8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tangier
— 1 night
Fly
2
Agadir
— 1 night
Drive
3
Essaouira
— 1 night
Drive
4
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Fes
— 1 night
Fly

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Tangier

— 1 night
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 15th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Tangier Casbah.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tangier attractions planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Tangier is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Tangier. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect Tangier to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Agadir

— 1 night
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.
On the 17th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Agadir Oufella Ruins, stroll through Crocoparc, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Agadir.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Agadir trip planner.

Fly from Tangier to Agadir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Essaouira

— 1 night

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 18th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, stop by Medina of Essaouira, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira holiday website.

Traveling by car from Agadir to Essaouira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Essaouira sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Marrakech Museum and Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. Get some historical perspective at Saadian Tombs and Medersa Ben Youssef. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Essaouira in July; daily highs in Marrakech reach 44°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

Fes

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fes trip planner.

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Fes are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Museums
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Highlights from your trip

Morocco travel guide

4.2
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.