THINGS TO DO

GARDENS

LE JARDIN MAJORELLE

THE BEAUTIFUL GARDENS BUILT AROUND THE FORMER HOME OF YVES ST LAURENT ARE ONE OF THE MUST SEE SIGHTS IN MARRAKECH. GET THERE EARLY BEFORE THE CROWDS

LE JARDIN SECRET

HIDDEN AWAY IN THE SOUKS, THIS IS A PEACEFUL RETREAT.  BEAUTIFUL TRADITIONAL ISLAMIC GARDENS

MENARA GARDENS

OUT BY THE AIRPORT THESE GARDENS ARE MUCH MORE WILD. THERE IS A LAKE WITH A PAVILION. ON A CLEAR DAY THERE ARE SUPERB VIEWS OF THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS IN THE BACKGROUND.  TAKE SOME BREAD TO FEED THE FISH.  WEEKDAYS ARE BEST.

AMINA SCULPTURE GARDENS

DESIGNED BY AUSTRIAN ARTIST HELLER, THESE FASCINATING GARDENS ARE 40 MINUTES AWAY FROM MARRAKECH. FREE TRANSPORT IS PROVIDED IF YOU BOOK A TICKET ONLINE. 

 

EXPLORE

SIMPLY JUST ROAM AND SEE WHAT YOU DISCOVER.  THERE ARE SO MANY HIDDEN SQUARES CAFES AND SOUKS YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU MIGHT DISCOVER NEXT.

 

.THE MAIN SQUARE JEMMA EL FNA IS A SIGHT TO SEE. BY DAY THERE ARE SNAKE CHARMERS, MONKEYS, JUICE STALLS, MARKET STALLS ETC.  AT NIGHT THE PLACE COMES ALIVE WITH 100S OF FOOD STALLS MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT OF EVERY KIND.

SHOPPING

EXPLORE THE LABYRINTH OF THE SOUKS.  POPULAR BUYS INCLUDE CARPETS, LIGHTS, SPICES, CERAMICS AND LEATHERWORK. BARGAINING IS THE ORDER OF THE DAY HERE.

IF THE CHAOS AND BARGAINING GET TOO MUCH THEN TRY THE RELAXED ARTISAN ENSEMBLE.  A COMPLEX OF NUMEROUS SHOPS UNDER ONE ROOF ALL WITH FIXED PRICES.

PALACES AND MUSEUMS

THIS IS ONLY A SMALL SELECTION OF MARRAKECH MUSEUMS.  THERE ARE MANY MORE AWAITING YOUR DISCOVERY.

YVES ST LAURENT MUSEUM

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE INTERESTED IN FASHION TO ENJOY THIS SUPERB INSIGHT INTO THE LIFE AND WORK OF YVES ST LAUREN. 

BAHIA PALACE

GRAND 19TH CENTURY PALACE WITH COURTYARDS AND GARDENS

EL BADI PALACE

MASSIVE 16TH CENTURY PARTLY RUINED PALACE. UNDERGROUND MUSEUM.

DAR SI SAID

NOW A CARPET MUSEUM, IT IS WORTH A VISIT JUST TO SEE THE COURTYARD AND THE CARVINGS AND TILES ON THE 1ST FLOOR.

MEDERSA BEN YOUSSEF

ONE OF THE MOST STUNNING BUILDINGS IN MARRAKECH. 14TH CENTURY FORMER ISLAMIC SCHOOL HOPEFULLY RE-OPENING AFTER 3 YEARS OF RENOVATION.

MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY

COLLECTION OF VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHS CHARTING THE HISTORY OF MARRAKECH. ALSO EXHIBITIONS AND A BEAUTIFUL CAFE ON THE HIGH ROOF TERRACE.

OTHER  IDEAS

HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT

WATCH THE SUNRISE WHILST DRIFTING OVER THE MOROCCAN COUNTRYSIDE.  AMAZING

OASIRIA WATER PARK

THIS IS A LOVELY CLEAN MOSTLY QUIET WATER PARK. LOTS OF DIFFERENT POOLS AND GOOD FOOD.

A LOVELY PLACE TO RELAX ON A HOT DAY.

HAMMAM AND SPA

POPULAR MOROCCAN PASTIME.  THERE ARE A WIDE VARIETY OF TREATMENTS AVAILABLE IN NUMEROUS ESTABLISHMENTS. SEE OUR BROCHURES FOR DETAILS

CONTACT US

ANY QUESTIONS AT ALL ABOUT THE RIAD, MARRAKECH, OR MOROCCO PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US.

USE THE FORM BELOW OR EMAIL US DIRECTLY.

Tel: +212 767 586951

Tony and Maggy Hall, 59 Derb Foura, Diour Jdad, Marrakech 4000

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