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3-Day Private Trip to the Draa Valley from Marrakech
"Day 1: Marrakech – Aït benhaddou - Oasis Fint (D)At approximately 8:00am your driver will pick you up at your hotel or on the nearest parking area if you are in a riad. Depart from Marrakech by the Tizi N’Tichka pass and Berber villages on the side of the mountain. The driver will make various stops so you may attain beautifu for a visit to the Kasbah which dates back to the 11th century and is classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. Proceed to Ouarzazate then directly to Oasis Fint a lost magnificent greenery case in the middle of nowhere. Walk alone into the Oasis if you like as the driver gives you general information about it. Head to your guesthouse where you will enjoy a late dinner. Overnight: Oasis Flint guesthouse Depart towards the Tizi Tiniffift pass comprised of lunar landscapes and head in the direction of Agdz. Visit Tamnougalt Kasbah and the palm grove alone. Continue along Draa valley in edge of Oued
From EUR154.00
 
Private Day Trip: Imlil Village and Kik Plateau with Lunch from Marrakech
"Your driver will meet you at your hotel at 9:00am. Leaving Marrakech in a private vehicle head through the small winding roads that go in between the rocks and steep gorges at the front end of Asni. A famous place of rendezvous for villagers throughout the region famous for its souk on Saturday. Stop for a visit by yourself at the market and the famous parking lot meeting with your local guide for a walk around to the Kasbah the waterfalls and back by a village perched on the heights of Imlil. Next have a traditional Berber meal in a family home. After lunch return to the vehicle and back with your driver to Asni road then the kik plateau where stunning valleys can be seen. There will be time for a stop at Lake Takerkoust before returning to your hotel around 5:00pm. The mountain walk does not presen
From EUR43.00
 
Private Day Trip: Zat Valley and Pottery Village from Marrakech
"Your driver will pick you up from your hotel at 9:00am and depart from Marrakech. The first stop will be at the village Tighdouine and if you are there on Wednesday feel free to stop in for the local souk. Then from Tighedouine you will go on foot by yourself on the mule path towards Talatast a small village on top of a hill known for its handcrafted pottery.Seeing the potters at work is an interesting sight and is a look into the craftsmanship of the village. Continue hiking along the Oued to one of the natural sources of sparkling w you will head back to Tighdouine to ride back to Marrakech for an around 4:00pm arrival."""
From EUR20.00

Medina ramparts

The Medina of Marrakech is encircled by ochre rampart walls which give the city its nickname of “the red city”. These walls, varying between eight to ten metres in height, date back to the 13th...
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toonsarah
Sep 21, 2016

Wandering around...

Marrakesh is great for just walking around. You keep sightseeing from sight to sight!Not only the famous areas, mostly everywhere in the old town there was something interesting or picturesque to look...
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Belsaita
Jan 30, 2016

Not impressive

I must confess that I was not impressed by the Medina, in Marrakesh. After visiting Tetouan, Tangier, Casablanca, and specially Fes, this Medina seemed a common commercial quarter, without the strong...
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solopes
Jun 20, 2014

Watch the tricks

Snakes and monkeys are all over the place. In open areas you'll see locals with these animals they use for living.Be warned: even if you don't ask one to play a trick for you, but you took some...
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jayjayc
Apr 27, 2014

Mellah - Jewish Quarter

Judaism arrived in Morocco before Islam, around 70AD and was the most successful of the monotheistic religions, converting many a Berber to the faith. The Jewish population in the country swelled...
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antistar
Jan 21, 2014

The Medina

Marrakech is a sprawling city of nearly a million people, but for most people Marrakech is the Medina. When Marrakech was founded, and until the French arrived and started building their wide avenues...
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antistar
Jan 20, 2014

Paseo por la Plaza y la Mellah de Marrakech

Las oficiales os llevarán por la parte monumental incluyendo los zocos, os recomendamos dejar este apartado para el final, se alarga demasiado la visita, así tendréis la oportunidad de hacerlo por...
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AmazigMarruecos
Oct 27, 2013

Donkeys in everyday life in the medina

As you will see when you are travelling around Morocco and including the streets of Marrakech, as modern and europeanised it looks, especially when you compare with say another North Africa country as...
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angiebabe
Aug 04, 2012

Medina walking guided tour

We just returned from a phenomenal trip of Marrakesh. Al Moussika was our base to explore the medina and for trips to the coast and to the Atlas mountains. The riyad is a carefully and tastefully...
katemalery
Jan 18, 2012

Don't bother looking for....

DON'T bother looking for 'Fontaine Echrob ou Chouf' just up from Ben Youssef Medersa in the northern medina. We walked right past it, on our way to Museum de Marrakech, without a second look. I didn't...
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chrisdScotland
Feb 17, 2011

The Medina and souks

The Medina is the walled old town of Marrakesh. The souks are open-air market places located mainly in the northern half of the Medina. Each souk originally, and to some extent still does, specialize...
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Flying.Scotsman
Jan 27, 2010

Medina

Go on...get in there and give it a go!Guide books try scare you about getting lost or hassled by the shopkeepers. Forget it. You'll be fine and you'll love it.Well, I'm here to tell the tale...It is...
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iaint
Dec 24, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Marrakesh

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Ensemble Artisanal

In the Ensemble Artisanal there are carpet weavers, musical instrument makers, leather workers, wood workers and many more crafts people. The centre has government controlled prices, and although not...
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Jardin Majorelle

The Jardin Majorelle is a very nice garden, made by the French artist Jaques Majorelle who decided in 1923 to live Marrakesh and purchased same land, and commissioned the architect Paus Sinoir to...
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The Mellah

The Mellah, or Jewish quarter, of Marrakech is famous for its spice market and so we headed there to see if we could get some of the colourful photos that markets usually provide – and nowhere more...
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Dyers District

Here you will find the activities involved in dyeing wool and silk - so you will find here skeins of wool and silk freshly dyed and still wet hanging out to dry in the sun and warm air. And then of...
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Ali ben Youssef Mosque

This is the oldest surviving mosque in Marrakesh, and the largest of the mosques in the medina. It dates from the Almoravid era ( mid- late 12th century), but has been rebuilt several times, most...
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La Palmeraie

I visited this area of Marrakesh by the Hop on - Hop off Marrakech tour bus (see my transport tip for more details) It's also a short taxi ride from the city centre if you don't want to use this...
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