There are so many places to visit in Morocco. Morocco is a huge country. Its just a little over the size of California in land area at 446,550 sq km and is home to around 36 million people. Which is the same population as Canada. Morocco is home to several cities that are all completely different from one another which adds to the fun and adventure of discovering this great country.
When looking for places to visit in Morocco, its not all about the exotic spices and sand dunes. Its inhabitants, the Amazigh (or Berber) people date back to the dawn of man. In the 7th century, the Muslim Conquests brought Islam to the people, and in 1912 the First World War, saw the annexation of Morocco to France. This occupation, designed to keep the Russians at bay, lasted until 1956. You will find the French influence to be everywhere still.
If you are looking for places to visit in the north of Morocco, there are some great cities, both large and small, that represent the history of Morocco from the age of Sultans and of Kings. Most of Morocco’s Imperial cities lie in the north. Rabat, Meknes and Fes, all were home to the ruling class at some time, or several times, in Morocco’s history. Marrakech is the 4th Imperial city in case you are wondering.
In the south of Morocco there are so many wonderful places to visit. After the High Atlas and Middle Atlas mountains you find only desert, valleys and oasis filled with lush green trees and rivers and ancient kasbah.
A marvelous melting pot of culture, religion, history and centuries old tradition that is only just now beginning to modernize, in some areas, Morocco is a unique and amazing place. Choosing a few places to visit in Morocco is what we are really good at. Come along for the ride won’t you.