With the great deals tour operators have been offering lately, travel to Morocco is not just a far off dream, it’s well within reach and with a range of different cities to visit, each offering unique experiences, it is one destination not to be missed.
We all know the famous film, but Casablanca is actually one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Morocco as well as the largest. It’s brimming with designer brands and boasts a vibrant nightlife too.
Essaouira is on the coast of Morocco and is a real treat for you beach bunnies. Here you will find the surfers come from far and wide looking to take to the waves of the Atlantic waters. When you visit Essaouira, at the top of your list of things to do is to try kitesurfing! Explora Morocco run a surf school right on the beach of Essaouira and offer a range of different lessons with their skilled instructors. Kitesurfing is a real exhilarating ride and an experience not be missed!
If you prefer historical tours then you really must visit Fez. The walled city of Fes el Bali is one of the several UNESCO world heritage sites to be found in Morocco and will mesmerise you as you wander this ancient maze. Bustling with people, culture, and bright colours, there’s so much to see, explore and learn about.
One of the most popular destinations for tourists in Morocco, Marrakech is a mecca of winding streets, vibrant markets and radiant riads.
When you’re here, spend some time visiting the souks and discover the labyrinth of sellers offering their range of goods. Take a camel ride, visit the leather tanneries or just lounge on the rooftops and enjoy the view as the markets set up.
Those fashion fanatics amongst you might also be interested in visiting the Majorelle Gardens, apart from offering some serene natural beauty, this is the site where the legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent’s ashes were scattered.
When you visit Rabat, it’s easy to understand why it has recently been named as a UNESCO World Heritage site and why CNN have named it as one of the best places to visit in 2013. This city is a majestic gem and is actually only the second largest city in Morocco but it also the capital. Located on the north-west Atlantic coast of the country, this city offers a mix of old and new and plenty of architectural wonders to admire.