Food and drink highlights of Morocco 🥕

  • Tipping - Leave a tip of 5-10% of the total meal price while visiting restaurant.
  • Eating hours - Moroccans eat breakfast at around 7:00 am. Lunch appears on the table around 1:00 pm. The most important thing is dinner - eaten late, around 19:00 - 20:00. Everything changes during Ramadan - they do not eat or drink during the day and sit down to eat after sunset.
  • Shopping hours - Be patient - in some areas of Morocco, business hours are not always what they say they are.
  • Discount shops - Only in big cities, you find supermarkets (e.g. French Carrefour). In others, you will only find small shops with basic products such as bread, cola, cigarettes, and sweets.
  • Cuisine type - Moroccan cuisine with numerous African, Arab, and French influences is considered one of the tastiest in the world.
  • Savoir Vivre - If you’re eating with Moroccans you might discover that the hostess will use her hands to give you a piece of meat or a favorite vegetable. Try not to balk at this, it’s an honor and sign of hospitality. You should eat from the triangle that's in front of you. Don’t reach across someone else’s area.
  • Main ingredients - The main ingredients used in Moroccan cuisine are beef, poultry, lamb or mutton, lentils, chickpeas, couscous, tomatoes, eggplant, and herbs such as cinnamon, dried ginger, garlic, coriander, and oregano.
  • Important info - We don’t recommend eating from the food stalls - the food is often low quality and the tap water is not drinkable - it's very harsh on the stomach.
  • Warning - Moroccans eat using their right hand, left is considered unclean. So if you’re left handed you may have a little bit of a challenge.
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Foods to try in Morocco 🥘

  • Tajin
    It is a type of stew made of meat (chicken, lamb or beef) with vegetables and dried fruit - for example, dates, uts are also often added. It is served with couscous or pita bread. Sometimes you can also find additives such as pickled lemons, olives or almonds.
  • Basbousa
    It is made from a semolina batter and is cooked in a pan, then sweetened with orange flower water, rose water or simple syrup, and typically cut into diamond shapes.
  • Harira
    It’s made of cooked meat with chickpeas, lentils and tomatoes, with the addition of cumin, coriander or dates.
  • Couscous
    Couscous with seven vegetables, is one of the most popular versions. Lamb, beef, or chicken is stewed along with a variety of vegetables, then arranged on a glorious heap of tender, steamed couscous grains.
  • B’ssara
    Rich soup of dried broad beans is traditionally served for breakfast, topped with a swirl of olive oil, a sprinkling of cumin and bread fresh from the oven.
  • Makouda
    Makouda are little deep-fried potato balls, dipped into spicy harissa sauce.
  • B’stilla
    Layers of a paper-thin pastry coddle a blend of pigeon meat, almonds and eggs spiced with saffron, cinnamon and fresh coriander, the whole dusted with icing sugar and cinnamon.
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Unusual facts about food in Morocco 🥘

  • Friday is couscous day – the equivalent of a Sunday roast.
  • Tajines are cooked by women and tanjias are cooked by men and the tanjia is limited to meats like beef and lamb and has fewer vegetables or none at all.
  • A couscous meal is shared between the members of more traditional families each Friday evening.
  • In the northern part of the country children have a lunch break from school, so they can eat at home with their parents.
  • Mint tea is internally linked with Moroccan hospitality and culture.
  • A Moroccan breakfast must include a glass of orange juice.
  • Bread is at the core of every Moroccan meal
  • Moroccan bread is natural and fresh, and it’s baked every day by the women of the household.
  • Moroccans don't eat on individual plates but communally from a large dish. As for silverware, they use bread instead of a fork or spoon.
  • If you choose to stay at a riad, start by trying the food on-site and then branch out to other riads, but you’ll need to call ahead and make reservations.
  • The tea is traditionally served three times according to the Algerian proverb: 'The first glass is as gentle as life, the second - as strong as love, and the third - as bitter as death.'
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Place to stay in Morocco 🛏️

