15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Fes
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Rabat
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Marrakech
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Halifax

1
night
Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, soak away your stress at local Arab baths, and then admire the striking features of Cherratin Medersa. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library, then admire the masterpieces at Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts, then take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and finally take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes road trip planner .

Halifax, Canada to Fes is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Halifax to Fes due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Halifax, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Fes, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Museums Baths
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Arab Baths

1
night
Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen ©
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.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, then look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

2
nights
Rabat

Rabat ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally get your game on at Electric Dreams. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Rabat, steep yourself in history at Chellah, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, then don't miss a visit to Complexe artisanal Oulja, and finally browse the collection at Librairie le 3eme Millenaire.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rabat online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Rabat takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rabat can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Complexe artisanal Oulja
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

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nights
Casablanca

Casablanca ©
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Gare de Casa Port, stop by La galerie de l'aimance, admire the striking features of Hassan II Mosque, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Quartier Habous, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame de Lourdes, then enjoy some friendly competition at Tamaris Bowling, and finally take a stroll around Mohammedia.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Casablanca road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Rabat to Casablanca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Rabat in August, you will find days in Casablanca are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Fun & Games Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage Miramar
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Tamaris Bowling ©
Tamaris Bowling
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Essaouira

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then steep yourself in history at Medina of Essaouira, then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and finally hunt for treasures at Essaouira Fish Market. Keep things going the next day: see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and finally see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Essaouira trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Casablanca in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Essaouira. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

5
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
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.
Marrakech is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and admire the striking features of Bahia Palace.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Marrakech vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in August: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 44°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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