12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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1
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
2
Fes
— 3 nights
3
Laayoune
— 1 night
4
Marrakech
— 2 nights
5
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen road trip planning website.

Auckland, New Zealand to Chefchaouen is an approximately 38-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -12 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

3
nights
Fes

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 Archaeological Site of Volubilis and Medina of Fez. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Heri es Souani. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Jnan Sbil and see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fes trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Fes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Laayoune.

Things to do in Fes

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Heri es Souani, Archaeological Site of Volubilis
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez

1
night
Laayoune

Laayoune ©
Laayoune is the largest city of the disputed territory of Western Sahara currently administered by Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Laayoune road trip tool.

You can fly from Fes to Laayoune in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Laayoune

Historic Sites
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St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral ©
St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral

2
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.
Intercity Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, thencatch a ride with Intercity Tours, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, don't miss a visit to Medersa Ben Youssef, thenadmire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, thensteep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, and finally explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech tour itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Laayoune to Marrakech in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

Transportation Wildlife Outdoors
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Intercity Tours ©
Intercity Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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night
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 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ait Ben Haddou trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

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