The Rough Guide to Morocco

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Practical travel guide to Morocco with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Morocco. The Rough Guide to Morocco also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Morocco, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.

The Rough Guide to Morocco covers: Tangier, Tetouan and the Northeast; The Mediterranean Coast and the Rif; Fez, Meknes and the Middle Atlas; The Atlantic Coast: Rabat to Essaouira; Marrakesh; The High Atlas; The Southern Oases Routes; Agadir, the Souss and Anti-Atlas; The Tarfaya Stripand Western Sahara.

Inside this travel guide you'll find:


Experiences for every kind of trip to Morocco, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Merzouga to family activities in child-friendly places, like Essaouira or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Koutoubia Mosque.


Essential pre-departure information including Morocco entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


Carefully planned routes covering the best of Morocco give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for camel trekking in the Sahara, birdwatching or windsurfing, sandboarding and skiing.


Rough Guides' rundown of Marrakesh, Chefchaouen, Telouet and Casablanca's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Morocco, even in a short time.


Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Morocco, matching different needs.


Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Morocco, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Ouzoud and the spectacular Chefchaouen.


Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Tangier, Fez and many more locations in Morocco, reduce need to go online.


With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.


Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781789194135
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 6/30/2019
Pages: 584
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm


This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences

  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each printed guide published from May 2019 

Format: 129 x 198mm

Price: £14.99-£26.99 | $13.99-$34.99

Extent: 616–1208 page


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4.3 out of 5, 20 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Would like UK without one

Reviewed on October 14, 2021
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Always buy these rough guides for our holidays. Great practical up to date information ( always buy most up to date edition ). Consider ourselves to be well travelled and would leave UK without one.

Amazon Customer

Does what is says

Reviewed on July 14, 2020
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Informative and beautiful pictures.

Amazon Customer

Ideal for single travellers!

Reviewed on March 03, 2020
Paperback | Verified

Very detailed and comprehensive. Still relevant and up to date. Extremely helpful for a single female traveller like myself (as it explains customs, how to stay safe, how to be respectful ect)

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