10 days in Morocco, Rojales & Algarve Itinerary

10 days in Morocco, Rojales & Algarve Itinerary

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10 days in Morocco, Rojales & Algarve Itinerary

San Antonio, United States
Fly:  25​h
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Rojales, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
San Antonio, United States

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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 (Sun): examine the collection at Musee de Marrakech - Fondation Omar Benjelloun and then admire the striking features of Ben Youssef Madrasa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, then hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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San Antonio, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Marrakech, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

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Jemaa el-Fnaa
Jardin Majorelle
Ben Youssef Madrasa

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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 23rd (Wed), stop by Galerie la Kasbah, take a leisurely stroll along Essaouira Fishing Port, then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

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Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Marrakech in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Rojales.

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Horseback Riding Tours
Essaouira Ramparts
Essaouira Fishing Port

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Rojales, Spain

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Essaouira to Rojales. Traveling from Essaouira to Rojales, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Rojales are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Albufeira.

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Albufeira, Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Camilo Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Alvor Boardwalk, and then explore the ancient world of Castelo de Silves. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, then enjoy some diversion at Hot Wheels Raceway, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rojales to Albufeira. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rojales to Albufeira. In May, daily temperatures in Albufeira can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

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Castelo de Silves, Praia marinha, Camilo Beach, Alvor Boardwalk
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Camilo Beach
Alvor Boardwalk
Praia dos Olhos de Água

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