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Agadir

Chefchaouen

Fés

Rabat

 

Asilah

El Jedida

Marrakech

Ouarzazate

Tanger

Casablanca

Essaouira

Méknes

Safi

 

 

 

 
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Tangier

 

Tangier Turtle-dove posed on the shoulder of Africa ", Tangier was coveted a long time for its strategic position. Since the foundation of Tingis to IVe century before J.C., Carthaginian, Romans Phenicians, Vandals, Spaniards, Portuguese and English disputed it jealously. No town of Africa which is not closed any more to Europe, No East which is not expensive any more in the heart of the European gold American artisites: painters, musicians gold writers Delacroix, Saint-Saëns, Pierre Parcelled out, Matisse, Van Dongen, Tenessee Williams, Paul Morand, Jean Genet, Joseph Kessel, William Burroughs or Paul Bowles, to quote only some of them, lived in Tangier.

     
   

 

 

 

 

 

Asilah

 

 

 

 

 

Located in the North of Morocco, to forty kilometers of Tangier, Asilah was initially a Carthaginian city, then Roman. In 1471, she knew an important invasion, which marked its history: nearly 500 vessels and 30.000 soldiers Portuguese venirent to conquer it, so that it becomes finally their strategic and important commercial counter. Asilah was built at the XV century by the Portuguese, then fell to the hands from the Spaniards, until his release in 1589 by the Sultan Saâdien Ahmed El Mansour. Later, the Spaniards took again his possession again, then it was this time released by Moulay Ismaîl in 1691. Its bombardment by the Austrian army in 1829 allowed the installation and the installation of a Spanish protectorate until 1956.

 

 

 

 

 

Chefchaouen

 

 

 

 

Chefchaouen, one of the most pleasant cities of Morocco. The blue and white city emerges to a turning of road with its staged houses to the round tiled roofs. With its score of mosques and sanctuaries, the Holy City of Chefchaouen breathes one atmosphere of deep serenity. After the balneal joys of Cabo Negro, which it is good to stroll along its paved lanes of rollers, to contemplate on one resting shaded small square by drinking tea in a coffee Moor!

 

 

 

 

 

Rabat

 

Reduction is thus an Imperial City since less than one century but has certain tourist attractions: The Kasbah of Oudaïas, the Hassan Tower or the Unfinished Mosque, the Mausoleum Mohammed V, the archaeological Museum and necropolis of Chellah. Unfortunately, my circuit included/understood only the visit of the unfinished Mosque, of the Mausoleum Mohammed V builds at side, and a walk on the Cornice, edge of sea destroyed by the anarchistic construction of tourist complexes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Casablanca

 

The economic capital of the Kingdom was never an imperial city. Visit place of the United Nations with its old residence colonial (residence of the Lyautey Marshal whose statue was set up at this place),

 

 

 

and especially of the news and immense mosque Hassan II. Built of 1988 to 1993 and marking the reign of the king Hassan II, the latter has the largest minaret in the world (200m).

 

 

 

 

 

Fès

 

 

 

 

Cultural capital of Morocco, oldest of the city imperial, Fès knew to almost preserve ' intact the face which the History describes: that of the one of the most prestigious cities of Islam. Populated skilful craftsmen, warned merchants, fine well-read men and students, it is the city refined par excellence.

 

 

 

 

 

Mèknes

 

Meknes is near of Fès, it was the capital only one king: Moulay Ismaïl. This cruel and sanguinary king made tremble Morocco during 55 years during the period when Louis XIV in Europe radiated. He chooses to give up capital of Fès to the profit of Meknès. Some speak even about "Versailles" of Morocco. It appears that Moulay Ismaïl had a harem of 500 women... Visit imposing doors (Bab) El Mansour and El Khamiss, and Stables of Moulay Ismaïl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safi

 

Safi Hadirat Al Mouhit or City of the surrounding sea, according to the expression of Ibn Khaldoun, Safi ensured, as a port of the Marrakech capital of the Almohade empire at the XII century,

 

the direct relations with Andalusia and presented in the form of a space strongly urbanized, in particular equipped, important fortifications and of a large central mosque, which were attached many institutions

 

 

 

 

 

El Jedida

 

the shade of its citadel, El Jadida walks you to the bastion of the Angel which dominates the port. Some steps yet and

 

you will have the right to put back you on one of the most beautiful beaches of the Atlantic

 

 

 

 

 

Marrakech

 

Marrakech was the capital of an empire which extended from Tolède in Senegal. Called the "Rose City" because of the color of the ground used for its construction, it is a made city of labyrinths of lanes,

 

Visit Marrakech takes time so much its twenty kilometers long ramparts conceal wonders such palates, minarets or universities Koranic (médersas). The gardens and basins of Ménara or Majorelle are pure jewels. The famous one istrict of the tanners and its leather scents is picturesque, as well as the Fantasia evenings with their hordes of rider and their spectacles folk. Founded in 1062,

 

insulated palates, museums, mosques and markets The places Djemmaa-el-Fna (Place of Dead) becomes animated, after lying sun, crammed dancers, monologuist of good adventure, musicians, acrobats, storytellers and snake charmers.

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Agadir

 

 

 

 

A natural decoration enchanter bordering 10 kilometers of a fine and gilded sand beach, make of Agadir the most beautiful seaside resort of Morocco. Lit of a bright sun, the landscapes post a seizing contrast dominated by green of the Eucalypti, the pines or the tamaris and blue enchanter of a sea limpid, calm and vivifying. In Agadir, the holiday makers are kings. The reception is cordial there, with the image of traditional Moroccan hospitality.

 

 

 

You will be able to practise tennis, golf, veil, horsemanship, water skiing, diving, fishing with large...

You will regale yourselves fresh fish and typical dishes of the best Moroccan gastronomy before dancing to the paddle in one of the many discotheques or the envoûtant framework of an Eastern cabaret.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essaouira

 

     

If Essaouira is one of the cities more attaching Moroccan Atlantic coast, it owes certainly it with its moderate climate all the year, with the kindness of its inhabitants, with his cultural and architectural inheritance, but especially with the single atmosphere which reigns in its lanes, crawling of idlers, fishermen, tradesmen and craftsmen, with which come to mix with the artists from the whole world.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ouarzazate

 

Created in 1928 for strategic reasons (Garrison of foreign Legion), Ouarzazate was established with the confluence of the valley of Dadés and the High valley of Draa. The role of center economic regional quickly acquired by this locality was confirmed in 1956 when Ouarzazate was founded chief town of province. Ouerzazate is on the way to become a pole of tourism.

The hotels and the clubs of holidays which multiply make this agglomeration a goal mirific for travel agencies. If the city itself is more equipped with concrete that of charm, the immediate surroundings conceal invaluable monuments:

The Kasbah of Taourirt, which was the sumptuous villa of Glaoui, that of Tiffoultoute. Further, the Kasbah of Aît Banhaddou.

 

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