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When to go to Morocco:
It is advisable to know about the best time to travel to Morocco
when you intend to plan your trip. And take in consideration two
important factors: climate and the month of Ramadan. Morocco’s
climate varies by seasons and offers an opportunity where to stay at
any time of year; in winter (December to February) the north and
coast can be very rainy and cloudy, the Atlas Mountains can be too
snow-covered peaks last till
July. In spring (March to May)
may continue to fall but the country is lush and green with wild
blooming flowers. In summer
(June to august) the temperature is extremely hot in the desert. In
Autumn (September to November)
the summer temperature reduces gradually.
Each season is unique in Morocco, so
the best time to visit it is in springtime in addition to the months
of September and October. The climate
allows you to experience the best of Morocco as you head to
the Deep South in winter, spring and autumn. If you are visiting
morocco in the summer it is recommended to avoid the desert
and head to the Atlas Mountains and the coastal cities, however bear
in mind to encounter many crowds.
Marrakech and Fez can be very hot at summer time
The other factor is Ramadan which is
the 9th month of
is a time for fasting and spiritual purification. This means
Moroccan Muslims can’t eat, drink or smoke during daylight
and feast at night. You should be
respectful and sensitive to the fast and try not to eat and drink
publicly especially drinking when Ramadan falls on summer.
Note that Business hours are reduced
and some shops and restaurants close during the day
especially when the weather is hot.
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There are many things to shop for such us: Argan oil, Silver jewellery
carpets, dates in Erfoud, metal and woodcrafts. you can also shop
for leather goods
(bags, sandals), pottery (for example: Tagines, plates), or buy pure spices (
coriander, cinnamon ,paprika in addition to turmeric or saffron in
Taliouine and ginger…),
paintings, and traditional clothing (Djellabah),
pieces of fossils of erfoud (plate, Ammonite
,candle-holder also trilobite of Alnif region…).
characterises of Moroccans are
social, friendly, hospitable and generous.
Visa and Entry Requirements:
To enter morocco a valid passport is required
for the check point. Visas are not required by the nationals
(British Australian Canadian USA Other EU…)
for stays of up to three months. If you
are from another country you are advised to contact the
embassy to check visa requirements.
Moroccan Arabic (Darija), Berber (known as Tamazight), French for
commerce and business.To learn Darija (Moroccan Arabic), please
Morocco uses the Moroccan dirham
(symbol DH or MAD).
There are several banks in each city and ATM cash machines are
accessible in all over Morocco. Some credit cards (Visa, MasterCard
and American Express) are accepted in some hotels, guest houses and
restaurants.The Euro and US Dollar are broadly accepted, even
The local Time in Morocco is
GMT. In the summer time an extra
hour is added so during this period Morocco will be
one hour ahead of GMT.
Morocco is an African country bordered by the Mediterranean Sea in
the north, by Mauritania in the south, by Algeria in the east and by
the Atlantic Ocean in the west.
Area: 446,550 sq km / 172,000 sq
Telephone Country Code:
Electricity / Voltage:
Electricity in Morocco is 110/220 volts AC, 50Hz. so If you are
travelling to Morocco, you will need a voltage converter and plug
Morocco is an Islamic country and therefore you should respect
the culture and customs and
be aware of your actions. It is important to dress conservatively
especially during the holy month of Ramadan. Some sacred sites are
closed to non-Muslims for example Mosques, tombs….
New Year's Day
-- 1 Jan.
Manifesto of Independence
Labour Day --
Feast of the Throne
-- 30 Jul.
Fête Oued Eddahab (Oued Eddahab Allegiance Day) --14
Révolution du Roi et du Peuple (Anniversary of the King and the
People's Revolution) --
King Mohammed's Birthday
-- 21 Aug.
Marche Verte (Anniversary of the Green March) --
l'Indépendance (Independence Day) --
Please note that numerous Islamic holidays change each year
are timed according to Islamic lunar calendar such as:Ramadan
(Month of fasting and purification).Eïd
al-Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday).Eïd
al-Fitr (End of Ramadan).Eïd al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice).Fatih
Muharram (Muslim New Year).
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