From the labyrinths of ancient medinas and the grandeur of imperial cities to the breathtaking tranquility of seaside towns and the stark beauty of the Sahara, Morocco offers a tapestry of experiences that captivate and inspire. At Morocco Riads and Beyond, we strive to make your journey through this magical country a tale of luxury, discovery, and unforgettable memories. Here are our top picks for the 15 best places to visit in Morocco:
1. Marrakech: The Captivating Red City
Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Marrakech. Explore its ancient medinas buzzing with life, historical sites such as the Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace, the beautifully manicured Majorelle Garden, and the bustling Jemaa el-Fna square filled with storytellers, musicians, and snake charmers. With Morocco Riads and Beyond, enjoy bespoke tours that take you through the city's myriad experiences while ensuring unmatched luxury and comfort.
2. Fes: The Intellectual Heart of Morocco
A UNESCO World Heritage site, Fes is a treasure trove of medieval history. Meander through the maze-like lanes of the oldest medina in the world, explore the world's oldest functioning university - the University of Al Quaraouiyine, and marvel at the city's stunning madrasas. Experience Fes's grandeur, history, and intellectual spirit with our custom-crafted tours, coupled with an exceptional stay in our luxury riads.
3. Chefchaouen: The Enchanting Blue Pearl
Nestled in the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen captivates visitors with its blue-painted streets and serene ambiance. Explore the winding lanes of the 'blue city,' shop for unique local crafts, and soak in the stunning mountain views. With our expert guidance, discover the tranquility and charm of Chefchaouen while luxuriating in the highest standards of service and comfort.
4. Casablanca: The Bustling Metropolis
A cosmopolitan city where modernity meets tradition, Casablanca is not to be missed. Discover the architectural marvel of the Hassan II Mosque, delve into the city's thriving art scene, and savor world-class Moroccan and international cuisine. Our tailored tours ensure an enriching Casablanca experience, balancing exploration with relaxation in luxury accommodations.
5. Merzouga: The Gateway to the Sahara Desert
Experience the ethereal beauty of the Sahara Desert with our luxury tours in Merzouga. Witness the majestic golden dunes, enjoy a night under the stars in a luxurious desert camp, and watch the breathtaking Saharan sunrise. Our carefully curated experiences bring the allure of the Sahara within your reach, without compromising on comfort and luxury.
6. Essaouira: The Wind City
Unwind in the coastal town of Essaouira, known for its Portuguese fortifications, beautiful beaches, and vibrant art scene. Whether you're exploring the medina, kite-surfing, or simply soaking in the laid-back vibes, Essaouira promises a refreshing seaside retreat. Our custom itineraries cater to your preferences, ensuring a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.
7. Atlas Mountains: The Majestic Mountain Range
Experience the allure of the Atlas Mountains, home to stunning valleys, traditional Berber villages, and spectacular peaks. Whether it's trekking through the picturesque landscape, discovering the culture of the Amazigh people, or simply soaking in the breathtaking views, the Atlas Mountains provide an incredible escape from the bustling cities. With Morocco Riads and Beyond, your mountain retreat will be adorned with luxury and tailored to your interests.
8. Dades Valley and Todra Gorge: Awe-Inspiring Landscapes
Journey through the beautiful Dades Valley with its lush oasis and arid peaks, and explore the breathtaking Todra Gorge with its high cliffs and rustic villages. For the adventurous, it's an unparalleled playground, while for those seeking tranquility, the serene landscapes offer an idyllic retreat. Our bespoke itineraries guarantee unforgettable experiences catered to your taste, all wrapped in the blanket of luxury.
9. Rabat: The Cultured Capital
Experience the charms of Rabat, a city that seamlessly blends history and modernity. Explore key historical sites such as the Hassan Tower, the Chellah Necropolis, and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and delve into the city's art scene with visits to contemporary galleries and museums. With Morocco Riads and Beyond, your Rabat tour is designed for cultural immersion without compromising on comfort and luxury.
10. Meknes: The Imperial City Off the Beaten Path
Explore the historical richness of Meknes, one of Morocco's four Imperial cities. Visit the massive Bab Mansour gate, the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis nearby. Our curated tours and luxury accommodations ensure a memorable and comfortable exploration of Meknes's wonders.
11. Asilah: The Artistic Seaside Town
The coastal town of Asilah, known for its well-preserved medina and vibrant arts scene, offers a tranquil escape. Relax on pristine beaches, explore the Portuguese fortifications, and get lost in the annual mural painting festival. At Morocco Riads and Beyond, we blend luxury with culture, crafting unique Asilah experiences that cater to your interests and comfort.
12. Volubilis: A Glimpse into the Past
Journey back in time as you explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From well-preserved mosaics to remnants of basilicas and mansions, Volubilis offers a unique glimpse into Morocco's past. Our luxury tours ensure a comfortable and enriching visit to this significant archaeological site.
13. Tangier: The Gateway between Europe and Africa
Tangier is a vibrant city offering a unique blend of European and Moroccan influences. Wander through the bustling medina, visit the historic Kasbah, and enjoy stunning views over the Strait of Gibraltar. Morocco Riads and Beyond offers personalized itineraries and luxury services to ensure your Tangier experience is a perfect balance of exploration and relaxation.
14. Agadir: The Premier Seaside Resort
Agadir is an idyllic destination for those seeking sun, sand, and relaxation. Enjoy watersports, lounge on golden beaches, or explore the nearby Souss-Massa National Park. With Morocco Riads and Beyond, your stay in Agadir combines luxury, relaxation, and adventure in perfect harmony.
15. Ouarzazate: The Hollywood of Africa
Experience the magic of Ouarzazate, the film capital of Morocco, known for its stunning Kasbahs and desert landscapes. Explore the famous Ait Benhaddou, tour Atlas Film Studios, or embark on a desert adventure. Our luxury services and custom itineraries ensure your Ouarzazate experience is both thrilling and comfortable.
Discover the magic of Morocco with us, as we weave a tale of exploration and luxury that you'll cherish for a lifetime. Are you ready to experience the best that Morocco has to offer?