Blue Cities Erasmus Morocco Weekend

Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip - Blue Cities

Visit the most famous blue cities of North Morocco! From the Mountains to the Coast, enjoy exquisite Moroccan cuisine, Camel Rides on the Beach, incredible Moroccan guides, and so much more. This all inclusive Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip "Blue Cities" makes visiting Morocco safer and easier than ever and at an unbeatable price, especially for those on an Erasmus trip!

On this trip you will visit the beautiful beach town of Asilah and moutain town of Chefchauen as well as the Spiritual city of Tetuan. This Erasmus trip is perfect for anyone spending time in Spain looking for an amazing and unforgettable adventure Furthermore, you will spend two nights in hotels on the beach! Everything, even meals, and a camel ride on the beach are included.
You will discover Morocco to the fullest, meet new people and leave with incredible new memories.

And with two different departure times, you have the option to choose what works best with your schedule!

Trip Includes

Private Bus Transportation

Roundtrip Fast Ferry

Great Hotels ON THE BEACH!

All meals

2 Breakfasts/Lunches/Dinners  *Special Dietary Options Available

CAMEL RIDE ON THE BEACH!

Visits in Berber Pharmacy & Fabric Co-op

Stop at Cape Espartel

where the Mediterranean and the Atlantic meet

Guided Tours

in Chefchaouen,  Tetuan, and Asilah

Professional Tour Guides

We Love Spain Coordinator

Free time for shopping, etc.

Travel Insurance

Dates, BOOKING & More!
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DATES Spring 2023:

– 9-11 December

– 17-19 February

– 10-12 March

– 24-26 March

– 7-9 April

– 21-23 April

– 12-14 May

– 2-4 June

– 23-25 June

– 7-9 July

*Check “Prices & Departures” to see when certain city departures are available.

*Additional Dates AND/OR Departure Cities available for large groups, write to info@welovespain.org

*Note – All online purchases carry an online service fee of 5€.  If you would like to avoid these charges, you may book over the phone or via bank deposit or transfer.  For our account info please send an email to info@welovespain.org.

Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip

***Morocco no longer requires a COVID-19 Passport or PCR test to enter 🙂

enjoy the blue painting street during our Morocco trip
Prices and Departures

TRIP PRICE:

* Base price includes departures from:
– ALGECIRAS

   208€

Departure Supplement for:
– SEVILLA
– MÁLAGA
– CÁDIZ
– GRANADA

  +27€

Departure Supplement for:
– HUELVA

  +47€

*Note – All online purchases carry an online service fee of 5€ .  If you would like to avoid these charges, you may book over the phone or via bank deposit or transfer.   For our account info please send an email to info@welovespain.org.

CITY DEPARTURE CALENDAR:

Sevilla & Algeciras:
All dates!!!

Cádiz:
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Huelva:
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Granada:
Coming Soon

***We have chosen certain dates for certain departures, however if you are a group we can organize it for you for any date.  Also, if you do not have a group you can always meet us at any of the departure cities offered 🙂

Please write us at info@welovespain.org

*GRANADA, MALAGA, AND HUELVA DEPARTURES have a minimum requirement of 15 people or more.  This does not mean, your group of friends must be 15 people or more.  It simply means that collectively there must be 15 people signed up from that departure in order to realize it.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES/SERVICES:

Individual Room Supplement: 39€

This option is for those who would like a room to themselves on the Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip.

*If you are traveling alone but would like to avoid this fee, we will try to find you a roommate but it is not guaranteed.

Meeting Places & Times

DIFFERENT CITY DEPARTURES

***MEETING TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  WE WILL NOTIFY ANY CHANGES PREVIOUS TO TRIP. 

 SEVILLA

Departure: 8:45AM

Plaza De Cuba Roundabout (In front of Restaurante Jose Luis)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 9/9:30PM

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CÁDIZ

Departure: 10:30AM

Oficina de Turismo Av. Jose de Carranza  (corner C/Sirenas)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 8PM

***ONLY AVAILABLE ON CERTAIN DATES.  PLEASE CONSULT INFO@WELOVESPAIN.ORG

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MÁLAGA

Departure: 10AM

Malaga City Hall (Avd. Cervantes 4)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 8/8:30PM

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HUELVA

Departure: 7:30AM

Plaza de Toros
Aprox. Arrival Home: 10/10:30PM

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***ONLY AVAILABLE ON CERTAIN DATES.  PLEASE CONSULT INFO@WELOVESPAIN.ORG

ALGECIRAS

Departure: 11:00AM

Ferry Station Info Desk
Aprox. Arrival Home: 6:30PM

Blue Cities Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip

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Trip Itinerary!

TRIP SCHEDULE

The Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip itinerary is subject to change due to logistics, waiting time, weather conditions, etc.  All of the tour will be by private bus and boat (except for the walking tours).

