Morocco: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Located in the Maghreb region of North Africa, Kingdom of Morocco is a country which has rough hilly interior and large portions of desert. Rabat is the capital of Morocco while Casablanca is the largest city. Marrakesh, Tetouan, Salé, Tangier, Fez, Agadir, Meknes, Oujda, Kenitra and Nador are among the famous cities. The country has lot to offer for its visitors, including several adventure sports such as trekking, hiking, walking to the Atlas Mountains, golfing, horse riding, skiing and the four wheeler motor drives.

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Djemaa el-Fna, Dar Si Saïd Museum, Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian tomb, Oukaimeden in Marrakech, Karaouine Mosque, Tanneries, Fez City Gates and Zaouia Moulay Idriss II are major points of interest. Rabat, the capital city, is home to several Palaces, Archaeological Museums, gardens, the citadel of Chellah, Hasan Mosque, Madina, Casablanca, Temara and Kasbah des Oudaïas. Agadir is a favorite spot for amazing nightlife and sun filled beaches. Taroudannt holds several ancient tourist sites and the Morocco's city wall complex. Essaouira is considered as the cool town in Morocco and holds mind-blowing beaches. A camel ride or a bus tour to the Sahara Desert would be an amazing experience. There are several things to relax and enjoy the wide array of world-class resorts and spas around the country.

Morocco experience Mediterranean climate in the North and west of Atlas, and climate becomes more extreme towards the interior regions. There are daily flights from New York, Montreal, Dubai and other European cities to Casablanca as well as seasonal charter flights to Agadir. There are many ferry connections to Morocco, mostly from Spain. Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, Tangier, Rabat and Casablanca are well connected by rail links.