1 Borj Nord and the Merenid tombs

The fabled panorama of Fez Medina is pure magic at sunset, accompanied by the call of muezzins.

2 Medersa Bou Inania, Fez

Delicate zellij, intricate stucco and finely carved cedarwood combine to make this the finest Merenid Islamic college in the country.

3 The tanneries Chouwara

The hypnotic view of these leather-tanning vats can have barely changed since medieval times.

4 Ville Impériale, Meknes

Moulay Ismail’s immense walled complex contains ceremonial gateways, vast granaries and the venerated mausoleum of the man himself.

5 Volubilis and Moulay Idriss

Remarkable Roman and Islamic sites that can be combined on an easy day-trip from Meknes.

6 Cascades d’Ouzoud

If you visit only one waterfall in Morocco, make it these spectacular falls.

7 Aït Bouguemez

While the hordes flock to Toubkal, trekkers in the know hit the peaceful trails of this glorious High Atlas valley.

8 Cirque de Jaffar

Exciting piste circuit that cuts through foreboding badlands scenery, offering standout views of the mountains to the south.

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