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Morocco is situated in North Africa and is famed for its long northern coastline, striking Atlas Mountains, southern Sahara Desert, traditional cuisine and mint tea. Visit the colourful capital Marrakech with its lively Souks (markets), striking Koutoubia Mosque and 16th Century Saadian Tombs.
Most flights from the UK will arrive into Marrakesh Menara Airport, add an airport taxi transfer onto your booking for an easy start to your break and a quick journey to your Marrakech hotel.
- Marrakech is one of Morocco?s largest cities and a major tourist destination. Known as the "Red City" its highlights include world famous square, Jemaa el-Fnaa, traditional Souk markets and impressive city walls, gates and ramparts. Cultural sites include the Museum of Islamic Art, Ben Youssef Mosque and the Museum of Moroccan Arts. Make sure you try delicious local cuisine such as tanjia marrakshia and green tea with mint.
- Agadir is located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. Famous for its beaches which are great for surfing as well as relaxing and soaking up the sun. Other highlights of Agadir include the Valley of the Birds, the marina with its Moorish architecture and Souk El Had, one of the largest markets in Morocco.
- Ouarzazate is a city on the edge of the Sarah desert which is most famous as a location for films and TV programmes. Such films as Lawrence of Arabia, The Living Daylights and epic TV series Game of Thrones have been shot here over the years. Ait Benhaddou outside the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its red clay buildings. Add an Ouarzazate - 1 Day Tour to your Superbreak booking.
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Agadir, situated on the southern part of Morocco's Atlantic coastline, enjoys over 340 days of sunshine a year and is a modern resort. An earthquake destroyed much of the old town in 1960 but life around the harbour continues as it has always done and the views from the 16th Century Kasbah are breathtaking.
Casablanca is Morocco's modern metropolis but with a rich heritage of art deco architecture fused with North African elements as a tangible reminder of its French colonial past. Fez is a maze of stone, marble and plaster surrounded by orchards. As the spiritual centre of Morocco, the old town lives in the shadow of the minarets.
Essaouira is a mass of white washed houses on the Atlantic Coast. The architecture is a charming mix of Portuguese, Berber and French influences and the town enjoys a laid-back atmosphere. The ancient harbour bustles with a lively fishing market and the artistic Old Quarter is a maze of winding alleyways.
Morocco’s second largest city – and the former capital – Fes is a vibrant location for a short break or getaway. Known as the ‘Athens of Africa’, this 8th century city has two old town quarters. Don’t miss the UNESCO-listed area of Fes El-Bali, the stunning Madrasas and the fascinating ancient process of Moroccan leather-tanning.
Marrakech is our Destination of the Month for September 2017. Book a two night stay in Marrakech during September and enjoy a free Lonely Planet Marrakech guidebook. What?s more, for guests booking the ultimate, explore or gourmet riad breaks during September, they?ll receive a pair of made to measure Moroccan slippers (one per room booked). These will be handmade to measure while in Marrakech. Guidebook offer valid on all Marrakech bookings of two nights or more booked during September 2017 for travel at any time. Riad offer valid on 4 night ultimate, explore or gourmet riad breaks booked during September for travel at any time.
Nestled at the foot of the picturesque Atlas Mountains, Ouarzazate charms visitors with its spectacular desert setting and architectural flair. An ideal base for hiking, 4x4 driving and mountain biking, take time to discover the ancient Kasbah ruins and remote villages before sampling the delicious cuisine in the famous Chez Dimitri Restaurant. As the setting of films such as Star Wars and The Gladiator, be sure to pay a visit to the nearby film studio!
Be captivated by Morocco’s second largest city, home to historical monuments, exquisite embroidery and traditional cuisine. Wander the Casbah des Oudaya narrow streets, marvel at the colourful Andalusian Gardens or watch the changing of the Royal Guard at the spectacular Royal Palace. After a busy day sightseeing, head to the Medina and relax in one of the many restaurants, bars or clubs.
A historically significant port town, right on the Atlantic coastline in west Morocco, vibrant Safi has a fascinating past. Once an outpost of the Portuguese Empire during the 15th and 16th century, a fortress built during this time still stands in the city to this day. Famous for its sardine-fishing, as well as for exporting textiles and ceramics, Safi is one of Morocco’s oldest cities.
The ‘White City’ charms visitors with its traditional cuisine, colourful souks and energetic atmosphere. Spend time taking in the sights from the Grand Socco market square to the beautiful Mendoubia Gardens. Tangier’s big attraction is undoubtedly its beaches; enjoy camel riding and windsurfing or simply relax whilst sipping a refreshing cocktail at one of the numerous beach bars.
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