24 days in Tarifa & Morocco Itinerary

24 days in Tarifa & Morocco Itinerary

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Fly to Jerez Airport, Drive to Tarifa
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Tarifa, Spain
— 6 nights
Ferry to Tangier, Fly to Marrakech
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taghazout, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fes, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive
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Rabat, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Tarifa, Spain

— 6 nights

Wind Capital of Europe

As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tarifa: Manilva (Puerto de la Duquesa & Nilva), Casares (Finca Cortesin Golf Club, Casares Cemetery, &more) and Estepona (Scorched Earth Chilli Farm, Torre de Guadalmansa, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Cezar Vinedos y Bodega S.L., trek along El Hacho, surround yourself with nature on Tarifa Birding Tours, and head outdoors with Tarifaboom.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tarifa trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Tarifa is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, Tarifa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Marrakech, Morocco

— 4 nights

Red City

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.
Spend the 8th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, make a trip to Koubba Almoravid, and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Tarifa to Marrakech in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tarifa to Marrakech. While traveling from Tarifa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Essaouira, Morocco

— 4 nights

Wind City of Africa

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: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Adventures, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Essaouira trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in October, expect nights in Essaouira to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Taghazout.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Museums

Taghazout, Morocco

— 2 nights
On the 14th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Taghazout Skatepark and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Imi Ouaddar.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Taghazout trip planner.

Getting from Essaouira to Taghazout by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Taghazout

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Fes, Morocco

— 2 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
On the 16th (Sat), get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

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You can fly from Taghazout to Fes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In October in Fes, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 1 night
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 18th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and then look for gifts at Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chefchaouen day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping

Rabat, Morocco

— 2 nights
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 19th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sidi Moussa Doukkali, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then explore the ancient world of Chellah. Keep things going the next day: soak in some Japanese tradition at Traditional Thai Massage, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rabat tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Rabat in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Spas · Baths

Side Trip

Casablanca, Morocco

— 2 nights
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 21st (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Casablanca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Casablanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Casablanca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.