11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nador
— 2 nights
2
Fes
— 1 night
3
Merzouga
— 1 night
4
Marrakech
— 2 nights
5
Essaouira
— 3 nights
6
Casablanca
— 1 night

2
nights
Nador

Nador ©
Nador is a coastal city and provincial capital in the northeastern Rif region of Morocco with a population of about 161,726 . Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Cap de l'eau, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Mohamed V, and then kick back and relax at Mar Chica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bocana Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Charrana Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nador trip planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Nador is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. While traveling from Algiers, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nador, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Nador

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Plage Cap de l'eau
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Mar Chica ©
Mar Chica
Charrana Beach ©
Charrana Beach
Plage Cap de l'eau ©
Plage Cap de l'eau

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the galleries of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat and then take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes day trip planner.

You can drive from Nador to Fes in 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nador to Fes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nador in September, expect nights in Fes to be slightly colder, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez

1
night
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Merzouga route maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Fes to Merzouga takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Maison Du Kaftan Marocain, make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef, browse for treasures at Amazonite, see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Secret, and finally explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Merzouga to Marrakech in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Marrakech are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Baths
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Balloon Rides
Arab Baths
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech

3
nights
Essaouira

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Medina of Essaouira and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane and Galerie La Rochelle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Essaouira Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Essaouira trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Marrakech in September: highs in Essaouira hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip builder.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Casablanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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