  • Best booking sites - When looking for accommodation in Morocco, it is worth visiting the website www.riadsmorocco.com, there you will find a wide range of riads (guest houses) of various standards and prices.
  • Rating system - It's best not to rely too much on the star classification, as inspections of classified hotels are erratic, and regardless of their star rating, hotels can charge whatever they wish.
  • Seasonality - Accommodation is the most expensive from May to October (high season).
  • Cost-effective - In the older parts of cities – the walled Medinas – you can find almost always the cheapest accommodation options like unclassified (non-classé) hotels.
  • Formalities - Most types of accommodation will accept reservations by fax or e-mail, requiring a credit card number to confirm the room for you.
  • Air conditioning - Don’t expect to find air conditioning - most hostels, riads, and restaurants do not have western air conditioning. Their idea of AC is a fan.
  • Parking - There is no rule, sometimes even Riads have their parking spaces nearby and often free. However, there are also paid ones. It's best to ask when booking.
  • Payments - In Morocco, most of them operate in cash, so you should expect cash payments.
  • Local names - You can come across names like Kasbah, Riad or Augerbe.
  • Unusual accommodation - Kasbah is a fortress or citadel once inhabited by a sheik. Morocco’s largest and grandest kasbahs are found in the High Atlas mountains in an area nicknamed the route of 1,000 kasbahs. They are typically located on hilltops providing guests with panoramic rooftop views.
  • Camp - Morocco has a developed coast along which you can find campsites in most towns.
  • Important - In winter, the nights are often cool and not every hotel has heating. Worth seeing the room before check-in.
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Accommodation in Morocco 💡

  • A riad is a type of house or palace with an inner courtyard.
  • A traditional riad has a garden in the courtyard which is divided into quarters with a fountain in its centre.
  • An auberge is a guest house, typically found in rural areas and small villages. Usually auberges are privately owned and family-run.
  • Auberges offer guests a more traditional lodging experience than regular hotels but have more facilities than traditional homestays.
  • Not every hotel has its own restaurant.
  • You can get lower prices by contacting the hotel directly through your phone but it does not make a rule.
  • Watch out, some hotels will add a 5% bank administration fee to your bill.
  • Some hotels offer half board (demi pension, meaning that breakfast and dinner are included), which can be a good deal, especially in the more isolated areas where there aren't too many alternative dining options.
  • If you wish to stay in a unclassified and inexpensive hotel, it's best to book via phone - the reception staff speaks only French, or a bit of English.
  • Marrakech has many cheap hostels. It is a backpacker's place, where it is worth planning a few more nights during a longer journey.
  • People looking for peace and unusual impressions should take advantage of accommodation in traditional Berber tents.
  • Visit hihostels.com for more information on Moroccan youth hostels.
  • In the Jebel Toubkal area of the High Atlas mountains, the Club Alpin Français maintain huts or refuges (at Imlil, Oukaïmeden, Tazaghart and Toubkal) equipped for mountaineers and trekkers. These provide bunks or bedshelves for sleeping. Some refuges can provide meals and/or cooking facilities.
  • In trekking areas, a lot of locals offer rooms in their houses: such places are known as gîtes d’étape.
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Getting around Morocco 💡

  • Cost-effective - Buses are a cheaper and more comprehensive alternative to Morocco’s train network.
  • Time-efficient - Renting a car can let you travel in the fastest way and where the local transport does not reach.
  • Traffic safety - Traveling in Morocco is easy, affordable, and safe. Most of the large cities are very well connected, and local routes are connecting smaller towns and villages.
  • Important - Driving on some roads in the mountains may be difficult from December to March due to heavy snowfall.
  • Warning - In Morocco, larger cars have the right of way. This traffic rule is not relevant to the European Drivers' Code.

🚗 Car

  • Moroccans drive on the right side of the road.
  • Local drivers drive aggressively and accident rates are high.
  • Local car rentals usually offer lower rental fee.
  • Go slower than you would in your country, there are a lot of unexpected items on the roads.
  • Avoid the large northern cities and old medinas, where it's difficult to drive.
  • When traveling to two Spanish enclaves, the cities of Ceuta and Melilla with a car rented in Morocco, the consent of the rental agency to leave Morocco is mandatory.
  • The maximum speed on the motorway is 120 km / h, and 40 km / h in built-up areas.
  • Highways are tolled. The cost of the trip varies between 10 to 60 dirhams, depending on the length of the route.
  • To rent a car, you need two things: an international driving license and a credit card with sufficient funds.
  • You must be at least 21 years old to rent a car.
  • Some companies have a mileage limit for rental, but others do not. Please pay attention to these details so that you won’t be surprised when returning the vehicle.
  • All persons in the vehicle should wear seat belts, and the driver must not drive under the influence of alcohol.
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Plane

  • Morocco’s national airline is Royal Air Maroc.
  • It's best to fly into Casablanca’s Mohammed V International Airport or Menara Airport in Marrakesh.

