Morocco – General informations

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Essaouira
Marrakesh
Sidi Ifni

Photography bans and restrictions

As in many countries, photography of military installations, airports, railway stations and government buildings is prohibited in Morocco.

In addition, the import and use of drones of all kinds in Morocco is prohibited. These include, of course, photo drones and video drones. At the airport in Marrakech my luggage was checked on entry, weapons and drugs as well as drones.

The listing of the prohibitions does not claim to be complete. You may get binding informations from the embassy or consular offices of the country.

Long distance network

CTM remote bus connections with online bookings

Remote bus connections from Supratours

ONCF railway network with online bookings

Marrocan airline Royal Air Maroc

ReisedokumenteTravel documents

For the entry from the EU you need a passport valid for at least 6 months and a tourist visa. You get it free of charge at the airport, it is valid for 90 days. It is not possible to enter the country with the ID card only from the EU.

Currency

Marokkanische Währung, Dirham, MAD, morocan currency

The currency in Morocco is the Moroccan Dirham (MAD). Usually, banknotes with 20, 50, 100 and 200 MAD as well as coins are used. Both old and new banknotes are in circulation. In Morocco, the currency is not abbreviated as “MAD”, but “Dh”.

1 MAD = 0.09 EUR 1 EUR = 10.88 MAD
1 MAD = 0.10 CHF 1 CHF = 9.68 MAD
 1 MAD = 0.10 US$  1 US$ = 9.62 MAD
 1 MAD = 0.08 £  1 £ = 12.70 MAD

Time

In Morocco, the “Greenich Mean Time” (GMT, UTC) is used, which means that it is an hour earlier than in Central Europe without consideration of the Central European summer time (CEST). Which means, you can return the clock by 1 hour if coming from Central Europe.

Phone

The international code for Morocco is +212.

Local Weather

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