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  • Multi Hotels

    Zalagh Parc Palace

    Few places in Morocco are more beautiful than Fez. Situated at the foot of the Atlas Mountains near Mount Tghat, the city enjoys breathtaking scenery. Striking peaks, green forests and refreshing Andalusian gardens are all a part of staying at the Zalagh Parc Palace. The hotel is located in one the city’s biggest palaces in the heart of the city, just minutes from the medina and other great ...

  • Regions

    Tangier-Tétouan

    Situated in north-western Morocco, the region of Tangier-Tétouan has the Atlantic Ocean as its western border, with the Mediterranean Sea and Spain to its north. The population of the region is close to 2.5 million and has Tangier as its capital city.

  • Heritage Sites

    Ait Ben Haddou

    It is believed that the town of Ait-Ben-Haddou was established in 757 and its founder, Ben-Haddou, still lies buried in his tomb behind this spectacular city. Most of the original inhabitants of the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou have moved across the river to more modern homes. The river can be crossed by jumping the stepping stones, and some residents of the new village have small stores within ...

  • Museums

    Dar Jamai

    The Dar Jamai Museum is located in the UNESCO World Heritage town centre of Meknes. Not only are the exhibits that are housed in the museum considered to be masterpieces, but so is the building itself. In the year 1882, construction of the home of the Jamai family was completed. This fine structure later became an important military hospital in 1912. By 1920 the significance of the building ...

  • Attractions

    Heritage Sites

    World Heritage Sites are sites in certain countries that have been deemed by UNESCO to be of outstanding cultural or natural importance. This value is universal and so preserving such sites is seen as being beneficial to the entire world’s population. Most of the cultural heritage sites are historical in nature and provide evidence of the way early cultures lived their day-to-day lives. ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Volubilis

    The Archeological Site of Volubilis was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in Morocco in 1997. Even though this wonderful site has been looted for granite and marble to build structures in the nearby towns of Moulay Idris and Meknes, the remaining structures and mosaics tell the tale of a city that once thrived. The ruins that have been spared are beautifully preserved relics of ...

  • National Parks

    Mediterranean Intercontinental

    To establish a biosphere reserve that spans over two countries is certainly an enormous undertaking. Through UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program the establishment of the Mediterranean Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve in 2006 was made possible. The two counties, Morocco and Spain, both share a similar cultural history and have ecological and geological similarities. Biosphere reserves ...

  • Meknès-Tafilalet

    Meknes

    Meknes is renowned for its vast historical significance and is one of the Imperial cities in Morocco. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage, Meknes is best known for its close links to Sultan Moulay Ismail who was responsible for the construction of the city’s ramparts and impressive gates. In fact, one of the grandest features of Meknes is the gate of El-Mansour, beautifully decorated with ...