The Atlantic Coastline of Morocco

The North African country of Morocco is surrounded by the Sahara Desert, Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic Coastline offers some beautiful towns and cities, a choice of superior beaches, breath taking natural beauty and some fantastic sights and attractions. On your next Morocco tour, be sure to include the following coastal areas!

Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean it offers tourists so much to do and see. The Medina, Old Town, is always a delight with the narrow passages and souks. Souks are traditional markets where you can purchase a choice of items from traditional jewelry and clothing to leather items and carpets.

The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca is a must, it is considered the largest mosque in the world and while non-Muslims cannot enter the mosque, you will be amazed by the outstanding architecture of this traditional building.

Other sites to explore in Casablanca include the harbor area and the La Corniche beach area, which has spectacular beaches and restaurants.

Rabat situated along the Atlantic Coast of Morocco offers some great historical sights for visitors from the archaeological museum dating back to the Roman times with a host of artifacts to explore to the Hassan Tower, a sixty five meter minaret with some of the finest engravings.

Another favored site in Agadir is the Mausoleum Mohammed V where you can find some of the most amazing mosaics that will take your breath away.

Agadir is a beach area with long stretches of sandy shoreline combined with a Medina in the town that you can explore and for a day out with the family there is Vogel Park, a nature reserve where you can see the animals in their natural habitat.

Taghazout is a very popular tourist area of Morocco, set on the Atlantic Coast this area offers some of the most pristine beaches, a very popular area for surfing. When you aren’t surfing or lying on the beach you can visit the Medina, explore the narrow passages and soak up the architecture or you can travel about fifty minutes away to Paradise Valley, a valley with clean lagoons and jagged cliffs, natural beauty as you have never seen before.