Top 10 Places to Visit in Morocco
There are so many places to see in beautiful Morocco. It can be overwhelming to know where to start. So I have put together 10 MUST-SEE places you should visit when in Morocco with some things to see and do as well as a few restaurant and accommodations recommendations that I have personally tried and love!
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The currency in Morocco is the Moroccan Dirham. 

Welcome = Merhaba / Thank you = Shukran / Let's go = Yellah!

Marrakech

There is so much to see and do in Marrakech and you could spend a week here and not see it all!

Marrakesh
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There is so much to see and do in Marrakech and you could spend a week here and not see it all!
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1) Visit Jemaa el Fna Square - in the day and in the night.

Jemaa el-Fna
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Visit Jemaa el Fna Square - in the day and in the night.
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2) Explore the souks for treasures to bring home!

Souk Semmarine
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Explore the souks for treasures to bring home!
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Souk El Bahja
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Souk Haddadine – Lampshades, lanterns
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Souk MARKET
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Explore the souks for treasures to bring home!
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3) House of Photography

House of Photography in Marrakech
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House of Photography - so many interesting photos of Marrakech in the past - it's filled with so much history!
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4) Marjorelle Gardens & YSL Museum.

Jardin Majorelle
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Marjorelle Gardens & YSL Museum - a beautiful oasis in the new city.
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Yves Saint Laurent Museum
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Marjorelle Gardens & YSL Museum - a beautiful oasis in the new city.
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5) Have a traditional hammam.

Hammam Mouassine
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Enjoy a traditional hammam!
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Fes

The spiritual capital of the country and home to an ancient medina that is thriving as it did 1000 years ago. Fes is one of the destinations you MUST explore!

Fes
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The spiritual capital of the country and home to an ancient medina that is thriving as it did 1000 years ago. Fes is one of the destinations you MUST explore!
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1) Bou Inania Madrasa.

Bou Inania Madrasa
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2) The Tanneries.

Chaouwara Tanneries
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3) Africa’s Oldest University: Kairaouine.

Mosque and University Kairaouine
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4) Sunset on a Rooftop!

Cafe Clock
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Sunset on a Rooftop - at Cafe Clock or even your own riad, sunset on the rooftop terrace is always a great idea!
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5) Buy a Beautiful Fes Carpet. 

Casablanca

Casablanca is the economic capital of the country. There are still many interesting things to see in this coastal city.

Casablanca
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Casablanca is the economic capital of the country. There are still many interesting things to see in this coastal city.
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1) The Morocco Malll.

Morocco Mall
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The Morocco Mall - you don't have to be a shopper to appreciate the architecture and surroundings of this mall that has it all.
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2) The Habbous.

Habbous
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The Habbous - a small little area in Casablanca with charm. An old and very good patisserie is home here too!
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3) Rick's Cafe.

Rick's Café
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Based on the cafe in the movie, Rick's has a restaurant and bar that will make you think you are just waiting for Humphrey Bogart to walk through the door.
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4) Hassan II Mosque. 

Hassan II Mosque
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The largest functioning mosque in Africa and a truly beautiful place of worship that anyone of any or no faith will admire. You can tour it too - the only mosque non-muslims are allowed to enter in all of Morocco.
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5) Musee de la Fondation Slaoui.

Abderrahman Slaoui Foundation Museum
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A private museum housing so many exquisite and rare pieces of art, jewelry and vintage pieces. A worthy visit
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Rabat

Located on the Atlantic coast, Rabat is the capital of Morocco and boasts so much beauty & history.

1) Oudayas Kasbah.

Kasbah of the Udayas
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Oudayas Kasbah is a perfect place to explore. It's white washed walls remind you somewhat of a place maybe in the Mediterraean. It's has shops, galleries and a garden that is lovely to explore.
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2) Masoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower.

Mausoleum of Mohammed V
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Masoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower are on the same property and should definitely not be missed.
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3) Rabat Old Market.

Rabat Old Market
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Rabat Old Market is waiting for you to explore and find treasures! There are several well-known bookshops that you should explore and find too!
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4) Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
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5) Botanical Gardens

Botanical Garden
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Botanical Gardens for a little bit of tranquility in the city.
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Chefchaouen

The Blue City...it captivates everyone who enters it. It's blue washed walls and chill vibe make it a wonderful destination for anyone!

