26 days in Europe & Morocco Itinerary

26 days in Europe & Morocco Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Essaouira, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom


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4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bournemouth Beach and Churchill War Rooms. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our London attractions 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. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bournemouth Beach, Stonehenge, Cotswolds Distillery
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, take a stroll through Montmartre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris route planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Chambord, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

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Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Visit Pantheon and Roman Forum for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Villa Adriana (in Tivoli) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome online trip builder.

Fly from Amsterdam to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana, Duomo di Orvieto
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Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at L'illa Roja and Platja Port Bo. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Platja de Blanes (in Blanes), Dali Theatre-Museum (in Figueres) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

L'illa Roja, Platja Port Bo, Platja de Blanes, Dali Theatre-Museum, Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Dali Theatre-Museum ©
Dali Theatre-Museum
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

1
night
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 14th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, steep yourself in history at Koutoubia Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, then look for gifts at Henna Louaya, and finally don't miss a visit to Medersa Ben Youssef.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech journey website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Marrakech takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Marrakech. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in October: highs in Marrakech hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping Historic Sites
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Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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 15th (Tue): wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira and then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Essaouira online travel route planner.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in October, you will find days in Essaouira are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

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