Day 1

First, we have a morning departure towards Algeciras.  Upon arrival, we will board the ferry to Ceuta (Africa).  Next, we will continue towards Asilah.  Our first stop will be at this beautiful, small Moroccan town on the sea side.  We will visit and enjoy the charm of the medina (old quarter) followed by free time for shopping.  Finally, we will arrive to the hotel, check-in and have dinner.

Day 2

First we will have breakfast at the hotel and depart with our luggage.  Next, we will continue on towards Tangier.  Upon arrival we will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city followed by a short camel ride ON THE BEACH and stop at Cape Espartel.

Next we will depart towards the mountain town of Chefchauen. Located in the Rif Montains, Chaouen is one of the most beautiful towns in Morocco. Blue houses, narrow streets, shops and astonishing views. We will begin with a lunch buffet in Parador restaurant followed by discovering the old quarter on our guided tour. We will also visit a Moroccan fabric workshop, and finally have free time for shopping or to enjoy a traditional Moroccan mint tea in one of the multiple bars in the city.

Finally, in the afternoon, we will departure towards M´Diq, our hotel on the Beach (unless stated otherwise). There we will have dinner.

Day 3

First, we will have breakfast at the hotel before heading into Tetuan, one of the most important cities in North Morocco.  We will enjoy a guided tour in the old part of the city, free time for shopping and a visit to a Moroccan pharmacy where you also will have the chance to get natural products such as argane oil, species, creams, etc.  We will finish our tour with a special Moroccan lunch in an Arabic palace with some shows.

Lastly, we will depart towards Ceuta where we will take the ferry to Algeciras.  Then, we will take the buses back to our origin cities.

Evening arrival home.

Erasmus student on the Morocco Weekend with We Love Spain
Passports, Ids, & Visas

Necessary Documentation for Trip

***It is the full responsibility of all travelers to bring valid and correct documentation with them on the trips being passport and/or visas.  

TO TRAVEL YOU WILL NEED A VALID PASSPORT!

To enter Morocco, a passport valid for the duration of stay is required by citizens of countries that do not need a visa to travel to Morocco.

Some nationalities do need a visa to enter into Morocco.  Please Consult below.

* If you need a visa, the Moroccan authorities require six month validity on the passport, otherwise it only needs to be valid for the length of your stay. Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip

Photocopies of either are NOT valid, you MUST bring your actual passport.  

 

COVID-19 Requirements

***Morocco no longer requires a COVID-19 Passport or PCR test to enter 🙂

enjoy the blue painting street during our Morocco trip

WHAT NATIONALITIES DO NOT NEED VISAS TO TRAVEL TO MOROCCO

If you are a citizen of one of these countries above you do NOT need a visa to Morocco.

If you do need a Visa, please contact us at info@welovespain.org

Algeria
Andorra
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
China

Colombia
Congo
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France

Germany
Great Britain
Greece
Guinea (Conakry)
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
Indonesia
Ireland
Italy
Ivory Coast
Japan
Kuwait
Latvia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Mali

Malta
Mexico
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Norway
Oman
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Puerto Rico
Qatar

República Dominicana
Romania
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Singapore
Slovakia

Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Tunisia
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Venezuela

everything you need to know!

PACKING

You may bring whatever size suitcase or travel bag that you like on the Morocco Erasmus Weekend Trip. There are no luggage restrictions.
It is always a good idea to bring warmer clothes for day or night.  Comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes are important for the walking tours.
The hotels provide towels and soap but not a hair dryer, shampoo nor conditioner, so bring those if you need them.

Girls, There are no restrictions on what type of clothing to wear in Morocco. It is completely accepted to wear more “Westernized” clothing such as shorts, sleevelesses, etc. You do not need to dress extra conservatively.

HOTELS & ROOMING

Hotel

1st Night: Hotel alKhaima, located on the beach in Asilah.  2nd Night: Hotel Golden Beach, located in the coastal town of M´Diq (Tetuan) or Hotel Dreams located in Tetuan. Both  alKhaima and Golden Beach are right on the beach and have an outdoor pool, summer terrace, bars, restaurants, and a celebration hall. You will enjoy dinner and breakfast with views of the sea.

Wifi is available in the reception.

Any services not listed are not included in the trip such as extra hotel services like hotel phone, minibar, etc. which will have an additional cost to the traveler if they so decide to use them.

Rooming

Rooms are doubles and triples.
Individual rooms have an additional cost of 39€.
*If you are traveling alone and would like to avoid the single room fee, we will try to find you a roommate but it is not guaranteed. 

MEALS

This tour provides Full Board (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners)
The drinks are not included.

We recommend bringing food with you on the first day, although you will be able to buy food on the ferry.

