13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Drive
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Casablanca
— 1 night
Drive
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly
4
Fes
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
6
Tangier
— 1 night
Fly

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Casablanca

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 (Mon): look for gifts at Mooi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then steep yourself in history at Temple Beth-El. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Moroccan Judaism and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip itinerary planner.

Marrakech to Casablanca is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Casablanca, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

2
nights
Essaouira

Wind City of Africa

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 1st (Wed): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then learn something new at Cooperative Mogador Dag Souiri.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Essaouira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

4
nights
Marrakech

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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planning app.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Essaouira in January since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:

3
nights
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.
Fes is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, explore the galleries of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, and stop by Coin Berbere.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes trip builder site.

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Fes sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:

1
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Chefchaouen

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (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.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen planner.

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:

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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 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at American Legation and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tangier trip planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Tangier in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Tangier can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:

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.