What you need to know before a Morocco Trip


Sahara Merzouga

Sahara Merzouga

First of all, Morocco is still a safe travel destination. With selected and experienced tour guides you will be guided to the most beautiful places in Morocco.
Wonderful places to relax or take unforgettable photos. If you are looking for adventure, these travelers are also covered.
From all airports reliable travel guides can be booked, with cars for individualists, buses for groups, also for handicapped people there are many possibilities today.

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Area coverage : Morocco covers 446,550 sq km of land

Population: over 35 million people

Capital city: Rabat (north Morocco)

Official languages: Arabic (official), Berber dialects, and French

Religions in Morocco: Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%

Climate in Morocco: Hot summers from June to September and cool to cold winters in the Atlas Mountains. Avoid the desert area during the summer months and watch out for sand storms February to April.

MARRAKECH INFORMATION

Marrakesh is possibly the most important of Morocco's four former imperial cities (cities that were built by Moroccan Berber empires). Marrakesh comprises an old fortified city packed with vendors and their stalls (the medina), bordered by modern neighborhoods, the most prominent of which is Gueliz. Today it is one of the busiest cities in Africa and serves as a major economic centre and tourist destination. Marrakesh is served by Ménara International Airport and the Marrakesh railway station, which connects the city to Casablanca and northern Morocco.A hot semi-arid climate predominates at Marrakesh. Average temperatures range from 12 °C in the winter to 32–45 °C in the summer. The relatively wet winter and dry summer precipitation pattern of Marrakesh mirrors precipitation patterns found in Mediterranean climates. The Jemaa el-Fnaa is one of the best-known squares in Africa and is the centre of city activity and trade. It has been described as a "world-famous square", "a metaphorical urban icon, a bridge between the past and the present, the place where Moroccan tradition encounters modernity.

FES

Fes is the second or third largest city of Morocco. The city has two old medinas, the larger of which is Fes el Bali. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is believed to be one of the world's largest car-free urban areas.Located by the Atlas Mountains, Fez has a Mediterranean climate with a strong continental influence, shifting from cold and rain in the winter to dry and hot days in the summer months between June and September.

ESSAOUIRA

Archaeological research shows that Essaouira has been occupied since prehistoric times. The bay at Essaouira is partially sheltered by the island of Mogador, making it a peaceful harbor protected against strong marine winds.Essaouira's climate is Mediterranean with oceanic influence. The gap between highs and lows is small and summers are warm while winters are mild.The medina is home to many small arts and crafts businesses, notably cabinet making and 'thuya' wood-carving (using roots of the Tetraclinis tree), both of which have been practised in Essaouira for centuries. Essaouira is also renowned for its kitesurfing and windsurfing. Essaouira presents itself as a city full of culture: several small art galleries are found all over the town.

AIT BEN HADDOU

Aït Benhaddou is a fortified cityalong the former caravan route between the Sahara desert and Marrakech. Most citizens living in the area now live in a nearby village, although there are 4 families still living in the ancient city. Aït Benhaddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Several films have been shot there, including: Lawrence Of Arabia , Prince of Persia , Babel, Gladiator , The Mummy ,Game of Thrones and other..

I can only recommend Morocco and the country is so very diverse, from bathing, surfing in the water or sand, skiing in winter, hiking, trekking, lifestyle, camel riding, 4 x 4 and and and ... there is something for everyone. A small country big

I have been on holiday in Morocco for years and I have never been bored and always discover something new and beautiful.

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