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MOROCCO

Morocco

Eight day trip to Casablanca, Fez and Marrakech

Journey to another world filled with spices, exotic smells, sights and tastes! Contrast Morocco’s economic capital Casablanca with its administrative capital of Rabat and its spiritual capital of Féz. Explore markets and souks like.

  

Useful Information 

 

 

   Shopping

What you can buy 

What you can buy – Moroccan crafts and spices of which the most popular are lanterns, jewellery, carpets and rugs, woodworks and leather goods, said to be the softest in the world! Where you can buy – open aired markets and souks of Fez, Marrakesh and Casablanca. 

 

 

   Entertainment

  

Cities offer a variety of bars, cafes restaurants, cabarets with Arabic music and belly dancers, casinos, nightclubs and traditional Moroccan entertainment.In market areas, row upon row of open-air food stalls whose pungent smoke fills the air with mouth-watering aromas. Be drawn back into a world of frenzied motion, where jugglers and storytellers jostle for position with snake charmers, magicians, and acrobats.  

 

  Events

   

The Festival of Folklore is a unique celebration of Berber culture that attracts per formers from all over the country during June. Held in the grounds of the impressive Palais el-Badi, every year has a different theme which is expanded upon by song and dance troupes from all over Morocco. Don’t miss the famous fantasia, a charge of Berber horsemen, which takes place each sunset outside the ramparts near Bab el-Jedid. Motorheads descend on the city in January to watch the machines in the Grand Prix de Hassan II Marathon, while September’s International Film Festival attracts anyone with an interest in Arab and African cinema. Other events to watch out for include the Festival of Roses, vally of dades (May) and the firework filled Feast of the Throne in Moussen of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, Meknes (September).

 

   Places of Intrest

  

The Hussan II Mosque is one of the most spectacular in the world. The Habbous district with its squares and narrow streets lined with souks and the Medina , the ancient Arab town give you a taste of the old Morocco. Djemaa el-Fna square is huge square in the medina is the backdrop for one of the world’s greatest spectacles. Lively at any hour of day, Djemaa el-Fna comes into its own at dusk. Be sure to vsit Fés, the symbolic heart of Morocco and Marrakesh, the lively former capital.

 

   Sports and Leisure

     

Spas in Agadir and Marrakesh; sur fing; sailing, water – skiing, wind sur fing in Agadir; biking; horse riding and trekking; in the mountains; and golf.

 

   Out and About
 

Casabalanca’s corniche is a trend area where much of the city’s best dining and entertainment may be found. A variety of clubs and bars are also located in the hotels.

 

 

 

 

Amiral Tours & Travel
Tel: +962-6-5858044
Fax: +962-6-5862218
P.O.Box: 661 Amman 11810 JORDAN
E-mail: amiral@amiraltt.com