With its vibrant culture and sprawling markets, Marrakech is one of the most enchanting cities in North Africa. The city is exotic and overwhelming, offering everything from traditional cultural opportunities to wild nightlife. With ebookers, you can plan your entire trip to Marrakech, from flights to tours of local destinations.
No trip to Marrakech is complete without a visit to Djemaa el Fna, the city's main square. From there, you can get lost in the labyrinth of streets, stop in local restaurants for world-class Moroccan food or head into the Medina, the main market area. Whether you're travelling abroad for 2 days or 2 weeks, you'll never run out of fascinating sites.
Arguably one of Marrakech's most recognizable sites, the Koutoubia Mosque offers a glimpse at local culture and religion.
Explore the shops and vendors along this major market street, where you can buy everything from shoes to jewellery.
One of the oldest buildings in Marrakech, Koubba El-Badiyin offers a glimpse at ancient construction techniques.
This museum offers interactive exhibits that change frequently, and the beautiful building is a spectacular example of local architecture.
The ruins of the Badii Palace, which was home to a former sultan, allow you to see the splendor of ancient Marrakech.
For a taste of local Marrakech life, head to this restaurant and lounge, where you can mingle with the city's beautiful people.
Scrub the dirt out of your skin and relax your muscles with a visit to one of Marrakech's traditional bathhouses, called hammams.
These stunning botanical gardens, which feature a range of colourful plants, are a pleasant place to spend an afternoon.
Marrakech's main square, Djemaa el Fna, is the perfect place to shop, sip tea at a cafÃ© and watch people.
Some of the most authentic local food can be found in the food stalls that line the main square in Marrakech.
If you don't have much time to explore the city, you can hire a guide to lead you through the maze of covered market streets and provide cultural insights.
Check out a private collection of artefacts from Morocco and around Africa, which are owned by Bert Flint.
Next to the world-famous Kasbah Mosque, you can spend an afternoon wandering among the ancient and ornate Saadian Tombs.
If you don't mind the smell, you can watch tanners at work in this small district, where artisans have been practicing for centuries.
Buy beautiful leather bags for bargain prices at Chez Said, which offers a range of handcrafted styles.
The best time to visit Marrakech is from November to February, when most days average 20Â°C. Nights can be cool during December and January, so prepare by bringing warmer clothes for evening outings. If you visit Marrakech from June through September, be prepared for temperatures that range from 30 to 40Â°C. Avoid visiting during major holidays like Christmas and Easter, when the crowds can be overwhelming. To experience authentic Moroccan culture, visit Marrakech during the feasting at the end of Ramadan, or come for the Prophet Mohammed's birthday and a festival called AÃ¯d el Mouloud.
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