Vegetarian. Allergies and special conditions
Alternative meals are available in the hotels and restaurants.  You must let your guide or the restaurant manager know at the beginning of the meal.

CURRENCY & SHOPPING

The official currency in Morocco is the Dirham (Dh) and the difference is 1€=10Dh.
So if you change 20€, you will get 200 Dirhams in return.

You do not need to exchange money before the trip. You will be able to exchange in Morocco at the hotel receptions. However, you can pay in Euro everywhere and in Dollars in some places.

A good budget would be to bring between 50€/100€ to pay for drinks, shopping, etc.

Recommended Shopping: 

  • Tetuan: In the Berber pharmacy visit: cosmetic products, spices, Argan oil, creams and medicinal product.  In the stores: ceramic souvenirs, metals, and all types of gifts.
  • Chef Chaouen: Leather items, fabrics, rugs, clothing, small souvenirs.
  • Asilah:  Ceramics, small souvenirs.

Prices in Morocco:

The prices are not fixed at the souvenir stores, so you can negociate prices.  It is part of the culture, so keep an open mind and have fun trying to get the best price possible!

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MOROCCO HERE!

HEALTH & SAFETY

Water

You can not drink the tap water in Morocco.  There is no problem however in showering, brushing teeth, or washing your face, etc.

Safety:

Morocco is a country very open to tourists and very safe, however, for us your safety is the most important.  For that reason our staff is highly trained and qualified in the department of safety.  During the walking tour of the marketplace in Tetuan, not only will you be accompanied by your guide and coordinator, but also the Tourism Police Department to make sure that no one is lost in the laberinth of streets and that everything goes perfectly.  In the case of emergency we have evacuation plans, full medical insurance, and contact with the Spanish embassy at all times.   Traveling with professionals is traveling safely.

OUR TEAM

Professional guides:

With more than 20 years of experience.  Languages: English and Spanish.  On certain tours Italian, French, and German as well. The guides will accompany the group during their time in Morocco, be in charge of the trip at all times, explain everything about where we are going and what we will be doing as well as important information about Morocco. They are also open to any questions you might have.

Coordinators:

Guide/friend from We Love Spain and/or Sevilla Erasmus with over 50 tours under their belt. Languages: Spanish and English.  On some tours Italian, Dutch, Finnish, Portugese, Polish, French, and German as well.
Get to know us HERE!

RULES OF CONDUCT

Rules of conduct – Schedules:

It is obligatory to arrive to the meeting points at the times indicated by the coordinator.  Be punctual!  We are not responsible for any illnesses, damages caused in the hotel, bus or other places nor to one´s self or third parties.  We are not responsible for forgotten or lost items in any moment.  In these cases, you are responsible for finding the way to recover your items and for any additional costs that it may cause.

Traveling implies keeping an open mind to new cultures, new forms of life and distinct traditions.  There is more to the world than what happens in your front yard.  Our advice to you is if you want to enjoy 100% of this unique experience of getting to know this wonderful country rich in culture, music, art, and gastronomy, than be open to discovering other forms of life and seeing life, like it or not, but never indifferent, that is for sure.   Be respectful with other cultures and proud of yours.  Life is beautiful, travel more!  Viva Morocco!

EVEN MORE INFO

Climate

Similar to Southern Spain.  Can be somewhat rainier.

Places we will visit in Morocco

  • Asilah Historic Center
  • Medina (historic center) and zoco (marketplace) (Tetuan)
  • Berber pharmacy (Tetuan)
  • Jewish quarter (Tetuan)
  • Royal palace exterior (Tetuan)
  • Medina (Chef Chaouen)
  • Fabric co-op (Chef Chaouen)
  • Cape Espartel (Tangier)
  • Camels and beach (Tangier)
  • Panoramic Tour (Tangier)

Free Time:

You will have some free time in Asilah, Tetuan and Chefchauen.

Distances between Destinations

Sevilla – Port of Algeciras: 180 min.
Border crossing: de 15 a 40 min.
Asilah-Tangier: 40 min.
Chefchaouen-Tetuan: 75 min.
Tangier – Tetuan: 60 min.

Erasmus Morocco Weekend Trip

FINALLY, THANK YOU for choosing We Love Spain for your travel needs. 
Elizabeth Kinnon and David Reina (Founders of We Love Spain)

erasmus student enjoying her trip in Marrakech
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We Love Spain Reviews
I went on the Erasmus Blue City Morocco trip and it was amazing!! From getting to explore different parts of northern Morocco, to riding a camel on the beach, to seeing live shows in a Moroccan palace, I would recommend this trip for anyone looking to travel to Morocco! We love Spain took care of all the planning details and made sure everyone had an awesome time! Jorge was a great guide as well!!