Activities to Enjoy in Any Moroccan City

Hassan II mosque Casablanca MoroccoLike in your home country, you can count on most Moroccan cities—regardless of size—to offer basic staples that cater to the population’s needs and culture. When you Morocco travel, you’re bound to find something to do wherever you are. If you ever wonder how to pass some time, consider some of the activities below.

Browse the market.

Large cities have lively medinas, lined floor to ceiling, with impressive displays of regional handicrafts, colorful wares and culinary delights. Less populated towns tend to have smaller, often open-air, markets.

While a village might have only a shop or two open daily to sell basic necessities, the scene changes dramatically on the weekly “market day,” when residents in and around the community gather to buy and sell anything anyone might need. Expect to maneuver around bikes with baskets, load-bearing donkeys and dusty pick-up trucks. (more…)

Moroccan Hammams

After an exhausting day of strolling through the Fez medina or through the shops of Marrakech, there is no better way to relax and unwind than visiting a Moroccan hammam. These are similar to traditional bathhouses except hammams do not provide guests with the same levels of privacy as a bathhouse. Bathing in hammams is conducted in open water pools in a public setting, with hot and cold water faucets and pools. (more…)