Morocco Travel Guide
Make your holiday run as smoothly as possible with our useful travel guide resources for Morocco. Here you'll find a wealth of information on all sorts of topics from currency, food and health in our Top Travel Tips plus details on what visas you'll need, places you should visit and when best to visit. There's also a selection of videos to get you inspired, traveller reviews to read and a comprehensive guide to the Sahara desert so you can plan that perfect overnight adventure.
Our round-up of the top 10 destinations in Morocco that every traveller should visit
Discover what each season has to offer and what colourful festivals are taking place
Taste the exotic before you've even left home with our selection of inspiring videos
- The Caliph's House
by Tahir Shah
- Lords of the Atlas
by Gavin Maxwell
- Hideous Kinky
by Esther Freud
Facts about Morocco
- Morocco is home to the oldest university in the world - located in Fes, al-Qarawiyin university is still in use today.
- In Moroccan culture, traditionally the liver and not the heart, is considered to be the symbol of love.
- Many films have been made in Morocco but Casablanca is not one of them - it was largely shot in a Hollywood studio!
Morocco Travel Advice for travellers from USA
We keep abreast of the latest travel advice to Morocco and follow advice as set out by the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates before you fly.
Flying to Morocco from the US:
Morocco is approximately a 9 hour flight from the east coast of the US and a 17 hour flight from the west coast. Marrakech is the starting point for the majority of our tours and Royal Air Maroc is a good option from New York with a short stop in Casablanca en route. Iberia via Madrid and Swiss International via Geneva are also good choices. From Los Angeles the majority of routes will have two transit stops with one of the quickest options provided by British Airways via London and Casablanca. You can search on Travelocity for flight deals from the US to Morocco.