Top 10 Morocco Holidays tourist attractions you must visit

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Morocco is located in the north of African continent. Going for Holidays to Morocco, you will be fascinated by its history, cultural traditions that Moroccans have. In your Morocco tour will get to see the world’s largest desert “Sahara“, old cities, fortresses, mosques, old streets of Medina, beaches and many more. Not affected by the Arab Spring movements, Moroccan pro-democracy protest has created a new constitution, changes, giving power to the government and King Mohammed VI was not allowed to take part in these reforms.


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Unique Medina lanes, souks stocked with carpets and mountains have attracted many Morocco holidays travel tourists. Since from the hippie trail, the country’s travel industry was planned to get 10 million tourists annually by 2010. 2020 the travel industry is hoping to be in the top 20 destination list by increasing 20 million tourist arrivals annually.


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New budget flights are introduced to bring more tourists to surf beaches, palm groves and mountain valleys. Between the Medina and Kasbahs cities, travelers can stay holidays in Morocco and enjoy elegant accommodation provided by Riad hotels as mentioned in the glossy magazines. The country’s Maghrebi traditions still alive and travelers have the opportunity to explore the Berber culture and fascinating landscapes in relaxing and style. Also, you can meet Moroccans and learn about daily lives by going for homestays and community run tours.



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Festivals & Events

You can watch Africa Cup of Nations games, 17th January to 7th February. Morocco Marrakech holidays tour you will get to see the biggest sporting event. In the last week of January starts the Marrakech Marathon where people run circular path inside the city.

Morocco, Fez Festival of World Sacred Music begins in June, World Music stars and tariqas belong to Sufi order are performing music on stage.

In July begins the Festival of Popular Arts, where masses of people come to see acrobats, snake charmers, astrologers and storytellers at Marrakesh’s carnival square”Djemaa el-Fna“.

The religious festivals called Moussems, Imilchil Marriage, in September every year young Berber shepherds marry their chosen wives.


Fascinating experiences


In Medina don’t worry if you get lost. These twisted old neighborhoods where donkeys and mopeds travel in narrow passageways and vendors selling mobile phones and Dates are the daily routine of Morocco’s city center. The Tizi n’Tichka are known to be notorious, difficult and snow mountain passes in Morocco’s High Atlas is a unique Morocco holidays travel experience.


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North Africa’s highest mountain 4167m “Jebel Toubkal” is being popular for hiking and climbing. If you are interested in hiking you can find villages that provide accommodation, In the Anti Atlas, Middle Atlas and Rif ranges.


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Then walk on the white sands of Sahara by visiting M’Hamid or Merzouga, where you can hire a turban wearing guide and explore the sand dunes by riding a camel or take a jeep, then visit a nomad camp to spend a night. Next on Morocco holidays tour go to Oasis village, where you can see Date-farming or get the thrill of sand boarding.


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Things you like

During your travel holidays morocco you will see old riads having hammams, tadelakt walls, and zellij tiles.


Things you don’t like

Burroughs, Jagger, Hendrix got accommodation in hotels having crumbling walls and squat toilets.


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General Facts


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1. One of the world’s largest Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca has glass floors that can view the Atlantic sea.

2. In your Morocco holidays tour, visit a millennium-old Fez Medina has tanneries and souks in maze formation. It’s known to be world’s largest Islamic medieval city, where you see no cars, but masses of people.

3. Melilla and Ceuta are two cities belong to Spain, in the Mediterranean coast that you will love to spend your Morocco beach holidays.. They have tapas bars, Gaudí-style architecture, and plazas.


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Most unusual sight




Goats in Souss Valley climb the Argan trees to eat nuts. These are the best morocco holidays, travel tips I know, If you like please share and subscribe above. Like to hear your ideas and personal travel experience.


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