Morocco Destination Guides

Detailed travel guides for the main regions of the country
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Main Regions of Morocco
Main Regions of Morocco

Extending from the Mediterranean Shores and Rif mountains in the north to the Atlantic Shores to the west to the hot desert lands of the Sahara in the south, Morocco is a vast country with a huge range of landscape regions. Cutting across its midline are the Atlas mountains, with the Sahara on one side and the more lush, coastal regions on the other.

Camel caravan through the Moroccan desert
4 Must-Visit Regions in Morocco's Desert

Camel rides along the dunes, nights spent under the stars in Bedouin tents, villages carved into canyon walls, and ancient kasbahs still standing as fortresses along old trading routes: Morocco's desert is built for adventure, and this guide illuminates the regional highlights.

Ultimate Guide to Chefchaouen: Morocco's Blue City
Ultimate Guide to Chefchaouen: Morocco's Blue City

You probably know it from Instagram: the blue-washed streets of Chefchaouen are irresistibly photogenic. But nothing can compare to wandering through this hillside town on your own, discovering a medina cast in shades of azure and aquamarine. Use this handy overview to explore this northern Moroccan city.

Bustling Jemaa el Fna Square at Dusk
Ultimate Guide to Marrakech: Excitement & Style in a Major Moroccan Hub

Morocco's "Red City" captivates travelers from all over the world with its ornate palaces and gardens, sky-high minarets, spice-filled souks, and plazas alive with snake charmers and acrobats. Read on for advice and itinerary inspiration to make the most of a visit to dazzling Marrakech.

The Hassan II Mosque sits on the water
Ultimate Guide to Casablanca

A mixture of Spanish, French, and African influences make this commerce capital an interesting contrast between old and new. While most travelers move on after visiting the Hassan II Mosque, learn a few more ways to explore the city in this comprehensive guide.

View of the Medina of Essaouira
Tips for Visiting Essaouira: Relax & Explore on Morocco's Atlantic Coast

Essaouira has been here almost as long as the sea that laps its coast. Here, ancient city walls stand defiant, their sandstone providing a contrasting backdrop to the vivid blues and whites of the harbor. Not quite a beach town, Essaouira is still Morocco's respite from the frenetic pace of Marrakesh. There's lots to see and do, so let's get started.

Ultimate Guide to Fes: Imperial City & Cultural Hub
Ultimate Guide to Fes: Imperial City & Cultural Hub

Walking through Fes feels like stepping back in time. There's a lot to see and do in the ancient walled city, whether you're interested in shopping in the souks, visiting the tanneries, or getting delightfully lost in the narrow side streets of the Medina. Use these expert tips to make the most of your visit.