8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fes
— 1 night
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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.
Essaouira is known for sightseeing, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Cheval Essaouira, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and tee off at Mogador Golf Academy.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip itinerary maker.

Paris, France to Essaouira is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Paris to Essaouira, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Essaouira: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.
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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.
Spend the 12th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Essaouira in November since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can fly to Fes.
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Fes — 1 night

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 15th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fes trip itinerary site.

Getting from Marrakech to Fes by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight 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.
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