8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Agadir
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Medersa Ben Youssef and Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam. Get some cultural insight at Koutoubia Mosque and Medina of Marrakesh. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, look for gifts at Atelier El Bahia, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Valletta, Malta to Marrakech is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Valletta in July, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

2
nights
Essaouira

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, then view the masterpieces at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Essaouira trip planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in July, expect nights in Essaouira to be little chillier, around 19°C, while days are cooler, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Walking tours

1
night
Agadir

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Agadir Kasbah, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Agadir.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Agadir trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Agadir in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Crocoparc ©
Crocoparc
Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Agadir Kasbah ©
Agadir Kasbah

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 16th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Temple Beth-El, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then walk around Jardin L'Hermitage.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Casablanca travel route planner.

You can fly from Agadir to Casablanca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Temple Beth-El ©
Temple Beth-El

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