Chefchaouen
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The Blue City...it captivates everyone who enters it. It's blue washed walls and chill vibe make it a wonderful destination for anyone!
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1) The Kasbah.

Kasbah
@fyhtravel
The Kasbah is definitely a must see when you go to Chefchaouen. The history and the views of the surrounds Rif Mountains are beautiful.
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2) Bab Ssour Restaurant.

Restaurant Bab Ssour
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Bab Ssour Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in the country with homecooked meals that are so very delicious and fresh!
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3) Spanish Mosque.

Bouzafer mosque
@fyhtravel
Spanish Mosque is a great way to see the sunset - just hike up the path and you can watch the sun slowly fade behind the mountains. It's a favourite for everyone.
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4) La Botica de la Abuela de Aladin.

La Botica De La Abuela De Aladdin
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La Botica de la Abuela de Aladin for handmade soaps and solid perfumes. You can smell the shop from down the way - it's wonderful!
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5) Ahayoun Art Studio.

Ahayoun.art
@fyhtravel
Ahayoun Art Studio is a little art studio of a friend who has every size for you to take home a beautiful painting of his beloved medina.
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Essaouira

The sleepy seaside town of Essaouira. Everyone loves it and there is so much to do and see. It's one of my favourite Morocco destinations.

Essaouira
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The sleepy seaside town of Essaouira. Everyone loves it and there is so much to do and see. It's one of my favourite Morocco destinations.
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1) The beach.

Plage d'Essaouira
@fyhtravel
Always go to the beach - it's big. It's clean and you can watch kite surfers for hours as the waves hit the shore.
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2) Place Moulay Hassan.

Place Moulay Hassan
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Place Moulay Hassan - the main square in Essaouira near the port. There are many coffee shops to choose from to take in people watching and breathe in the sea air.
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3) Skala of Essaouira.

Sqala du Port d'Essaouira
@fyhtravel
The old Portuguese built port has a beautiful skala - even shows like Game of Thrones and John Wick 3 have been shot here it's so lovely. The views from above are breathtaking.
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4) Fish Burger Essaouira.

Fish Burger Essaouira
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A fantastic little burger joint - fish burgers of course! It's simple, cool and great tasting!
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5) The perfect rooftop terrace for drinks and the sunset!

Taros
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The perfect rooftop terrace for drinks and the sunset!
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Merzouga

The gateway to the Sahara, this little town is packed full of things to do and see!

Merzouga
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The gateway to the Sahara, this little town is packed full of things to do and see!
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1) L'Expert Apartments.

Hotel-Apartments Lexpert
@fyhtravel
L'Expert Apartments - stay in really nice apartments with an extraordinary local Berber host who will make your trip to the desert unforgettable!
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2) Cafe Nora.

Restaurant Nora
@fyhtravel
Cafe Nora - THE place for traditional Mdfouna or Berber Pizza. They even offer cooking classes.
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3) Dar Gnaoua.

Dar Gnaoua
@fyhtravel
Dar Gnaoua is a beautiful association where the music of the Gnaoua is showcased all day - just drop in and have your own little concert!
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4) Chez les Artistes.

Chez les artistes Johanna et Lahcen Mahmoudi
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Chez les Artistes Johanna et Lahcen is a husband wife artist couple with distinctly different and beautiful artistry. They have pieces for sale and have a tea room as well.
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5) No visit to Merzouga is complete without a camel trek to a luxury camp!

Erg Chebbi Merzouga
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No visit to Merzouga is complete without a camel trek to a luxury camp!
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Skoura

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Kasbah Aït Ben Damiette
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Kasbah Amridil
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Palmeraie de Skoura
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Asilah

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Dar Ambrosia
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Asilah plage
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Restaurant Ali Baba
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Bazar Omar Alfombras
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Ouarzazate

Also known as the Hollywood of North Africa! 

Ouarzazate
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Also known as the Hollywood of North Africa!
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1)  Cinema museum.

Cinema Museum
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Cinema museum - a interestingly curated museum of movie props - cool for movie buffs.
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2) Taourirt Kasbah.

