12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Casablanca
— 1 day
2
Rabat
— 1 night
3
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
4
Fes
— 1 night
5
Meknes
— 1 night
6
Merzouga
— 1 night
7
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
8
Zagora
— 1 night
9
Ouarzazate
— 1 night
10
Taroudant
— 1 night
11
Essaouira
— 1 night
12
Marrakech
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca road trip planner.

Marrakech to Casablanca is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in June, plan for little chillier days in Casablanca, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Spas
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Spas & Wellness

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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.
On the 2nd (Tue), make a trip to Bab Mellah, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then explore the ancient world of Chellah.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rabat trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Casablanca to Rabat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in June, Rabat is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bab Mellah
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah

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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 3rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chefchaouen trip planner.

Getting from Rabat to Chefchaouen by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete

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Fes

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fes road trip planner.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Meknes.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina Children's Library ©
Medina Children's Library

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Meknes

Meknes ©
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 5th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Chateau Roslane and then gain insight at Moulay Ismail University.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Meknes trip planning app.

Getting from Fes to Meknes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Merzouga.

Things to do in Meknes

Wineries
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Chateau Roslane ©
Chateau Roslane
Moulay Ismail University ©
Moulay Ismail University

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Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 6th (Sat), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Merzouga driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Meknes to Merzouga takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours

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Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, DrĂ¢a-Tafilalet, Morocco. On the 7th (Sun), make a trip to Roses Valley and then explore the stunning scenery at Dades Gorges.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Boumalne Dades route planner.

Getting from Merzouga to Boumalne Dades by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zagora.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Roses Valley
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges

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Zagora

Inextricably linked with the Sahara Desert, Zagora represents a historical stronghold of the Almoravid empire, whose legacy still decorates the surrounding sandy hills.
On the 8th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts Et Traditions de la Vallee de Draa and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagora online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Zagora takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Zagora

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

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Ouarzazate

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ouarzazate online vacation builder.

Getting from Zagora to Ouarzazate by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Taroudant.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate ©
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate

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Taroudant

Taroudant ©
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Palais Claudio Bravo, Taroudant - Morocco, then make a trip to Tanneries, and then don't miss a visit to Bijouterie Essada Silversmith.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Taroudant online travel planner.

Getting from Ouarzazate to Taroudant by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, Taroudant is little chillier than Ouarzazate - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Essaouira.
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Tanneries ©
Tanneries
Palais Claudio Bravo, Taroudant - Morocco ©
Palais Claudio Bravo, Taroudant - Morocco

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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 11th (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Essaouira travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Taroudant to Essaouira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Taroudant in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Essaouira, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
On the 12th (Fri), admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Marrakech itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in June, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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