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Old 6 Jul 2010
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UK to Morocco & back in 14 days???

Hi, newbie to site & planning a longish (for me) trip to Morocco with my gf. She did france last year, so we dont want to go via there.
My question is...what is the best route to get to Morocco & back within 14 days?
We would like to take in some of the sights of Spain on the way (Madrid etc), and dont want the journey to be rushed.
We would like to spend 3 days in morocco, and have looked at ferry from Pompy to bilboa which takes up 4 days of the journey...leaving 3 days each way from Bilboa to morocco...is there any better ways of getting there?

Now, just wondering whether to take the Harley or buy a CB1300 for the ride???? mmm, descisions descisions.......
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Take the overnight ferry to Santander - takes 24 hours if you choose the right day. Crossing to Morocco from Southern Spain takes about half hour if you go from Algeciras to Ceuta.
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Take the overnight ferry to Santander - takes 24 hours if you choose the right day. Crossing to Morocco from Southern Spain takes about half hour if you go from Algeciras to Ceuta.

Recommend Toledo and Hotel Almazara stunning views over the city.
Cross from Algeciras to Ceuta, then head for Ouezazane, then either Fez or Meknes, and head SE much better, the real Maroc.

3 days will hardly scratch the surface of a great country, but it's a start.

Might fancy reading the RR from my trip for ideas:

Edit: Oh yeah and we did it in 13 days!
Another Morocco report! - ::. UKGSer.com .::
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Take a look at the knowledgebase in my signature.

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Thanks for replies, i know a few days isnt alot, but we only want to take 2 weeks off & have a chilled time...not rushing about on motorways etc. & we'll be riding a cb13 (if i buy one in time) and a nt650, so theyll be no off roading for us.
Tim thanks, i did see your posts, but then couldnt find them again!
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