18 days in Casablanca & Marrakech Itinerary

18 days in Casablanca & Marrakech Itinerary

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18 days in Casablanca & Marrakech Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Casablanca
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Marrakech
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Dammam

9
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Casablanca: Sale (Bab Antare, Bab Mellah, & more) and Rabat (Kasbah des Oudaias, Russian Orthodox Church, & more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and enjoy some friendly competition at Tamaris Bowling.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Casablanca trip planner .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Western European Time is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dammam in December: highs in Casablanca hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Rabat, Sale, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

8
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.
Take a break from Marrakech with a short trip to Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech road trip planning site .

You can drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Casablanca in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Marrakech. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Le Paradis du Safran, High Atlas Mountains
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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