Travel Guide to Morocco

Rita Leitao e Joao Leitao in Morocco

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geographic location, questions & answers, best destinations, and also our organized tours.


“Visit Morocco and discover its main cities, deserts, mountains and beaches.”

O The Kingdom of Morocco – Introduction

Dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco

Dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco

Morocco, the pearl of North Africa.

Morocco is situated in the northwest part of the African continent, just 14 kilometers from Spain, separated by the Strait of Gibraltar in Europe.

Nowhere else can you find so much natural wealth, beauty, tranquil beaches, pristine lakes, rivers and lost villages, endless sandy deserts, and beautiful mountains in an area as compact as in Morocco.

One morning you can wake up along the beautiful Atlantic coast, have lunch in the Atlas mountains, and enjoy a camel ride in the Sahara desert enjoying a wonderful sunset.

Morocco will not leave you indifferent.

“ Morocco is an exotic and safe travel destination located in North Africa. ”

Knowing Morocco

Flag of Morocco

Flag of Morocco

Being an excellent choice for vacation, Morocco has many remarkable features:

  • history,
  • culture,
  • tradition,
  • friendly and welcoming people,
  • safe streets,
  • good weather conditions,
  • clean air,
  • very tasty food,
  • wonderful nature,
  • the Sahara Desert,
  • beaches,
  • mountains…

Why visit Morocco?

Oukaimeden Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Oukaimeden Atlas Mountains, Morocco

This country combines features of both the Arab / Berber and Western world.

This huge country, Morocco, offers a great architectural diversity and abundant natural beauty.

Do not forget to bring your camera to capture the beauty of the dream landscapes in Morocco.

You will not need much thinking to take beautiful pictures in Morocco, just click and capture the most beautiful pictures of your vacation in your album. It’s easy.

The unique beauty of Morocco is highly photogenic.

Where is Morocco?

Geographic Location of Morocco

Geographic Location of Morocco

Morocco is located in North Africa.

Often called “the gateway to Africa” or “the door of Europe”, Morocco is living among diverse cultures and different worlds.

Morocco borders Algeria, Mauritania, and Spain with the cities of Ceuta and Melilla.

Only 14 kilometers across the Strait of Gibraltar separates Morocco and Europe.

Morocco can be easily reached by ferry; for example, from the Spanish city of Tarifa trip takes only 35 minutes.

“ Its proximity to Europe, Africa and Middle East makes this country a mix of people, cultures, architectures and languages. ”

Top Destinations in Morocco

Medina of Marrakech

Medina of Marrakech, Morocco

Medina of Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is the most important imperial city in Morocco’s history.

Marrakech has the largest traditional market in Morocco and also has one of the busiest squares in Africa and in the world, Djemaa el Fna.

Explore the immense palaces, museums and monuments.

Ksar of Ait Benhaddou

Ksar of Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

Ksar of Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

Ait Benhaddou is a fortified village, 30 km from Ouarzazate.

Situated along the caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech, this is one of the most beautiful places in Morocco.

Ten families still live within the ksar preserving their customs and ancient traditions.

Ait Benhaddou was listed as World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987.

Erg Chebbi Dunes

Dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco

Dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco

Wonderful location in the Moroccan Sahara Desert.

The Erg Chebbi dunes are also known as Merzouga dunes.

This sea of ​​red sand near the border of Algeria provides the best place to experience the desert in Morocco.

Best destinations in Morocco
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Morocco top destinations.