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.

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Best Places to Visit

Our round-up of the top 10 destinations in Morocco that every traveller should visit

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Best Time to Visit

Discover what each season has to offer and what colourful festivals are taking place

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Lots of useful info on everything from money and costs to shopping and food

Visas

Tourist Visas

Tourist visa requirements for travelling to Morocco and how to obtain one

Colourful shoes in a Fes market - Morocco Tours - On The Go Tours

Morocco Video Lounge

Taste the exotic before you've even left home with our selection of inspiring videos

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Traveller Reviews

What our customers say about our tours to Morocco and our local guides

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Visiting the Sahara

Plan your visit from Marrakech with suggested itineraries and accommodation

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Morocco's UNESCO Sites

All nine of Morocco's World Heritage sites covered here from Marrakech to Rabat

Get to know Morocco

Recommended Reading

  • The Caliph's House
    by Tahir Shah
  • Lords of the Atlas
    by Gavin Maxwell
  • Hideous Kinky
    by Esther Freud
Did you know...?

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.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Moroccan National Tourist Office site and the latest Morocco Weather Updates from the BBC.