Magical Marrakech is a destination that will delight, thrill and excite visitors. The North African state is a myriad of enticing smells and visual treats, creating a truly unique destination and a must visit. Despite its reputation as a busy city, Marrakech can also be an oasis of tranquility with its many spa’s and traditional […]
Few places on earth offer as diverse a spread of locales, cultures, and destinations as Morocco. One of the most exciting and accessible destinations in Africa, Morocco has captured the imagination of western tourists for centuries, from some of the greatest modern urban centers on the continent in Tangier and Casablanca to the traditional entertainment and cuisine in Marrakesh.
Morocco is nestled in the heart of the iconic High Atlas mountains and the Rif, all overlooking the serene beauty of the Sahara and its many pocked oases. From some of the clearest night skies you'll ever see to the heart of the vast and sweeping desert, there are so many options to explore for those who enjoy being outdoors. Whether on the open Atlantic ocean or on the other side of the Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco's beaches offer a wealth of options as well - from rugged hiking to sandy relaxation. Countless activities await the adventurous traveler, from camel rides into the desert to steep hikes on the slopes of the High Atlas, and the culinary wonders you'll find in the heart of Morocco's many diverse cities.
The cities of Morocco capture the melting pot of cultures the area is so well known for. Berber, Arabian and European influences alike wash over each other in the heart of its best-known cities. From the 12th century Kasbah of Rabat to the mazelike Medina of Marrakesh, there are many unique and rich places to explore throughout the country's urban and historical centers.
Tangier is one of Morocco’s major cities, sitting on its Atlantic coast in the western opening to Mediterranean Sea. At only 20 miles (32 km) from Spain, Tangier is the closest major city of Morocco to continental Europe. Covering an area of 144 square miles in between the Rif Mountains and the sea, it is […]
You don’t often think of Morocco as a magnet for adventure-lovers and outdoor types, but its varied landscape and natural wonders draw people seeking a unique thrill. Whether you’re looking for adventures that are wet or dry, cold or hot, you can find them in Morocco. From kite surfing to sand skiing, Morocco is […]