13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fes
— 2 nights
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
3
Rabat
— 1 night
4
Casablanca
— 2 nights
5
Essaouira
— 2 nights
6
Marrakech
— 4 nights

2
nights
Fes

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Go for a jaunt from Fes to Meknes to see Bou Inania Medersa about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, take a stroll through Medina of Fez, explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Fes online tour builder.

Madrid, Spain to Fes is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Fes due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Fes, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Tours Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

1
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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 23rd (Mon), look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen road trip planning website.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Tue), make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rabat trip site.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Rabat by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough 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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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 25th (Wed): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by La galerie de l'aimance, and then examine the collection at Dar Al Ala. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Tamaris Bowling.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Casablanca trip itinerary planning site.

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 December, you will find days in Casablanca are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are cooler (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Fun & Games Museums
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Dar Al Ala ©
Dar Al Ala

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): trot along with a tour on horseback and then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Adventures, thencontemplate the long history of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, thenstop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and finally take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

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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 1st (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Essaouira in December since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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