25 days in Morocco & Tarifa Itinerary

25 days in Morocco & Tarifa Itinerary

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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
Train
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Drive
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Merzouga, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
Bus
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
Bus
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Tangier, Morocco
Ferry
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Tarifa, Spain
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Tangier, Morocco
Train
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 1 night
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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.
On the 30th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Morocco Mall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take a stroll through Quartier Habous.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca road trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Casablanca is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Casablanca. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in September: high temperatures in Casablanca hover around 30°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Neighborhoods

Marrakech, Morocco

— 5 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 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. While traveling from Casablanca, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Merzouga, Morocco

— 3 nights
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Go for a jaunt from Merzouga to Rissani to see Rissani Market about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade, admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert, and stop by Depot Nomade.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Merzouga in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Fes, Morocco

— 5 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.
When in Fes, make a side trip to see Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail in Meknes, approximately Meknes away. Spend the 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis, relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, and admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fes travel route planning app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 2 nights
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 15th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades d'Akchour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah and then explore the fascinating underground world of Hercules Cave.

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

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Tangier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Tangier can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Tarifa.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks · Nature

Tarifa, Spain

— 4 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 Tarifa's surroundings by going to Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares) and Estepona (Plaza de las Flores de Estepona & Orquidario de Estepona). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa de Bolonia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia, appreciate the history behind Puerta de Jerez, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Tarifa online holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from Tangier to Tarifa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Tangier in October, plan for little chillier days in Tarifa, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Tangier.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Tangier, Morocco

On the 21st (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tangier day trip planning site.

Ride a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tarifa to Tangier. When traveling from Tarifa in October, plan for somewhat warmer 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 21st (Thu) so you can take a train to Casablanca.

Things to do in Tangier

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Casablanca, Morocco

— 1 night
On the 22nd (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Casablanca travel route app.

You can take a train from Tangier to Casablanca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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.