8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco route planner

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Marrakech
— 3 nights
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Fes
— 2 nights
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Casablanca
— 1 night
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Marrakech

— 3 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.
For shopping fun, head to Jemaa el-Fna or Dar Moulay Ali, Maison de la France a Marrakech. Saadian Tombs and Koutoubia Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 28th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, soak in style at Turkish baths, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary builder app.

Newark, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in December, expect nights in Marrakech to be somewhat warmer, around 44°F, while days are much warmer, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

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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 30th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, and then take a stroll through Medina of Fez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fes route builder website.

You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in December, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to fly to Casablanca.

Things to do in Fes

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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.
On the 1st (Sat), take a stroll through Quartier Habous, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then browse the different shops at Morocco Mall.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Casablanca day trip planning website.

Getting from Fes to Casablanca by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fes in December since evenings lows in Casablanca dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

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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.