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  • Wildlife

    Barbary Macaque

    The Barbary Macaque (Macaca sylvanus) resides chiefly in Morocco and in the mountains of Algeria, with a much smaller population making their home in Gibraltar. The species is considered one of the Old World monkeys and are the only free living primates in Europe, with the exception of humans. They are also sometimes referred to as the Barbary Ape, however they are true monkeys.

  • Sport

    Snow Skiing

    Morocco may not be the first destination that comes to mind when one thinks of snow skiing – especially since you are more likely to picture mountains of sand than of snow. However, contrary to popular belief, Morocco does receive quite a high annual snowfall and snow skiing is fast becoming a very popular holiday activity in Morocco.

  • Travel

    Tours

    Morocco is a land of mystery, a place where the sun is warm and the people are enigmatic. To many it is a far away place where the cry of worship is heard at the rising and setting of the sun and the gentle winds blow sand and water about in a peaceful manner.

  • Area Guide

    Mountains

    Though you may picture vibrant, old medinas and large dusty desert plains when you think about Morocco, the fact is that there is a lot more to the landscape of this fascinating country. The Moroccan landscape is framed and completed by several majestic mountain ranges. Not only do these mountain ranges in Morocco make for spectacular scenery and an interesting change in flora and fauna, but ...

  • Area Guide

    High Atlas

    The High Atlas is the biggest mountain range in North Africa. These striking mountains offer extremely impressive mountain biking trails, hiking trails and photography opportunities. The high peaks result in plenty of rainfall; therefore the High Atlas has many fertile valleys surrounded by rivers and waterfalls. It's a breathtaking sight that cannot be missed!

  • Discover Morocco

    Weather

    As far as the weather goes, it will be better to visit the south and the desert routes outside midsummer when, for the most of the day, it's far too hot for casual exploration - especially if you're dependant on public transport.

  • Area Guide

    The Sahara

    The Sahara is the world's largest desert. Only a small part of the Sahara is fertile and it is here that corn, dates and other fruits grow. These parts are fed by underground rivers and oases. The Sahara can be an inspirational experience at night, with the air being crisp, clean and clear and the stars being so close you can almost touch them.