17 days in Morocco Itinerary

17 days in Morocco Itinerary

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17 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Fes
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Tangier
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rabat
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Marrakech
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Tallinn

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bou Inania Medersa, take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa. Keep things going the next day: browse for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, then have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and finally wander the streets of Medina of Fez.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes trip tool .

Tallinn, Estonia to Fes is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Tallinn in September: highs in Fes hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

2
nights
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at American Legation, stroll around Parc Perdicaris, and then take a stroll through Asilah Medina.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Tangier travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Tangier takes 2.5 hours. September in Tangier sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Parks Spas

Side Trip

Asilah Medina
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Walking tours
Spas
Parc Perdicaris ©
Parc Perdicaris

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 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Chellah, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and finally make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V. On your second day here, tee off at Royal Golf Rabat, then don't miss a visit to Bab Mellah, and then don't miss a visit to Complexe artisanal Oulja.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rabat road trip app .

Traveling by car from Tangier to Rabat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Tangier in September, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Rabat: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 26th (Thu), gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, then look for gifts at La galerie de l'aimance, and then examine the collection at Dar Al Ala. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Tamaris Bowling.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from Rabat to Casablanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Rabat in September, expect nights in Casablanca to be slightly colder, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Fun & Games Museums
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Walking tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Room Escape Games

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Adventures, steep yourself in history at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, then look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and finally steep yourself in history at Medina of Essaouira.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Essaouira road trip planning website .

Fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Essaouira are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

5
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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Essaouira in September, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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

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