Most people visiting Fes, Casablanca, and Chefchaouen spend about 6 to 7 days in Morocco, which usually includes some time in Marrakech as well. If you're only headed to Fes, Casablanca, and Chefchaouen, you can enjoy a comfortably-paced trip in 5 to 6 days. A fast-paced highlights trip is possible in 4 days for travelers with limited time. For the best itineraries including Fes, Casablanca, and Chefchaouen, keep reading below.

How many days do you need?

  • Most travelers spend 5-6 days in Fes, Casablanca, and Chefchaouen combined
  • Visiting Fes, Casablanca, and Chefchaouen in 4 days is possible, but will feel rushed
  • With 7 or more days, most travelers choose to add more stops to their trip
  • The most common extensions are Marrakech and Rabat

How Many Days Should You Spend in Morocco?

Recommended Itineraries for Fes, Casablanca, and Chefchaouen

Recommended Itinerary for 5 Days

Intricate carving and mosaics in Fes
Intricate carving and mosaics in Fes
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Casablanca & Transfer to Chefchaouen via Rabat Chefchaouen
Day 2 L: Chefchaouen to Fes - Volubilis, Moulay Idriss, and Meknes Fes
Day 3 L: Fes - Exploring the Imperial City, Medieval Medina & Hammam Fes
Day 4 Fes to Casablanca: Rabat and Salé Casablanca
Day 5 Depart from Casablanca  


Take a luxurious round trip around northern Morocco, where you'll dive into bustling marketplaces, unwind in finely-appointed riads, and discover the magic of the kingdom's Imperial Cities. This trip plan is a great option if it's your first visit to Morocco or if you're interested in combining time here with another destination. You'll travel through time with visits to ancient ruins, medieval relics, and contemporary hot spots. Read more

Recommended Itinerary for 6 Days

Traditional lamps for sale in Fes
Traditional lamps for sale in Fes
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Afternoon Arrival in Casablanca & Hassan II Mosque Casablanca
Day 2 L: Casablanca to Chefchaouen - A City Awash in Blue Chefchaouen
Day 3 L: Chefchaouen to Fes - Volubilis, Moulay Idriss, and Meknes Fes
Day 4 L: Fes - Exploring the Imperial City, Medieval Medina & Hammam Fes
Day 5 Fes to Casablanca: Rabat and Salé Casablanca
Day 6 Depart from Casablanca  


Embark on a luxurious, whirlwind journey around Morocco's captivating north. Thanks to a private driver and expert guides, you can optimize your time without feeling rushed. You'll discover Imperial Cities, ancient ruins, and landmarks dedicated to empires past. Relax in swanky accommodations, including luxury riads, and get pampered in a beautiful traditional hammam in Fes.  Read more

Extended Itineraries

7-Day Itinerary Including Marrakech

Panoramic view over Fes
Panoramic view over Fes
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Tanger to Chefchaouen Chefchaouen
Day 2 Transfer to Fes - Detour to Volubilis and Meknes Fes
Day 3 Fes Imperial City - Medieval Medina Fes
Day 4 Fes to Casablanca via Rabat Casablanca
Day 5 Casablanca to Marrakech Marrakech
Day 6 Arrive in Marrakesh - Explore the Red City Marrakech
Day 7 Explore Marrakech - Departure  


Featuring an exciting mix of culture and history, this complete 7-day itinerary covers highlights of Morocco's historic Imperial cities, Meknes, Fes, Rabat, and Marrakech with additional time dedicated to Tangier, Chefchaouen, and Casablanca. You'll start in Tangier on the coast of the Strait of Gibraltar and work your way south to lively Marrakech. Morocco's exceptional architecture, ornate artisanship, delicious food, and bustling souks are sure to leave you charmed. Read more

10-Day Itinerary Including Marrakech, Merzouga, and Ouarzazate

Boumalne Dades and the Dades Valley
Boumalne Dades and the Dades Valley
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Tanger to Chefchaouen Chefchaouen
Day 2 Transfer to Fes - Detour to Volubilis and Meknes Fes
Days 3-4 Fes Imperial City - Medieval Medina Fes
Day 5 Drive to Erfoud - Sunset Camel Ride Merzouga
Day 6 Erg Shibi & Dades Valley - Drive to Ouarzazate Ouarzazate
Day 7 Aït Benhaddou - Drive to Marrakech Marrakech
Day 8 Arrive in Marrakesh - Explore the Red City Marrakech
Day 9 Morning in Marrakech, Afternoon in Casablanca Casablanca
Day 10 Departure from Casablanca  


This 10-day itinerary combines culture, history, and adventure. Begin in northern Morocco in Tangier and Chefchaouen before working your way south to Fes, through the desert, and over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. Finish in the commercial capital of Casablanca with a trip to the breathtaking Hassan II Mosque. Read more

10-Day Itinerary Including Marrakech and Rabat

Marrakech's lively Jemaa el-Fna Square in the early evening
Marrakech's lively Jemaa el-Fna Square in the early evening
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Evening Arrival to Casablanca Casablanca
Day 2 Arrival in Casablanca - Rabat City Rabat
Day 3 Transfer to Chefchaouen ("The Blue City") Chefchaouen
Day 4 Transfer to Fes - Detour to Volubilis and Meknes Fes
Days 5-6 Fes Imperial City - Medieval Medina Fes
Day 7 Fes to Marrakech Marrakech
Days 8-9 Arrive in Marrakesh - Explore the Red City Marrakech
Day 10 Marrakech to Casablanca & Departure  


This 10-day trip showcases the main cities and cultural highlights of Morocco. Start in modern Casablanca and Rabat and continue to the Rif Mountains to wander the blue streets of Chefchaouen. Visit Roman ruins and the medina of medieval Fes before finishing in the red city of Marrakech. Take a cooking class, visit local artisan workshops, and relax in a hammam. Read more

How to travel between Fes, Casablanca, and Chefchaouen

How to Get to Chefchaouen
The Moroccan city of Chefchaouen, in the Rif Mountains, is famous for its distinctive blue painted buildings. Chefchaouen is usually combined with a trip to Tangier. However, it can easily be accessed from other Moroccan cities as well, like Fes and Rabat. Read more

How to Get from Fes to Casablanca
Those looking to get from Fes to the coastal city of Casablanca have several options for making the 182-mile (294 km) trip between cities. The most convenient option is to take a direct, hour-long flight. Going overland by private transfer takes at least three hours, but you may want to make a day-long road trip out of it in order to make the most of Meknes and Rabat. There is also a direct train that leaves hourly from Fes. Read more

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Map of Fes, Casablanca, & Chefchaouen: Best Itinerary Ideas
Map of Fes, Casablanca, & Chefchaouen: Best Itinerary Ideas