What are The Best cities in morocco to visit

Through this blog post, I would like to walk you through some of the most beautifulBest Cities in Morocco to visit, a combination of imperial cities (Fes, Meknes, Marrakech, Rabat…), contemporary cities, and tourist cities that every visitor falls into love with, after visiting it such as Essaouira, Chefchaouen, Merzouga (Erg Chebbi)…

Imperial Cities with many heavyweights of history. When you walk through them and have a look around, you will see and enjoy the buildings that tell you the story of these cities that last for centuries.

The Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi is in the southeast of Morocco, it’s known for the amazing camps inside the dunes of sand, and Camel trekking (don’t forget to pass by this place ).

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Chefchaouen City

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In the heart of the Rif Area, surrounded by an Epic Mountain Range, you will find one of the most famous cities in Morocco to visit; Chefchaouen your beautiful escape from Noise and crowded places, it’s the most calming and comforting city compared to other cities. While you are taking a break and having some peace of mind in Chefchaouen, don’t forget to visit its amazing sights. 

Starting with the little narrows and alleys in Medina with its fascinating blue walls, walking through them makes you feel like you are walking through an invisible blue ocean. Also, don’t miss taking a look at the amazing gardens and traditional shops, not to mention the Kasbah and the museum that summarizes and defines the historical weight of the city.

Chefchaouen has the best weather during Spring, What makes it a paradise for hikers during this time, Not just in Spring, but at other times of the year too, because of the tempting walking trails on the epic Mountain range surrounding it.

The imperial cities of Fez & Meknes

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Fez and Meknes, As two of the largest and famous cities in Morocco, these two Imperial Cities with all their walls, towers, corners, alleys, palaces, buildings, mosques, plazas, and minarets. They represent the vibrant museum and the living witness to the history of Morocco. And that is What makes them big tourist destinations in Morocco. Each one with its own characteristics and sightseeing will make you see a new side of the culture and have a new experience.

The capital of artisans is another name for the imperial city of Fez. It was founded by “Idriss the First“ in the twelfth century, and has the oldest university in the world; the university of “Al-Karaouine “, also known for the quality of spices in its traditional markets.

Just 40 miles from Fez lies the city of Meknes, known as the “Ismaili capital“. Which has been registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1996. Sahrij and Lahdim (a little version of Jamaa Lafna) are two spots of the most famous sightseeing in Meknes.

Marrakech the Red City

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Marrakech is an imperial city, one of the largest cities in Morocco to visit,  that has its own flavor among many beautiful cities in Morocco. it catches you with its mix between the traditional (Medina, souks…) and contemporary (Guéliz and Hivernage districts)

You don’t want to miss the Entertainment and the joy that you’ll get from its friendly people, Marrakech; the red city has the most amazing Sightseeings, including the big square of Jama Lafnaa where you can find Entertainers such as acrobats, drummers, dancers, pipe musicians, comedians and storytellers surrounded by people.

People come to enjoy themselves with entertainers whenever they have free time, from all over the city, or even from all over the country, maybe. There are also EL-Koutoubia, Menara, palaces, the Majorelle Gardens, and other pleasant sights.

The coastal city of Essaouira “Mogador”.

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The coastal city of Essaouira once was known as “Mogador”. The stories get different about where the name of Mogador came from, is it an Amazigh name or a Portuguese one, which means the city with walls? Located on the Atlantic coast It’s the link between two big poles of Moroccan tourism; Marrakech and Agadir.

If you set foot in Essaouirathe bride of the Atlantic, then you should take some time to go to the Medina and walk through the alleys of one of the finest UNESCO-listed medinas in Morocco. As well as the delightful Harbor that looks like an amazing painting, filled with colorful boats that have been carefully decorated by local fishermen.
The mesmerizing Essaouira-Mogador is the city where you can have camel trekking while you explore the stunning beaches, which are known for windsurfing and kitesurfing sports.

Agadir

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Agadir is one of the pearls of Morocco. Located in the west of the country, facing the Atlantic waves. It has one of the great beaches with 10 Km or more long shores, offering tourists magnificent views of the blue ocean and the opportunity to relax in the best conditions imaginable.

The city never sleeps and it is an energetic city in which you can relax and enjoy the warm and pleasant weather.
Along the beach, you’ll find luxury hotels and resorts beside Facilities for sports activities such as golf, tennis, equestrian, and others.

Tangier ”the white city”

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Tangier the white city” is one of the largest cities in Morocco to visit. Located in the north of Morocco, and it is the meeting point of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

The whole package of the different cultures and civilizations that passed through this city left behind a rich history and diverse cultures. If you walk through the alleys of Medina, you will notice an amazing mixture of colonial, Moorish, Andalusian, and Moroccan Architecture.

Tangier the jewel of the north with its own Clean beaches and remarkable sightseeing makes visitors come from different parts of the world. Some of them even call it home like the famous writers; Paul Bowles and William Burroughs. Just a few steps away from the Medina you will find the “Sultan’s Palace” which is nowadays dedicated to the arts of Morocco.

