Insight Guides Pocket Morocco (Travel Guide eBook)
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Insight Guides Pocket Morocco 

Travel made easy. Ask local experts.  
The definitive pocket-sized travel guide.

Compact, concise and packed full of essential information about where to go and what to do, this is an ideal on-the-move guide for exploring Morocco. From top tourist attractions like Fez, Marrakech and the High Atlas, to cultural gems including the beautiful blue-washed town of Chefchaouen, the Imperial capital of Meknes and Roman ruins of Volubilis, and the elemental dunes of the Sahara, plan your perfect trip with this practical, all-in-one travel guide. 

Features of this travel guide to Ireland:
Inspirational itineraries: discover the best destinations, sights and excursions, highlighted with stunning photography
- Historical and cultural insights: delve into the country's rich history and culture, and learn all about its people, art and traditions
- Practical full-colour maps: with every major attraction highlighted, the maps make on-the-ground navigation easy
- Key tips and essential information: from transport to tipping, we've got you covered
Covers: Tangier; Chefchaouen; Rabat and Salé; Casablanca; Meknes; Volubilis and the Middle Atlas; Fez; Marrakech; The High Atlas; Ouarzazate and the desert; The Atlantic coast

Looking for a comprehensive guide to Morocco? Check out Insight Guides Morocco for a detailed and entertaining look at all the country has to offer.

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.


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Publié par
Date de parution 01 avril 2020
Nombre de lectures 7
EAN13 9781839052446
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 3 Mo

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How To Use This E-Book

Getting Around the e-Book
This Pocket Guide e-book is designed to give you inspiration and planning advice for your visit to Morocco, and is also the perfect on-the-ground companion for your trip.
The guide begins with our selection of Top 10 Attractions, plus a Perfect Itinerary feature to help you plan unmissable experiences. The Introduction and History chapters paint a vivid cultural portrait of Morocco, and the Where to Go chapter gives a complete guide to all the sights worth visiting. You will find ideas for activities in the What to Do section, while the Eating Out chapter describes the local cuisine and gives listings of the best restaurants. The Travel Tips offer practical information to help you plan your trip. Finally, there are carefully selected hotel listings.
In the Table of Contents and throughout this e-book you will see hyperlinked references. Just tap a hyperlink once to skip to the section you would like to read. Practical information and listings are also hyperlinked, so as long as you have an external connection to the internet, you can tap a link to go directly to the website for more information.
Maps
All key attractions and sights in Morocco are numbered and cross-referenced to high-quality maps. Wherever you see the reference [map], tap once to go straight to the related map. You can also double-tap any map for a zoom view.
Images
You’ll find lots of beautiful high-resolution images that capture the essence of Morocco. Simply double-tap an image to see it in full-screen.
About Insight Guides
Insight Guides have more than 40 years’ experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce 400 full-colour titles, in both print and digital form, covering more than 200 destinations across the globe, in a variety of formats to meet your different needs.
Insight Guides are written by local authors, whose expertise is evident in the extensive historical and cultural background features. Each destination is carefully researched by regional experts to ensure our guides provide the very latest information. All the reviews in Insight Guides are independent; we strive to maintain an impartial view. Our reviews are carefully selected to guide you to the best places to eat, go out and shop, so you can be confident that when we say a place is special, we really mean it.
© 2020 Apa Digital (CH) AG and Apa Publications (UK) Ltd





