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...

04 June 2018 Read more
Marrakech in June 2018

Marrakech in 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 ...

16 May 2018 Read more
Traditional Moroccan Dishes | How to Make Hout Quari

Traditional Moroccan Dishes | How to Make 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'.

30 April 2018 Read more
Events in Marrakech – May 2018

Events in Marrakech – May 2018

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...

28 March 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...

22 March 2018 Read more
March 2018 Events in Marrakech

March 2018 Events in Marrakech

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...

08 March 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
Visiting Marrakech in January – Events and Festivals

Visiting Marrakech in January – Events and Festivals

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
Visiting Marrakech in December

Visiting Marrakech in December

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
Visiting Marrakech in November

Visiting Marrakech in November

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
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
Visiting Marrakech in October

Visiting Marrakech in October

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
Traditional Moroccan Cuisine: Kefta Mkaouara, a Moroccan Meatball Tagine

Traditional Moroccan Cuisine: Kefta Mkaouara, a Moroccan Meatball Tagine

Featuring well-seasoned meatballs in spicy tomato sauce, Kefta Mkaouara is a wonderful example of traditional Moroccan cuisine. Here’s how to make it.

18 September 2017 Read more
A state of the art museum in Marrakech

A state of the art museum in Marrakech

Regular visitors to Marrakech looking for something new to admire would be well advised to pay a visit to one of the city’s latest attractions in the shape of the ‘Musée Mohammed VI pour la Civil...

03 August 2017 Read more
Marrakech Events September 2017

Marrakech Events September 2017

Temperatures in September dip slightly from those of August to a more tolerable 27 ͦ but the Ochre City remains hot and busy. Despite this, there are many exciting festivals to look out for. The m...

01 August 2017 Read more
Marrakech August 2017 Events

Marrakech August 2017 Events

Scorching hot and dusty, August in Marrakech is for sun lovers. Average temperatures range between 20 and 38 degrees and there is little, if any, rain. Thus, locating a place to stay with a proper swi...

10 July 2017 Read more
Marrakech July 2017 Events

Marrakech July 2017 Events

July, like August, is the height of European and American tourist season although, in Morocco, it is actually Low Season on account of the scorching temperatures. Rainfall is negligible, apart from th...

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June 2017 Events in Marrakech

June 2017 Events in Marrakech

This month’s events start with ‘Marrakech du Rire’, the 7th annual International Festival of Humour being held between 28 June and 02 July. Aimed at a francophone audience but featuring nationa...

01 May 2017 Read more
Marrakech Events in May 2017

Marrakech Events in May 2017

May in Marrakech is a lovely month, akin to high summer in Europe. With idyllic average temperatures ranging between 12 and 28 degrees, some 10 hours of daily sunshine and less than 24mm rainfall, the...

14 April 2017 Read more
Marrakech City Centre –     Top 6 Things to Do

Marrakech City Centre – Top 6 Things to Do

Jemaa el Fna – the focal point of Marrakech and Africa’s largest square, this UNESCO world heritage site is the vibrant heart of the city attracting street entertainers, hawkers and snake charmers...

01 April 2017 Read more