16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Ouarzazate
— 1 night
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
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Rabat
— 2 nights
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
7
Fes
— 3 nights

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Ouarzazate

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Old Synagogue.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ouarzazate attractions site.

Naples, Italy to Ouarzazate is an approximately 10-hour combination of train and flight. You can also take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Naples, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ouarzazate, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Old Synagogue ©
The Old Synagogue
Kasbah of Tifoultoute ©
Kasbah of Tifoultoute

4
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©

Red City

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fna.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marrakech day trip app.

You can fly from Ouarzazate to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Essaouira

Wind City of Africa

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 7th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, then see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Le Comptoir Oriental by Madada, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then tee off at Mogador Golf Academy.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Essaouira online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in May, you will find days in Essaouira are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

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

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Sat), stop by Mooi, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): admire the striking features of Gare de Casa Port, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Casablanca trip itinerary app.

Getting from Essaouira to Casablanca by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Temple Beth-El ©
Temple Beth-El

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): browse the fresh offerings at Ronde des saveurs, pause for some serene contemplation at Russian Orthodox Church, then contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally stroll the grounds of Chellah. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Bab Mellah, then make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque of Sale.

Start your trip to Rabat by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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 May, Rabat is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

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 13th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and then look for gifts at Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen day trip site.

You can drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete

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nights
Fes

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
On the 14th (Thu), examine the collection at Musee Riad Belghazi and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fes online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Fes are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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