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Five essentials to see on a cheap trip to Morocco

To make a cheap trip to Morocco is to enjoy one of the most beautiful countries. And with the best tourist infrastructure in Africa. Currently Morocco aims to reach 20 million visitors because it knows that it has sufficient resources to achieve it. If you do not know what to see in Morocco, you just have to follow the list of places declared World Heritage. Because it has nothing less than nine. In addition, its four imperial cities – Marrakech, Fez, Meknes and Rabat – recall the importance of the empire. If you are considering a cheap trip to Morocco.

What to see in Marrakech, tourism with international and cosmopolitan character

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Located at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech forms, together with Fez, Meknes. And Rabat. The set of the four imperial cities of Morocco since it was the capital of the empire on several occasions. Nowadays, it is one of the cities in the country with the most international character.

Marrakech has the honor of owning the largest souk in the country and one of the busiest squares in Africa. The Jamaa el Fna square – which gives the city a unique character. Also, do not forget to visit the Majorelle gardens. And the Yves Saint Laurent museum, a lover of the city. The wall, the Koutoubia mosque, the Medersa Ben Youssef. The largest Muslim school in Morocco  and Mellah , the old Jewish quarter, should not be missed on your journey .

And if you want to enjoy the city in a unique way and wake up in a 5 star resort in the heart of the palm grove of the city. You can stay at the Barcelo Palmeraie.  A hotel of authentic luxury, inspired by the ancient Moroccan palaces. And where you can also live what is the authentic care of Morocco thanks to its Wellness Center of 500 square meters that includes, of course. Its own hammam. As if this were not enough, the Barceló Palmeraie received the Word Luxury Hotel Award as the best luxury family resort in Morocco in 2019. And was awarded in 2019 as the best complex of luxury gardens. Can you think of a better place?

What to see in Casablanca, an essential city for cheap trips to Morocco

80 kilometers from Rabat is Casablanca, that emblematic Moroccan city that has always had a special halo thanks to Michael Curtiz’s film, starring Humphrey Bogart. And Ingrid Bergman, which theoretically takes place in a cafe in the city. Although the film was not really filmed in the streets of this Moroccan city. It has a lot of places to see in Casablanca starting with the Mosque of Hassan II, the largest in the world after that of Mecca.

Also, if you are considering a cheap trip to Casablanca, you can not miss a visit to its medina, which was completely rebuilt after an earthquake in 1775 destroyed it. Its Clock Tower and the Mohammed V square, considered the heart of the city and that houses some of the most beautiful buildings of Casablanca. To end the day you cannot forget to take a quiet stroll along the Corniche. A kind of promenade with stunning views of the Hassan II mosque. And yes, if you’re a fan of the movie, you should go to Rick’s Cafe , decorated as it appears on the big screen.

What to visit in Fez, the city of culture that must be seen in Morocco

Another of the imperial cities of the country is Fez, considered as the religious and cultural center. Its university. The essential Al Karaouine Mosque is famous for the study of Arabic and the Muslim religion. And its citadel, declared a World Heritage Site, is one of the most beautiful in the world.

In addition to the citadel, what you have to see in Fez begins with the so-called Blue Door that leads to the medina. Nearby you will find the Madrasa Bou Inania, the Madrasa Al Attarine and the Mausoleum of Mulay Idrís II and scattered throughout the city you will also find beautiful fountains that remind us that Fez was one of the first cities to introduce the water supply; the best known is that of Nejjarine .

As in the rest of the cities of the country, a visit to its souk is essential although Fez has several; the Attarine full of spices, the Nejjarine full of carpenters. Or the Chemainne with an infinity of fruits conserved in all possible ways. And of course, in all of them you will have to bargain relentlessly.

What to visit in Tangier, the city that fell in love with the best artists in the world

In the same Strait of Gibraltar is Tangier, refuge city of many artists such as William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Francis Bacon, Matisse. Or Delacroix who were captivated by the charms and colors of the streets of Fez. Among its tourist wonders we can find its medina, the walls. And the ancient Kasbah, including the Kasbah Museum as well as the so-called Great Mosque.

If you want to breathe a bit of sea breeze, nothing like walking the corniche of Tangier. The promenade with its garden area and full of cafes, restaurants, terraces. And hotels like the new Barcelo Tangier, on the beachfront. Continuing towards the west of the maritime promenade, you will reach the port, both sporting and tourist. Although a little further west you will find the fishing port, with the cities fish market.

What to do in Agadir, perfect final destination for a cheap trip to Morocco

The lively city ​​of Agadir is located in the gulf of the same name. Just where the Atlas mountain range falls into the sea. Its privileged location as well as its climate has made it an important destination for beach tourism and an essential in your cheap trip to Morocco. Its boulevards area has all the services, restaurants and shops without losing the charm that only Morocco can offer thanks to its medina. And the Mosques Mohamed V and Loubnane. In addition, it is interesting to visit the Earthquake Museum that allows deepening in the earthquake that in 1960 destroyed the city.

After the earthquake, Agadir was able to rebuild and take advantage of its location. And its stunning natural environment with beautiful beaches. It is an ideal destination to end a cheap trip to Morocco with a few days of rest. For this we recommend the new Allegro Agadir, a lively resort located on the seafront with two swimming pools, mini golf, tennis. And basketball courts as well as several restaurants. A perfect ending to a cheap trip to Morocco.

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