A Week in Morocco:  The Perfect Itinerary

1. Fly into Rabat, the capital city and spend a day exploring the medina and Kasbah des Oudaias

2. Head to Chefchaouen, known as the blue city, for two days of wandering through its narrow streets and taking in the striking blue paint job on all the homes

3. Drive down to Ouarzazate for a night and visit some of the famous movie sets there, like those from Lawrence of Arabia

4. Take a day trip to Ait Benhaddou, an ancient fortress that's been used as a backdrop in many movies

5. Spend three days exploring Marrakesh, including time spent in Djemaa el-Fna square and at the souks

6. Drive to Essaouira for two days by the ocean before flying home

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