There are countless reasons to visit Morocco, and our travel advisors have given you their favorite reasons as follows.
1. The Sahara
It is the most desirable place you want to visit during your Morocco trip. Lofty sand dunes in the Sahara Desert will greet you. No matter what you plan on doing, tripping through the quad bikes, sand surfing or night trekking, you will be sure to get the real flavor of Moroccan desert.
2. Beautiful Mosques
In Morocco you can find many incredible mosques. The enormous Hassan II Mosque
is known for its French colonial architecture mixes with Muslim structures. Another mosque located along the Nfiss Valley south of Marrakesh in Tin Mil is also worth visiting and gives you plenty of photo opportunities.
3. Fascinating History
Marrakesh, Fez, Rabat and Meknes have all, at some point in history, been the capital of Morocco. Palaces, churches and museums in these cities provide a glimpse into Morocco’s history. You can learn so much from the kingdom, royal family and its people and will definitely find them fascinating.
4. Luxury Hotels
Moroccan scenery is gorgeous. You can observe this amazing sight by sitting at your hotel terrace or garden. Very often hotels will have a terrace with such a wonderful view that your time for coffee or tea will last much longer than you planned. You just can’t take your eyes off the magnificent scenery at hotels like this, such as La Mamounia, Marrakech andAmanjena, Marrakech.
Fez, Casablanca and Tangier are the country’s most popular places to shop. The souks are stacked with ceramics, leather goods, baskets, carpets and jewelry. Buying some colorful products here will keep all the memories of Morocco with you.
6. The Beaches
With beaches lining both the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts, there is no shortage of seaside relaxation. The Mediterranean coast has rockier beaches; the sea is also rougher and many people choose not to swim from here, but the views are spectacular! Families with children may want to consider visiting the beaches along Agadir or Casablanca.
Depending on when and where you visit, expect to find music, dance and traditional storytelling. Planning your vacation to coincide with one of Morocco’s festivals is a great way to experience the rich heritage and culture in this North African country.