15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Bilbao
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Ouzoud
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Bilbao

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Arab Baths. Do some cultural sightseeing at Berber Ecomuseum and Boucharouite Museum. Take a break from Marrakech with a short trip to Mount Toubkal in Imlil, about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Secret, admire all the interesting features of Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, examine the collection at Musee Tiskiwin, and admire the masterpieces at Women's Museum - Marrakech.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech online road trip planner .

Bilbao, Spain to Marrakech is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bilbao to Marrakech is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bilbao in October; daily highs in Marrakech reach 35°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mount Toubkal
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arab Baths
Berber Ecomuseum ©
Berber Ecomuseum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, browse the exhibits of Galerie la Kasbah, then see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Simon Attias Synagogue, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheval Essaouira. On the next day, wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Sidi Kaouki.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Essaouira trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Marrakech, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Essaouira, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Essaouira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Plage de Sidi Kaouki
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Plage de Sidi Kaouki ©
Plage de Sidi Kaouki
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Simon Attias Synagogue ©
Simon Attias Synagogue

3
nights
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Kasbah Des Caids Du Mezguita and then admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley, don't miss a visit to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, and then explore the galleries of Centre Al Anouar.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Ouarzazate day trip planning site .

Getting from Essaouira to Ouarzazate by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Essaouira in October, plan for little chillier nights in Ouarzazate, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ouzoud.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ait Ben Haddou, Kasbah Des Caids Du Mezguita, Kasbah Amridil
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley
Kasbah Amridil ©
Kasbah Amridil

5
nights
Ouzoud

Ouzoud ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cascades d'Ouzoud and Ecomusee Vallee des Bougmez. Step out of the city life by going to Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge and M'goun Massif.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ouzoud trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Ouarzazate to Ouzoud takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. You will leave for home on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Ouzoud

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Azilal, Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge, Ecomusee Vallee des Bougmez
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M'goun Massif ©
M'goun Massif
Cascades d'Ouzoud ©
Cascades d'Ouzoud
Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge ©
Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge

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