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Fez Royal Golf Club

Fez Royal Golf Club (km 15, Route d’Imouzzer, Fez) — the Fez Royal Golf Club’s first-rate 18-hole course makes its way through luxuriant olive groves with the peaks of the Atlas Mountains as a backdrop. Designed by architect Cabell B. Robinson, its naturally undulating terrain has been accentuated to provide steeply cambered fairways and insidiously […]

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Fez

Fez (city) — unravel the mystery of Fes, the refined ancient center of sacred learning and imperial power – located 3 ½ hours (289 km) east of Casablanca. Labyrinthine streets are anchored by the soaring minarets of the Al-Qarawiyin and Al-Andalus mosques (not open to visitors) and centuries of history are captured at the Dar […]

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Essaouira

Essaouira (beach town) — with its picture-postcard medina and ramparts from an 18th century Portuguese fortress jutting into the sea, not to mention great seafood restaurants, boutique hotels and a charming souk, this historic, romantic, artistic seaside town on the coast west of Marrakech (located 4 ½ hours or 400 km southwest of Casablanca) is […]

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Dades Valley

Dades Valley – located 7 hours (500 km) southeast of Casablanca, this valley runs in between the Jebel Sarhro and the Atlas Mountains, and offers some of Morocco’s most spectacular scenery. The deep red cliffs on each side are lined with impressive Kasbahs, traditional Moroccan built forts. The best way to appreciate the valley and […]

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Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen – located 5 hours (339 km.) northeast of Casablanca, this breathtaking old town, with a medina comprising painted blue houses scattered down a slope in the heart of the Rif Mountains, is one of Morocco’s prettiest. Having been claimed by Spain as part of Spanish Morocco in the 1920s, the architecture through its steep […]

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Camel Treks

Camel Treks (Merzouga) – some visitors to Morocco want the desert nomad experience. Various tour outfits offer such excursions from the desert village of Merzouga (located about 9 hours, or 670 km. southeast of Casablanca). Tourists can enjoy the comfort of the traditional Berber nomadic tents surrounded by the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes. Climb the […]

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Atlas Mountains

Atlas Mountains — Jebel Toubkal, situated in these mountains, is North Africa’s highest peak at 4,167m (13,667 ft). For that reason, various eco-tourism outfits organize treks to this destination. This spectacular mountain range runs nearly the full length of eastern Morocco. A visit there can be made in a day, but most trekkers take a […]

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Asilah

Asilah (beach town) – located on Morocco’s North Atlantic coast, Asilah is the perfect place to spend a weekend or some quiet days by the beach, taste fish tagine and wander the white-washed walls of the medina (old town). The town’s busiest month is August when holiday-makers flock into town. One of the more popular […]

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Argan Palace

Argan Palace (Bloc 13 N 30 Cite P Heritier Sidi Mohamed, Agadir) — those looking to be pampered Moroccan-style will find everything they need at the Argan Palace, one of Agadir’s most luxurious spas. As well as enjoying a steam, scrub and soap massage in the traditional hammam, a range of massages and treatments are […]

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AquaDream

AquaDream (Morocco Mall — Angle Boulevard de la Corniche / Boulevard de L’Ocean Ain Diab, Casablanca) – this is the world’s largest conical aquarium. Opened in Morocco Mall in 2012, this aquarium measures an impressive 9.3 meters tall by 13.4 meters across at its widest point. The aquarium is shaped like an inverted cone and […]