11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Fes to Meknes to see Bou Inania Medersa about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, wander the streets of Medina of Fez, and examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fes online journey planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Fes is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Fes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, things will get a bit warmer in Fes: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

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Bou Inania Medersa
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen tour app.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rabat.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, and finally make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rabat online driving holiday planner.

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 September in Rabat, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Rabat

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

1
night
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 8th (Sun): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Essaouira journey site.

Drive from Rabat to Essaouira in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rabat in September since evenings lows in Essaouira dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

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Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

4
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 shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh, admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marrakech sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from Essaouira, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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