Marrakech, Fez & the Charms of Morocco

Marrakech, Fez & the Charms of Morocco

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Marrakech, Fez & the Charms of Morocco

Location
Morocco, Portugal
Dates
March 2022 - November 2023
Duration#Number of nights offered for the pre cruise or post cruise program.
5-Night Pre-Cruise | 5-Night Post-Cruise

Prices starting from

£2,744 GBP/Per Person

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The North African land of Morocco boasts landscapes of stunning natural beauty and an extraordinarily rich cultural heritage. Discover the best of this magical land, including the souqs and thousand-year-old labyrinthine medinas of fabled Fez, the fantastic gardens and palaces of Marrakech, and the rugged mountain landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. As you travel through the country, relish the flavors of one of the world's greatest cuisines while spending your nights in some of Morocco's traditional riads.

All Passport details should be confirmed at the time of booking. Sales of this program close 90 days prior: book early to avoid disappointment, as space is limited.

Highlights

Explore ancient cities: Travel back in time in both Meknes and the Roman ruins in Volubilis.

Live Local: Wander through the alleyways and lanes of Fez’s teeming medina.

Foodie Experience: Savor A delicious picnic lunch in the ruggedly scenic Atlas Mountains.

Treasure hunt: Search for authentic Moroccan souvenirs in the souqs at Fez and Marrakech.

Cultural Experience: Join the snake charmers, musician, and acrobats at Marrakech’s famed main square, Djemaa El Fna

Stay Local: Sleep in traditional boutique riads in both Fez and Marrakech

Highlights

  • Explore ancient cities: Travel back in time in both Meknes and the Roman ruins in Volubilis.

  • Live Local: Wander through the alleyways and lanes of Fez’s teeming medina.

  • Foodie Experience: Savor A delicious picnic lunch in the ruggedly scenic Atlas Mountains.

  • Treasure hunt: Search for authentic Moroccan souvenirs in the souqs at Fez and Marrakech.

  • Cultural Experience: Join the snake charmers, musician, and acrobats at Marrakech’s famed main square, Djemaa El Fna

  • Stay Local: Sleep in traditional boutique riads in both Fez and Marrakech

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Azamara Ashore Land Tour Itineraries

  • Pre-Voyage Itinerary
  • Post-Voyage Itinerary
Pre-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
    Arrive in Casablanca
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    Upon your arrival in Marrakech Airport, you’ll be met by a local representative and taken to your hotel. Check in and explore the cultural capital of southern Morocco, at your leisure.

  • Day 2
    Drive to Meknes
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    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Today, tour the Saadian Tombs, elegant El Badi Palace and the 12th-century Koutoubia mosque, which is famed throughout the Arab world. Meander through the medina, exploring an endless procession of souqs, mosques and madrasas. Experience the soul of Moroccan hospitality at a local restaurant and taste a succulent lunch at the heart of the Medina. Just before sunset, visit the Djemaa el-Fna, the enormous square and atmospheric wonderland of torch-lit food stalls, snake charmers, storytellers, and acrobats. The charm of Marrakech will continue through the evening, in a magical setting of a restaurant hidden in the alleys of the Medina enjoy a succulent dinner accompanied by a local style entertainment. Please note: If the Badii Palace is closed, the visit will be substituted with visiting the Bahia Palace.

  • Day 3
    Visit Fez
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    This morning, check out after breakfast. Traverse the Middle Atlas range with its landscape of Berber villages and ancient cedar forests on a leisurely drive to the Fez, stopping for a picnic lunch in the Tadla region at Beni Mellal, famous for its oranges, grapefruit, apricots and figs. You’ll arrive in Fez, the royal city in the late afternoon. After check in, enjoy some relaxation time. A Riad dinner will be served according to daily menu.

  • Day 4
    Explore Berber Villages
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    Today, visit Fez el-Bali, the world's largest and most beautiful living medieval city. After breakfast, tour the 14th-century Medersa Bou Inania (theological college), famous for its stucco Quranic scriptures, zellij tiles, and wood carvings. Explore the 13th-century tanneries and henna and spice souks as you wind your way through the labyrinth of streets and alleys, discovering hidden squares like the Place an-Nejjarine. Along the way, stop in at a traditional house and interact with a local family while sipping a refreshing mint tea and homemade pastries

  • Day 5
    Tour Koutoubia Mosque
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    Drive through the Moroccan countryside, to Meknes, a millennia-old cultural center, which boasts a fascinating medina (old city) and a maze of streets filled with colorful stalls and architectural delights, such as the intricately carved Bab el-Mansour. Continue to Moulay Idriss, Morocco's holiest city, and then on to the Roman ruins at Volubilis to see the Triumphal Arch and exquisite mosaics. Enjoy a scenic drive to Casablanca, check into your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.

  • Day 6
    Begin Your Azamara® Voyage
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    After breakfast, bid farewell to Casablanca today as you’re escorted to airport for your flight to Lisbon, where you will be met by a local representative be escorted to the port for your Azamara® cruise.

Post-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
    Travel to Marrakech
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    Disembark the ship in Lisbon and transfer to the airport for your flight to Marrakech. Upon arrival in Marrakech, check in to your hotel and explore the cultural capital of southern Morocco, at your leisure.

