Whether you’re looking for a luxurious stay,  a budget holiday or an adventurous break, in all cases Morocco should be high on your bucket-list. Although it’s only a short fly away from Europe, you’ll find yourself in a totally different culture, a place where African beats and Arabian atmosphere come together.

Here are 15 pictures we took during our trip to Morocco, hoping to inspire you and make you dream a little…

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Jemaa el-Fnaa, the vibrant market-place in Marrakesh.
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Thirsty while visiting Jemaa el-Fna? These guys are happy to sell you some water (drink at your own risk).
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Don’t like snakes but I did felt sorry for them.
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At night the square fills with food stalls. And they serve a tasteful variety of local dishes.
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On your way from Marrakech to the Sahara you’ll bump into the ksar (fortified city) Aït Benhaddou. It’s a Unesco World Heritage Site and the location where many films and series (Games of Thrones!) have been shot.
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Scenes from the road. Another movie location.
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One kasbah…
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…And another one. There are hundreds of kasbahs and ksour (fortified villages) to discover in the south of Morocco.
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Scenes from the road.
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The desert is getting closer.
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Finally: into the Sahara.
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Our place to sleep. It was more comfortable than it looks.
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The dunes at sunset.
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In Zagora. Timbuktu is 52 days away.
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And back in Marrakesh.

What do you think? Must go or no?