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
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): make a trip to Old Medina of Casablanca, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): browse the different shops at Morocco Mall, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take a stroll through Quartier Habous.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Casablanca online tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Casablanca is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in September; daily highs in Casablanca reach 30°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car 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. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech trip builder site.

You can drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Casablanca in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can 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.
Take a break from Merzouga with a short trip to Rissani Market in Rissani, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert, explore the galleries of Galerie Laoun, and examine the collection at Musee Nomade.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Merzouga route builder tool.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Nature · Parks · 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.
Take a break from Fes with a short trip to Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail in Meknes, about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, soak away your stress at local Arab baths, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Jnan Sbil, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fes travel route builder website.

Getting from Merzouga to Fes by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. October in Fes sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough 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.
On the 15th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and then look for gifts at Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Kasbah Museum and then admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Akchour.

Plan a Chefchaouen trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 17th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah and then Head underground at Hercules Cave.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tangier road trip site.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Tangier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Tangier sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Tarifa.

Things to do in Tangier

Nature · Parks

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares) and Estepona (Plaza de las Flores de Estepona & Orquidario de Estepona). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Playa de Bolonia, appreciate the history behind Monumento al General Copons, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tarifa itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Tangier to Tarifa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tangier to Tarifa due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tangier in October, plan for slightly colder 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.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tangier tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Tarifa to Tangier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tarifa to Tangier due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tarifa in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Tangier, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Casablanca.

Things to do in Tangier

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Casablanca, Morocco

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca trip planner.

You can take a train from Tangier to Casablanca in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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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.