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Top Ten Places to Visit in Morocco in 2013

Morocco is a country with so much diversity in landscape and people. This diversity helps make Morocco a true fascinating place to explore and enjoy. If you are intending to plan your holidays in Morocco, then this article will help you discover beautiful places to visit. You can be sure to experience a perfect blend of modern and old Morocco, which conglomerates various cultures such as Arabic, Berber, French, Spanish, and African cultures, These cultures have paved the way for a positive and beautiful life in Morocco.

Chebbi Dunes

Are you fond of Sahara Desert? If so, then this village has to be your ultimate destination in Morocco. Located south of Morocco near the town of Merzouga, Chebbi Dunes offer the best tourist destination coupled with ample opportunities for fun and adventure. One of the most popular activities in this desert town is Camel Trekking, Camel trips can be taken from two hours to several days or even weeks, giving travelers an opportunity to experience the Sahara Desert in a unique and fascinating way that will be remembered for a lifetime.
Chebbi Dunes

Chebbi Dunes - Merzouga Desert

Djemaa El-Fna Square, Marrakech

Located in the heart of Marrakech city, this place is best known for the amazing musicians, fortunetellers and the snake charmers, which can make your day a memorable one. Djemaa el-fna market is another aspect that attracts tourists to this part of the country. So, while you are there make sure to visit all the corners of this square so that you can maximize your enjoyment and exploration.
Jammaa lafna

Djemaa El-Fna Square - Marrakech

Majorelle Gardens

If you are fond of natural botanical gardens, then ensure you do not miss out on such a treat. The Marjorelle Gardens sits in the heart of the city of Marrakech, offering picture-perfect photo opportunities. So make sure to have your camera handy!
Majorelle Garden

Majorelle Garden - Marrakech

Cascades Ouzoud

Located near Azilal and Marrakech, this dramatic and amazing waterfall can make any tourist spell bounded. This waterfall serves as the primary water source in the adjoining areas.
Cascades Ouzoud

Cascades Ouzoud - Azilal

Todra Gorge

Todra Gorge is a canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, with a close proximity to the town Tinerhir. The best part of this canyon is the the last 700 meters of it, Here the canyon become so narrow with high flat vertical mountain walls. For those who likes hiking, Todra valley is the place to be!
Todra Gorge

Todra Gorge Valley

Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech

Koutoubia Mosque is an architectural masterpieces of Morocco. This beautiful monument was built in 1184 and was available to public on 1199. Make sure to have your camera ready to take pictures of this historical landmark!
Koutoubia Mosque

Koutoubia Mosque - Marrakech


Rich in historical artifacts, voubilis is a site offering the amazing ruins of the third century. The ruins of the Roman Empire make this place a must visit for everyone fond of history and culture.

Volubilis - nearby Meknes city (credit to Lukas Vermeer)


Have you watched the films Lawrence of Arabia, Galdiator, and The Mummy?. Ouarzazate region was the place where those films were shot. It is home to the largest Hollywood studio in the world. So, have your camera handy to take pictures of the Ouarzazate movie studio and the places where those Hollywood films were shot!
Atlas Studio

Atlas Studio - Ouarzazate


Being the capital city of Morocco, Rabat has a distinctive place when it comes to tourism. The famous Hassan Tower has become the site to experience while on a visit to the capital city of Morocco. Other than the tower, Rabat is rich in culture and history, which makes it a treat for the tourist.

Kasbah Ouadaya - Rabat


Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a spectacular mountain town located in the north of Morocco. Despite its beautiful location with waterfalls and a national park nearby, Chaouen has retained its low-key charm; Thus, presenting an ideal opportunity for travelers to explore the town and enjoy the peace and the tranquility that this place has to offer.

Narrow alley in Chefchaouen town



Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 9:31:36 PM
Nice images, Cascades Ouzoud is stunning..
Kevin Wall
Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 12:56:56 PM
beautiful collection of places, i love the mountain region, so for me the Atlas mountain is an ideal place to visit, camp, and do some hiking!

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Morocco Festivals & Holidays Calendar
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International Festival of Nomads

- Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Based in small village of M’hamid el ghislane, features music, exhibitions, conferences, and handicraft displays. The festival starts in March 3rd and ends in March 8th.

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