17 days in Morocco Itinerary

17 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
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Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
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Fes
— 2 nights
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Chefchaouen
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira. On the next day, stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Essaouira road trip planner.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Essaouira is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 3 hours. In October, Essaouira is warmer than St. Petersburg - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

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

5
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.
Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fna, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

3
nights
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
When in Ouarzazate, make a side trip to see Kasbah Amridil in Skoura Ahl El Oust, approximately Skoura Ahl El Oust away. The adventure continues: take a memorable excursion with Dromedario Volador, take in the dramatic natural features at Oasis Fint, kick your exploration up a notch at Marruecos Mapa Tours, and head outdoors with Fikra Travel.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ouarzazate road trip app.

Getting from Marrakech to Ouarzazate by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Ouarzazate, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Marruecos Mapa Tours ©
Marruecos Mapa Tours
Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate ©
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Moroccan Judaism, then stroll around Jardin L'Hermitage, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and finally take a stroll through Quartier Habous.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Casablanca online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ouarzazate to Casablanca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ouarzazate in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Casablanca, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Casablanca

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous

2
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 (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fes tour planning website.

Drive from Casablanca to Fes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Casablanca, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Fes, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen trip planner.

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

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