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Heading to Morocco; what you can’t miss

So close and so far away, less than 20 kilometers from the peninsula. But nonetheless with little cultural connection between the citizens. We Spaniards tend to look north and not realize what we are missing by not looking further south.

And there are many must-see places in Morocco for Spaniards and by extension for Europeans. A country with a culture and traditions so different from ours that it is worth discovering and enjoying. You can visit the land of contrast with labyrinthine medinas to get lost in. Deserts of dunes to spend the night and contemplate the stars. arid landscapes of streams and mountain ranges fishing villages and other adobe villages. Anchored in time and while enjoying a mint tea in hand, the Moroccan drink par excellence.

One of the best ways to get to know this beautiful country is tours. Organized tours so you do not have to worry about anything. live beautiful experiences while traveling in Morocco and indulge in having fun.

Below we will see a brushstroke of what exists in this African territory and which probably should not be missed. But let us not forget that there is much more than this. As we will tell you here and that is to say that Morocco certainly does not have a country to return to and rediscover again and again.

Marrakech, Morocco

Many of the tours you will find on your trip to Morocco stop in this imperial city, Marrakech. and it is undoubtedly one of the most popular places to visit. It is a fascinating and exhausting city in equal parts and little to compare with the environment. you will live in the famous place, Jamaa el Fna, symbol of the country, day and night, because the mutation that lives at sunset. The sun will leave you breathless.

Although this place is the highlight, there is much more to do in Marrakech. palaces, gardens, mosques and medersas await you. and of course do not miss the opportunity to get lost in its streets and haggle to buy. its streets. giant souk.

Assilah, Morocco

And to rest and disconnect from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. nothing better than visiting Asilah, a maritime city in Morocco. Visit the blue city as they know it and you will know why it receives this name, pure beauty of the senses.

Asilah is small, but here you will find one of the most beautiful medinas in northern Morocco. Its white and blue houses, its flowers on the balconies … ideal for getting lost in the streets for hours.

As you stroll through its narrow corners and cool streets, you will discover its craft shops and countless murals. Do not miss seeing, at least from the outside, the Grand Mosque or the Raissount Palace.

Finally, at sunset, do not forget to go to the Mirador Caraquia to let yourself be enchanted by the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.

Ksar d’Ait Ben Haddou and the Sahara Desert, Morocco

Ouarzazate, the gateway to the great Sahara desert, is another of the phases that you will see in many circuits, and here is the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, another of the essentials of Morocco, a Ksar for them , who does not know it, It is a fortified city protected by watchtowers with a square plan and built in raw soil. Ait Ben Haddou is a clay and adobe village that seems to have stood still in time and is located in a dry and rocky area. Without a doubt, it will not leave you indifferent.

This UNESCO-listed Ksar has been the scene of famous movies like Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Once there, go to the Sahara desert to enjoy a starry night, without a doubt one of the major attractions of many tours in Morocco, you can offer yourself the opportunity to sleep under a sky free of light pollution.

So close and so far, less than 20 kilometers from the peninsula, but nevertheless with few cultural ties between citizens, Spaniards tend to look north and not realize what we are missing by not looking further south.

And there are many must-see places in Morocco for the Spanish. and by extension for the Europeans, a country with a culture and traditions. so different from ours that it is worth discovering and enjoying. You can visit the land of contrasts with labyrinthine medinas to get lost. dune deserts to spend the night and gaze at the stars, arid landscapes of streams and mountains. fishing villages and other adobe villages. Anchored in time and enjoying a mint tea in hand, the Moroccan drink par excellence.

One of the best ways to get to know this beautiful country is through tours, organized tours so you don’t have to worry about anything: live beautiful experiences while traveling through Morocco and treat yourself to having fun.

Below we see a glimpse of what is available in this African territory that probably should not be missed. But let’s not forget that there is much more. As we tell you here, and that means that Morocco. Certainly does not have a country to return to and rediscover again and again.

Ouzoud Falls

Located in the Atlas Mountains, 150 kilometers from luxury holidays to Marrakech, the Ouzoud Falls are the most spectacular in North Africa. Its waterfalls, more than 100 meters high. come from the Ouzoud River and you can not only swim in the icy water. But you can also enjoy vegetation that creates an environment. That is very different from the sandy and dry landscapes that is. ‘We find. In Marocco. You can also walk around the waterfalls and observe the monkeys that live there.

Meknes

Although it is the least famous of the four imperial cities of Morocco. We have undoubtedly stuck to it to have a beautiful old city full of souks and wonderful corners. That will capture any traveler and rank it among the best. places to visit. visit to Morocco.

As in the rest of the medina, the best way to fully enjoy it is to immerse yourself.  In the places and walk through its labyrinthine alleys. Where you can see artisans working with iron or drugs as we did in the old days. Among the places not to be missed in Meknes are Hedim Square, Mulay Ismaíl Mausoleum. Bou Inania madrassa, Bab Mansour madrasah and the large entrance gate to the medina.

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Fez

This imperial city, especially its oldest area, Fes el-Bali. Is considered one of the most beautiful medieval cities in the world. And has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. One of the cities that arouses the most tourist interest

Fès el-Jdid is the most recent district and includes the Jewish Quarter, Mellah and the French colonial zone, Ville Nouvelle. While in Fez, it is worth visiting its tanneries as the most famous and photographed Chouwar and the Royal Palace.

Rabat

Another of the imperial cities, which in this case is the capital of Morocco. But which on many occasions is referred to the background of the tourist network is Rabat. However, we believe it is one of the cities you must visit to enjoy the extraordinary necropolis of Chellah. Or get lost in the magnificent Kasbah des Oudayas, infused with blue.

We hope to have offered you an idea of the contrasts and beautiful spaces that await you in Morocco. But we are sure that what will always remain in your hearts will be its people. Its so different and so enviable path for understanding. The world unabashedly and calmly observes the passage of time.

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