Boat

  • Many ferry companies operate between Morocco and various ports in Europe. The most common routes arrive in either Tangier or Ceuta from Algeciras, Tarifa in Spain, or from Britain’s Gibraltar.
  • In July and August, Morocco is crowded with expats spending their holidays there. During this period, waiting time for a ferry in Tangier or Ceuta may be extended to even several hours.

🚆 Train

  • You can't book or purchase train tickets outside of Morocco.
  • Trains are divided into 2 classes, first class is typically about USD $15 more expensive and has the ability of booking seats.
  • The timetable can be found at www.oncf.ma/en/.
  • There are two types of trains: Trains Grandes Lignes (TGL), Trains Navettes Rapides (TNR) and the new Al-Boraq - the fastest train in Africa, each of which is available in 1st and 2nd class.
  • The latest achievement of Morocco's transport system is the high-speed train (LGV), which is also the first high-speed train in Africa, reaching 320 km / h. The high-speed train connects Tangier and Casablanca in 2 hours and 10 minutes instead of the normal 5-hour train journey.

🚌 Bus

  • Some smaller companies often don’t operate on a schedule and may not leave a station until they’re full.
  • You can purchase tickets on carrer's websites or at a bus station.
  • Souq bus is the cheapest bus you can travel across the country.

🚕 Taxi

  • There are two types of taxis in Morocco - grand and petit. Grand taxis are shared taxis that carry up to six passengers. Petit taxis are a smaller option for travelling from point to point.
  • Petit taxis don’t go outside of the city.
  • Grand taxis are best to move between cities.
  • Please note that after 20:00, the fare is 50% more than during the day (than the taximeter shows if it is).
  • Taxis are quite cheap, but as they do not have taximeters, you have to specify the length of the route before entering the cab.

👍 Hitchhiking

  • Traveling by hitchhiking in Morocco may not be as easy as it seems., It should be noted that the northern zone of Ketama and the Rif mountains is a region of drug production, smuggling and trafficking posing a greater risk than in the rest of the country.
  • There is no real physical danger to hitchhikers in Morocco, but it is undoubtedly the least practical way to travel. However women should be careful.
  • In general, Moroccans don't like taking strangers to their car and stop much less for hitchhikers. Most often, people you see by the side of the road don't stand there to hitch a ride, but wait for a taxi or bus.
  • If you want to hitchhike in Morocco, you can sometimes risk standing up for hours before picking up. And if you are lucky, you will find a lift and even get an invitation to stay overnight and be hosted.

How to travel in Morocco 🚗

  • Speaking French may help you get better prices on transport.
  • For travelling around the country you can choose between trains, buses, taxis, rental cars, and even planes.
  • Regular flights and ferries connect the country with Europe and the Middle East.
  • ONCF buses and trains are fast, air-conditioned and on time.
  • Cities usually have a system of city buses to travel around. However, small city taxis (petit taxis) make getting around much easier, especially if you don't know the city.
  • Rabat and Casablanca have trams which are an inexpensive and safe way to get around these two cities.
  • The national rail network connects most major cities and provides a scenic way to travel long distances.
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Best time to visit Morocco 💡

⏱️ When to go

  • The best time to visit the imperial cities of Morocco without very hot time, it is spring (March-April ) and autumn (October to mid-November). You can expect cold nights and somethimes very hot days, but the temperature is generally pleasant. Although it can sometimes rain.
  • If you want to spend your time on the beach, you should go on the Atlantic coast from July to September and on the Mediterranean coast in July and August.

🌡️ Temperature

  • In the southern and southeastern desert areas, the temperatures can be incredibly high. In the higher situated mountainous regions, the temperature drops significantly.

Rainfall

  • Outside the desert areas, rainfall occurs mainly in the fall and winter, until March.

🍂 Fall

  • Fall in Morocco is pretty mild, and the temperatures there are enjoyable. It is time with a lot of sunshine and cooler nights in this season.

🌱 Spring

  • Temperatures are pleasant and it is sunny. It is the best time to admire the landscape because everything is bright and green.

☀️ Summer

  • Morocco is the hottest in the summer months. The Sahara desert is so hot that you can only stay there in the morning or on a cooler evening. In the large cities of Morocco there is unbearable heat.

❄️ Winter

  • On the Mediterranean coast winters are mild and moderately rainy. Moving towards the interior, winters are slightly colder, partly because of the higher altitude.

