Top 5 Destinations in Morocco
If you’re planning a trip to Morocco and are determined to make the most of the experience, it pays to read up on what the most notable destinations have to offer. To find out more about the five most popular destinations in the country to help you plan your Moroccan adventure, read on.
FEZ: Fez is an ancient city noted for its huge medina. The old city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that measures almost 2.5 square miles and is home to a complex yet fascinating maze of alleys and courtyards. Fez is the third-largest city in Morocco and is host to oldest university in the world, the University of Al-Karaouine. The car-free medina has a population of around 150,000.
MARRAKECH: Marrakech used to be one of Morocco’s imperial cities and is sometimes called the ‘Red City’ due to its collection of sandstone buildings. It is somewhat synonymous with orange and olive trees and you can enjoy a host of authentic activities inside the medina including haggling at stalls, massaging in public baths, visiting the Jardin Majorelle and heading to traditional tea houses.
MERZOUGA: Merzouga is a small village located in the south east of country near the Morocco-Algeria border. It is situated to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes and an ideal place to take a camel ride. Many tourists choose to camp in the area overnight underneath the stars.
CASABLANCA: Casablanca is where many tourists visiting Morocco land but is often unfairly overlooked in favour of other destinations. The city is noted for its authentic restaurants and nightlife, the stunning and vast Mosque Hassan II which can house up to 25,000 people and its wide range art deco buildings, thriving arts scene and medina.
OUARZAZATE: Ouarzazate is where various arid desert scenes have been committed to celluloid, and the town has welcomed production crews working on everything from Cleopatra and Lawrence of Arabia to Game of Thrones. In the nearby villages, you can partake in a range of activities including finding out more about the history of ceramics and sampling the authentic local cuisine.
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