8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
1
Rabat
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Fes
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Rabat

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 17th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally admire the striking features of Hassan Tower.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Rabat trip itinerary planning app .

Manchester, UK to Rabat is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Manchester in October, things will get much hotter in Rabat: highs are around 31°C and lows about 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

1
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Chefchaouen

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rabat to Chefchaouen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

2
nights
Fes

Fes ©
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 19th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Fondouk Tsetouanien, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, and then make a trip to Medina of Fez. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bou Inania Medersa, then have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fes day trip tool .

You can take a bus from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Fes are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

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Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

3
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
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, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Make your Marrakech itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Marrakech takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Marrakech are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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