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Traditional Moroccan Dishes: Matbucha (Moroccan Tomato Salad)

Traditional Moroccan Dishes: Matbucha (Moroccan Tomato Salad)

Deliciously tasty, especially when served cold with fresh, warm pitta or crusty bread, Matbucha is a typical example of a traditional Moroccan dish that can be enjoyed on its own or used as a sauce or...

28 September 2018 Read more
More October Events in Marrakech

More October Events in Marrakech

The Ochre City’s exciting event calendar is continually added to, so here are a few more October events in Marrakech you may want to add to your itinerary when visiting this month…

28 September 2018 Read more
Marrakech in October 2018

Marrakech in October 2018

As autumn dawns in the Ochre City, October temperatures will drop to an average of around 21˚C. Rainfall returns to the pre-summer figure of 4 days per month but visitors can still look forward to pl...

11 September 2018 Read more
Marrakech in September 2018

Marrakech in September 2018

While temperatures dip a little at this time of year, compared with the heat of high summer, September is still very warm with night-time lows of around 20˚C and day-time highs of 33˚C. Around eight...

30 August 2018 Read more
The Top 10 Marrakech Internet Cafes

The Top 10 Marrakech Internet Cafes

Inexpensive to use and widely available, cyber cafés in Marrakech make staying connected easy, if you prefer not to rely solely on your mobile's roaming data access, and are especially useful if you ...

16 August 2018 Read more
Traditional Moroccan Dishes - Hout Quari

Traditional Moroccan Dishes - Hout Quari

Hout Quari is a relatively unfamiliar dish but a tasty example of fast food, Moroccan style. Here's how to make this delicious 'sardine ball sandwich'.

14 July 2018 Read more
Gardens of Marrakech

Gardens of Marrakech

The gardens of Marrakech are noted for their freshness and tranquillity, in marked contrast to the heat and noise of the city streets. While the gardens of Majorelle, Menara and Agdal are the best kno...

14 July 2018 Read more
Day Trips from Marrakech | Day Trip to Ilmil & Armoud

Day Trips from Marrakech | Day Trip to Ilmil & Armoud

During spring and early summer one of the most popular day excursions from Marrakech is the trip south to Imlil and Armound in the Atlas Mountains for the chance to admire some spectacular scenery and...

13 July 2018 Read more
Marrakech in July 2018

Marrakech in July 2018

Summer in Marrakech is hot, temperatures rising to a scorching average of 30°c  (with highs of 35 to 40° and night-time ‘lows’ of 21°c) with some 8 to 9 hours of sunshine each day. Careful pla...

13 July 2018 Read more
Marrakech Festivals & Events - June 2018

Marrakech Festivals & Events - June 2018

Marrakech really starts heating up at this time of year when daytime temperatures in the ochre city range, typically, between 25° and 35° and visitors can expect as many as twelve hours of sunshine ...

12 July 2018 Read more
Marrakech in August 2018 - Festivals & Events

Marrakech in August 2018 - Festivals & Events

August in Marrakech, like July, is very hot indeed, the average temperature being around 30 degrees although climbing to daily highs of 35 degrees and often more. Even at night, temperatures rarely di...

01 July 2018 Read more
May 2018 Events in Marrakech

May 2018 Events in Marrakech

As summer approaches, May sees ever rising temperatures (typically 20° to 30°), longer days and excellent sunshine hours (an average ten hrs/day) and very little rain. Major events for locals are La...

01 April 2018 Read more
April 2018 Events in Marrakech

April 2018 Events in Marrakech

With its glorious late-spring climate, April sees ever increasing temperatures, up to 10 hours of sunshine each day, very little rain and spectacular displays of bougainvillea, hibiscus and other flow...

01 March 2018 Read more
Visiting Marrakech in March

Visiting Marrakech in March

With rapidly rising temperatures, Marrakech sees a marked increase in sunshine (8 hours/day) in March and noticeably less rain. Mild temperatures and the start of spring make this an excellent time to...

01 February 2018 Read more
Six Must-Try Moroccan Dishes

Six Must-Try Moroccan Dishes

A visit to Marrakech is not complete until you’ve sampled at least a few of the delicious traditional Moroccan dishes served all over the Ochre City. Here are some of our favourite must-try Moroccan...

07 December 2017 Read more
Marrakech January 2018 Events

Marrakech January 2018 Events

If you prefer to avoid crowds and sweltering heat, you should seriously consider visiting Marrakech in January. Temperatures are mild enough to be pleasant (4 - 18 degrees), there is plenty of sunshin...

21 November 2017 Read more
Marrakech in November 2017 Events

Marrakech in November 2017 Events

Although, statistically, November is the year’s wettest month in Morocco, those visiting Marrakech in November will find that it’s still significantly milder and much less wet than in most of Euro...

13 November 2017 Read more
Marrakech December 2017 Events

Marrakech December 2017 Events

Although visiting Marrakech in December may involve packing a few items of warmer clothing for the evenings, the climate is by no means cold, in the European sense, despite the presence of the snow-ca...

13 November 2017 Read more
New Yves Saint Laurent Museum Marrakech

New Yves Saint Laurent Museum Marrakech

Coinciding with the opening this autumn of the ‘Musée Yves Saint Laurent’ in Paris, located in the former fashion house and current headquarters of the ‘Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint L...

25 October 2017 Read more
Marrakech October 2017 Events

Marrakech October 2017 Events

Despite a marked decline compared with September, average daily temperatures in Marrakech during October are very pleasant, ranging between 14° and 28°, a welcome contrast with the oppressive heat o...

14 October 2017 Read more