11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dammam
Fly:  13 h
1
Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Fes
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Dammam

1
night
Casablanca

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.
On the 7th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Musee Abderrahman Slaoui, explore the world behind art at Villa des Arts de Casablanca, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and finally look for gifts at La galerie de l'aimance.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Casablanca online driving holiday planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dammam to Casablanca. When traveling from Dammam in September, plan for cooler days in Casablanca, with highs around 30°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Museums Spas Historic Sites
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Musee Abderrahman Slaoui ©
Musee Abderrahman Slaoui
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
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 8th (Sun): trot along with a tour on horseback and then view the masterpieces at Galerie la Kasbah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira, then tee off at Mogador Golf Academy, and then wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Essaouira travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Trails Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Cheval Essaouira ©
Cheval Essaouira

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.
Saadian Tombs and Koutoubia Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Medersa Ben Youssef and El Badi Palace for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, and see the interesting displays at Boucharouite Museum.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in September: highs in Marrakech hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

3
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.
On the 14th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, then examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, then explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library, and finally stop by Medina of Fez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Maze of Fez, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fes driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Fes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours
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Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez

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