There are many reasons why you should choose Morocco as a destination for your next vacation. And we are talking about a magical country with great geographical and cultural diversity, a land full of colors, smells and sensations that leave no one indifferent. Furthermore, it is an economically accessible country.
Today in Hard Hobbit To Break we want to talk to you about 10 places in Morocco that are worth visiting, beyond Marrakech. Of course, we ask for forgiveness in advance for all the places we have left in the pipeline. Would you like to join us?
First of all, we want to talk about Rabat, the country's capital, and one of the four cities called imperial next to Marrakech, Meknes and Fez. It is a pleasant city full of boulevards and outdoor cafes. Its historical center deserves a special mention, where the main buildings and squares are located. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2012. The Hassan Tower and the Mohamed V Mausoleum stand out, among other points of interest.
We also want to talk about Fez, which is considered to be the country's religious and cultural center. It is a city of labyrinthine streets, where we can find places as interesting as the Medina of Fez el-Bali, one of the largest locations medieval of the world, which is also part of the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Another of the imperial cities is Meknes, which is located at the foot of the Middle Atlas Mountains in northern Morocco. Located in the middle of a valley green, has been designated as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site for perfectly representing an urban and architectural complex of a 17th century Maghreb capital and for the harmonious way of combining Islamic and European elements.
It could not miss in this list Tangier, which is located in the Strait of Gibraltar. With more than two and a half millennia of antiquity, the city has been ruled by different towns: Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Arabs, Portuguese ... Its medina, the bazaars, the kasbah and the souks, in addition to its excellent beaches.
Another notable place is Essaouira, a port city that attracts thousands of visitors each year thanks, among other things, to its medina or historic center, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
If you travel to Morocco you cannot miss the opportunity to visit Merzouga, a small town located in the southeast of the country, which houses the largest body natural of water from Morocco. It is one of the most visited areas in the country by travelers who want to come into contact with the Sahara desert.
Another town worth discovering is Chaouen, which could well be a typical Andalusian city, with its whitewashed houses indigo. Located on the western Rif mountain, it offers picturesque views of extraordinary beauty.
We also want to talk about the Dadès Gorge, a deep gorge located in the High Atlas. It is an important tourist destination due to its landscapes and to the hospitality of its inhabitants, the Berbers. Highlights include the rocky landscape "Fingers of the monkeys", the kasbah and the impressive views of the High Atlas landscape.
We could not forget the Draa Valley, for many the most beautiful road in Morocco, although it is also the most sinuous. It is a very green valley with many paths to walk. We want to highlight the Ksar, impressive buildings located on the river bank.
Finally, we want to talk about Sidi Ifni, a small fishing village that is located on the coast atlantic from southwest Morocco. In recent years, tourists in the area have increased, arriving in search of sun, beach, nature and sports activities, mainly surfing.
10 Best Places to Visit in Morocco - Travel Video (December 2020)
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