Morocco has always been a country of craftsmanship. You will never run out of travel memories to relive your days there. There are enough gift ideas to bring back from your trip for that special someone or for your friends. Exploring the souks of Fez and Marrakech is like walking through the corridors of time, the more you explore, the more it reveals to you; you will find that the souks are fascinating, welcoming, and rich with so many stories.
We have selected for you some of the best souvenirs to buy during your visit to this beautiful country.
1. The Moroccan Berber Rug:
This hand-woven flat rug is one of the most popular gift ideas when traveling to Morocco. The colors are captivating, and you'll find them in all shapes, patterns, and sizes. The Berber Carpet is on display in most markets in Marrakech and Fez, and you can enjoy the spectacle before your eyes while you haggle.
You can choose from the assortment of refined swords and unique boxes in the antique shops that abound in most tourist markets in the city of Fez. Be careful, make sure you buy authentic items, and try to put on your negotiating cap because some of these products can be expensive.
You can also take home these hanging lanterns, which are plentiful in almost every Riad in the main towns. Many glass cutters and planers have fashioned magnificent pieces displayed for purchase in the markets. These lights will look great on your porches or those of your loved ones.
4. Scented Oils:
There are many in Fez. You will be able to see the men weaving them in various colors. These are great gifts that will be easy to fit in your suitcase.
6. Small Leather Goods:
There is an abundance of small leather goods in various markets across the country. The range goes from wallets, bags, belts, sandals to other functional objects. The market for leather goods is thriving, and you won't be short of inspiration during your visit.
Edibles are always on sale. You can savor the rich flavors of spices, nuts, olives, oils, and sweets. Possible keepsake ideas include argan oil, a very effective oil for food and which can be a good oil for your hair.