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Best Places to Visit in Morocco

Did you visit Morocco before? If no, this’s a list for the Best Places that you should visit during your tour in Morocco.

1- Marrakech

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is also known by the name of Red city because its houses, walls, and streets are painted in red and pink. Established at the end of the 12th century, Marrakech was once the official capital of Morocco, playing an important role in the trans-Saharan trade route. Today it’s the capital of tourists with the old streets, old houses riad. The most famous is Jemaa el Fna square(street Theater), where there is a night market where everyone should come once in a lifetime. Let us show you the secrets of this active city, also we can combine it with the Merzouga Sahara desert in a few days’ desert tour. Check our proposal Marrakech Tours.

2- Fes

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Morocco’s second-largest city, Fez nevertheless still possesses all the unique charm and character of a much smaller town. The city features two ancient medinas, one of which -Fes el Bali- has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site for its intricate winding architecture of alleys, souks, courtyards, as well as for featuring the world’s oldest university. The city, as a whole, features many outstanding examples of Islamic architecture, from ancient madrasas to monumental mosques, all beautifully decorated with tiling and arabesque patterns, making the city akin to an open-air museum. Viajes Morocco can show the best of this cultural city and combine it with many tourists attraction cities and places check our proposal Fes tours.

3- Chefchaouen

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also known as the blue pearl of Morocco, is nestled on the Rif Mountains. The city mimics the sky in its deep blue color scheme. Is like a cool coat and the place to produce photos can not be bad. Chefchaouen brings a sense of calm, fresh air, peace.

4- Merzouga (Sahara Desert)

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Merzouga is the dunes of Merzouga is nestled in the Moroccan desert, Merzouga is famous for its huge sand dunes. The Drâa-Tafilalet region, the Errachidia province.

Many activities are available to you. Camel ride, quad on the dunes, a night under the starry sky, hike in the desert to admire the beauty and the changing color of the dunes. No doubt, if you like adventure, Merzouga is the perfect place.

5- Ait Ben Haddou

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It is one of the cities on the caravan route between Marrakech and the desert. It overlooks the river and most of its residents now live in modern villages, but there is a minority who still live within its walls. It is an ancient city and rich in history and has appeared in many films such as the Gladiator and the Lawrence Arabs.

6- Ouarzazate

The movie studios have nicknamed it the Hollywood of Morocco or The Holly Ouarzazate is a caramel-colored oasis enhanced by the blue cloudless North African sky with its innumerable Kasbahs in adobe, arid mountains and plains, green valleys and oases, palm groves and villages of red or ocher earth make the charm of this region and give it its tourist appeal.

The symbol of the city is the Kasbah of Taourirt which belonged to Glaoui, it would have been built in the middle of the 18th century.

It is represented in the new 50 dirham banknotes and adjoins the medina. This Moroccan city located at the meeting of the valleys of the Ouarzazate wadi and the Dades wadi (from the High Atlas) which form the wadi Drâa downstream from their confluence, it is the nerve center of a vast region of southern Morocco. Ideal for vacation stays in an idyllic setting to experience absolutely!

7- Essaouira

Essaouira is a tourist gem, thanks to its natural assets, historical and cultural, becoming a major tourist destination.

Its medina, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the islet of Mogador, its port, dating from the 18th century, a superb corniche and its beaches, allowing the practice of water sports, make the province a quality tourist destination.

Located on the Atlantic coast, Essaouira is a fishing port and populated commune, with approximately 78,000 inhabitants, the city is north of Agadir, west of Marrakech, and 406 km south of Casablanca.

Lively seaside resort overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is a real pleasure of old-style architecture at the same time modern, with pretty hotels installed in traditional Moroccan riads in the old city, more and more English speaking.

8- Casablanca

Casablanca has grown from a small town to the greater of the world with its new forms of modern architectural construction and became a major industrial center and open trader at Western lifestyle than other cities of Morocco.

Casablanca is today the economic capital of Morocco and its largest city, located on the Atlantic coast bordered by magnificent beaches which make it a seaside destination still rivaled and is about 80 km south of Rabat, 8 km from El Jadida to the south by the highway, with a population of over 4 million inhabitants makes it the most populous city in the Maghreb. Check our proposal Casablanca Tours and explore with us this large city also we can combine it with the Merzouga Sahara desert in few days desert trip.

9- Tangier

Tangier has long acted as the unofficial cultural capital for a number of writers and artists from around the world, it also attracts developers came mainly the Rif and elsewhere.

Located on the Strait of Gibraltar which separates Africa from Europe, about 15 km from the Spanish coast, and on the outskirts of the Rif mountain range, it offers an exceptional view on the other side.

Tangier has long been an important strategic place. With its two thousand five hundred years of existence, it has a population of one million inhabitants today, it is one of the oldest cities in North Africa.

medina, kasbah, bazaars, and souks are among the liveliest in the country, and its superb beaches are around 7 km away. In the last century, Tangier has become one of the favorite places of the international jet set.

An important seaside resort, Tangier has various hotel and tourist infrastructures, and a medina which attracts huge visitors, people speak more Spanish than French there.

