (Catedral) and La Boqueria. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Tarragona (Anfiteatro de Tarragona & Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona) and La Boella (in La Canonja). Spend the 16th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, ponder the design of Illuminated Fountain, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Barcelona route builder website.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Tarragona, Illuminated Fountain, Vila Vella (Old Town), Girona Cathedral (Catedral), La Boella
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona

1
night
Essaouira, Morocco

Essaouira ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, view the masterpieces at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Souk. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach and then learn something new at Cooperative Mogador Dag Souiri.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Essaouira road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Barcelona to Essaouira takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Essaouira due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Essaouira, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach
Walking tours

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 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fna and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Essaouira in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Marrakech: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

3
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Visit Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin) and Meknes Medina for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Medina of Fez and Archaeological Site of Volubilis. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, get a dose of the wild on Morocco Easy Tours, relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, and view the masterpieces at Art D'Argile.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fes trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Fes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Fes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Meknes Medina, Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Highlights from your plan
Meknes Medina ©
Meknes Medina
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Morocco Easy Tours ©
Morocco Easy Tours

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Roman Forum. Do your shopping at Via Condotti and L'Artigianato. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Riserva Naturale Monte Velino (in Magliano de' Marsi) and Lagustelli di Percile (in Percile). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and hunt for treasures at Affare Fatto Mercatino Usato.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Fes to Rome in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Fes in August, plan for slightly colder days in Rome, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vatican City, Riserva Naturale Monte Velino, Lagustelli di Percile
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Get outdoors at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden and Het Strand van IJmuiden aan Zee. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Kinderboerderij De Boerenzwaluw (in Hoofddorp), Duinreservaat Castricum (in Castricum) and Strand Egmond aan Zee (in Egmond aan Zee). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Ronde Hoep Polder and stroll around Jagersplas.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel route planner.

Getting from Rome to Amsterdam by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in August; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kinderboerderij De Boerenzwaluw, Het Strand van IJmuiden aan Zee, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Jagersplas, Duinreservaat Castricum
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

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