Choosing Marrakech for your Moroccan holiday destination is the right choice for sure. We have already written about many possibilities which this magnificent city has to offer. One of them is a proximity to so many beautiful places in Morocco, the places which will take you breath away. Mountains, countryside, desert, seaside – the choice is yours. If you can’t decide where to go, read our guide to some of the most wonderful places and things to do in Morocco.
- Ourika Valley: It is a valley where not only visitors come to find some refreshment, but also many locals. Starting less than 45 minutes drive from Marrakech and situated at around 1,200-1,500 metres it offers a pretty escape from the summer heat of Marrakech and it’s the most suitable area for gentle hiking and trekking. It is famous for the 7 waterfalls atSetti Fatma village and the ski station of Oukaimeden at its head, and is a lush valley with green terraced fields beside the river that contrast strongly with the rocky valley sides of the foothills of the mountains. Read more: https://moroccanviewsblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/ourika-valley-a-paradise-only-half-an-hour-from-marrakech/
AïtBenhaddou Kasbah: This historic Kasbah is one of the nine UNESCO world heritage sites of Morocco and was used as a backdrop for shooting more than 20 films. Enough reasons to see it, right? However, there is much more in AïtBenhaddou– you will learn about life that was lived many centuries ago, you will see Berber beds, rugs and dishes, and not to mention a wonderful nature on the way. Read more: https://moroccanviewsblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/30/ait-benhaddou-kasbah/
Ouzoud Cascades: At 150 kilometres northwest from Marrakech, shaded path of olive trees leads to the bottom of beautiful waterfalls which are often topped by a rainbow thanks to the spray of water falling on the https://moroccanviewsblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/30/fresh-drops-of-clean-water-experience-it-at-ouzoud-cascades/is not just a beautiful place for romantic trek or relaxing rest near the water, but also a perfect way to see the Moroccan countryside along the way. Read more:
Essaouira: You will fall in love with this amazing “Wind City of Africa”. It is a perfect place to escape from hot Marrakech. Refreshing breeze from the Atlantic Ocean and a laid-back atmosphere will give you some rest from hustle and bustle of Marrakech. DiscoverMedina, Jewish cemetery, Skala du Port, wooden handicrafts, kitesurfing, windsurfing and many more places and activities in Essaouira! Read more: https://moroccanviewsblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/14/essaouira-a-pearl-of-morocco-at-the-coast-of-atlantic-ocean/
Horse riding in the Atlas Mountains: Exploring wonderful nature, breathing in the wild air and enjoying the company of gentle and elegant animals – it is something a little bit different, right? This kind of tour is joyful and fulfilling, just what you need after some time spent in the big city. Read more: https://moroccanviewsblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/26/horse-riding-in-morocco/