Morocco

Morocco

by Fodor's Travel Publications

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Morocco by Fodor's Travel Publications

Fodor’s. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you’re at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It’s like having a friend in Morocco!

•Updated frequently, Fodor’s Morocco, 4th Edition provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

•Fodor’s Morocco, 4th Edition features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If it’s not worth your time, it’s not in this book. Fodor’s discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodor’s Choice designations, ensure that you’ll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Morocco.

•Experience Morocco like a local! Fodor’s Morocco, 4th Edition includes choices for every traveler, from browsing in the souks and lazing on Mediterranean beaches to riding a camel across the Sahara, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400008049
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 02/17/2009
Series: Travel Guide Series , #4
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Be a Fodor’s Correspondent ............ 3
Quintessential Morocco ............ 8
If You Like ............ 10
What’s Where ............ 12
When To Go ............ 15
About This Book ............ 16

Chapter 1: Tangier & the Mediterranean ............ 17
Orientation & Planning ............ 18
Tangier ............ 23
The Ceuta Peninsula ............ 35
Chefchaouen & the Rif ............ 46
The Northeastern Circuit ............ 52

Chapter 2: The Northern Atlantic Coast ............ 57
Orientation & Planning ............ 58
Rabat ............ 62
Casablanca ............ 83

Chapter 3: Fez & Meknès ............ 103
Orientation & Planning ............ 104
Fez ............ 107
Meknès ............ 124
Side Trips ............ 137

Chapter 4: The Middle Atlas ............ 143
Orientation & Planning ............ 144
The Mediterranean Middle Atlas ............ 148
The Atlantic Middle Atlas ............ 159

Chapter 5: Marrakesh ............ 165
Orientation & Planning ............ 166
Exploring ............ 172
Where to Eat ............ 183
Where to Stay ............ 192
Nightlife ............ 202
Shopping ............ 204
Outdoor Activities ............ 215

Chapter 6: The High Atlas ............ 217
Orientation & Planning ............ 218
Hiking the High Atlas ............ 222
Ourika Valley ............ 229
To Tizi-n-Test ............ 237
The Tichka Pass ............ 242

Chapter 7: The Great Oasis Valleys ............ 247
Orientation & Planning ............ 248
Seeing the Sahara ............ 253
Ouarzazate ............ 258
The Dadès & Todra Gorges ............ 268
To Merzouga & the Dunes ............ 274
The Drâa Valley ............ 283

Chapter 8: Essaouira & Agadir ............ 293
Orientation & Planning ............ 294
Essaouira ............ 296
Agadir ............ 315

Chapter 9: The Souss Valley & Anti-Atlas ............ 329
Orientation & Planning ............ 330
The Souss Valley & Anti-Atlas ............ 333

Chapter 10: Moroccan Adventures: A Primer ............ 353
Hammam 101 ............ 354
Bringing It Back ............ 357

Understanding Morocco ............ 365
Books & Movies ............ 366
French & Moroccan Arabic Vocabulary ............ 368

Travel Smart Morocco ............ 373
Getting Here & Around ............ 374
Essentials ............ 379

Index ............ 392

About Our Writers ............ 400

Maps
Morocco ............ 6-7
Mediterranean Morocco ............ 19
Tangier ............ 26
Chefchaouen ............ 47
North Atlantic Coast ............ 59
Rabat ............ 64-65
Casablanca ............ 86-87
Fez ............ 109
Fez-el-Bali & Fez el-Djedid ............ 112-113
Ville Nouvelle ............ 119
Meknes ............ 130-131
Volubilis ............ 140
The Middle Atlas ............ 145
Marrakesh Overview ............ 168
Marrakesh Medina ............ 174-175
Where to Stay & Eat in Guéliz & Hivernage ............ 188
Where to Stay & Eat in Marrakesh Medina ............ 196-197
Where to Stay & Eat in the Palmery ............ 200
Marrakesh Souk Shopping ............ 206
The High Atlas ............ 219
The Great Oasis Valleys ............ 250-251
Where to Stay & Eat in Essaouira ............ 302
Essaouira ............ 303
Agadir ............ 316-317
Agadir Beaches ............ 320
The Souss Valley & Anti-Atlas ............ 331

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