Morocco weather Insights ☁️

  • Morocco's climate changes from season to season and region to region.
  • The climate of the country is mainly tropical.
  • The coast is characterized by Mediterranean climate.
  • In the south of the country, the weather is dry and hot.
  • The temperatures can drop dractically during the night.
  • The temperatures in the Atlas mountains can drop below 0°C in winter.
  • In Agadir, the sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round.
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Savoir-Vivre in Morocco 📝

  • Greetings - To welcome - give a gentle handshake. However, shake gently only if you and the caller are of the same sex.
  • Punctuality - Being late is, for many, the norm or even 'good practice' and is generally approved.
  • Bargaining - Usually, you can easily buy goods for less than half of the initial price, so try to haggle with local sellers. But remember that if you say a certain amount, you have to buy the goods as you agreed - changing your mind after winning a bargain is in very bad taste.
  • Dress code - Don't show your arms - have respect for the culture and cover your arms and legs. We suggest wearing linen fabric as the most comfortable while walking around. Don't forget your hat.
  • Temple entrance - When trying to enter the mosques (if they are open to infidels at all) or cemeteries, you should exercise extreme caution. Please, don’t treat them as museums and try not to take pictures of yourself with every exhibit.
  • Home invitation - If you are invited to a Moroccan home, don't forget to take your shoes off.
  • Etiquette - In Maroccan culture, it is common that a man goes ahead of his woman and checks the area for her. He, too, talks to other men and takes care of various errands.
  • Drones - We recommend using this map to easily check the applicable restrictions.
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Things not to do in Morocco ⚠️

  • You can expect a merchant in the local souk bazaar to place items on your head or body. Paying 1-2 dirhams will be enough to make them remove the item.
  • Carry cash with you - Card payment is not widely accepted.
  • Bring toilet paper or tissues everywhere you go.
  • Do not try to take photos of police officers, the guards of royal buildings, police patrols or police control points! This is prohibited and the police will order you to remove the photo at best.
  • Be careful when crossing the street. Walk confidently, without making any sudden movements. It helps to put your hand up and show the driver to stop and pass you.
  • Internet roaming prices in Morocco can be high, so be sure to buy mobile internet at the airport. The SIM card is free, payment is only for packages and only in cash.
  • Night walks in the medina - the old city districts are not recommended.
  • During Ramadan (fasting month), you should avoid eating in public places.
  • Always set prices before ordering a service, be it food in a restaurant or before getting into a taxi.
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Interesting facts about Morocco 🤓

  • The Moroccan hammam is a kind of public bathhouse. This is usually a weekly ritual and is considered a social activity with men, women, and children all participating.
  • Be prepared to squat in the bathroom - some of them don't have toilet bowl, just a flat porcelain hole in the ground.
  • Morocco in Arabic means Al Maghreb which is translated as the place where the sun sets.
  • Morocco is located only 8 miles from Europe.
  • Berbers make up around 40% of the population.
  • Despite the popular belief, there are no camels in Morocco, only dromedaries.
  • Morocco is the only Islamic country where women’s rights are enshrined in the constitution.
  • The language spoken is not actually Arabic - it is Darija, an Arabic dialect.
  • Moroccans are crazy about football and will talk endlessly about their victories over UK and Scotland.
  • Men wear yellow babouche (slippers) on holidays and feast days.
  • The Moroccan Dirham is a non-convertible currency outside of Morocco; import and export of this currency to / from the territory of Morocco is allowed for an amount not exceeding MAD 2,000.
  • In contrast to European culture, hhite is the color of mourning in Morocco. The Moroccan widow wears only white clothes for 40 days after her husband's death.
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Best souvenirs from Morocco 💝


Interesting monuments, beautiful architecture, wonderful climat and excellent gastronomy are the first things that come to mind when we mention Morocco. Check out our guide and choose the best souvenirs that will keep the magic of Morocco as long as possible!

🍺 Beverages

Tea 💲 💲 💲 💲

Morocco has its own tea drinking ritual. It is drunk for every meal, especially in summer, because of its refreshing properties. The most popular is green and mint tea, always served with a lot of sugar.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 10 - 30 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse, friends

Tea

👚 Clothes

Babouches 💲 💲 💲 💲

Usually called slippers or sandals, they are made of leather and have a very unique look. Traditional Babouches have pointed or rounded tips. Shoes come in many bright colors and patterns.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 50 - 150 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, friends

Babouches

Djellaba 💲 💲 💲 💲

Djellaba is a traditional Moroccan clothing, designed to make the person who wears it feel comfortable, even in high temperatures. Over the years it has been worn by both men and women, but nowadays it is more popular among women.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 800 - 2000 MAD

🎁 For whom: spouse

Djellaba

Fez Hat 💲 💲 💲 💲

This hat is associated with the city of Fez and is often associated as a symbol of Eastern culture. The hat itself is round and high and made of felt. There are tassels hanging from the top of the hat. Its red color is due to the special berries growing around the city of Fez.

