Morocco – The Harmonious Combination of Three Lifestyles

A Guide for a Passionate Tourist

Yes, it can be said without hesitation that Morocco is the harmonious combination of three cultures, three lifestyles namely Arabic, North African and Mediterranean (the South-West part of Europe).

Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech are beautiful cities in Morocco that attract travel enthusiasts who want to discover an authentic, full of traditions and especially charming country.

Located in northwestern Africa, Morocco is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and the Strait of Gibraltar to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Morocco is a mountainous country with a very diverse and different climate, from a cardinal point to another. For example, in the south the climate is desert, while in the north is a Mediterranean climate. Therefore, Morocco is very popular for its rich flora and the diversity of landscape.

However, attention: differences in temperature can vary drastically during a day. Spring is the best season to visit this country and to appreciate the beauty of its natural and cultural wealth.

The Beauty of Nature

Nature lovers will not regret it, because the Moroccan fauna will not disappoint them. Foxes and lynx still dominate, the wild territories, but tourists are attracted especially by birds, which they can see them in abundance: wild ducks, swallows, wrens, blackbirds, pelicans, and pink flamingos.

An Impressive Cultural Heritage

Morocco also has a spectacular cultural heritage. In Casablanca, tourists (even if non-Muslims) can admire the Hassan II mosque, which has in its basement, fountains and a Hammam (Turkish bath).

Moroccan Cuisine

Moroccan cuisine is considered the best of oriental cuisine. In terms of gastronomy, those passionate about Oriental cuisine can fondle their taste buds: fruits and vegetables, rare spices, tasty fish and meats refined.

European Tourists can visit Morocco only on the identity card with the condition to land at airports in Marrakech, Agadir and Ouarzazate, and to reserve at least 3 nights in a Moroccan hotel.

Preventive Measures

However, for a peaceful holiday Morocco do not forget to do some vaccines. Vaccination against hepatitis A and typhoid fever is not mandatory, but it is highly recommended. It is also wise to make classical vaccinations against tetanus, polio, diphtheria and hepatitis B.

Living in Morocco

Currency used in Morocco is the dirham (Dh) and 1 euro is about 11 dirhams. Life in Morocco is not expensive, prices climb in only a few areas of the large cities.

For example, for a double room prices vary from 100 Dh or 9.10 euro (very cheap) to 650 Dh or 59.10 EUR (luxury category). A full meal with average price, cost about 150 Dh or 13.60 Euros. A copious meal can be up to 250 Dh (22.70 Euros).

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