8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Tangier
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Marrakech
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Taghazout
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Houston

2
nights
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at American Legation, then don't miss a visit to Medina of Tangier, and then Head underground at Hercules Cave. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Cap Spartel, then make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tangier travel route planner .

Houston, USA to Tangier is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Western European Time is 6 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tangier are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Tangier

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American Legation ©
American Legation
Cap Spartel ©
Cap Spartel

1
night
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 30th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, then explore and take pictures at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech holiday builder site .

You can fly from Tangier to Marrakech in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tangier in December, plan for little chillier nights in Marrakech, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Taghazout.

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

1
night
Taghazout

Taghazout is a small fishing village 19km north of the city of Agadir in southwestern Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Plage Imi Ouaddar and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Taghazout trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Taghazout takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Horseback Riding Tours, Plage Imi Ouaddar
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