8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco journey planner

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Fly
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Marrakech
— 1 night
Fly
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Rabat
— 1 night
Train
3
Tangier
— 1 night
Drive
4
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
5
Meknes
— 1 night
Drive
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Fes
Fly to Errachidia, Bus to Rissani
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Merzouga
— 1 day
Drive
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Ouarzazate
— 1 night
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Marrakech

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, steep yourself in history at Medersa Ben Youssef, then contemplate the long history of Koutoubia Mosque, then admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, and finally stop by Aux 100000 Epices.

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Madrid, Spain to Marrakech is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in March, with highs in Marrakech at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rabat.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Rabat

— 1 night
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 28th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Au Grain de Sesame and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rabat trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Rabat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Rabat: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Tangier

— 1 night
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tangier journey planner.

You can take a train from Rabat to Tangier in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in March, you will find days in Tangier are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are colder (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Spas
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Chefchaouen

— 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.
On the 29th (Mon), stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

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You can drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Meknes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping

Meknes

— 1 night

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): make a trip to Bab El-Khemis Gate.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Meknes trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Meknes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Meknes, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Meknes

Wineries

Fes

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, then browse the exhibits of Coin Berbere, and then take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

For maps and other tourist information, you can read our Fes driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Meknes to Fes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Fes sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Fes

Shopping · Museums
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Merzouga

— 1 day
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Merzouga trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Fes to Merzouga in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Merzouga

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Ouarzazate

— 1 night

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at The Old Synagogue and then admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Ouarzazate trip planner.

Drive from Merzouga to Ouarzazate in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Museums

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.