Morocco, the land of wonders
Morocco is and has been for several decades a very popular destination attracting culture lovers, backpackers, adventure travelers, families, food lovers, and more. The country is located in the north-western part of Africa and the true reason why it is a great destination for everyone is due to the following:
The Imperial Cities: Morocco has four old Imperial Cities with Plenty of history and character: Rabat, Marrakesh, Fes, and Meknes.
- Rabat: The current capital city; although a modern city at first glance, has several interesting historical attractions such as the Kasbah of the Oudaias, the old medina, the Hassan Tower, and the gleaming Royal Mausoleum.
- Marrakech: Known as the Red City, Marrakech is famous for its old medina, numerous souks, ancient palaces like the Badii Palace and the Bahia Palace, the striking Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, and the energetic Jemaa el-Fna square.
- Fes: The former capital boasts plenty of stunning architectural monuments and though it is perhaps most known for being home to one of the oldest universities in the world, its maze-like medina, and its large tanneries.
- Meknes: Houses one of the most impressive monumental gates in all of Morocco, "Bab el-Mansour" and, the horse-drawn carriages, a great way to explore the charming and relaxed imperial city.
The gorgeous beaches along two stretching coastlines
The country has beaches along both the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. There are many lovely beaches to relax on. Popular holiday sites with all kinds of visitors from different nationalities and ages are Tangier, Al Hoceima, and Agadir, while Asilah in the north attracts mainly locals and Spanish visitors. Although fairly under-visited by international tourists, places like El Jadida, Oualidia, and El Jebha see significant numbers of local tourists during the summer months. The most popular beaches typically have great facilities within easy reach, and some destinations, such as Essaouria, are perfect for water sports lovers and traditional music activities especially in summer.
The sundry mountain ranges and desert landscapes
Morocco’s Atlas Mountains have three separate ranges: the High Atlas, the Middle Atlas, and the Anti Atlas; each offers a variety of hiking experiences for people of all ages and skill levels. Jbel Toubkal is the country’s highest mountain, located in the High Atlas Mountains and easily accessed from Marrakech, the towering giant attracts many outdoor lovers all year round. The Rif Mountains, in the north of the country and close to the blue city of Chefchaouen, are also great for outdoor adventures. Hiking, mountain biking, surfing, and horse riding are among the attractions that appeal to most to fans of the outdoors and can be found in Morocco’s beaches and mountains; picturesque Berber villages are scattered all over the Plains and mountains, and visitors are often greeted with mint tea, cookies, crusty homemade bread, honey, and olive oil. Bird watching and wildlife enjoyment are also plentiful.
The stunning Sahara desert, a dream venture
The vast and arid Sahara Desert of Morocco is the world’s largest hot desert. There are several places in Morocco from where you can start your trip into the desert, and there are plenty of experienced operators offering trips of a lifetime. Whether you want to trek on foot, ride on the back of a robust camel, explore by horseback, or sail across the sands in a four-wheel drive, there are various ways to enjoy the impressive landscapes. Camping trips are popular; marvel at the abundance of twinkling stars in the dark night skies and, listen to the sounds of emptiness. The sight of large dunes and remote oases will stay with you for a long time. Merzouga, Erg Chebbi, Chegaga, and Zagora are some of the best places to venture into the Moroccan Sahara. Ouarzazate commonly referred to as the doorway to the desert is a fabulous destination for both culture and film lovers, with one of the country’s most impressive Kasbahs which have featured in many movies.
Moroccan tasty cuisine, special and exotic
Spices are abundantly available in typical Moroccan kitchens, adding plenty of taste and flavor to dishes. Bread is a must in Moroccan cuisine and there are many types and variations to enjoy. Meat is a common ingredient in Moroccan dishes, with lamb, mutton, beef, and chicken being the most common. Seafood and fish are especially plentiful in coastal areas but sardines are the favorites in Morocco. The most well-known Moroccan dishes include Couscous and tagine, Pastilla, Moroccan pastries, Bissara, Harira, and brochettes are among several mouth-watering dishes to try.
Morocco, tolerance and hospitability
Morocco is renowned for being one of the most tolerant of the Arab nations; it is safe, peaceful, and stable. Moroccan people both Arabs and Berbers, are noted for their warm hospitality and friendly nature. In most villages of Morocco without exception, tourists are often greeted with cheerful waves, especially from children, and attempts to strike up a pleasant conversation from their elders. French and English are widely spoken as communication is rarely a problem for visitors to Morocco.
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