Why Morocco?

With beautiful cities full of vibrant markets, medinas and soaks, an unspoilt coastline calling for surfers and awe-inspiring sights in the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert, Morocco has huge appeal - and is only a 4-hour direct flight from London.

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Our Take

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Morocco is a North African country that offers a unique blend of ancient history, diverse culture, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality. Some of the must-see destinations in Morocco include the imperial cities of Marrakech, Fez, and Meknes, the Sahara Desert with its breathtaking sand dunes and Berber villages, the coastal city of Essaouira, and the blue city of Chefchaouen.

Visitors can explore the country's rich cultural heritage by visiting historical sites such as the Kasbahs and Medinas, sampling delicious Moroccan cuisine, and experiencing traditional music and dance performances. Some popular activities in Morocco include hiking in the Atlas Mountains, camel trekking in the desert, and shopping in the bustling souks.

What to look out for

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We love:
That it's a direct 4hr flight from London, has a fantastic climate, a huge amount of culture on show and is also fantastic value for money!
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Key locations:
Marrakech, Fez, Casablanca, Sahara Desert, Essaouira, Atlas Mountains
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Key experiences:
Explore the bustling souks of Marrakech, enjoy the breathtaking Atlas Mountains, luxury camp in the Sahara Desert

What to see in 

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When to visit

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Sunny and mild. Perfect time to visit the desert but cold at night. Snow in the Atlas Mountains.

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Sunny and mild. Perfect time to visit the desert but cold at night. Snow in the Atlas Mountains.

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The start of spring and the weather starts to warm. Snow and rain become rare, but best to pack for all scenarios as it can be unpredictable.

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This is a popular time to travel due to the warm spring weather. Days are usually hot with balmy evenings.

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Days are usually hot with balmy evenings. The average daily maximum is 31 C and the average daily minimum is 16 C.

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June is the last month to visit the desert region before the unbearable heat kicks in. A nice time to be in the Atlas Mountains.

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July and August are the hottest months in Morocco. Coinciding with the school holidays makes this a popular time for families. A nice time to be in the Atlas Mountains.

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July and August are the hottest months in Morocco. Coinciding with the school holidays makes this a popular time for families. A nice time to be in the Atlas Mountains.

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September is an ideal time to visit Morocco with its pleasantly warm weather. The beaches are not as busy, the cities welcome gentle breezes and exploring the desert becomes enjoyable again.

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October is one of the best months to visit Morocco, as temperatures are cooler and more comfortable for sightseeing. This is an excellent month for hiking in the mountains, visiting the coast and seeing the desert.

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The sunny but cooler days provide a comfortable climate to discover Marrakesh's colourful sights and sounds. Essaouira and the Atlas Mountains are not to be missed, but temperatures here are lower, so bring warm clothes for the mornings and evenings.

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A much cooler time of year. This a great window to explore Morocco's imperial cities, but bear in mind that not all riads have heating, so bring warm layers of clothing. Likely to be snow in the Atlas Mountains.

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