Work and Study Information
Monday to Friday,
8:30 AM– 11:30 AM;
2:30 PM–5:00 PM winter;
8:30 AM–2:00 PM summer.
Hours vary during Ramadan.
Shops and Souks:
9:30 AM–1:00 PM;
3:00 PM–6:30 PM
Monday to Thursday,
8:30 AM–12:00 PM and
2:30 PM–6:30 PM;
Friday, 8:30 AM–11:30 AM and3:00 PM–6:30 PM
Morocco Part Arab, and part African, Morocco allures visitors for many different reasons. For some, it’s a trek through the Atlas Mountains, sleeping in tents and eating homemade bread by candlelight. For others, it’s a chance to visit beautiful mosques, see early Arabic manuscripts, take a ride through the Sahara on a camel or bargain for a rug over mint tea in Marrakech.
Traveling through Morocco, you’ll want to stop in some of its more famous and historical cities. Most flights will come through the famed city of Casablanca. You may not get to see Bogart himself, but a visit to the historical medina and the second largest mosque in the world will be a great introduction to Morocco.
Head to Fez, the former capital of Morocco and explore one of the oldest medieval cities in the world.
If you’re taking a ferry from Spain, you’ll probably come through Tangier, be following in the footsteps of famous artists and musicians who were drawn to the charm and mysticism of this interesting city.
Don’t forget to stop off at the beaches of Essaouira & Agadir, or treck into the High Atlas Mountains, via Ourika Valley.
Whatever the itinerary, everyone should leave a little wiggle room for belly dancing during a dinner of lamb tagine and couscous. Then, if you’re up for it, party like it’s the end of Ramadan, stay up all night and watch the mosaic of colors in a desert sunrise.
Highlights: Amount to a hill of beans in Casablanca, but don’t forget to visit the historical median. Head to Fez for some medieval exploration. When you’re sick of all the history, head to Agadir for sunshine and beaches
Student Traveler in Morocco
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