21 days in Morocco Itinerary

21 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
2
Rabat
— 2 nights
3
Casablanca
— 2 nights
4
Essaouira
— 2 nights
5
Marrakech
— 1 night
6
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
7
Boumalne Dades
— 2 nights
8
Merzouga
— 3 nights
9
Meknes
— 2 nights
10
Fes
— 2 nights

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 1st (Tue), look for gifts at La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin and then don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chefchaouen trip itinerary builder site.

Cagliari, Italy to Chefchaouen is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Shopping
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La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin ©
La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah ©
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Rabat, and then make a trip to Rabat Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Chellah, then admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins Exotiques de Bouknadel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Rabat travel route site.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Rabat in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Chellah ©
Chellah
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

2
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 4th (Fri): stop by Exposition Nationale D'Artisanat, then kick back and relax at Ain Diab, then visit a coastal fixture at El Hank Lighthouse, and finally explore the world behind art at Villa des Arts de Casablanca. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Mahkama du Pacha, wander the streets of Quartier Habous, and then take a peaceful walk through Foret De Bouskoura.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Casablanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in June, Casablanca is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Ain Diab ©
Ain Diab
El Hank Lighthouse ©
El Hank Lighthouse
Foret De Bouskoura ©
Foret De Bouskoura

2
nights
Essaouira

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.
On the 6th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach, then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and then take in the exciting artwork at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Galerie l'Arbre bleu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, and then stroll the grounds of Jewish Cemetery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Essaouira trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Essaouira sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach
Jewish Cemetery ©
Jewish Cemetery

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Tue), get outside with Tawada Trekking, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and then walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Tawada Trekking ©
Tawada Trekking
Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam ©
Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam
El Badi Palace ©
El Badi Palace

1
night
Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): appreciate the views at Ounila Valley and then steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ait Ben Haddou itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley

2
nights
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): make a trip to Agadir Inoumar and then take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park of Souss Massa.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Boumalne Dades route planner.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Boumalne Dades takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

National Park of Souss Massa, Agadir Inoumar
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges
National Park of Souss Massa ©
National Park of Souss Massa
Agadir Inoumar ©
Agadir Inoumar

3
nights
Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Explore hidden gems such as The Oasis Museum and Mezane Fossil Store. Sijilmassa and Ksar El Fida will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merzouga: Rissani (Souqs of Rissani & Rissani Market). There's more to do: examine the collection at Musee Nomade and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Merzouga trip maker.

You can drive from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Meknes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rissani, The Oasis Museum, Musee Nomade
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Rissani Market ©
Rissani Market
Sijilmassa
Sijilmassa
The Oasis Museum ©
The Oasis Museum

2
nights
Meknes

Meknes ©
One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Volubilis and then make a trip to Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Bab Mansour Laleuj, wander the streets of Meknes Medina, examine the collection at Dar Jamai Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sahrij Swani, and finally steep yourself in history at Heri es Souani.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Meknes online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Merzouga to Meknes takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Archaeological Site of Volubilis
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Meknes Medina ©
Meknes Medina
Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Heri es Souani ©
Heri es Souani

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nights
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 (Fri): take a stroll through Fes el-Jdid and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Ibn Danan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): wander the streets of Medina of Fez, examine the collection at Musee des armes, and then explore the galleries of Coin Berbere.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fes online itinerary planner.

Getting from Meknes to Fes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Fes, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere
Synagogue Ibn Danan ©
Synagogue Ibn Danan

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