11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
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Tazzarine
— 1 night
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Meknes
— 1 night
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Rabat
— 1 night

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Essaouira

Wind City of Africa

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Medina of Essaouira and Chaim Pinto Synagogue. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Essaouira Beach. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, take in the exciting artwork at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mogador Christian Cemetery, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Essaouira route planner.

London, UK to Essaouira is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Essaouira reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.9
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World heritage site
Medina of Essaouira
4.6

3
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Marrakech

Marrakech ©

Red City

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Koutoubia Mosque and Medersa Ben Youssef. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palacio da Bahia and El Badi Palace. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marrakech online day trip planner.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in July: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 44°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Spas
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Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
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Architectural Building
Medersa Ben Youssef
4.3
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Religious Site
Koutoubia Mosque
4.2

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Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
On the 18th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and then admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ait Ben Haddou day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Tazzarine.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Valley
Ounila Valley
4.9
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World heritage site
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
4.6

1
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Tazzarine

Tazzarine
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Rock Carvings Nkob Tazzarine.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tazzarine trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Tazzarine takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Meknes.

Things to do in Tazzarine

Historic Sites

1
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Meknes

Meknes ©

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): wander the streets of Meknes Medina and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of El Hedim Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bou Inania Medersa, then learn about winemaking at Volubilia-Domaine de la Zouina, and finally steep yourself in history at Heri es Souani.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Meknes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tazzarine to Meknes takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Meknes sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
4.6
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Historic Site
El Hedim Square
3.3
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World heritage site
Meknes Medina
3.7

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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 22nd (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rabat journey planner.

Traveling by car from Meknes to Rabat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Meknes in July, plan for colder days and a bit warmer nights in Rabat: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Kasbah des Oudaias
4.5
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Cemetery
Chellah
4.5

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