Morocco Holidays

Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD), one Dirham is comprised of 100 Santim.

Electricity: 220V - European round two pin plugs

Language: Official languages are Arabic & Berber with French as a common second language.

Phone Code: +212

Time: GMT +0

Tipping: For tourists and visitors,a 10% tip is often already included in the bill. In taxis, just round up to the nearest 5 dirham round number. For hotel porters, 10 dirhams would be appropriate.

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Morocco is located in North Africa and is the only African state not to be a member of the African Union. The capital of Morocco is Rabat, this is a great place to visit as it is home to the 12th century tower and Minaret. The resort of Rabat has a very calm and relaxed atmosphere, perfect for a hassle free holiday. Ramadan is a massive event in Morocco and lasts for a whole calendar month. During this time the Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. You will find most restaurants will be closed for lunch during this period.

There are many places to visit whilst staying in Morocco, these include Fez which is one of the largest and oldest medieval cities in the world. Marrakesh is home to a large amount of souks and Medinas. It combines both the old and new Morocco. Casablanca is a must see with its mosque being the third oldest in the world. Morocco has a fantastic array of shopping facilities, camel trekking an amazing festivals. The Atlas Mountains are one of the boundaries of the Sahara desert, which covers most of North Africa.

Our holiday destinations in Morocco

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