3 must-see places to visit in Morocco
Located in the north of Africa, Morocco has a rich geographical, historical and cultural heritage. It is one of the only countries in the world, along with France and Spain, to have shores on the Mediterranean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. Morocco is therefore full of many must-see sites to visit.
Here are 3 of these places to visit during your stay in Morocco.
The economic capital of Morocco, Casablanca is a major city in the country young and dynamic city. The city is home to nearly 60% of the country’s economic activities. With a population of 4 million people, La Casa is one of the world’s largest cities Maghrebian cities of reference in Africa. It is actually the 4th largest city in Africa.
Better still, Casablanca is like the prestigious European metropolises and is resolutely business-oriented.
In addition to spending a holiday full of dreams and memories, you may find the best bargain in Casa. In addition, it is a city that rocks by day and by night. To liven up your evenings, you can start chicha if you are a fan of the vape.
And all you have to do is buy your cheap chicha to make it a memorable souvenir of your stay in Morocco.
But if you’re a fan of historical discoveries, you should know that the city is home to some of the most famous monuments in the world 1930s buildings. The old medina and its narrow streets will plunge you into an atmosphere of rich and eventful historical period. Don’t forget to visit the largest mosque in the Maghreb, Hassan-II.
The excessiveness and luxury that characterize this remarkable place of prayer make it the most sublime of mosques.
In addition, some of the wonderful cities to discover in Morocco include :
- Marrakech the political capital ;
- Rabat The maze of white and blue alleys of the Kasbah of Oudïa;
- Ouarzazate Hassan-II : a film production center known for the splendor of its sets;
- Tangier Merzouga : located behind one of the most sublime bays of the Mediterranean, etc.
If time permits, don’t hesitate to extend your stay to visit these Moroccan cities that have great surprises in store for you.
Merzouga and the dunes of the Sahara
Dunes of Merzouga (Morocco trip)
It’s hard to spend a holiday in Morocco without wanting to see the visit the Sahara Desert. To make your wish come true, head to Merzouga, a Saharan village. Located in the southeast of the country, this small town is the perfect gateway to explore the great Moroccan dunes.
Also known as Erg Chebbi, this magnificent lunar massif of the Sahara allows you to enjoy a remarkable postcard landscape. On site, you will see the desert, the dunes and the camels as you have often discovered in documentaries and films. The only thing you will see around you as far as the eye can see is a sea of golden sand.
This wonderful sandy landscape allows you to enjoy multiple activities for an unforgettable stay in Morocco. You can make a camel ride or simply walking around. If the night surprises you during the exploration of the places, you will be able to spend a night under the stars with Saharouis nomads or a night in Berber bivouacs.
The waterfalls of Ouzoud
To remain always in the universe of the landscape, the discovery of the waterfalls of Ouzoud will make you happy. Representing one of the most natural sites of Morocco, these waterfalls are high of 110 meters. They fall in torrents on 3 levels dug in the rock. In addition, they are located in an easily accessible area.
To see them, you just have to take a hiking trail that leads through the forest. During your crossing, you will meet merchants of all kinds and signs.
Once at the foot of the waterfalls, you’ll feel so small that the desire to get closer to these cgigantic heights will invade you. Enter a funny boat to go to the other side to face the titanic falls. The return trip guarantees you a spectacular panoramic view of the city.
To finish your visit of the Ouzoud waterfalls, you just have to look for the place where you will see the rainbow above the waterfalls. But if you still want to explore other landscapes, put the veil on : the Toudgha Gorge, the Dades Gorges or the Paradise Valley for lovers.