Morocco spans from the Atlantic Ocean, to mountainous areas, to the Sahara Desert and is the second most populous Arab country, after Egypt with a population of 33 million. A large part of Morocco is mountainous including the Atlas Mountains located mainly in the center and the south of the country. Marrakech has become extremely popular with British Tourist for its culture, hospitality, markets and climate.
A relatively short flight, but feeling a thousand miles away, Morocco offers a kaleidoscope of colours, flavours and experiences. Lose yourself in the medina in Marrakesh, visit one of the beautiful walled gardens with both Islamic and French influences and take a journey into the starkly beautiful Atlas mountains on the fringes of the Sahara Desert. Morocco will leave a lasting impression.
Our Morocco Holiday highlights
• Stay at the luxurious Jardins De La Koutoubia hotel, with a very Moroccan style
• Visit the Toubkal National Park on a day trip to the Atlas mountains
• Explore the exotic bazaars and peaceful gardens of Marrakesh, day and night.
• Direct British Airways flights
Where is Morocco
On the northern coast of the African continent, close to Europe but with a very different culture and scenery, means that Morocco offers a taste of the exotic with a relatively short flight. The Atlas Mountains dominate the central spine of Morocco, which fall south to the edge of the Sahara desert, while many of her main cities lie on the coastal plains.
Moroccan food is known for its use of fresh herbs and spices, the national dish being the delicious tagine stew, usually made with lamb. Other middle eastern and north African foods such as hummus and falafel are popular, and delicious fresh salad, couscous, and vegetable dishes are also served.