15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Fes
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Casablanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Tangier
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Barcelona

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.
When in Fes, make a side trip to see Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes, approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, don't miss a visit to Glaoui Palace, explore the world behind art at Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Ibn Danan.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes travel route builder .

Barcelona, Spain to Fes is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Fes is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Barcelona in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Fes, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Bou Inania Medersa
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez

3
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.
Marrakech is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Bahia Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, and contemplate the long history of Ben Youssef Madrasa.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Marrakech vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Fes to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fes in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

3
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.
Essaouira is known for beaches, spas, adventure, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, tour the pleasant surroundings at Essaouira Beach, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Essaouira itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in May, you will find days in Essaouira are little chillier (27°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Le Val d'Argan
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Ecotourism and Hiking ©
Ecotourism and Hiking

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes, then wander the streets of Quartier Habous, and then don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Diab, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Casablanca vacation builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Essaouira to Casablanca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tangier.

Things to do in Casablanca

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Erg Chebbi Dunes
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Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous

2
nights
Tangier

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tangier: Asilah (Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam & Asilah Medina). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tangier Beach, make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah, and explore the fascinating underground world of Hercules Cave.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tangier online journey builder .

Getting from Casablanca to Tangier by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Asilah
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Tangier Beach ©
Tangier Beach
Medina of Tangier ©
Medina of Tangier
Hercules Cave ©
Hercules Cave

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