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Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, is distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. Marrakesh’s medina, a mazelike medieval quarter, offers entertainment in its Djemaa el-Fna square and souks (marketplaces) selling ceramics, jewelry and metal lanterns. The capital Rabat’s Kasbah of the Udayas is a 12th-century royal fort overlooking the water.

Things to see in Morocco, Casablanca is home to Hassan II Mosque, an Islamic landmark with a 210m minaret, and the city of Fes is notable for its medina, Fes el Bali. Elsewhere in Morocco, historic sites include earthen-walled Aït Benhaddou (a fortified trading post) and the Roman site Volubilis, which has ruins of a basilica and triumphal arch.

Visitors can take camel rides across the Saharan dunes of Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga, or go hiking and skiing in the central Atlas Mountains. Beach destinations include the resorts of Essaouira, a windsurfer favourite, and Agadir, known for its crescent-shaped bay.

Holiday to Morocco have a number of restaurants and luxury hotels in this port town, offering a wide range of Moroccan and Continental fare. There are several seafood restaurants near the port, worth trying out. Explore the medieval structures in Rabat, the capital of Morocco, venture on desert safaris in the Sahara or go trekking in the Atlas Mountains on a Morocco vacation. The Koutoubia Minaret, Djemaa el-Fna, Bahia Palace, El Badi Palace, Chellah, Souss-Massa National Park and Mausoleum of Mohammed V are some of the finest attractions in this country.

 

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MOROCCO INFORMATION

Currency

Dirham

Language

Arabic

Time Zone

GMT+1.00

Avg. Flight Time

3 h 45 m

Peak Travel

May-October

Price of a pint

£2.00

MORE ABOUT MOROCCO

Souk Market Place
Souk Market Place

Moroccon cities are well known for their markets.Souks are the traditional marketplaces with various trades options.
You can get  herbalists, spice sellers, metal workers, tanners, and food markets congregated on trade-specific streets. Souks are a maze of alleys and narrow streets, and it's easy to get lost.
Its located in the very heart of the Medina and a five minute stroll from Riad Dar Habiba, Cinnamon, Papillon and Riad Star.Ruga and lamps are a must buy with good bargains.

Night Trip To Djemma El Fna
Night Trip To Djemma El Fna

No visit to Marrakech would be complete without a visit to the famous night market on the Djemaa el Fna.The quintessential Moroccan nightlife is a delight.
A strong mix of storytellers, henna tattoo merchants, magicians,dancers,sly snake charmers, jangling belly dancers, and capricious monkey handlers all emerge from the darkness, ringing the edge of the food stalls.Explore amazing and affordable feast with loads of food stalls like grilled or fried calamari fish, merguez sausages and wash it down with fresh orange juice

Trip Out To Atlantic Coast
Trip Out To Atlantic Coast

Morocco’s coasts and countryside offer plenty to interest travelers with long beaches, fortified fishing ports, lush oases and the High Atlas Mountains.
Just two-hour car journey out of the Moroccan capital lies the pretty coastal city of Essaouira.A day trip here will treat visitors to a wide stretch of sandy beach that is sheltered by a natural bay. 
Essaouira is unsurprisingly a honeypot for water sports enthusiasts with windsurfing and kiteboarding with the powerful trade wind blowing almost constantly onto the protected bay.

Museums And Galleries
Museums And Galleries

There are plenty of great museums to discover in Marrakech for a daytrip.The Museum of Marrakech is housed within one of the city’s former palaces.
The Tiskiwin Museum showcases items from Morocco’s trading past. You can take a journey along the ancient trading route between Marrakech and Timbuktu with a strong emphasis on Berber life.
There are more individual artefacts featured at Dar Si Said Museum, containing everything from carpets of the Al Haouz region to jewellery hailing from the High Atlas Mountains.