16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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16 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Toronto
ferry + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Fes
— 1 day
bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Errachidia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  4​h 30​min
5
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Marrakech
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  13​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
day
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 28th (Wed): admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa and then admire the striking features of Bab Boujloud.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fes attractions planner.

Toronto, Canada to Fes is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Fes due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for much warmer days in Fes, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chefchaouen.
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bab Boujloud ©
Bab Boujloud

2
nights
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.
On the 29th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, then don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Dar Moulay Idriss.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chefchaouen online tour itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss ©
Dar Moulay Idriss

2
nights
Fes

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cherratin Medersa and then browse for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Jnan Sbil and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fes online trip planner .

You can take a bus from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Fes

Baths Spas Neighborhoods
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Arab Baths
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Cherratin Medersa ©
Cherratin Medersa

2
nights
Errachidia

Errachidia ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at La Source Bleu de Meski and then examine the collection at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Thundra Adventure and then get great views at Mohamed Toulali.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Errachidia trip app .

Traveling by car from Fes to Errachidia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fes in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Errachidia, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Errachidia

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©
Thundra Adventure ©
Thundra Adventure

4
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 shopping, parks, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech day trip planning website .

You can fly from Errachidia to Marrakech in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Marrakech can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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 adventure, beaches, spas, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, play a few rounds at Mogador Golf Academy, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and take in the exciting artwork at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Essaouira online route planner .

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in September, expect nights in Essaouira to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Spas Parks
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

1
night
Marrakech

On the 11th (Wed), get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Essaouira in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides

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