FAQs – Morocco-related

What is a good time of year to go to Morocco?

Marrakech weather is sunny most of the time, making Marrakech an ideal year-round city break destination. Most visitors and residents consider spring, early summer and autumn to be the best time to visit Marrakech. March to June and September and October have some of the best weather in Marrakech, avoiding the extremes while being warm

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FAQs Country-related Morocco

  Can I buy Moroccan money outside the country? Do I need a visa? How do you pronounce Ouarzazate? Ditto for Essaouira? What is the dialing code for Morocco and Marrakech? What is the electrical voltage? What languages are useful in Morocco? Can I buy Moroccan money outside the country? No, the official Moroccan currency

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What languages are useful in Morocco?

The official language of Morocco is Arabic, but French is widely spoken and it is the main language of business and commerce. Spanish is widely spoken in the northern part of Morocco, for instance in Tangiers. English is becoming an increasingly popular language, particularly in the major cities such as Marrakech, Casablanca and Rabat. In

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Cultural tips for Morocco

Morocco is one of the most liberal Islamic countries – but you should respect and be sensitive to their customs and restrictions. The main restriction a tourist will encounter is banned entry into the mosques if you are not a Muslim. This is unfortunate, as many mosques feature beautiful artistry of design. There are a

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What religion do they have in Morocco?

Islam, the official religion of Morocco, has co-existed peacefully with other religions for many years and there is a sizeable community of foreigners in the country, including French, Italian and American. As with other Muslim countries Ramadan is the most important religious festival and is observed by the vast majority of people. During the month-long

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How do you pronounce Ouarzazate?

And how do you pronounce Essaouira?Due to its colonial history, many of the place names in Morocco have been translated from Arabic to French. Hence something like ورززا ت would be transliterated into French as Ouarzazate. If it were transliterated directly into English it would look like this: Warzazate – much easier to pronounce! Generally,

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