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  • Attractions

    Friouato Caves

    Near the town of Taza lies one of the most breathtaking natural attractions in Morocco. The Friouato Caves, or Gouffre de Friouato, make up the largest known cave system in Northern Africa and the site has become increasing popular with visitors and tourists. Gouffre de Friouato was first explored by Norbet Casteret in the year 1930 and, thanks to his efforts, the caves can now be enjoyed by ...

  • Mosques

    Karaouine Mosque

    If you are planning a trip to Fez, you simply must spend some time at the Karaouine Mosque. This brilliant attraction is worth seeing for several reasons. The first is that it is incredibly old and it has served as a home for the University of Al-Karaouine for centuries – giving cause for the Guinness Book of World Records to name the university as the ‘oldest existing educational ...

  • Attractions

    Asilah

    Asilah, also known as Arzila, is one of the most picturesque and historic attractions in Morocco. It is located approximately fifty kilometers outside the city of Tangier and has been dated back to 1500 B.C. The city was constructed by the Phoenicians as a trade post, but was later conquered by the Portuguese in the fifteenth century. By 1549, John III had abandoned Asilah in the midst of an ...

  • Ports

    Port of Al Hoceima

    Tetouan and Nador are located on the same road as a quaint town by the name of Al Hoceima. Situated on the water's edge of the Al Hoceima Bay, the town has been in existence since 1925. The Port of Al Hociema cannot accommodate commercial ships or vessels, but serves the many fishing vessels that fish locally and is extremely important to the tourism industry. It is a port that is always ...

  • Sport

    Surfing

    The sport of surfing has slowly gained momentum in Morocco and many organizations have sprung up to educate the locals as to its tourism and visitor potential. Surfing schools have been opened and competitions have been organized to promote surfing in Morocco. Many people have not even considered Morocco as a surfing destination, which is quite a pity as it has some of the most wonderful ...

  • National Parks

    Souss Masa National Park

    The Souss Massa National Park, also spelled Souss Masa National Park, was established in the year 1991 and is located near the city of Agadir in Morocco. There are many national parks in Morocco, but none provide a more spectacular variety of bird species than the Souss Massa National Park. Although the increase in population numbers does cause concern, the park and the Moroccan authorities ...

  • Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate

    Al Hoceima

    Al Hoceima is strongly Mediterranean and has developed enough to have little in common with the farming hamlets and tribal markets of the mountains around. It is a peaceful place with none of the hassle of Tangier, Fez or Tetouan, and the cafes and streets are full of people going about their own business or pleasure. In late spring, or September, when the beaches are quiet, it's near ...

  • Area Guide

    Atlantic Coast

    The sea provides a large amount of income for Morocco, whether through tourism, fishing or shipping. Many colorful cities are based on the coast and you can easily make your way down to the docks to share some maritime stories with the locals. You could also take up windsurfing or simply have a refreshing swim in the sea.