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Fes Festival of World Sacred Music 2018

The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music 2018 The dates for next year’s festival are 22-30 June 2018.  You can find out about the Festival, arrange accommodation and buy tickets through our sister site, Fez Riads. Concierge Morocco and Fez Riads are Festival partners and registered ticket vendors.  Practicalities: For accommodation, see our sister site,

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Shopping in the souks

Indulge your shopping habit in Morocco: it’s a feast for the senses Ceramics Fez is famous for its ceramics. Artfully painted in blue and green, plates, bowls, jugs, tagines and even bathroom basins can be found everywhere. Look out for the slightly greyer clay from Safi: the pure white is more fragile and will chip

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Roman bronze acrobats (Lessing Photo Archive)

Rabat named a top travel destination for 2013

CNN has named Morocco’s capital, Rabat, as one of the top places to visit in 2013. Is the city worth a detour or more?   Visitors to Morocco usually head for Marrakech, Agadir or Fez and don’t even consider Rabat. It’s not a premier tourist destination, but perhaps that’s where it’s charm lies. There’s no

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Mediterranean coastal park near Al Hoceima

Morocco in winter

December and January are good months to visit Morocco.  It is a popular time of year, which means the souks and cities are filled with buzzing energy, but you can always seek out some quiet if you know where to look. Exploring the Sahara is perfect – while it’s cold at night, the days are

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Visiting Morocco during Ramadan

Ramadan in 2013 starts on 10 July and ends around 8 or 9 August. We can’t be more precise because it depends on sighting the moon. So should you venture into Morocco during Ramadan? There’s no reason why not, and the insights you’ll gain into the people and culture will enhance your experience. What you

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