If you want to experience the North African landscape without the blazing heat, you will enjoy October holidays in Morocco. Tourists still flock to the country during this period, and October is one of the most beautiful times to visit Morocco.
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The Top Places to Visit in Morocco in October
From the dramatic Atlas Mountains, the expansive Sahara Desert, to the tasty food and unique mountain tribes, Morocco offers plenty of adventure and excitement. Whether you are travelling solo or as a couple, here are the top destinations for October holidays in Morocco.
A small oasis town in the Sahara, Erfoud hosts a 3-day Date Festival in October to celebrate the delicious local delicacy. The town has a daily market where you can get everything from souvenirs and Moroccan sandals to varieties of dates. Don't miss Brahim Tahiri's Museum of Fossils & Minerals with an incredible collection of historic findings from the town.
Set in the Atlas Mountains, Agadz is a quaint town nestled on the banks of the Draa River. You will love Agadz for its exhilarating hikes and mountain treks. The historic Tamnougalt Kasbah has an incredible maze of corridors and alleys that hold hundreds of years' worth of history.
Another popular destination for travellers, Essaouira hosts the eclectic MOGA Electronic Music Festival in October. After dancing through the day to contemporary tunes, check out the old medina and explore the Kasbah.
Dubbed "The Hollywood of Morocco," the city of Ouarzazate was used to film blockbusters like Lawrence of Arabia and the phenomenal Game of Thrones. Popular attractions include the Atlas Film Studios, Cinema Museum of Ouarzazate, and Habous square.
5. M'Hamid El Ghizlane
A tranquil desert oasis, M'Hamid El Ghizlane hosts the 3-day Taragalte Festival in October. The event showcases Morocco's scintillating music, rich heritage, and nomadic lifestyle. Enjoy the fluid poetry, appreciate the local art, and dance to your heart's content.