22 days in Morocco Itinerary

22 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fes
— 3 nights
2
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
3
Nador
— 1 night
4
M'Hamid
— 1 night
5
Agadir
— 3 nights
6
Essaouira
— 3 nights
7
Marrakech
— 6 nights

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Coin Berbere or Maze of Fez. Medina of Fez and Museo Nejjarine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Fes with a short trip to Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes, about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Synagogue Ibn Danan, admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, and take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fes sightseeing planning app.

Ottawa, Canada to Fes is an approximately 17-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in May, things will get a bit warmer in Fes: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque and then explore the striking landscape of Talassemtane National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen visit planner.

Drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Nador.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Talassemtane National Park ©
Talassemtane National Park
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete

1
night
Nador

Nador ©
Nador is a coastal city and provincial capital in the northeastern Rif region of Morocco with a population of about 161,726 . Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Mohamed V and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Charrana Beach. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Plage d'El Kallat.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nador trip planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Nador in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Nador, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Nador

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Charrana Beach ©
Charrana Beach
Mosque Mohamed V ©
Mosque Mohamed V

1
night
M'Hamid

M'Hamid ©
Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
On the 14th (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

Before you visit M'Hamid, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Nador to M'Hamid in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nador to M'Hamid due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks Nature
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Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage Imi Ouaddar and Plage d'Agadir. Escape the urban bustle at Plage d'Imsouane and Crocoparc. It doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and look for gifts at Lita Fashionata store.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Agadir trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from M'Hamid to Agadir takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plage d'Imsouane, Plage Imi Ouaddar
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Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Plage d'Imsouane ©
Plage d'Imsouane
Spas

3
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.
Visit Plage de Sidi Kaouki and Essaouira Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Medina of Essaouira and Chaim Pinto Synagogue. There's still lots to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Essaouira route tool.

Drive from Agadir to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May in Essaouira, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Plage de Sidi Kaouki
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Plage de Sidi Kaouki ©
Plage de Sidi Kaouki

6
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.
Do your shopping at Jemaa el-Fna and Herboriste du Paradis. Get some cultural insight at Saadian Tombs and Palacio da Bahia. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the masterpieces at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech online route planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Essaouira, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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