8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Nice
Fly:  6 h
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Merzouga
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Marrakech
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
End: Nice

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dar Si Said Museum, Berber Ecomuseum and Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech and then don't miss a visit to Le Domaine Du Retro. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, then see the interesting displays at Dar Si Said Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Berber Ecomuseum.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary site .

Nice, France to Marrakech is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nice to Marrakech is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nice in April: highs in Marrakech hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Historic Sites Baths
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Dar Si Said Museum ©
Dar Si Said Museum
Arab Baths
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©

1
night
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, see the interesting displays at Musee du Cinema, and then admire the striking features of Taourirt Kasbah.

For where to stay, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouarzazate online day trip planner .

Drive from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate ©
Musee du Cinema ©
Musee du Cinema
Taourirt Kasbah ©
Taourirt Kasbah

1
night
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours and then see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Mezane Fossil Store.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Merzouga travel route planner.

Drive from Ouarzazate to Merzouga in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Musee Nomade, Mezane Fossil Store
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Off-Road Tours
Musee Nomade ©
Musee Nomade
Mezane Fossil Store ©
Mezane Fossil Store

1
night
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Atlas Film Studio, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, then admire the striking features of The Old Synagogue, and finally browse the exhibits of Centre Al Anouar.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ouarzazate trip planner.

Traveling by car from Merzouga to Ouarzazate takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Atlas Film Studio ©
Atlas Film Studio
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate ©
Centre Al Anouar ©
Centre Al Anouar

1
night
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dar Si Said Museum as well as Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. On the 11th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and then examine the collection at Dar Si Said Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ouarzazate to Marrakech takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Historic Sites
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Dar Si Said Museum ©
Dar Si Said Museum
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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