11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Drive
3
Merzouga
— 1 night
Drive
4
Fes
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive

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Marrakech

— 3 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), look for gifts at Naturelle d'Argan & Sawira Bazar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and then hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marrakech road trip planning website.

Madrid, Spain to Marrakech is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in October, expect Marrakech to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Ouarzazate

— 1 night

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Taourirt Kasbah, then admire the striking features of The Old Synagogue, and then don't miss a visit to Oasis Fint.

To plan Ouarzazate vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Ouarzazate, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Merzouga

— 1 night
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 27th (Wed), admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun, then hunt for treasures at Rissani Market, and then look for gifts at Depot Nomade.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Merzouga road trip planning website.

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Merzouga in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Fes

— 3 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Coin Berbere and Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat. Shop till you drop at Azilal Gallery and Chouara Tannery. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, wander the streets of Medina of Fez, relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Chefchaouen

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque and then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen trip site.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Shopping · Historic Sites

Morocco travel guide

4.2
Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.