8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Bus to Cairo Airport, Fly to Marrakech
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 1 night
Drive
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Agadir
— 1 night
Fly
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Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly

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Marrakech

— 4 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.
Koutoubia Mosque and Palacio da Bahia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bring the kids along to Jemaa el-Fna and Jardin Majorelle. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate the long history of Medersa Ben Youssef, and don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Marrakech is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Alexandria to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Alexandria in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Marrakech, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:

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 27th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Galerie D'ART Damgaard, look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Essaouira online trip builder.

Getting from Marrakech to Essaouira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Taghazout Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from La Grande Roue Agadir, and then stroll through Plage d'Agadir.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Agadir road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Agadir takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Casablanca.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:

Casablanca

— 1 night
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Casablanca online attractions planner.

You can fly from Agadir to Casablanca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Casablanca, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

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.