60 days in Morocco & Porto Itinerary

60 days in Morocco & Porto Itinerary

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Casablanca, Morocco
— 5 nights
Drive
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Rabat, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Tangier, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
Fly to Zagora, Taxi to M'Hamid
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M'Hamid, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Merzouga, Morocco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Boumalne Dades, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive
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Ouarzazate, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Agadir, Morocco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly
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Porto, Portugal
— 13 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco

— 5 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.
Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 16th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, play a few rounds at Royal Golf Club, find something for the whole family at Yasmine Fun Park, and indulge your senses at Special Morocco Tours.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Casablanca trip itinerary planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Casablanca is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Casablanca at 71°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:

Rabat, Morocco

— 3 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.
Rabat is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, admire the landmark architecture of Hassan Tower, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and stroll the grounds of Chellah.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rabat itinerary tool.

Drive from Casablanca to Rabat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rabat, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:

Tangier, Morocco

— 3 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 23rd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at American Legation and Head underground at Hercules Cave.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tangier attractions planner.

Take a train from Rabat to Tangier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Rabat in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Tangier, with highs around 69°F, while nights are colder with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 2 nights
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 24th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Chefchaouen tour planner.

You can drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:

Fes, Morocco

— 5 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 30th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 28th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, and learn something new at Medina Children's Library.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fes trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Fes, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 7 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 2nd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 4th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech driving holiday site.

You can fly from Fes to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Marrakech can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 7:

M'Hamid, Morocco

— 2 nights
Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Excursion Desert and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Atmospher Erg Chigaga. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the M'Hamid day trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Marrakech to M'Hamid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Merzouga.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:

Merzouga, Morocco

— 4 nights
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Spend the 10th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 12th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert, head outdoors with Thundra Adventure, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Merzouga online trip builder.

You can drive from M'Hamid to Merzouga in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:

Boumalne Dades, Morocco

— 1 night
On the 14th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on Marco Desert Expedition and then take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Boumalne Dades sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Merzouga to Boumalne Dades in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Boumalne Dades, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

Ouarzazate, Morocco

— 3 nights

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Spend the 15th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 16th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. It doesn't end there: head outdoors with Fikra Travel and admire nature's extreme beauty at Moroccan Sahara.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ouarzazate online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Ouarzazate takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:

Agadir, Morocco

— 4 nights
Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Agadir is known for sightseeing, beaches, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Mellow Massage Tamraght, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taghazout Skatepark, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Agadir journey maker.

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Agadir in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:

Essaouira, Morocco

— 6 nights

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.
Essaouira is known for sightseeing, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Cheval Essaouira, take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, head outdoors with Kaouki Surf School, and look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte.

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

You can drive from Agadir to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. December in Essaouira sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Porto.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Golf · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 27:

Porto, Portugal

— 13 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Coimbra (Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, Jardim Botanico, &more), i-Dive Spirit (in Mindelo) and Fafe (Aquaplay Piscinas & Fratelli Aquapark). On the 31st (Fri), plan a day focused around Viagem Medieval em Terra de Santa Maria. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get lost in a book at Museu Serralves.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Porto trip planner.

Fly from Essaouira to Porto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Essaouira in December: high temperatures in Porto hover around 60°F and lows are around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 9:

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.