15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
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Tangier
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Rabat
— 2 nights
Drive
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at American Legation and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah, and finally don't miss a visit to Moise Nahon Synagogue.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tangier tour itinerary tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Tangier is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Riyadh to Tangier due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in Tangier reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): 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 more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

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

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Rabat

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 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Russian Orthodox Church, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Chellah, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque of Sale, and finally don't miss a visit to Bab Mellah.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rabat sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Rabat in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rabat can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

2
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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.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Moroccan Judaism, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then examine the collection at Dar Al Ala.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Casablanca journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Casablanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in August, you will find days in Casablanca are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

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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.
On the 15th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, and then look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Essaouira attractions planning app.

Drive from Casablanca to Essaouira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Essaouira. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

5
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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, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marrakech trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in August: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 44°C and lows are around 25°C. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 21:

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.