11 days in Marrakech, Essaouira & London Itinerary

11 days in Marrakech, Essaouira & London Itinerary

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11 days in Marrakech, Essaouira & London Itinerary

Start: Marrakech, Morocco
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h 30​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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 Musee de Mouassine, Heritage Museum, Boucharouite Museum, and other attractions you added. Step off the beaten path and head to Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret and El Badi Palace. Shop till you drop at Jemaa el-Fnaa and Al Nour. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Ben Youssef Madrasa, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, steep yourself in history at Bahia Palace, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech day trip site .

In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 10th (Thu), you're off toEssaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

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nights
Essaouira, Morocco

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stop by Cooperative de bijoux Mogador Dag Souiri, take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and then tee off at Golf d'Essaouira Mogador. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Au Petit Bonhomme La Chance, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Souk, then view the masterpieces at Galerie l'Arbre bleu, and finally kick back and relax at Essaouira Beach.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Essaouira trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Marrakech to Essaouira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Marrakech in May: highs in Essaouira hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Shopping Golf
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach
Golf d'Essaouira Mogador ©
Golf d'Essaouira Mogador

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portobello Road Market, City Cruises, Sky Garden, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and Greenwich. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Covent Garden, wander the streets of Westminster, and browse the range of quality goods at Harrods.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the London online itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Essaouira to London in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Essaouira in May, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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