17 days in Morocco Itinerary

17 days in Morocco Itinerary

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17 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Rabat
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Agadir
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Sidi Ifni
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h
5
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Marrakech
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

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 29th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Ronde des saveurs and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Russian Orthodox Church. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, explore the world behind art at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, then explore the world behind art at Espace Expressions CDG, and finally browse the exhibits of Au Grain de Sesame.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rabat online trip itinerary planner .

Helsinki, Finland to Rabat is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. Traveling from Helsinki to Rabat, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rabat when traveling from Helsinki in August, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Rabat

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Casablanca
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Plage Lalla Meriem ©
Plage Lalla Meriem
Russian Orthodox Church ©
Russian Orthodox Church

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Plage de Sidi Kaouki. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Le Val d'Argan and Synagogue Slat Lkahal. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Simon Attias Synagogue, browse the exhibits of Galerie la Kasbah, stop by Ateliers Madaq par l'association feminine El Khir, and stroll through Cheval Essaouira.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Essaouira trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Rabat to Essaouira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rabat, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Essaouira, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Val d'Argan, Plage de Sidi Kaouki
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Plage de Sidi Kaouki ©
Plage de Sidi Kaouki
Simon Attias Synagogue ©
Simon Attias Synagogue
Walking tours

2
nights
Agadir

Agadir ©
Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Grenier Fortifie Agadir and then examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Golf les Dunes.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Agadir day trip planning website .

Drive from Essaouira to Agadir in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sidi Ifni.

Things to do in Agadir

Outdoors Golf Museums
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Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir ©

1
night
Sidi Ifni

Sidi Ifni ©
Sidi Ifni is a city located in southwest Morocco, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Legzira Beach.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sidi Ifni trip builder .

You can drive from Agadir to Sidi Ifni in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Sidi Ifni

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Legzira Beach ©
Legzira Beach

1
night
Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ait Ben Haddou trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Sidi Ifni to Ait Ben Haddou takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Nature Parks
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Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley

6
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 Berber Ecomuseum and High Atlas Mountains. Do some cultural sightseeing at Boucharouite Museum and David Bloch Gallery. The adventure continues: soak away your stress at local Arab baths, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and steep yourself in history at Aromatimri.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary website .

Drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Marrakech sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arab Baths
Berber Ecomuseum ©
Berber Ecomuseum

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