Taourirt Kasbah
@fyhtravel
Taourirt Kasbah is a restored kasbah from the 17th century and is a UNESCO world heritage site building you should check out.
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3) Atlas Studios.

Atlas Studios
@fyhtravel
Atlas Studios is a film studio that many movies and shows are filmed at. Very good tour of it if you're a movie lover.
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4) The famous Ait Ben Haddou

Aït Benhaddou
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A UNESCO world heritage site and still home to a handful of families.
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5) Stay at Dar Amoudou.

Dar Amoudou
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Stay at Dar Amoudou for a most relaxing and hospitable stay in the area.
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I am Tracey - a Canadian living on a Greek island in the North Aegean! I have lived most of my adult life abroad - in Philippines and now Greece. I have been curating travel experiences for travellers through my company Follow Your Heart since 2010. Morocco, Italy, Nepal, Lesvos Greece, Turkiye, Portugal and Tunisia are the destinations I currently focus on. I was a wedding and portrait photographer for over a decade in Vancouver Canada and then turned travel photographer 15 years ago. I have so much to share and hope that you can use my experience and knowledge from my 15 years of travelling as a travel host and photographer. Feel free to contact me at tracey@followyourhearttours.com or on whatsapp at +306944162931
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Top 10 Places to Visit in Morocco
There are so many places to see in beautiful Morocco. It can be overwhelming to know where to start. So I have put together 10 MUST-SEE places you should visit when in Morocco with some things to see and do as well as a few restaurant and accommodations recommendations that I have personally tried and love!
60 Places • 9 Saves • ago
Free

The currency in Morocco is the Moroccan Dirham. 

Welcome = Merhaba / Thank you = Shukran / Let's go = Yellah!

Marrakech

There is so much to see and do in Marrakech and you could spend a week here and not see it all!

Marrakesh
@fyhtravel
There is so much to see and do in Marrakech and you could spend a week here and not see it all!
Add to
Details

1) Visit Jemaa el Fna Square - in the day and in the night.

Jemaa el-Fna
@fyhtravel
Visit Jemaa el Fna Square - in the day and in the night.
Add to
Details

2) Explore the souks for treasures to bring home!

Souk Semmarine
@fyhtravel
Explore the souks for treasures to bring home!
Add to
Details
Souk El Bahja
@fyhtravel
Explore the souks for treasures to bring home!
Add to
Details
Souk Haddadine – Lampshades, lanterns
@fyhtravel
Add to
Details
Souk MARKET
@fyhtravel
Explore the souks for treasures to bring home!
Add to
Details

3) House of Photography

House of Photography in Marrakech
@fyhtravel
House of Photography - so many interesting photos of Marrakech in the past - it's filled with so much history!
Add to
Details

4) Marjorelle Gardens & YSL Museum.

Jardin Majorelle
@fyhtravel
Marjorelle Gardens & YSL Museum - a beautiful oasis in the new city.
Add to
Details
Yves Saint Laurent Museum
@fyhtravel
Marjorelle Gardens & YSL Museum - a beautiful oasis in the new city.
Add to
Details

5) Have a traditional hammam.

Hammam Mouassine
@fyhtravel
Enjoy a traditional hammam!
Add to
Details

Fes

The spiritual capital of the country and home to an ancient medina that is thriving as it did 1000 years ago. Fes is one of the destinations you MUST explore!

Fes
@fyhtravel
The spiritual capital of the country and home to an ancient medina that is thriving as it did 1000 years ago. Fes is one of the destinations you MUST explore!
Add to
Details

1) Bou Inania Madrasa.

Bou Inania Madrasa
@fyhtravel
Add to
Details

2) The Tanneries.

Chaouwara Tanneries
@fyhtravel
Add to
Details

3) Africa’s Oldest University: Kairaouine.

Mosque and University Kairaouine
@fyhtravel
Add to
Details

4) Sunset on a Rooftop!

Cafe Clock
@fyhtravel
Sunset on a Rooftop - at Cafe Clock or even your own riad, sunset on the rooftop terrace is always a great idea!
Add to
Details

5) Buy a Beautiful Fes Carpet. 

Casablanca

Casablanca is the economic capital of the country. There are still many interesting things to see in this coastal city.