📌 Region: Fez-Meknes

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 30 - 70 MAD

🎁 For whom: friends, kids

Fez Hat

🛍 Collections

Drums 💲 💲 💲 💲

Moroccan music has a unique sound - it is where the cultures of Berbers, Chhawi, Spaniards and Gnawi meet. Without a doubt, the best known and most frequently seen instrument in Morocco is the eardrum, used to taunt the rhythm. It is also a unique souvenir, for everyone who likes oriental sounds.

📌 Region: Sahara

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 80 - 200 MAD

🎁 For whom: friends, kids

Drums

Leather bags 💲 💲 💲 💲

Morocco has been a leader in the production of leather products for many years, so it is easy to find good quality products from this material there. Leather bags and handbags are a real treasure, but other leather products such as jackets are also worth seeing.

🛒 Where to buy: markets, clothing stores

💰 Price range: 100 - 500 MAD

💡 Pro tip: Always check wheter the leateher is real. We recommend reading about how to differentiate real leather from the fake one

🎁 For whom: spouse

Leather bags

Straw basket 💲 💲 💲 💲

They are easy to spot at typical Moroccan fairs. These handmade baskets are also available as bags and handbags. Wicker versions and those made of palm leaves are also popular.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 100 - 150 MAD

🎁 For whom: spouse

Straw basket

💄 Cosmetics

Black soap 💲 💲 💲 💲

Moroccan black soap has a gel-like consistency. Made of olive oil and eucalyptus, it is an ideal product for skin care thanks to its moisturizing and exfoliating properties.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 70 - 120 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse

Black soap

Rose Oil 💲 💲 💲 💲

The production of Moroccan rose oil is closely linked to the Dadely Valley region, where the largest rose plantations can be found. Every year in May, a Rose Festival is held there in honor of the annual harvest.

📌 Region: Ouarzazate

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 100 - 400 MAD

💡 Pro tip: More expensive does not mean that it is better.

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse

Rose Oil

🥗 Food

Argan Oil 💲 💲 💲 💲

Made from argan tree fruit extract, the oil is used in the cosmetics and catering industry. Production of oil is time-consuming, but the end result is worth the effort, as every Moroccan knows!

📌 Region: Marrakesh-Safi

🛒 Where to buy: dedicated shops, gift shops

💰 Price range: 50 - 300 MAD

💡 Pro tip: Avoid cheap argan oil as it has poor quality, best quality bottles cost around 150 Dhs - 200 Dhs. Pay attention to right the colour (dark yellow) and texture (clear).

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse, friends

Argan Oil

Ras El Hanout 💲 💲 💲 💲

A traditional mix of spices that can be found in many Moroccan dishes. The mix can contain up to 30 spices such as cinnamon, cumin, ginger, pepper or thyme.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 150 - 250 MAD

💡 Pro tip: Best place to buy it fresh, is a local market.

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse, friends

Ras El Hanout

Saffron 💲 💲 💲 💲

Saffron is called "king of spices". The origin of this most expensive spice in the world is attributed to the regions of north-western Africa and the Middle East. You can easily find it on local bazaars.

📌 Region: Taroudant

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 250 - 400 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse, friends

Saffron

🖖 Handmade

Wooden carvings 💲 💲 💲 💲

The most famous wooden products are those made of cedar trees. You will find them in the form of small sculptures representing animals or in the form of small boxes for storing personal belongings. The products are often decorated with small engravings.

📌 Region: Marrakesh-Safi

🛒 Where to buy: dedicated shops

💰 Price range: 50 - 150 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse, friends

Wooden carvings

Zellige 💲 💲 💲 💲

Zellige are nothing other than small, colorful tiles that can be arranged in patterned mosaics. It is known in the world for its unique patterns, often accompanied by a palette of colors - white, blue, yellow and red.

📌 Region: Fez-Meknes

🛒 Where to buy: markets, dedicated shops, Zellige factories

💰 Price range: 50 - 1000 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents

Zellige

🏡 Home Decor

Berber Carpets 💲 💲 💲 💲

Berber carpets are a hand-made product known for its unusual patterns and exceptional quality.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 1000 - 4500 MAD

💡 Pro tip: It is best to bargain a lot as you may come down to more affordable prices.

