18 days in Morocco Itinerary

18 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Tangier
— 1 day
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
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Fes
— 2 nights
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Agadir
— 3 nights
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
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Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
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Rabat
— 2 nights
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
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Tangier — 1 day

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 20th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Ba Kacem Beach, make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah, and then stroll through Dalia Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tangier tour builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Tangier is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in May, with highs in Tangier at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.
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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 21st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chefchaouen trip planner.

Drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Fes.
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Fes — 2 nights

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 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Medina of Fez, then admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, and then examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes online day trip planner.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Fes sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Agadir.
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Agadir — 3 nights

Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage d'Imsouane and Plage d'Agadir. Visiting Plage Imi Ouaddar and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. Step out of Agadir to go to Aourir and see Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco, which is approximately 8h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at Mellow Massage Tamraght, stop by L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taghazout Skatepark, and make a trip to Seafront Promenade.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Agadir online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Fes to Agadir by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Essaouira.
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Essaouira — 2 nights

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 27th (Fri): stop by Medina of Essaouira, then kick back and relax at Plage de Sidi Kaouki, and then hike along Cheval Essaouira. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Essaouira day trip planner.

You can drive from Agadir to Essaouira in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Essaouira are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.
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Marrakech — 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saadian Tombs and Palacio da Bahia. Popular historic sites such as Koutoubia Mosque and El Badi Palace are in your itinerary. Spend the 29th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in May, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Ouarzazate.
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Ouarzazate — 2 nights

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kasbah of Tifoultoute, admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Moroccan Sahara.

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Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ouarzazate can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Rabat.
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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 3rd (Fri), soak in some Japanese tradition at Traditional Thai Massage and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Chellah, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rabat trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Ouarzazate to Rabat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ouarzazate in June, expect nights in Rabat to be a bit warmer, around 28°C, while days are colder, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Casablanca.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, indulge your senses at Special Morocco Tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Casablanca journey maker site.

You can drive from Rabat to Casablanca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Casablanca, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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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.