There are many things that condition us: the means of transport, economic resources, language, our tastes or culture … But, the truth is that we should not have any specific reason to travel to Morocco, since the only The name of the country should be enough so that, just by saying it, we feel an irresistible desire to fly to it.

So if you are looking for a trip that encompasses adventure, nature, gastronomy, culture, history and wildlife, you have come to the right place. Since in this post we will talk about the most relevant reasons why choose Morocco as the next destination.

 

An inexpensive destination

Morocco is a cheap destination, where accommodation and food will have more than reasonable prices.

So if your goal is to travel to places where you can enjoy all kinds of activities, see monuments and get to know a new culture without your pocket suffering, stop looking for this country, this is the country for you.

 

Its ancient imperial cities

In Morocco there are four imperial cities: Marrakech, Fez, Meknes and Rabat.

Rabat, the capital city, although at first glance it seems to be a modern city, it actually has several very interesting historical sites, such as the Kasbah of the Udayas, the old medina and the Hassan Tower. In addition to the gleaming Royal Mausoleum which is also worth visiting.

Marrakech, known as the Red City, is famous for its old medina, its many souks, ancient palaces such as the Badi Palace and the Bahia Palace, the amazing Koutoubia Mosque, the energetic Djemaa el-Fna, and the Saadian Tombs.

The ancient capital of Fez boasts impressive architecture, though it is perhaps best known for its large tanneries and for being home to one of the oldest universities in the world.

Meknes has one of the most impressive monumental gates in all of Morocco, Bab el-Mansour. Horse-drawn carriages are a great way to explore the charming, laid-back imperial city.

There are numerous tourist routes that link them and allow you to visit all four. In all of them you will see alleys, traditional buildings, mosques and medinas where you can buy everything and put into practice the noble act of haggling, almost an art there.

 

A country of colors and contrasts

Morocco is possibly the most colorful country in the world. In addition, it has many fabulous structures to admire. From majestic mosques, to riads or traditional gardens. From glittering palaces to sublime centers of religious study. Many buildings have zellige (which are traditional tiles), decorative sculptures, carpentry, and plasterwork.

 

Their beaches

Morocco has numerous beaches along the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

It has thousands of kilometers of coastline that offer many options for tourists and surfers who come to them. The golden sand and its crystalline waters make up a paradisiacal vision and the opportunity to enjoy moments of relaxation in an unforgettable atmosphere.

 

Great gastronomy

If there is something that we cannot ignore in Morocco, it is its gastronomy. You will find an exotic and varied gastronomic offer, where spices make each bite an experience. Also, since the prices are affordable, you can afford to try a little of everything.

Meat is also a common ingredient, with lamb, beef and chicken being the most used. Shellfish and fish are more prevalent in coastal areas. Sardines are a favorite for Moroccans. The typical dishes of Morocco are: couscous and tajin. Other dishes to try are pastilla, harira, bissara, and brochettes.

 

A culture to discover

The population of Morocco is mainly made up of Arab and Berber influences. Both groups have contributed to the rich traditions and cultural practices that can be observed in this country today. There have also been legacies from the colonial era, with French, Portuguese and Spanish influences.

In addition, Morocco is a country very concerned with taking care of its visitors, many in fact speak Spanish perfectly and whenever they can they will try to please you and satisfy all your needs.