11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco planner

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Fly
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Rabat
— 1 night
Drive
2
Casablanca
— 1 night
Drive
3
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly
4
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
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Rabat

— 1 night
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Miramar. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Chellah and then contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rabat trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Rabat is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Cairo in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Rabat: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Casablanca

— 1 night
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at Special Morocco Tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca online route builder.

You can drive from Rabat to Casablanca in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in December, expect nights in Casablanca to be colder, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites
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Marrakech

— 4 nights

Red City

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.
Visit Saadian Tombs and Palacio da Bahia for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Koutoubia Mosque and El Badi Palace. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, soak in style at Turkish baths, make a trip to Koubba Almoravid, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Casablanca in December since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can fly to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Spas
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Fes

— 2 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa and then take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fes road trip planning website.

You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Chefchaouen

— 2 nights
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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Morocco travel guide

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Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.