Table of Contents
Morocco’s Top 10 Attractions
Top Attraction #1
Top Attraction #2
Top Attraction #3
Top Attraction #4
Top Attraction #5
Top Attraction #6
Top Attraction #7
Top Attraction #8
Top Attraction #9
Top Attraction #10
A Perfect Tour of Morocco
Introduction
Contrasting Landscapes
Climate
A Mosaic of Cultures
Moroccan Hospitality
A Brief History
The First Settlers
Roman Morocco
The Muslim Conquest
The Idrissids
The Almoravids
The Almohads
The Merinids
Christian Encroachments
The Saadians
The Alaouites
The Franco-Spanish Protectorate
Independence
The Green March
A New Era
Historical Landmarks
Where To Go
Tangier (Tanger)
The Ville Nouvelle
The Medina
Cap Spartel and the Caves of Hercules
Excursions from Tangier
Chefchaouen
Rabat and Salé
The Medina
The Mausoleum of Mohammed V
The Archaeological Museum
The Chellah Necropolis
Salé
Casablanca
Orientation
The Hassan II Mosque
Meknes (Meknès)
The Ville Nouvelle
The Imperial City
The Tomb of Moulay Ismail
The Medina
Volubilis
A Tour of the Ruins at Volubilis
Moulay Idriss
Excursions into the Middle Atlas
Fez (Fès)
The Ville Nouvelle
Fez el Jdid
Fez el Bali
The Kairaouine Mosque
Dyers and Tanners
Andalusian Quarter
A Drive Around Fez
Marrakesh
The Koutoubia Mosque
Jemaa el Fna
The Souks
Madrassa and Museum
More Souks
The Southern Medina
Garden City
Guéliz
Day Trips from Marrakesh
The High Atlas
Taroudant
Ouarzazate
The Drâa Valley
The Dadès Valley to the Desert
The Southern Atlantic Coast
Agadir
South from Agadir
Essaouira
What To Do
Shopping
Bargaining
What to Buy
Active Pursuits
Entertainment
Nightlife
Folklore and Festivals
Calendar of Events
Eating Out
A Moroccan Feast
Other Specialities
Vegetarian Dishes
Fish and Seafood
Liquid Refreshment
Sensational Snacks
Reading the Menu
To Help you Order
Menu reader
Restaurants
Tangier
Asilah
Chefchaouen
Rabat
Casablanca
Meknes
Fez
Marrakesh
Agadir
Essaouira
A–Z Travel Tips
A
Accommodation (see also Camping, Youth Hostels and Recommended Hotels)
Airports
B
Bicycle/Moped hire
Budgeting for Your Trip (See also Money)
C
Camping
Car Hire
Climate and Clothing
Complaints
Crime and Safety (See also Emergencies and Police)
D
Driving
E
Electricity
Embassies and Consulates
Emergencies (See also Police)
G
Getting There
Guides and Tours
H
Health and Medical Care (See also Emergencies)
L
Language
LGBTQ Travellers
M
Maps
Media
Money
O
Opening Hours
P
Police (See also Emergencies)
Post Offices
Public Holidays
R
Ramadan
Religion
T
Telephones
Time Zones
Tipping
Toilets
Tourist Information
Transport
Travellers with disabilities
V
Visa and Entry Requirements
W
Websites and internet access
Y
Youth Hostels
Recommended Hotels
Tangier
Asilah
Chefchaouen
Rabat
Casablanca
Meknes
Fez
Marrakesh
Taroudant
Ouarzazate
M’hamid
Agadir
Essaouira


Morocco’s Top 10 Attractions




Top Attraction #1
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Chefchaouen
Beautiful blue-washed town in the heart of the Rif. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #2
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Fez
World Heritage Site famed for its rich medieval architecture. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #3
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Casablanca’s Hassan II Mosque and minaret
A tour de force of Moroccan architecture. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #4
Ming Tang-Evans/Apa Publications

The Sahara
The towering dunes of Erg Chigagga and Erg Chebbi. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #5
Ming Tang-Evans/Apa Publications

Essaouira
A romantic fortified town on the Atlantic coast, popular with film-makers, artists and wind-surfers, and the venue for the annual Gnaoua Festival. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #6
Ming Tang-Evans/Apa Publications

Rabat
The Hassan Tower minaret dominates the elegant capital. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #7
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Meknes and Volubilis
Grand Imperial capital and atmospheric ancient Roman ruins. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #8
Ming Tang-Evans/Apa Publications

The High Atlas
Stunning landscapes and some of the best hiking and trekking in the world. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #9
Ming Tang-Evans/Apa Publications

Tangier
Morocco’s most laid-back city has inspired artists, rock stars and writers. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #10
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Marrakesh
At once African and Arab, eastern and western, this desert city is exotic, frenetic and enchanting. For more information, click here .


A Perfect Tour of Morocco



Days 1–2

Tangier–Asilah
Discover the legendary literary hang-outs of Tangier in the morning, have lunch in a café overlooking the Straits, explore the medina’s atmospheric kasbah, then sip cocktails at Villa Joséphine, on the Old Mountain, in the evening. The next day, feast on fresh fish in arty Asilah and spend the afternoon exploring the rugged coastline near the Caves of Hercules.


Day 3

Coastal drives and the Rif
Hire a car for one of the most scenic drives in Morocco, passing the Mediterranean resort towns of Cabo Negro, M’diq and Martil. Stop for lunch in the World Heritage medina of Tetouan and continue to enchanting blue Chefchaouen in the heart of the Rif.


Day 4

Chefchaouen
Wander the cobbled streets, sip mint tea in Plaza Uta el Hammam, and ride a mule into the Talassemtane National Park.


Day 5

Switchback ride to Fez
Take a day to drive a spectacular switchback route across mountains

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