Wondering where to go in Morocco? The country of Morocco has so many wonderful things to see and do scattered about the country. One week in Morocco may seem short but one thing is for sure, you are in for one epic trip to this beautiful Northern African country.
One Week In Morocco: The Perfect Morocco Itinerary
One Week In Morocco: Map Overview
Below is a visual overview of our route for one week in Morocco. We started in the central Morocco (Marrakesh) and finished in the north (Fez).
In a short period of time, we covered a lot of ground during our Morocco vacation. It for sure was a whirlwind but all in all, we absolutely loved the cities we saw!
Day 1: Arrive In Marrakesh
Assuming you’ve been traveling for a while, you are probably going to want to chill to get your week in Morocco started off right. We know we sure did 🙂
Our suggestion, find a Riad or Dar that has a pool and sit pool side while you get over your jet lag. You can even consider scheduling a massage or Hammas to really get you relaxed and reset for your day of exploring tomorrow.
*A Hammas is a traditional Moroccan “scrub” spa treatment.
Day 2: Explore Marrakesh
Time to get up and after it! Your full day blitz of Marrakech awaits you. Our suggestion, get up and be at breakfast between 8am – 9am.
After breakfast, your whirlwind day will begin. Catch a cab to the Medina and get ready to walk and take in the amazing sights and smells chaotic Marrakesh has to offer.
Day 3: Take the Train to Fes
The beautiful but long train ride from Marrakesh to Fes is something we really enjoyed. The ride is pleasant, comfortable and really relaxing but it does take up a majority of your day.
You’re looking at a 7 to 8-hour train ride. If trains are not your thing or if you want to get to Fes quicker, consider flying.
Day 4: Wander the Fes Medina
Want to make the most of your day in Fes? Well, go ahead and book yourself a Medina tour.
Seriously, the best piece of advice we can give you for Fes is to get a guide to take you around the 9,000 mazes of alleyways. It’s cost effective, it will save you time and plus, you’ll learn a lot!
Also, the biggest plus, you won’t get aggravated over constantly getting lost 🙂
Day 5: Meander the Blue Alleyways of Chefchaouen
Get up early and jump in your private ride or hop on the bus. Why? You’re on your way to Chefchaouen, the famous blue city of Morocco! The earlier you can get up and moving the better.
The ride takes 3.5 – 4 hours but is so worth it.
You’ll arrive in the blue city in the early afternoon leaving you plenty of time to explore. Our advice, walk and get hopelessly lost. The beauty of this place is truly something wonderful.
Day 6: Back to The Cultural City of Fes
Wake up to catch the sunrise from Chefchaouen, grab a bite to eat and a few more photos and your back on the road to Fes in the afternoon.
Once you get into Fes, this is your time to relax and do what you want. Our suggestion? Get a Riad or Dar with a rooftop view and sit.
Sit and watch the sunset while you sip on mint tea. Walk around a bit and head out to dinner. Basically, do whatever you want to do to enjoy your last afternoon/evening in Morocco.
Day 7: Depart from Fes, Morocco
The saddest day…you have to leave Morocco. We know, we know….it’s awful. We were so sad to leave but oh so happy we were able to spend one week in Morocco exploring Marrakesh, Fes and Chefchaouen.
We like to think our one week in Morocco itinerary is a perfect bite of what Morocco has to offer! You’ll see so much culture. Taste so much delicious food and honestly have the time of your life.
Morocco is truly amazing. We hope you enjoy it!
Best Time To Visit Morocco
The summer months of Morocco, June to August, are HOT, HOT, HOT. The sun is fierce and strong and the country sees little to no rainfall.
As for the winter months, November to February, depending where you go in the country, the weather can differ. In the south, days are mild and the nights are cold so make sure to pack a jacket. However, in the north, wet and cloudy winters are common.
The best time to visit Morocco is in between their harsh seasons of winter and summer. The spring months which are March to May and their fall months which are September to October.
No matter where you travel to in Morocco, a great Morocco tour or Morocco guide can make your great trip even better! Get the latest tours below and book the one that makes you say “ohhhh yes, that’s a once in a lifetime experience!”
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– Lauren & Jesse Stuart (The Stüs)