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.