1 Hassan Mosque, Rabat
Never completed, the minaret of this Almohad mosque is a masterpiece of Islamic architecture.
2 Chellah, Rabat
As beautiful a ruin as you could imagine, with Roman remains and royal tombs from the Merenids.
3 Colonial architecture, Casablanca
Downtown Casa is a living monument to French 1930s Art Deco styles.
4 Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca
Second in size only to Mecca, Hassan II’s great mosque can (unusually for Morocco) be visited by non-Muslims.
5 Cité Portugaise, El Jadida
Walk round the ramparts of this unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, and check out the cistern where Orson Welles filmed Othello.
6 Oualidia oysters
North Africa’s finest, best eaten fresh at one of this friendly coastal town’s lagoonside restaurants.
Morocco’s most relaxed seaside town, with a Medina that’s easy to explore and a wide bay perfect for kite- and windsurfers.