23 days in Morocco Itinerary

23 days in Morocco Itinerary

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23 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Marrakech
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Agadir
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Casablanca
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Fes
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Tangier
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

5
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.
Saadian Tombs and Medersa Ben Youssef will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and High Atlas Mountains. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, and don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marrakech trip maker app .

Vancouver, Canada to Marrakech is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Marrakech. When traveling from Vancouver in October, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Medina of Essaouira and Galerie l'Arbre bleu. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage d'Imsouane and Plage de Sidi Kaouki. There's still lots to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and browse the exhibits of GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Essaouira vacation maker app .

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Essaouira, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Plage de Sidi Kaouki, Plage d'Imsouane
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Horseback Riding Tours
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Imi Ouaddar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at UpcycleMo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, then see the interesting displays at Memoire d'Agadir, and finally kick back and relax at Plage d'Agadir.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Agadir trip planner .

You can drive from Essaouira to Agadir in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco, Plage Imi Ouaddar
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Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco ©
Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco
Crocoparc ©
Crocoparc

3
nights
Casablanca

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Dar Al Ala and Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art. Visit Hassan II Mosque and Kasbah des Oudaias for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Casablanca: Plage Miramar (in Mohammedia) and Rabat (Chellah & La Villa des Arts). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Parc de L'Hermitage and stop by La galerie de l'aimance.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Agadir to Casablanca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Casablanca

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rabat, Plage Miramar
Highlights from your plan
Plage Miramar ©
Plage Miramar
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Chellah ©
Chellah

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nejjarine and Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate. For shopping fun, head to Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat or Azilal Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Fes side-trips: Bou Inania Medersa (in Meknes) and Tazekka National Park (in Taza). The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take a stroll through Medina of Fez, look for gifts at Medin'Art, and have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library.

Discover how to plan a Fes trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Fes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Casablanca, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Fes, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tangier.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bou Inania Medersa, Tazekka National Park, Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez

3
nights
Tangier

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Relax by the water at Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam and Ba Kacem Beach. Get some cultural insight at Dar El Oddi and Bleu de Fes. The adventure continues: stroll through Dalia Beach and examine the collection at American Legation.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tangier trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Fes to Tangier in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Fes in October, plan for slightly colder days in Tangier, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam, Dar El Oddi
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam ©
Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam
Dar El Oddi ©
Dar El Oddi
Bleu de Fes ©
Bleu de Fes

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