Casablanca
@fyhtravel
Casablanca is the economic capital of the country. There are still many interesting things to see in this coastal city.
Add to
Details

1) The Morocco Malll.

Morocco Mall
@fyhtravel
The Morocco Mall - you don't have to be a shopper to appreciate the architecture and surroundings of this mall that has it all.
Add to
Details

2) The Habbous.

Habbous
@fyhtravel
The Habbous - a small little area in Casablanca with charm. An old and very good patisserie is home here too!
Add to
Details

3) Rick's Cafe.

Rick's Café
@fyhtravel
Based on the cafe in the movie, Rick's has a restaurant and bar that will make you think you are just waiting for Humphrey Bogart to walk through the door.
Add to
Details

4) Hassan II Mosque. 

Hassan II Mosque
@fyhtravel
The largest functioning mosque in Africa and a truly beautiful place of worship that anyone of any or no faith will admire. You can tour it too - the only mosque non-muslims are allowed to enter in all of Morocco.
Add to
Details

5) Musee de la Fondation Slaoui.

Abderrahman Slaoui Foundation Museum
@fyhtravel
A private museum housing so many exquisite and rare pieces of art, jewelry and vintage pieces. A worthy visit
Add to
Details

Rabat

Located on the Atlantic coast, Rabat is the capital of Morocco and boasts so much beauty & history.

1) Oudayas Kasbah.

Kasbah of the Udayas
@fyhtravel
Oudayas Kasbah is a perfect place to explore. It's white washed walls remind you somewhat of a place maybe in the Mediterraean. It's has shops, galleries and a garden that is lovely to explore.
Add to
Details

2) Masoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower.

Mausoleum of Mohammed V
@fyhtravel
Masoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower are on the same property and should definitely not be missed.
Add to
Details

3) Rabat Old Market.

Rabat Old Market
@fyhtravel
Rabat Old Market is waiting for you to explore and find treasures! There are several well-known bookshops that you should explore and find too!
Add to
Details

4) Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
@fyhtravel
Add to
Details

5) Botanical Gardens

Botanical Garden
@fyhtravel
Botanical Gardens for a little bit of tranquility in the city.
Add to
Details

Chefchaouen

The Blue City...it captivates everyone who enters it. It's blue washed walls and chill vibe make it a wonderful destination for anyone!

Chefchaouen
@fyhtravel
The Blue City...it captivates everyone who enters it. It's blue washed walls and chill vibe make it a wonderful destination for anyone!
Add to
Details

1) The Kasbah.

Kasbah
@fyhtravel
The Kasbah is definitely a must see when you go to Chefchaouen. The history and the views of the surrounds Rif Mountains are beautiful.
Add to
Details

2) Bab Ssour Restaurant.

Restaurant Bab Ssour
@fyhtravel
Bab Ssour Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in the country with homecooked meals that are so very delicious and fresh!
Add to
Details

3) Spanish Mosque.

Bouzafer mosque
@fyhtravel
Spanish Mosque is a great way to see the sunset - just hike up the path and you can watch the sun slowly fade behind the mountains. It's a favourite for everyone.
Add to
Details

4) La Botica de la Abuela de Aladin.

La Botica De La Abuela De Aladdin
@fyhtravel
La Botica de la Abuela de Aladin for handmade soaps and solid perfumes. You can smell the shop from down the way - it's wonderful!
Add to
Details

5) Ahayoun Art Studio.

Ahayoun.art
@fyhtravel
Ahayoun Art Studio is a little art studio of a friend who has every size for you to take home a beautiful painting of his beloved medina.
Add to
Details

Essaouira

The sleepy seaside town of Essaouira. Everyone loves it and there is so much to do and see. It's one of my favourite Morocco destinations.

Essaouira
@fyhtravel
The sleepy seaside town of Essaouira. Everyone loves it and there is so much to do and see. It's one of my favourite Morocco destinations.
Add to
Details

1) The beach.

Plage d'Essaouira
@fyhtravel
Always go to the beach - it's big. It's clean and you can watch kite surfers for hours as the waves hit the shore.
Add to
Details

2) Place Moulay Hassan.

