18 days in Morocco Itinerary

18 days in Morocco Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Chellah, thensteep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Royal Golf Rabat, thenmake a trip to Bab Mellah, and then make a trip to Complexe artisanal Oulja.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rabat driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Rabat. September in Rabat sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

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

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Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at American Legation, stroll around Parc Perdicaris, and then take a stroll through Asilah Medina.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tangier sightseeing tool.

You can take a train from Rabat to Tangier in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Rabat in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tangier, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Parks Spas

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Asilah Medina
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Asilah Medina ©
Asilah Medina
Parc Perdicaris ©
Parc Perdicaris

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, thenstop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chefchaouen trip app.

You can drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

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nights
Fes

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Step out of Fes with an excursion to Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, take a stroll through Medina of Fez, look for all kinds of wild species at So Travel Tour, and have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Fes sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Bou Inania Medersa, So Travel Tour
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Climbing Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech travel planning website.

Getting from Fes to Marrakech by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Marrakech are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Essaouira.

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

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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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trot along with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Essaouira road trip planning site.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in September, you will find days in Essaouira are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Kaouki Surf School
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Cheval Essaouira ©
Cheval Essaouira

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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 29th (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, look for gifts at La galerie de l'aimance, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: perfect your strike at Tamaris Bowling, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and finally examine the collection at Dar Al Ala.

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Drive from Essaouira to Casablanca in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Fun & Games Spas
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Walking tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
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