9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

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9 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
+2
train + bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rabat
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Casablanca
— Few hours
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h
End: Ottawa


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.
Marrakech is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Ben Youssef Madrasa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip maker .

Ottawa, Canada to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Marrakech is 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in May; daily highs in Marrakech reach 36°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Bahia Palace ©
Bahia Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Glaoui Palace, Fez, then admire the masterpieces at Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts, and then wander the streets of Medina of Fez. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Bab Boujloud and then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Fes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in May, things will get little chillier in Fes: highs are around 33°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rabat day trip website .

Getting from Fes to Rabat by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Fes in May, expect nights in Rabat to be much hotter, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

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hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Koubba of Marabout Sidi Belyout, don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Casablanca online trip planner .

Getting from Rabat to Casablanca by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Rabat in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Casablanca. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Old Medina of Casablanca ©
Old Medina of Casablanca
Koubba of Marabout Sidi Belyout ©
Koubba of Marabout Sidi Belyout

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