Place Moulay Hassan
@fyhtravel
Place Moulay Hassan - the main square in Essaouira near the port. There are many coffee shops to choose from to take in people watching and breathe in the sea air.
Add to
Details

3) Skala of Essaouira.

Sqala du Port d'Essaouira
@fyhtravel
The old Portuguese built port has a beautiful skala - even shows like Game of Thrones and John Wick 3 have been shot here it's so lovely. The views from above are breathtaking.
Add to
Details

4) Fish Burger Essaouira.

Fish Burger Essaouira
@fyhtravel
A fantastic little burger joint - fish burgers of course! It's simple, cool and great tasting!
Add to
Details

5) The perfect rooftop terrace for drinks and the sunset!

Taros
@fyhtravel
The perfect rooftop terrace for drinks and the sunset!
Add to
Details

Merzouga

The gateway to the Sahara, this little town is packed full of things to do and see!

Merzouga
@fyhtravel
The gateway to the Sahara, this little town is packed full of things to do and see!
Add to
Details

1) L'Expert Apartments.

Hotel-Apartments Lexpert
@fyhtravel
L'Expert Apartments - stay in really nice apartments with an extraordinary local Berber host who will make your trip to the desert unforgettable!
Add to
Details

2) Cafe Nora.

Restaurant Nora
@fyhtravel
Cafe Nora - THE place for traditional Mdfouna or Berber Pizza. They even offer cooking classes.
Add to
Details

3) Dar Gnaoua.

Dar Gnaoua
@fyhtravel
Dar Gnaoua is a beautiful association where the music of the Gnaoua is showcased all day - just drop in and have your own little concert!
Add to
Details

4) Chez les Artistes.

Chez les artistes Johanna et Lahcen Mahmoudi
@fyhtravel
Chez les Artistes Johanna et Lahcen is a husband wife artist couple with distinctly different and beautiful artistry. They have pieces for sale and have a tea room as well.
Add to
Details

5) No visit to Merzouga is complete without a camel trek to a luxury camp!

Erg Chebbi Merzouga
@fyhtravel
No visit to Merzouga is complete without a camel trek to a luxury camp!
Add to
Details

Skoura

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Kasbah Aït Ben Damiette
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Kasbah Amridil
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Palmeraie de Skoura
@fyhtravel
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Asilah

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Dar Ambrosia
@fyhtravel
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Asilah plage
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Restaurant Ali Baba
@fyhtravel
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Bazar Omar Alfombras
@fyhtravel
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Details

Ouarzazate

Also known as the Hollywood of North Africa! 

Ouarzazate
@fyhtravel
Also known as the Hollywood of North Africa!
Add to
Details

1)  Cinema museum.

Cinema Museum
@fyhtravel
Cinema museum - a interestingly curated museum of movie props - cool for movie buffs.
Add to
Details

2) Taourirt Kasbah.

Taourirt Kasbah
@fyhtravel
Taourirt Kasbah is a restored kasbah from the 17th century and is a UNESCO world heritage site building you should check out.
Add to
Details

3) Atlas Studios.

Atlas Studios
@fyhtravel
Atlas Studios is a film studio that many movies and shows are filmed at. Very good tour of it if you're a movie lover.
Add to
Details

4) The famous Ait Ben Haddou

Aït Benhaddou
@fyhtravel
A UNESCO world heritage site and still home to a handful of families.
Add to
Details

5) Stay at Dar Amoudou.

Dar Amoudou
@fyhtravel
Stay at Dar Amoudou for a most relaxing and hospitable stay in the area.
Add to
Details

* * *
CURATED BY
I am Tracey - a Canadian living on a Greek island in the North Aegean! I have lived most of my adult life abroad - in Philippines and now Greece. I have been curating travel experiences for travellers through my company Follow Your Heart since 2010. Morocco, Italy, Nepal, Lesvos Greece, Turkiye, Portugal and Tunisia are the destinations I currently focus on. I was a wedding and portrait photographer for over a decade in Vancouver Canada and then turned travel photographer 15 years ago. I have so much to share and hope that you can use my experience and knowledge from my 15 years of travelling as a travel host and photographer. Feel free to contact me at tracey@followyourhearttours.com or on whatsapp at +306944162931
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