15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco tour itinerary maker

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Fly
1
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Nador
— 1 night
Drive
3
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
4
Fes
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Casablanca, Fly to Riyadh

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): visit Quartier Habous, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Casablanca vacation planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Casablanca, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Riyadh in September, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nador.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Nador

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'El Kallat and then enjoy the sand and surf at Charrana Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nador online route builder.

Explore your travel options from Casablanca to Nador with the Route module. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Nador, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Nador

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chefchaouen trip planning site.

You can drive from Nador to Chefchaouen in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

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.
On the 21st (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, then examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, then have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and finally browse the exhibits of Azilal Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee des armes, then relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, and then take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Spas
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Marrakech Museum and The Orientalist Museum of Marrakech. Koutoubia Mosque and Menara Gardens and Pavilion will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 23rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: soak in style at Turkish baths, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech travel route planner.

You can fly from Fes to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Essaouira

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Medina of Essaouira and Chaim Pinto Synagogue. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerie la Kasbah and Galerie D'ART Damgaard. Change things up with a short trip to Plage de Sidi Kaouki in Sidi Kaouki (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, and play a few rounds at Mogador Golf Academy.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Essaouira trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Marrakech in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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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.