Welcome to Morocco
Morocco, a country with both warm desert and white winters is a travel destination you don’t want to miss.
Its rich history and culture is shown through its cities, landscapes, ruins and activities. Its close proximity to Spain also boasts great travel opportunities for the traveler wishing to hit up Europe.
Let Morocco be your African destination and European gateway.
Destinations in Morocco
The city of Casablanca, one of the greatest tourist destinations in the whole of north Africa and the most populated city in Morocco is a fantastic site. The city has shifted control from Berbers, Phoenicians, Romans, Portuguese, Arabs, the...
Fes, the third largest city in morocco and previously the capital until 1925 is well known across the globe. The cities attractions vary from historical monuments to gardens and museums. Baths, music festivals and markets litter this town and reinforce the fact that...
Marrakesh offers travelers the chance to bring nature and city life together in a great mash up of gardens, museums and camel rides. The cafe\'s and henna shops offer a great way to join in on tradition, as well as the tours of the old religious schools...
Rabat, the capital of Morocco is a city that has undergone great growth and resides on the river mouth of Bou regreg and the Atlantic ocean. The population is roughly 1.8 million people which are from Rabat, Salé and Temera.
- Official nameThe Kingdom of Morocco
- LocationMorocco is located in the North of Africa, bordered by Spain to the north, Algeria to the east, Mauritania to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is one of three nations to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines
- GovernmentUnitary State, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy, Monarchy
- Dialing code+212
- Climate weatherSub tropical to semi-arid
- Population33,282,139 on 446,300 km²
- Official languageArabic and Berber
- Other major languagesFrench
- CurrencyMoroccan Dirham (MAD)
- Foreign currencies acceptedGBP (£), EUR (€), USD ($)
- Entry requirementsVisa on arrival for EU, British, US, Swiss and Canadian citizens. All other nationalities need a visa before leaving their respective countries (takes 8-14 days to process). No Yellow Fever Certiﬁcate is required. (For more information, visit - www.visitmorocco.com).
- What to knowBest time to visit: March to May, and September to November.
- Security adviceMost visits to Morocco are trouble-free; however, terrorist attacks have occurred in the past and there is a general threat of kidnappings in northern Africa, so visitors are advised to be vigilant.