  • Day 2
    Tour Koutoubia Mosque
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    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Today, tour the Saadian Tombs, elegant El Badi Palace and the 12th-century Koutoubia mosque, which is famed throughout the Arab world. Meander through the medina, exploring an endless procession of souqs, mosques and madrasas. Experience the soul of Moroccan hospitality at the legendary La Maison Arabe and taste a succulent lunch at the heart of the Medina. Just before sunset, visit the Djemaa el-Fna, the enormous square and atmospheric wonderland of torch-lit food stalls, snake charmers, storytellers, and acrobats. The charm of Marrakech will continue through the evening, in a magical setting of a restaurant hidden in the alleys of the Medina enjoy a succulent dinner accompanied by a local style entertainment. Please note: If the Badii Palace is closed, the visit will be substituted with visiting the Bahia Palace.

  • Day 3
    Explore Berber Villages
    Read More +

    This morning, check out after breakfast. Traverse the Middle Atlas range with its landscape of Berber villages and ancient cedar forests on a leisurely drive to the Fez, stopping for a picnic lunch in the Tadla region at Beni Mellal, famous for its oranges, grapefruit, apricots and figs. You’ll arrive in Fez, the royal city in the late afternoon. After check in, enjoy some relaxation time. A Riad dinner will be served according to daily menu.

  • Day 4
    Visit Fez
    Read More +

    Today, visit Fez el-Bali, the world's largest and most beautiful living medieval city. After breakfast, tour the 14th-century Medersa Bou Inania (theological college), famous for its stucco Quranic scriptures, zellij tiles, and wood carvings. Explore the 13th-century tanneries and henna and spice souks as you wind your way through the labyrinth of streets and alleys, discovering hidden squares like the Place an-Nejjarine. Along the way, stop in at a traditional house and interact with a local family while sipping a refreshing mint tea and homemade pastries

  • Day 5
    Drive to Meknes
    Read More +

    Drive through the Moroccan countryside, to Meknes, a millennia-old cultural center, which boasts a fascinating medina (old city) and a maze of streets filled with colorful stalls and architectural delights, such as the intricately carved Bab el-Mansour. Continue to Moulay Idriss, Morocco's holiest city, and then on to the Roman ruins at Volubilis to see the Triumphal Arch and exquisite mosaics. Enjoy a scenic drive to Casablanca, check into your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.

  • Day 6
    Return Home
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    After breakfast, bid farewell to Casablanca today as you’re escorted to Casablanca airport for your onward flight home.

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Sailing:

Nov

29

2022

Region Northern & Western Europe Northern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara Journey Azamara Journey
Embark Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
Debark Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town, South Africa

Voyage Only from
£3,032 GBP

Land Program from
£2,744 GBP

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£247

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29

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Ports of Call:

  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Funchal (Madeira), Portugal
  • Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Banjul, Gambia
  • Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Takoradi, Ghana
  • Luanda, Angola
  • Walvis Bay, Namibia
  • Cape Town, South Africa

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Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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Nov

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Region Northern & Western Europe Northern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara Pursuit Azamara Pursuit
Embark Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
Debark Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Santa Cruz de la Palma, Canary Islands
  • Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Salvador De Bahia, Brazil
  • Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Pursuit Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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Quarterly Savings

Enjoy 10% savings* on select voyages. One of the many advantages of being a member of Azamara Circle. *Savings applies to voyage portion only. Excludes taxes, fees, and land programs.

Show Promotions

Complimentary Single Category Upgrade

Receive a Complimentary Single Category Upgrade* on select 2022 & 2023 sailings. Book by 31 August 2022.

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Region Northern & Western Europe Northern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara Pursuit Azamara Pursuit
Embark Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
Debark Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Voyage Only from
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  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Gibraltar, United Kingdom
  • Malaga, Spain
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Nice, France
  • Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy
  • Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Pursuit Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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Receive $300 Onboard Credit, Unlimited WiFi for one device, Premium Beverage Package for two when booking a Balcony or higher on select Europe 2023 sailings when you book by August 31, 2022.*

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Sailing:

Mar

25

2023

Region Northern & Western Europe Northern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara Journey Azamara Journey
Embark Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
Debark Barcelona, Spain Barcelona, Spain

Voyage Only from
£1,793 GBP

Land Program from
£2,744 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£144

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Sailing:

Mar

25

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from
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Ports of Call:

  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Portimao, Portugal
  • Seville, Spain
  • Gibraltar, United Kingdom
  • Malaga, Spain
  • Valencia, Spain
  • Barcelona, Spain

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
Hide

What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
Hide
Show Promotions

Early Booking Bonus

Receive $300 Onboard Credit, Unlimited WiFi for one device, Premium Beverage Package for two when booking a Balcony or higher on select Europe 2023 sailings when you book by August 31, 2022.*

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Sailing:

Apr

4

2023

Region Northern & Western Europe Northern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara Onward Azamara Onward
Embark Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
Debark Barcelona, Spain Barcelona, Spain

Voyage Only from
£2,360 GBP

Land Program from
£2,744 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£171

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Sailing:

Apr

4

2023

from
£2,360 GBP

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Ports of Call:

  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Portimao, Portugal
  • Seville, Spain
  • Cadiz, Spain
  • Gibraltar, United Kingdom
  • Malaga, Spain
  • Valencia, Spain
  • Palma De Mallorca, Spain
  • Barcelona, Spain

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Pursuit Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
Hide

What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
Hide
Show Promotions

Early Booking Bonus

Receive $300 Onboard Credit, Unlimited WiFi for one device, Premium Beverage Package for two when booking a Balcony or higher on select Europe 2023 sailings when you book by August 31, 2022.*

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Sailing:

Sep

19

2023

Region Northern & Western Europe Northern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara Journey Azamara Journey
Embark Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
Debark Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Voyage Only from
£2,270 GBP

Land Program from
£2,744 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£161

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