15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Fly
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Casablanca
— 1 night
Drive
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Rabat
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Fes
— 3 nights
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech. Head to Jemaa el-Fna and Aux 100000 Epicesfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 5th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech journey planner.

Male, Maldives to Marrakech is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Male to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Male in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

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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 6th (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, then see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaim Pinto Synagogue. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Galerie D'ART Damgaard, then do a tasting at Le Val d'Argan, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read our Essaouira vacation planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Marrakech in July, plan for colder days in Essaouira, with highs around 31°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then examine the collection at Dar Al Ala.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip tool.

You can fly from Essaouira to Casablanca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Casablanca when traveling from Essaouira in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rabat

— 2 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 9th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Chellah, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then view the masterpieces at Au Grain de Sesame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, then explore the world behind art at La Villa des Arts, then view the masterpieces at Espace Expressions CDG, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rabat day trip planning site.

Drive from Casablanca to Rabat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Casablanca, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rabat, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

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Getting from Rabat to Chefchaouen by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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Fes

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Archaeological Site of Volubilis and Museo Nejjarine. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Arab Baths. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Medina of Fez and admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fes road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

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.