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse

Berber Carpets

Ceramics 💲 💲 💲 💲

Moroccan ceramics have been produced for centuries. It all started with the Berbers, who as mastered the technique of its production. The colorful products are painted in typical Mediterranean patterns with clear liquors of Eastern culture.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 50 - 300 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents

Ceramics

Glasses 💲 💲 💲 💲

Glasses are most often used to drink mint tea, which is a frequent drink for meals. You can buy them in the form of plain transparent glasses or colored, with rich decorations.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 90 - 150 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents

Glasses

Lamps 💲 💲 💲 💲

These characteristic oriental lamps are made of metal alloys and colored slides. If you are looking for something that will surprise you with its colors, it is worth to wait for the flashlights.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 100 - 700 MAD

💡 Pro tip: Do not buy it if you have small baggage or you can not fit it properly (it may bend or crush).

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents, spouse

Lamps

Metalworks 💲 💲 💲 💲

Morocco has a rich history of producing metal products. The Berbers played a special role in the development of metalworking techniques. There are many types of metal products that are worth buying, from pots, plates, chests to jewelry.

📌 Region: Fez-Meknes

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 100 - 500 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents

Metalworks

Tajine 💲 💲 💲 💲

Tajine is a kind of platter, but it is used both for preparing and serving food. It is shaped like a large plate with a dish in the middle. Historically, Tajine was used by the nomadic peoples of Morocco to heat food with steam and keep it warm.

🛒 Where to buy: markets

💰 Price range: 90 - 200 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents

Tajine

Teapots 💲 💲 💲 💲

These artisanal products are made of metal - aluminum, brass or silver. Kettles are an important element in the Moroccan tea drinking ritual. They are ideal not only for brewing drinks, but also as an elegant decoration for your home.

📌 Region: Fez-Meknes

🛒 Where to buy: dedicated shops

💰 Price range: 50 - 150 MAD

🎁 For whom: grandparents, parents

Teapots

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Morocco packing list 💡

  • The right outfit - When traveling around Morocco, avoid skimpy outfits that reveal your shoulders, thighs or neckline. This also applies to men who should not wear shorts.
  • Cash - Not all credit cards are accepted, so you cannot be sure of this method of payment. Money can be exchanged only officially in designated areas.
  • Green card - If you decide to get behind the wheel of your own car.
  • Travel insurance - It may be useful to have insurance covering high-risk sports, such as horse riding.
  • Probiotics - Aid in the prevention and first aid intestinal.
  • Softshell and sweatshirt - The temperature difference between a hot day and a pleasantly warm evening causes the body to cool down quickly.
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🏳 Country Morocco
🌆 Capital Rabat
💸 Currency Moroccan dirham
💭 Language Arabic, Berber
Timezone GMT+1
🇬🇧 English speaking Not widely spoken
🏳️‍🌈 LGBT tolerance Low
👫 Gender ratio (overall) 👩 50% | 👨 50%
👩🏻‍🤝‍👨 Population 36.9 mln
✈️ Visitors per year 12.9 mln

Useful information about Morocco 🤖

💳 Card payments Yes, almost everywhere
🏧 ATM Availability Major cities
🏦 Suggested ATM takeout 1000 MAD
🍺 Drinking in public Illegal
🚰 Tap water Drinkable
🌐 Internet speed (avg.) 35 Mbps
🔌 Socket type Type C Type E C / E
🚕 Best taxi app Uber
🚾 Public toilets Popular & Paid
📱 Top mobile providers Itissalatt Al-Maghrib, Orange Morocco, Inwi
✈️ Best internal air carrier Air France
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Cost of living in Morocco 💸

🌮 Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
2.85 EUR
3.32 USD
2.41 GBP
13.12 PLN
30 MAD
🥘 Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant
19 EUR
22.13 USD
16.08 GBP
87.47 PLN
200 MAD
🍺 Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
2.85 EUR
3.32 USD
2.41 GBP
13.12 PLN
30 MAD
Gasoline (1 liter)
0.97 EUR
1.13 USD
0.82 GBP
4.48 PLN
10.25 MAD
🎫 One-way ticket (public transport)
0.47 EUR
0.55 USD
0.4 GBP
2.19 PLN
5 MAD

Quality of life in Morocco 💚

💚 Quality of life Moderate
☺️ Safety Index Moderate
👨 Healthcare likability Moderate
☁️ Climate likability Very high
💰 Costs of living Very low
😷 Level of pollution High

Important numbers ☎️

General emergency number (mobile phone) 112
Fire 15
Police 19
Ambulance 15

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