8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Essaouira
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Marrakech
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Fes
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Marrakech
— 2 nights
End: Marrakech

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, take in the exciting artwork at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie la Kasbah, and finally see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheval Essaouira, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, and then stop by Ateliers Madaq par l'association feminine El Khir.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Essaouira trip itinerary planner .

Marrakech to Essaouira is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a shuttle. In January in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

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Cheval Essaouira ©
Cheval Essaouira
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Galerie la Kasbah ©
Galerie la Kasbah

2
nights
Marrakech

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.
On the 29th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Mellah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech holiday planner .

Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Essaouira in January since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

2
nights
Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere and then take a stroll through Medina of Fez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Mosaic & Potery Cooperative and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fes road trip app .

You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

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Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Safaris

2
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): trek along Berber Ecomuseum and then examine the collection at Boucharouite Museum. On the next day, soak away your stress at local Arab baths, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and then stop by Atelier El Bahia.

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Getting from Fes to Marrakech by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Parks Baths
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Berber Ecomuseum ©
Berber Ecomuseum
Arab Baths
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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