Welcome to Morocco
Morocco, mountainous country of western North Africa it has a border to its east and south with Algeria, to the south-western Sahara. It has the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea and Straits of Gibraltar, to the north.
A large part of Morocco is mountainous. The Atlas Mountains are located mainly in the centre and the south of the country and the Rif Mountains are located in the north of the country. On the Atlantic coast there is a fertile plain.
The country offers the dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains to the ancient medinas of the main cities which have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, carpets and, tea-houses.
Tours and Activities from Morocco
Latest Blogs from Morocco
Best Trips from Marrakesh
Marrakech is a renowned tourist destination in Morocco, known for its rich culture and history. The city evokes images of vibrant spices, bustling markets, and traditional architecture, including riads and ancient walled streets.
Guide to the Valleys of the High Atlas Mountains
The three valleys in the Atlas mountains are an easy day trip from Marrakech. What are they and why should you visit them? The Atlas Mountains separate the Sahara Desert from the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean; the name “Atlantic” is derived from the mountain range.
The Gardens of Marrakesh
If you’re planning on spending some time in Marrakesh and want to avoid feeling overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of the city, it’s a good idea to take breaks in the many beautiful gardens and parks scattered throughout the city. These green spaces not only offer a chance to relax and get back to nature, but they’re also great destinations in their own right.
Self Guided Walking Tour of Marrakesh's Medina
Marrakesh, one of Morocco’s four Imperial Cities, was founded in the 11th century and is known for its abundance of mosques, palaces, and museums. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country.
Self Guided Walking Tour of Marrakesh (with photos and a map)
Marrakesh has it all colourful souks, Moorish architecture, intimate gardens and boutique hotels. This self guided tour will take you from the quiet courtyards and snaking alleyways of the historic Medina, alongside stunning palaces leading to the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque.