The Rough Guide to Morocco is the indispensable travel guide to this intoxicating country, with comprehensive coverage, clear full-colour maps and up-to-date practical information to help you discover the best Morocco has to offer. Whether hiking through the Atlas Mountains, camel riding over the dunes of the Sahara or bartering in the souks of Fez, you'll have all you need to make the most of your Moroccan adventure.
There are detailed accounts of Morocco's varied landscapes, from deserts and mountains to beaches and gorges, as well as helpful advice on navigating your way through the Medinas and souks of Morocco's vibrant towns and cities. From eating freshly caught fish in Essaouira to staying in the stylish riads of Marrakesh, The Rough Guide to Morocco provides in-depth insider reviews of all the best restaurants, cafés, bars, shops and hotels, as well as engrossing background on Morocco's history, expert knowledge on the country's enormously diverse wildlife, and a language section with a helpful French and Moroccan Arabic glossary.
Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Morocco.
About the Author
Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about—having either traveled extensively or lived there—and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.
Table of Contents
Colour section 1
Where to go 8
When to go 12
Things not to miss 14
Getting there 27
Getting around 38
Food and drink 55
The media 60
Sports and outdoor activities 66
Culture and etiquette 69
Travelling with children 75
Travel essentials 76
Tangier, Tetouan and the northwest 97
The Mediterranean coast and the Rif 171
Meknes, Fes and the Middle Atlas 219
The West Coast: from Rabat to Essaouira 335
The High Atlas 483
The great southern oasis routes 525
Agadir, the Souss and Anti-Atlas 601
The Deep South and Western Sahara 671
Chronology of events and monuments 723
Islam in Morocco 726
Moroccan music 742
Moroccan storytelling 757
Glossary of Moroccan street names 784
Travel store 801
Small print & Index 817