Today the North African country wedged between the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea is still a magnet for bohemian backpackers, but the market’s opened up to attract chic tourists in search of the spice of exotic Arabica with a dash of familiar European flavour.
You’ll find a dizzying amount of both here, from souks in medieval walled towns to world-class music festivals in the middle of the desert...
1. DJEMAA EL-FNA, MARRAKECH
Djemaa el-Fna, Marrakech. © Christophe/AdobeStock
2. BAB AL-MANSOUR, MEKNES
|Bab al-Mansour gate, Meknes. Photo © ITT|
|Carpet souk in Fes el-Bali Walled Medina, Fez. Photo © I.Ivan|
|Taorirt Kasbah, Ouarzazate. Photo ©Kasto/AdobeStock|
|Todra Gorge, Ouarzazate Province. Photo © ITT|