If you’re looking to ditch the traditional beach holiday and are instead on the lookout for a cultural adventure, Morocco would make a great choice for your upcoming honeymoon. Morocco is a destination you’d certainly never forget in a hurry thanks to its striking landscapes consisting of golden deserts, snowcapped mountains and the turquoise seas of the Atlantic Ocean coastline.
When visiting Morocco, you’ll be spoiled for choice at how you spend your time – whether it be exploring some of the natural sights and attractions or getting a taste of local culture with a trip to the country’s most famous cities.
When travelling halfway across the world to get a true feel for Moroccan culture, visiting one of the four royal cities of Marrakech should certainly take pride of place on your itinerary. Nicknamed the ‘red city’ thanks to its backdrop of bright red buildings, you’ll become immersed in the sights and smells of this fascinating city. Here, you’ll stumble across bustling markets with locals selling all manner of goods, as well as entertaining street artists including snake charmers and fortune-tellers. Once you’ve got a feel for the cultural charm of Marrakech, be sure to stop by one of the city’s most famous attractions – a charming garden; known locally as the Jardin-Majorelle.
If you’re a fan of history, you simply cannot miss an opportunity to visit Ait-Ben-Haddou now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Constructed over 1000 years ago, the ancient mud city is considered one of the most famous tourist attractions in the whole of Morocco and has even been used as a filming location in blockbuster movies.
Have you ever dreamt of riding on a camel? Well, there is no better place than Morocco. You can venture into the Sahara Desert and hop onto a camel from Zagora, M’Hamid or Merzouga to enjoy an overnight trek.
What is the currency in Morocco?
Morocco uses the national currency of the Moroccan Dirham (MAD).
How long does it take to fly to Morocco?
It takes approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes to fly from London to Morocco.
What is the time difference in Morocco?
GMT + 1 hours.
When is the best time to visit Morocco?
The best time to visit Morocco is during the Spring (between March to May) or Autumn (September to October) when temperatures are milder and much more comfortable for exploring – especially if you are keen to visit the desert. As the coastal destinations are a little cooler due to windchill, you can visit these at any time of year.
What language is spoken in Morocco?
The native language in Morocco is Arabic.