15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip planner

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Fly to Casablanca, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Rabat
— 3 nights
Fly

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Essaouira

— 2 nights

Wind City of Africa

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then contemplate the long history of Chaim Pinto Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Le Comptoir Oriental by Madada, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Essaouira trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Essaouira is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in July: high temperatures in Essaouira hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

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.
Spend the 13th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, Marrakech is a bit warmer than Essaouira - with highs of 44°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

Casablanca

— 2 nights
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
On the 16th (Fri), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then find something for the whole family at Yasmine Fun Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Casablanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in July, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Fes.

Things to do in Casablanca

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, explore the galleries of Coin Berbere, then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, and finally have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library.

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Getting from Casablanca to Fes by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Casablanca in July, expect nights in Fes to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

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Chefchaouen

— 1 night
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), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen road trip site.

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

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

Rabat

— 3 nights
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.
On the 21st (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then take in the exciting artwork at Au Grain de Sesame. On your second day here, learn and have fun at Classes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, and then soak in some Japanese tradition at Traditional Thai Massage.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rabat online travel route planner.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Rabat in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Tours · Classes · Baths
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

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.