Most people associate Morocco with mountain ranges and desert rather than its 1,300 miles of magnificent Atlantic coastline. Within the last few years, however, sleepy Essaouira has started to attract growing numbers of travelers.
Marrakech’s restaurant scene is booming. The once-dusty desert city now even has a branch of Paris’ famous Fouquet’s and Saint-Tropez’s equally well-known La Table du Marché.
The massive red-earth ramparts of Marrakech have been awing travelers since the city was founded in 1062. With a strategic location in southern Morocco, Marrakech became a wealthy trading city and cultural capital.