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A fascinating, beautiful country with desert fortresses, white sandy beaches and majestic mountain peaks, Morocco is your gateway to Africa. Tours of Morocco stop in the capital city of Rabat where you will view the 17th-century palace and Mausoleum of Mohammed V. In Fez, see the royal palace, shop for beautiful carpets, and visit the dye-pits and tanneries for an insight into Morocco's ancient leather craft. Travel between the Middle and High Atlas mountain ranges en route to Erfoud, the Gateway to the Sahara and a popular location for filmmakers. Travel to the 'Red City' of Marrakesh, comprised of an old fortified city and an adjacent modern city. While you're there, visit the country's largest traditional market ('souk') and learn the art of haggling, then visit the ornate Bahia Palace and Djemaa el Fna Square with its palm readers, acrobats, and snake-charmers. Travel to the port town of Essaouira and tour the walled Jewish Quarter and Skala fortress. Admire the French and Moroccan architecture in Casablanca and enjoy views of the incredible Hassan II Mosque, or Grande Mosquée Hassan II, built for the late King Mohammed V by King Hassan II.