8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  10​h
1
Marrakech
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agadir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Taroudant
— Few hours
Shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Merzouga
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Zagreb

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and finally stop by Ma Creation. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Koubba Almoravid, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, then get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, then stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech online trip builder .

Zagreb, Croatia to Marrakech is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zagreb in December, you will find days in Marrakech are much hotter (24°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Agadir.

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Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

1
night
Agadir

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 3rd (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then stop by L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Agadir travel planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Agadir takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Taroudant.

Things to do in Agadir

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L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere ©
L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere

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hours
Taroudant

Taroudant
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Traveling by car from Agadir to Taroudant takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Taroudant

Shopping Tours Museums
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Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the striking features of The Old Synagogue and then explore the fascinating landscape at Moroccan Sahara.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ouarzazate trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Taroudant to Ouarzazate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In January, Ouarzazate is slightly colder than Taroudant - with highs of 20°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Nature Parks
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Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara
The Old Synagogue ©
The Old Synagogue

1
night
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
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Traveling by car from Ouarzazate to Boumalne Dades takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in Boumalne Dades, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Roses Valley
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Gorges du Dades ©
Gorges du Dades

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Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 6th (Mon), get outside with Viajes por el Desierto and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Merzouga trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merzouga

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