Top 10 Places To Visit in Morocco

top 10 places to visit in Morocco

OVERVIEW

Many travellers around the world prefer to explore new places , discover different cultures , also meet new people . That’s why we will suggest you to put morocco in your visit list

WHY  MOROCCO IS POPULAR ? AND WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT IT ?

Regardless of this top 10 places to visit in Morocco . This country gives you an opportunity to learn about the various cultures  , and lifestyle of local people from different regions . So if this question was the first thing that showed up in your head , the moment we suggested you to put it on your list, well, here’s why

  • Warm Climate , and Welcomely people
  • Rich & Different Cultures
  • Stunning locations to go in Morocco
  • Various accommodation options
  • Delicious food from Moroccan kitchen
  • Wonderful nightlife and unlimited shopping avenues
  • Certainly deserve your Time & budget

top 10 places to visit in Morocco

And here we will show our top 10 places to visit in Morocco in list bellow :

10. Sidi Ifni

Sidi Ifni - Morocco

In our  top 10 places to visit in Morocco . There is a small town located on the Atlantic coast of southwest Morocco called  Sidi ifni . The city was a spanish territory that before independance in 1958 . This town is popular as fishing village and it’s a great place for those who loves surfing . The warm temperature (22°C/71°C) makes this little town a nice place to visit and surf or swim in anytime on the year . For all visitors who want to run away from their cold countries. Also Sidi ifni is one of the best places to visit in Morocco because it has a large atmosphere and a vivid market as well as a Sunday market at the ancient airfield

9. Rabat

Mausoleum Of Mohammed V - Rabat Morocco

Rabat is the Morocco’s capital and a top tourist destination located in the ATLANTIC Ocean coast . And one of the top travel destinations and top 10 places to visit in Morocco of 2013 according to CNN . The new part of this city is amazing , with huge streets and Distinctive cafes. Most travelers will desire going to the ancient city, or medina, with its fortified old walls .Also, they buy carpets or leather while walking in a completly different atmosphere and culture . Without forgetting the the Kasbah des Oudaias which is must visit at least one time during a your vaccation to Rabat.

8. Belyounech

belyounech

Belyounech is a small fishing village located 16km north of Fnideq and 7km west of Ceuta. Well hidden from eyes . We added this beautiful place to our top 10 places to visit in Morocco because its unpopularity & beauty (view more about belyounech) . The village is surrounded by green mountains and is dominated by the mass of Jbel Moussa . Also called in Spanish “La Mujer Muerta” because of its particular shape recalling the grace and forms of a woman extended . The history of Belyounech goes back to ancient times, whose legends say that the ancients regarded the mountain of Jbel Moussa as the column of Hercules on the African side of Gibraltar.

7. Meknes

Bab El Mansour Laalej - Meknes - Morocco

The ismailian city is one of the famous Imperial Moroccan cities , Meknes took its fame & name from the Sultan Moulay Ismail who turned Meknes into a beautiful city in Spanish-Moorish style, surrounded by big and high walls with amazing gates . Meknes is considred as an imperial city because a lot of historical monuments and natural sites . Also the city is nearby to the famous Roman ruins of Volubilis whic make it one of the best places to visit in Morocco

6. Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen the blue city - Morocco

Chefchaouen is one of the most attractive places that visitors want to go . Also named the blue city because buildings that have various shades of blue. the city is Located in northwest Morocco . Chefchaouen is too nearby to Tangier . Making it a popular travel destination . Also famous with shoppers who can find Moroccan handicrafts like the woven blankets which cannot be found somewhere else in Morocco.
The city is known also by Goat cheese , however most likely dosen’t rank the fame of Kief which is a part of cannabis plant that openly sold in shops

Chefchouan is also known by Kasbah & Akchour which is a marvellous Bridge with natural structure constantly draws the attention of all tourists . The magic of this place is the formation is a stone arch which can lead towards the waterfalls in the area. you can see this by starting a day trip from fez to chefchaouen.

5. High Atlas Mountains

The High Atlas is a chain of mountains that goes from the estern of Agadir on Atlantic coast towards Moroccan-Alergian border . This range contains the Morocco’s hightest Mountain , Jbel Toubkal (4,160 meters/13,670 feet). The Berber village Tit-Imlil is a good place to start the climb of Toubkal.

One of the best places to visit in Morocco is the Todra-Gorge in the eastern part of the High Atlas . Close the town of Tinghir . The Two places Todra and Dades are carved out with a cliff-side like canyons through the mountains . The rest of 600m of the Todra gorge are the most outstanding . On the edge of the High Atlas Mountains is Aït-Benhaddou , a traditional city that has appeared in many movies including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. you can take this visit all this by starting an Altas mountains day trip from Fes

4. Merzouga

Merzouga is a small town in south of Morocco notso far from the Moroccan-Alergian border. It’s on the tourist destination because of its nearby to Erg Chebbi  . Sahara dunes created by winds that go up to 150 meters (500 feet) high . Tourists looking for a having a great experience and you may want to take an overnight camel ride through the wavy and deep golden sand dunes . Most groups end up at a camp at the base of some huge dunes . Where the various tour managers have their Berber tents set up . You’ll have dinner and some music played, and visitors can frolic on the sand dunes under zillions of stars . While waiting for sun rise , you can get this experience by strating a sahara tour from fes to merzouga

3. Essaouira

in our top 10 places to visit in Morocco we ranked Essaouira . This beautiful  city is the right place for those who wants to stay away from the heat and noise of the bigger cities. In the 1960s, the Atlantic Seaside city was an attractive beach for celibrities such as Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley. Otherwise , highlights contains walking through the town’s narrow streets with houses painted in red and blue , discovering the ramparts, listening to traditional Gnawa music.

2. Fes

Fes, or Fez, ranked the second city from our top 10 places to visit in Morocco . Also the third largest city of Morocco and one of the imperial cities . the stronghold of to oldest world’s university Al-Karaouine . Fes contains two old medinas . Visitors may want to start their visit by walking through the Fes el Bali medina – Fes walking tour – where marchandise are transported by animals and handcarts. With a population of about 150,000 inhabitants . Fes medina is the largest civilian area where is no cars. Traditional houses and courtyard decorated with mosaic tiles . The old medina is known by the narrow streets and alleys filled with shops and souks .Without forgetting the the dyed leather goods , many places are prohibited by Muslims , but just seeing the exteriors makes the trip worth to be taken.

see also Fes ramparts half day tour

1. Marrakech

#1 the one trending city that most visited in Morocco

The first city of our top 10 places to visit in Morocco , and one of the Moroccan imperial cities . Also named the Red City because of the buildings that built with sand stones . In 1960s, Marrakech was known as a “hippie mecca,” . Because it was a favorite destination to well-known celebrities like The Beatle & Rolling Stones . Decorated with beautiful old architecture and courtyards of trees like orange , apricot , palm and olive . Today Marrakech is one of Africa’s most popular attractive destinations & one of best places to visit in Morocco . The best way to feel the charm is to take a Marrkech walking tour through the medina: watch a snake trainers , haggle over an old carpet, taste some local food such as sheep’s head or have a massage in a public bath . You can also walk through the Jardin Majorelle which a botanical garden that blends art decors and Moorish features, and drinking a mint tea at a traditional tea house.

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