Guide to Rissani and its famous market     History of Rissani Rissani is the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Under the name of Sijilmassa, it is a former major caravan center of trans-Saharan trade, the most important of Morocco, in the Middle Ages. Most of the traffic with Africa at that time was for gold,

Guide to Ouarzazate, Morocco

Guide to Ouarzazate, Morocco     Ouarzazate (Berber: ⵡⴰⵔⵣⴰⵣⴰⵜ; Arabic: ورزازات1) is a town and commune -municipality- in the province of Ouarzazate (Morocco), of which it is the capital, in the Draâ Tafilalet region. The city is nicknamed "the gateway to the desert ". Content What to see in and around Ouarzazate Where to eat

fez medina

Discover the medina of Fez       MEDINA OF FEZ, THE ANCIENT MOROCCAN CITY PAR EXCELLENCE The Medina of Fez is one of the best preserved Muslim quarters in the world. Its appearance has hardly changed since the 12th century.   Navigating the Mazy Medina in Fez, Morocco - Jonistravelling   The medina is

What to do in Essaouira

 What to do in Essaouira. Top 10 must-do's       Are you planning a visit to Essaouira? Here we tell you the essential things to do in this beautiful city. The white city of Essaouira has a lot of charm. With its relaxed atmosphere, its centuries-old ramparts, its winding cobbled streets, its fishing port

Guide to Ifrane, Morocco

Guide to Ifrane, Morocco   Ifrane (Amazigh: ⵉⴼⵔⴰⵏ, Ifran; Arabic: إفران) is a city and urban commune in Morocco located in the Middle Atlas Mountains, at an altitude of 1,713 meters. It is the capital of the province of Ifrane, in the administrative region of Fez-Meknes, and has a population of 30,000 inhabitants.   Ifrane

Guide to Larache, Morocco

Guide to Larache, Morocco   Larache has a historical and cultural interest, especially for Spaniards, for the history and influence of Spain in the past, in the fields of economy, architecture, industry, population, etc.. The Phoenician-Roman ruins of Lixus, with a castle and salting factories, are a must for lovers of archeology and ancient history.

Guide to Oujda, Morocco

Oujda, Morocco   Oujda (Berber: ⵡⵓⵊⴷⴰ, Wujda, Arabic: وجدة), the capital of eastern Morocco, the capital of the Masjids (mosques), or the thousand-year-old city, is one of the oldest cities in Morocco. It is located in the center of the Angad plain in the northeast of the country, bordered to the north by the Beni-Snassen

Sahara desert cities in Morocco

MAIN MOROCCO SAHARA DESERT CITIES   In Morocco, the desert is not only a large area of sand, there are many that do not fit this definition. Let's take a look to the main desert cities in Morocco. Ouarzazate, the door of the Moroccan desert   Thirty years after his first trip to Morocco, Michel

Atlas mountains Morocco

Atlas mountains Morocco The Atlas (in Berber: ⵉⴷⵔⴰⵔⵏ ⵏ ⵡⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ, idraren n waṭlas; in Arabic: جبال الأطلس, jibāl al-aṭlas) is a mountain range in North Africa, peaking at 4,167 meters above sea level in Jebel Toubkal, Morocco. It extends over three countries: Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Probably it is the Atlas mountains in Morocco the
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