Are you planning an adventure and want to combine several flights into one fantastic trip? Morocco is an excellent choice. Incredibly intriguing Arab culture, unique urban architecture, breathtaking views, many attractions for every traveler – both passionate history, lazybones, and thrill-seeker – Morocco is, in short, the perfect composition of original flavors of the Orient. Discover five places that are undoubtedly worth seeing while traveling to Morocco.
Marrakech – the imperial city of Morocco in a fabulous shade of red
Marrakesh is a favorite destination for tourists from all over the world, as it is one of the noisiest, colorful and historically rich places in the country. Famous for its iconic sandstone buildings, orange courtyards, apricots and olive trees, it has always attracted the world’s greatest stars like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and even Ives Saint Laurent, who sought respite and inspiration.
The highlights of this amazing city include the Saadian Tombs, the Marjorelle gardens and of course the central square – Djemma el Fna. Visits to the traditional Moroccan bath, walking through the lush gardens of Marrakesh or better knowledge of the two extremes of the city of Medina (Old Town) and Guéliz (Ville Nouvelle or new town) will become a great adventure.
Meknes – unusual culture and mix of modernity and the past
A unique and fascinating city is one of the better destinations for travelers who love the history and culture of foreign lands. Among the modern, 21st-century buildings are the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the incredible Bab Mansour Gate and the Dar Jamai Museum with the fascinating exhibits.
When visiting Meknes, you can not resist the bustle and the colors, and while tasting the mint tea in the local cafes in the main square, you can enjoy the music of the musicians. In contrast to Marrakesh, Meknes is a much more laid-back place that allows you to get to know the real taste of Morocco.
Merzouga – a small village at the foot of phenomenal sand dunes
This little village in the south-eastern part of Morocco is a place frequently visited by tourists because of Erg Chebbi – dunes, which reach up to 1,500 meters high. The walk through the dunes is an incredible experience, especially as it is the edge of a beautiful and dangerous Sahara.
The beauty of the desert at the foot of Merzouga encourages trips on the camels, but the most surreal experience, you can taste there during sunrise or sunset, when the golden sand dunes are dancing with the sun making this place magical. The village itself is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy traditional Moroccan culture.
Chefchaouen – a small town in the shades of blue
Chefchaouen is a destination which is perfect to put on your list of flights to Morocco, all thanks to the amazing buildings in various shades of blue. Fans of handicrafts, woven blankets, and other unusual shopping will also find here their little paradise on earth.
The city is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful corners of Morocco, and beyond the extraordinary architecture, it captivates with picturesque views of the Rif Mountains. Labyrinths of streets of Chefchaouen, make the time spent here is full of adventures, pleasant meetings with residents, and even participation in the game of football with the local kids!
Asilah – seaside resort for beach lovers
This beautiful resort is an excellent choice for those who like relaxing on the beach and watching the breathtaking views. The beautiful landscapes and whitewashed buildings create a unique atmosphere in this once famous trading center for the Phoenicians.
Town Beach promenade is the most popular destination for sunbathers, but during the summer you should also visit the Paradise Beach where you can taste local cold drinks and fresh fish dishes. For adventurous, there are camels and plenty of water attractions. Asilah also impresses with its sunsets, which most beautiful are in the Bab Kriya.tags: Asilah, Chefchaouen, Marrakech, Meknes, Merzouga, Morocco