Morocco. More than just deserts. Mysterious Morocco will bring your senses to life.
From the green plains, blue skies and
yellow desert to the smells you'll experience exploring the souks,
there's nowhere quite like this charming north-African country.
With a coast on the Atlantic Ocean reaching into the Mediterranean,
Morocco is famous for its beaches. But the most spectacular view of
all is the Atlas Mountains. The peaks are often snow-capped, and
the beautiful waterfalls attract different types of wildlife,
bringing holidaymakers back here year after year. Let Signature
take you on a journey to magical Morocco.
A Riad is a traditional Moroccan house or palace with an interior
garden courtyard or pool. The Riads were inwardly focused which
allowed for family privacy and protection from the weather in
Morocco. Almoravids conquered Spain in the 11th century and they
sent Muslim, Christian and Jewish artisans from Spain and Morocco
to work on monuments. These artisans brought with them the idea of
arranging the rooms of the house around the central open-air
courtyard that have become today's Riads. Many Riads have now been
converted to hotels.
The souks in Morocco - particularly in Marrakech - are legendary,
a huge maze of tiny alleys where you can buy carpets, pottery,
jewellery, lamps, slippers, herbs and spices, carved wood, leather
goods, baskets and much more. Traders ply their wares in an endless
round of haggling, while traditional music is played in the