The world of ancient medinas and vivid souks
Morocco is characterized by its endless and vibrant beauty; ancient medinas featuring many historical treasures, vibrant bustling markets (also called souq or souk), cozy rooftop terraces with gorgeous city views, modern atmosphere in the Ville Nouvelle (new city) districts, fabled cities with stunning Moroccan architecture and tilework, kasbahs (fortified cities) in desert oases, unique natural wonders stretching from the Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert, sandy beaches and lively port cities, a defining mint tea culture and last but not least a memorable culinary experience shaped by the exotic spice trade.
Top activities in Morocco
Top things to do in Morocco
Political and administrative capital, more-laid back city contrasting the hustle of Casablanca or Marrakesh, visit the palm-fringed central beach, the charming medina, the Kasbah des Ouidas (“mini blue city”).
Medina of Fez (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is one of the world’s largest pedestrian zones with rich history, rooftops overlooking minarets, bustling souqs (markets), aromatic food stalls, artisans, leather tanneries...
Located next to Merzouga, a 30km-long area of sand dunes in the Sahara desert, home to nomadic Berbers, camel and 4x4 tours, sandboard and other activities, spend the night in the desert under the stars!
Small fishing village around 20kms from Agadir, considered as the primary spot for surfing in Morocco with the best waves, it’s charming buildings, laid-back atmosphere makes it worth a visit beyond surfing.
“Blue pearl of Morocco”, touristy but still charming, lying beneath the peaks of Rif, considered as the most beautiful town is Morocco, old medina with bright blue buildings.
The modern face of Morocco, biggest city and commercial centre, less-touristy city in Morocco, discover history, culture, unique architecture, food markets, and just walk around to get to know local life.
Located on the southern slopes of the Atlas Mountains, the ksar (group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, representing a traditional pre-Saharan habitat.
Series of rugged gorges carved by the Dadès river stretching from the Atlas mountains until the Sahara, home to two-tone kasbahs, rose valleys, oases and mudbrick palaces and beautiful mountain passes.
Toubkal (Atlas Mountains)
Toubkal at 4,167 metres is the highest peak at the Atlas mountains (and North Africa), challenging but rewarding hike, possible to hike the peak over a long-weekend.
Home to beautiful Islamic architecture, visit the labyrinthine-like souqs in the medina, amd Djemaa El Fna, the main square with snake-charmers, acrobats, musicians, grilling food-stalls, snail vendors...
Colorful traditional marketplaces in the towns (visit Fez and Marrakech) meeting point for the locals, narrow maze-like alleys, divided into different sections, herbalists, spice, food stalls, tanners, fabrics, potteries..
Influenced by different cultures, try couscous, tajine, a slow-cooked stew served in a traditional clay, or bastille, a savory pie, and drink Maghrebi mint tea, prepared with spearmint leaves and sugar.
Largest and wildest erg (sand sea), more untouched than Erg Chebbi, located near M’Hamid (oasis), home to Arabic berbers, and to sand dunes that are higher than 50ms.
Guarding the Straits of Gibraltar, “the Gateway to Morocco”, used to be under different empires’ rules, many times outside Morocco, that made the city a melting point of cultures attractive to artists.
Diverse Islamic architecture (minarets and mosques), riads (interior garden in mansions and palaces) characterized by wood, and zellij tilework, kasbahs (fortified enclosures in the oases)...
All activities in Morocco
Mount Toubkal challenge
3 Days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga dunes
Imlil Valley day trip
Three High Atlas Mountain Valleys Trek
3 DAYS IN MERZOUGA DESERT
Horseback Riding in Atlas Mountains Full-day Tour
Day trip to Essaouira (Atlantic coast)
Day trip to atlas mountain and camel riad
Essaouira Day Trip
6-Day trekking in Ait Boulli and Ait Bouguemez valley
Morocco Tours from Casablanca
Sheared day trip from Marrakech to Atlas Montagne
Tour 1: Historical And Cultural Tangier
Atlas Mountains Cooking Class With Berber Family
Berber Villages and pastoral Valleys Trip
Atlas Mountain & Three Valleys Waterfalls & Desert agafay Day Trip
Desert, Camels, Waterfalls & Atlas Mountains, day trip from Marrakech
2 Days desert trip to Mhamid
2 Day Valley Hike in Atlas Mountains
Day trip from Marrakech to Ouzoud waterfall
Berber Villages & Green Valleys & Jebel Toubkal Ascent Trek
Tour Combining from Atlas Mountains to Sahara Desert
Ait Ben Haddou day trip
3 Days Desert Trip to Merzouga
Agafay Desert Dinner with Sunset camelride and Stars
Magical Desert Trip
8-Day in Harmony Journey From Desert Sand To Sea Sand
Marrakech Shared Desert Tour
Day tour from Marrakech to Ourika Valley
2 Days Mount Toubkal Ascent
3 days Atlas Mountains trek
4 Days zagora marzouga désert tour
Agafay desert private sunset camel ride from Marrakech
Marrakech To Fes Desert Tour
Morocco Best Tour
Mountain bike through Berber villages
Atlas Adventure 4x4 Day Trip
5 Days Toubkal & Desert trip
Luxury Desert tour - 4 Days