One of the interesting sightseeing that attracts visitors to Tangier is The Caves of Hercules that lies 14km west of Tangier in the Cap Spartel area.

Rabat "the kingdom of Morocco "

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Rabat the imperial city is the capital of the kingdom of Morocco, and the second biggest city after Casablanca. Along the Atlantic Coast, it has miles of improved beaches until you reach the neighboring City of Casablanca.
They say that the city of Rabat is a city where the treasures of the past blend with the most environmentally friendly achievements. Treasures of the past that still stand to this day; the Medina that mixes between different industries from different civilizations; Andalusia, Amazigh, and the Arabic one. As well as the “des Oudayas” Kasbah and other corners of the  City.

Sahara Desert "Erg-Chebbi"

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Erg-Chebi is the mighty Sahara desert located in the southeast of Morocco, a world of magic dunes with flexible shapes, that been decorated through all the years by Nature, to give visitors every time they come, a reason to come back over and over.
Merzouga is one of the famous villages in the South of Morocco, and it is the gateway to the Sahara desert as they call it. Along with palm groves, Small villages inhabited by Berbers (Amazigh people), surround the mighty Erg-Chebbi.

The Sahara desert is a unique experience that you can have in Morocco. Camping inside the dunes of sand is one of the famous Exciting things you can do in Erg Chebbi, as well as riding Camels while trekking the dunes. Not to mention the best views that you might see in your life of both sunrise and sunset.

This is just a glimpse of the myriad of cities and Spots that are still big tourist destinations throughout Morocco. Make your way across the country and get to know and enjoy these treasures of Morocco, and get to know the intangible mix of cultural heritage.

“Treasures that were covered With Dust, Maybe Old but Gold.”

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Most frequent questions and answers​

Morocco is a welcoming destination, however, some countries need visas to get into Morocco. For most foreign nationals, such as Americans, Canadians, Australians/New Zealand, Europeans, and other passport holders, in length is restricted to three months (90 days), If your stay is longer you will need to apply for an extension visa with a local police station. Read More

Tourism in Morocco is growing at an incredible rate. Because of this, the level of security in the country is upgraded every year. The Moroccan government dedicates a lot of resources, especially human resources, to ensure that the tourists are safe while they are in Morocco; this includes tourist police and highly competent guides. And therefore Morocco is a safe country to travel to, and it’s regarded as one of the most stable countries in North Africa and the Middle East.  Read More 

The official currency of Morocco is the Dirham commonly represented by the symbol (DH) and consists of coins and banknotes, and it’s a closed currency, meaning that technically you can’t buy or sell it outside of Morocco, So you’ll need to wait until you arrive in Morocco to exchange your cash (currency) to Dirhams. Read More

Ramadan is a month-long Islamic holiday. A sacred month is when people fast, which is not limited only to food, but also includes water or any drinks, cigarettes, and even sex. Muslims fast from dawn till dusk, They eat a meal before sunrise (Suhor) and break their fasting after sunset (Iftar) with friends and family. This holy month follows the lunar pattern, so it moves 10 days forward on the Gregorian calendar every year.


Many travelers tend to avoid coming to Morocco during this sacred month when Most shops and restaurants get closed and most of the streets are empty. But the thing is that the shops, restaurants, hotels, bazaars, and everything with tourist interest are open and working during this time of the year. Read More

It’s a good idea to have travel insurance, to protect you from unforeseen scenarios for your Morocco Tour. It is something we hope you will never need, but you will eventually. It covers those minor incidents, such as losing your items breaking your camera, or covering an emergency while you are traveling.


Traveling is one of the most exciting experiences, so don’t end up losing all the money you own and have invested in your vacation by not having travel insurance.

Dressing decent and shy is a nice thing to do, especially for women to show respect to the inhabitants of Morocco because some of them consider a short dress that reveals much of the body disrespectful, especially in villages, small towns, and holy places.

 

Taking pictures is one of the things you should know about while you are in Morocco. So if you want to take pictures, you should ask first because some people don’t like it, and some of them are payable, for example, the snake charmer (in Jamaa Alfna at Marrakech) if you want to take a picture it will cost 20 DH or maybe more.

 The Internet in Morocco is readily available and reliable. The majority of “Riads” and hotels or even restaurants have Wi-Fi. Usually, Wi-Fi is best in the public areas of the Riad or the hotel, like the central courtyards.
Skype should work just fine for you if you’d like to make calls at home, so traveling with your laptop or tablet would be nice. Read More

Any time during the year is a great and suitable time to visit Morocco, depending on how you like things to be; warmer, colder, or just cool nice, and depending on what you planning to do too.

If you come around in Spring or Autumn, you will enjoy the warm and pleasant weather all across Morocco not just in the North (the amazing spot for Nature lovers).
It can be very hot in Summer but the nights can be cold because the temperature drops and tends to plummet.

In the Winter between November and January, the Peaks get full of snowfall, which is the best time to visit Morocco for skiing and enjoy the snow in the little Switzerland Of Morocco ” Ifrane”.  Read More