9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

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9 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Marrakech
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Erg Chebbi
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Geneva

2
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 20th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, then admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, then take in nature's colorful creations at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marrakech route planner .

Geneva, Switzerland to Marrakech is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, tram, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Geneva to Marrakech, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Geneva in December, you will find days in Marrakech are much hotter (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa

1
night
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ouarzazate road trip tool .

You can drive from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in December, things will get little chillier in Ouarzazate: highs are around 20°C and lows about 3°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Erg Chebbi.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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nights
Erg Chebbi

Erg Chebbi ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Mezane Fossil Store and then see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Erg Chebbi trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Ouarzazate to Erg Chebbi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Erg Chebbi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Fes.

Things to do in Erg Chebbi

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mezane Fossil Store, Erg Chebbi Dunes
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Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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 26th (Thu): have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fes vacation planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Erg Chebbi to Fes in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Fes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina Children's Library ©
Medina Children's Library

1
night
Casablanca

Casablanca ©
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 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue Beth-El, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then make a trip to Old Medina of Casablanca. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Quartier Habous and then get in on the family fun at Yasmine Fun Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Casablanca trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Fes to Casablanca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Fes in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Casablanca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Yasmine Fun Park ©
Yasmine Fun Park
Synagogue Beth-El ©
Synagogue Beth-El

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