10- Dades Gorges & Todra Gorges

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  • Dades Gorges: this is a very special destination in the south of Morocco. Further, it is located close to the city of Kalaat M’egouna and its valley. Once you enter the city of Boumalne Dades, you will get amazed by the beautiful different colors of the hills. Besides, there are some ones there with the name of Monkey fingers. The latter is visited by tourists for that reason. Another famous thing in that area is the Tisdrine Curves. It lies in the Gorges for about 18km after the valley of the Figs. In addition, when hiking all the way to the top, there is a restaurant with panoramic views for the snake road, valleys, and other restaurants/hotels.
  • Todgha Gorges: Located in the eastern part of the High Atlas mountains. These are a series of limestone river canyons, it’s visited also by most of the tourists. Besides, they do climbing, picnics and so many activities at these Gorges.

Pack Some Joyful Memories with “Viajes Morocco”

We are happy to inform you that if you decided to book one of our Morocco tour packages, you will enjoy a totally private tour and your tour guide will be just like your best friend assisting you all through your tours and our tour operator will also happy to advise you what to pack for Morocco vacation and the best possible stores and shops if you would like to do some shopping so that you enjoy at the most while spending your vacation in your second home “Morocco”. Don’t miss the chance and book us now:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Is it safe to visit Morocco?

Yes, it is very safe Morocco is the embodiment of one of the safest countries in the world, thanks to the combination of the country where the crime rate is very low and its government that is always proactive in protecting their guests and locals.

What to Pack for Your Morocco Tour?

You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Moroccan sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

Why book with Viajes Morocco?

We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides, and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in Morocco. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.

When it is rainy season in Morocco?

Morocco’s rainy season begins in November and runs through March, and parts of the country even get cold enough for snow to fall on the highest peaks. However, while this season is wet for Morocco, there’s still just an average of 2 inches of rain per month.

How many days do you need in Morocco?

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A few more days in Morocco means that you can cover more ground in the country. Or that you can linger longer in a particularly fascinating destination like Fes, a city that ends up becoming a favorite of many travelers.

What is the best time of year to go to Marrakech?

Best Times to Visit Marrakech. The best times to visit Marrakech are from March to May and between September and November. These shoulder seasons are known for their desirable weather (with average daytime temps in the low 70s to low 90s) and affordable hotel rates.

What is the coldest month in Morocco?

The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°C). The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.1°C). The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.9°C).

Which is better Fez or Marrakech?

Souk is indeed market (there are local and tourist souks) and you could spend quite some time in the Marrakech souk. Marrakech also has D’Jemma al Fna which is unique in Morocco. … Weather is never predictable but generally, you can expect Marrakech to be warmer than Fez.

Should I Give Tips in Morocco?

Tips are not mandatory, but are welcome, it will always be helpful. There is no specific amount of tips it is given depend on the generosity and the capability of customers without forgetting the satisfaction of the service provided by the staff (drivers and guides).

What is the Best Time of Visit Morocco?

Morocco is perfect for travel all year long! Given the country’s geographic variety, there is always a region where the climate is mild. We can recommend the best destination for you based on the weather and your travel dates. In winter, you’ll want to head south to the desert. Nights can be chilly but during the day you’ll enjoy the sun and blue skies bereft of clouds. In summer, the Atlantic coast is generally balmy and it is the best season for treks in the Atlas. At over 1800m in altitude freshness is a safe bet! That being said, nothing is stopping you from discovering the Moroccan desert as long as you choose the right accommodation and can adapt to the heat.

Can l use my Visa debit card in Morocco?

Upmarket restaurants, shops and hotels or riads in Morocco usually accept debit cards. Those that do are most likely to accept Visa or MasterCard however may apply a surcharge to cover the cost of processing your transaction. Amex is not a popular card.

How should I dress?

Morocco is much more western in dress than ever before. Although it is still a dominantly Islamic country, it’s best to cover yourself outside the large city centers. The locals here are truly used to seeing tourists, and you’ll never feel uncomfortable or out of place. They’re glad you’re here. In the hot summer months, we’d suggest you wear light, loose, cotton, or linen to stay as cool as possible. A hat or turban is a must in the sun to protect your head against the heat and sun. You look cool, we promise. In autumn and spring, a light jacket or fleece is recommended; the evenings can be quite cool when the sun goes down! In winter, warm clothing is a must.

Can I use US dollars in Morocco?

There is no black money market in Morocco. … Euros and (US and CAD – not Australian) dollars are always accepted in Morocco and you will save time bringing cash, doing away with long slow bank lineups or non-active cash machines to acquire dirhams. You can also use your debit card at bank machines.

Can I use my Visa debit card in Morocco?

Upmarket restaurants, shops and hotels or riads in Morocco usually accept debit cards. Those that do are most likely to accept Visa or MasterCard however may apply a surcharge to cover the cost of processing your transaction. Amex is not a popular card.

Does I need travel insurance?

Travel insurance should be obtained before leaving your country of origin. We don’t force anyone to purchase it. Local hospitals have limited diagnostic capability. Private clinics can be expensive, evacuation can cost a lot and luggage can disappear, so insurance is a good idea.

Will I have internet access in Morocco?

Internet cafes are widely popular in Morocco, making it easy for visitors to access the internet. Internet Café’s generally open early and close late, and usually charge approximately 3-5 Dirhams per hour. Many hotels also offer wireless access.

Can I drink in Morocco?

Although a predominantly Muslim country, Morocco is not dry. Alcohol is available in restaurants, liquor stores, bars, supermarkets clubs, hotels, and discos. Some Moroccans enjoy a drink although it is disapproved in public places. The local brew of choice carries the highly original name of Casablanca Beer.

What is the legal drinking age in Morocco?

The legal drinking age is 18

How to Enjoy Morocco During Ramadan?

Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.