27 Unmissable Things to Do in Morocco (On Your First Visit!)

The country offers a wide variety of scenic wonders, cultural richness and adventurous activities to please any travelers’ desires.

If you’re ready to explore a country that is different from the typical traveler’s destination, then have a look. You won’t be disappointed.


Spend some time wandering the old medinas, haggling in the souks and observing the daily life.

1. Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

2. Experience the Marrakech Markets

One of the country’s premier tourist destinations and one of the best things to do in Morocco is to experience the hustle and bustle of Marrakech’s many markets.

3. Visit the Glitzy Bahia Palace

The glitzy Bahia Palace is a beautiful work of art and architecture that dates back to the mid-19th century.

4. See the Tanneries in Fez

For hundreds of years, Fez’s tanneries have been producing high-quality leather, which is tanned and dyed in different colors.

5. Visit the Deserts of Merzouga

This desert town is the jumping-off point for Erg Chebbi, a hugely impressive collection of dunes close to the Algerian border.

6. Learn To Cook Tagine

Consisting of vegetables and meat (usually lamb), slow-cooked in an earthenware pot, Tagine can be found on almost any traditional menu in Moroccan restaurants.

7. Visit the Roman Ruins of Volubilis

Located close to the modern city of Meknes, Volubilis dates back to the ancient Berber kingdoms that ruled Morocco over 2000 years ago.

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