Located in North Africa with a coastline on both North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, Morocco has such a phenomenal landscape and pleasant climate. Apart from the sublime beaches, Morocco is graced with the snowy High Atlas Mountains and the Great Saharan desert. Thus, in Morocco, you can experience the most diverse and stunning landscapes within the same vacation. Among the plethora of destinations in Morocco, visiting Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Dades Valley and Essaouira can give you a whole picture of the Moroccan exotic beauty.
The first thing you will notice about Casablanca is that the real Casablanca is totally different from Hollywood’s “Casablanca”. In fact, Casablanca is a modern city that looks more like Marseille. Casablanca is the main port, the financial and trade center. The architecture of Casablanca’s mosques is charming. Head to King Hassan II mosque, which is not only Morocco’s largest mosque but also one of the world’s largest and most high-tech ones.
Situated on a hillside, Chefchaouen is endowed with a captivating landscape. Chefchaouen is renowned for its magical white and blue washed houses, alleys, restaurants and shops. You can shop for adorable and unique handicrafts, goat cheese, spices and other wonderful products. Besides, the waterfalls surrounded by flowering trees in Chefchaouen provide awe-inspiring sceneries. Nearby, you will discover exotic passageways, small bridges, baths and pools. Chefchaouen is a truly gorgeous place for photographers and beauty lovers.
Dades Valley runs between the Jebel Sarhro and the High Atlas Mountains. On one side, you will be amazed by a wild landscape and on the other side there is a view of the semi-desert. Providing one of the best rated desert landscapes, walking and camel treks are spectacular in Dades Valley.
Essaouira is well-known for its sublime and fine beaches. Essaouira is a perfect spot for surfers. If you are a beginner in surfing, Essaouira beach or the Bay will be inspiring for you. Yet if you are an advanced surfer, go for Safi beach, Sidi Kaouki and definitely the Cave. Imessouane beach is also great for all surfers. When it is time to eat, stop by any of Essaouira fish restaurants and you will be served a vast array of superb fishes and seafood dishes. Just pick your favourite fish, pay for it by weight, then wait to eat the best grilled fish. Indeed, the varied landscape of Morocco makes you enjoy the most perfect vacation ever. Touring Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Dades Valley and Essaouira allow you catch a glimpse of the Moroccan mystery.