Traveling to Morocco
Morocco is a gateway to the African continent. The formerly French-controlled nation offers many European-style amenities for visitors.
The city of Casablanca appeals to many tourists studying World War II history and fans of the classic film. Travelers visit Morocco's city of Marrakesh for its incredible markets and historic ruins. Let Orbitz.com help you create your own adventure in the African nation.
Best time to take a vacation to Morocco
Temperatures in Morocco range from lows of 32 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter months to 104 degree highs in the sweltering summers. The summer heat is often a slow period for travel, and many visitors come in the cooler late fall and early spring months. Visitors should dress light for most of the year and pack a heavy jacket in the winter. Mawazine and Jazz au Chellah are popular music festivals featuring local and international bands held annually in May and June. Find tours, safaris and more when you book your travel to Morocco with Orbitz.com.
Insider tips for Morocco travel
Patisserie La Comedie
This popular bakery offers treats developed over generations of African and French influence and is popular with youth.
Ya Mal Al-Sham
The region's Islamic influence spreads even to its food. Traditional Muslim foods abound alongside Syrian dishes at Ya Mal Al-Sham.
This restaurant in Casablanca is situated in the ruins of an old fortress and features a number of medieval accoutrements.
Rest and relax in this metropolitan tavern situated in the heart of Casablanca.
Snack on Spanish tapas, a staple of the Andalusian region, and enjoy alcoholic beverages at this popular tourist location. The basement bar has floor shows including fire-eaters.
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This bar is based on the one that appeared in the "Casablanca" film and is a must-see for fans of the movie.
The King Hassan II Mosque
The largest mosque in Morocco is an architectural wonder and provides an excellent photo opportunity.
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Modern art clashes with local culture to create the iron statues that adorn this famous studio and workshop.
Modern Morocco is also on display at Octagon Square. Many travelers enjoy the scenic vistas visible from the park as they eat lunch or dinner on the grass.
The Medina is the central hub of Marrakesh and is dotted with Riads, Moroccan-style houses with central relaxation areas. Visitors to the city often rent these buildings as apartments.
The Djemaa El-Fna provides a gateway to the many souks that make Marrakesh famous. Just about any goods imaginable can be bought and sold at these outdoor bazaars.
This tower-like mosque provides an interesting look at Moroccan architecture and serves as a point of reference for travelers in Marrakesh.
Prior to both the French rule of the nation, the Saadi rulers celebrated a golden age of art and culture that is now on display at the Saadian tombs.
Royal Golf Dar Es Salam
Play a few rounds on the most lavish golf course in Morocco, and enjoy the scenic views of the surrounding cityscape.
Birds have taken over this historic location where Carthaginian, Roman and Muslim settlers have lived at different points in history.