13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rabat
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fes
— 2 nights
Train
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Tangier
— 3 nights
Fly

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Marrakech

— 3 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 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, make a trip to Koubba Almoravid, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Marrakech road trip app.

Bristol, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Marrakech can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:

Casablanca

— 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.
On the 10th (Fri), surround yourself with nature on Guide Lahcen and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

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

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Casablanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Casablanca, with lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:

Rabat

— 2 nights
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.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Chellah. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V and then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rabat online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Rabat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in December, you will find days in Rabat are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:

Fes

— 2 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.
Spend the 13th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Morocco In One Step.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fes online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rabat to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Rabat in December, you will find days in Fes are little chillier (22°C), and nights are cooler (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tangier.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:

Tangier

— 3 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings and other tourist information, go to the Tangier trip planner.

Take a train from Fes to Tangier in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fes in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Tangier. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:

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.