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Travelmarvel

Spain and Morocco Adventure

Barcelona to Marrakesh

Trip Code: RJTMAG13P
13 Days
25 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 12 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort and expert local guides
  • 25 meals - 12 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 8 dinners
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of Seville, followed by a visit to the iconic Reales Alcazares
  • Savour a traditional tapas lunch experience
  • Embark on a tour of Marrakesh and discover its historic ramparts, secret tombs and colourful souks
  • Be treated to a dinner and Moroccan folklore show
  • Discover the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and take part in a traditional Moroccan cooking class

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and hotels may be subject to change
  • Itinerary operated by Travelmarvel’s partner Great Rail Journeys
  • Airport transfers and tipping included
  • Prices are for land/rail only. Flights not included
Europe map RJTMAG13P 2022-23
Barcelona to Marrakesh

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Your discovery of Spain and Morocco begins in the vibrant city of Barcelona today. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Barcelona, Catalonia La Pedrera Hotel

With exquisite architecture at every turn, days of endless Mediterranean sun and a laid-back atmosphere, Barcelona’s charm is irresistible. Today you will discover the city’s highlights on a guided walking tour, starting at the picturesque tree-lined Las Ramblas, Barcelona’s most famous street. Continue to Placa de Catalunya, a lively square steeped in history. Later, be inspired by the magical, twisted turrets of the Sagrada Familia before wandering through the Old Town and Gothic Quarter. The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure. Perhaps visit Gaudi’s famous Park Guell or go for a stroll along the waterfront. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant this evening.

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  • Dinner
Sagrada Família Basílica, Barcelona, Spain

Board a high-speed train bound for Seville this morning. Home to beautiful baroque churches, winding medieval lanes and lavish palaces, this southern Spanish city will leave you in awe. Transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Stay: Two Nights, Seville, Hotel Casa Romana (or similar)

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Seville, followed by a visit to the iconic Reales Alcazares. A local guide will show you around this magnificent Moorish royal palace, considered to be one of the most outstanding examples of mudejar art in existence.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Savour a traditional tapas lunch experience.


After your Insider Experiences, spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Perhaps head out to the Triana neighbourhood in search of the passionate Flamenco music that Seville is famous for.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Bid farewell to Spain today as you cross the Straits of Gibraltar and arrive in the Moroccan port of Tangier. This city has long been regarded as the gateway to Africa. Later, travel by fast train to the thriving city of Casablanca.

Stay: Casablanca, Radisson Blu Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Horseshoe arches around the forecourt of the mosque with tall minaret

This morning discover the exotic wonders of Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city, during a guided tour. This sprawling port city is an enticing blend of old and new, with the iconic Hassan II Mosque and its 210-metre minaret – the tallest in the world – as its centrepiece. You’ll also visit the League of Arab States Park, a green oasis built in 1925, and the Mohammed V Square. Continue to the city of Rabat, Morocco’s capital, and enjoy lunch along the river front. Later, set off on an exploration of Rabat and visit the Old Medina, the Kasbah and the Oudaya Gate before boarding a train bound for the city of Fez.

Stay: Three Nights, Fez, Fes Marriott Hotel Jnan Palace

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Spend the day discovering the historical city of Fez on a guided tour.


Founded more than 1,200 years ago, Fez is one of the oldest continuously inhabited medieval settlements in the world. On a guided tour, you’ll visit iconic sights including the Great Gateway of the Royal Palace and 17th century fortifications, as well as the city’s ornate blue gate, the Bab Bou Jeloud. Wander through the twisting streets of Fez’s World Heritage-listed old town, passing bustling spice markets and souks. This evening, enjoy a special dinner and show back at your hotel.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today you will uncover the beauty of Meknes, an enchanting city in northern Morocco that is famed for its imperial past. See the lavish Bab el-Mansour and its exquisite mosaic tilework, the ruins of Agouda Busin, the Royal Gardens and the Royal Stables. Later, discover Volubilis, Morocco’s best-preserved archaeological site, declared a World Heritage site in 1997. After lunch on the terrace of Volubilis Inn, explore the Roman ruins, the Baths of the Forum and the House of Venus before returning to Fez later this afternoon.

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  • Lunch

Journey by train to Marrakesh today, a kaleidoscope of colours and spices that will delight your senses. Here you will discover bustling souks, sprawling palaces and winding medinas. On arrival, check in to your hotel before your dinner tonight.

Stay: Four Nights, Marrakesh, Es Saadi Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Intricately woven bright colored Moroccan rugs hanging on the wall outside of a shop

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Embark on a tour of Marrakesh and discover its historic ramparts, secret tombs and colourful souks.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Be treated to a dinner and Moroccan folklore show.


Enjoy an Insider Experience before an afternoon at leisure.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today is yours to spend at leisure, exploring Marrakesh as you wish. Perhaps hunt for souvenirs in the souks at the incredible Market Square – the largest of its kind in Morocco.

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Discover the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.


An exciting adventure awaits today as you venture out into the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The longest and highest mountain range in Africa, the Atlas Mountains are made up of a collection of staggering peaks which run across Morocco and Algeria. To this day it remains a Berber region, still occupied by tribes who have called the area home for thousands of years. See hamlets of traditional baked clay houses scattered throughout the Ourika Valley and visit a typical Berber home for a glass of traditional mint tea. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers at your hotel this evening.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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