Events in Marrakech

Hammam Etiquette – Visiting a Traditional Spa in Marrakech

Hammam Etiquette – Visiting a Traditional Spa in Marrakech

By tradition a place for relaxation and socialising, the traditional Moroccan hammam is an essential part of the complete Marrakech experience. The range of steam room treatments is designed to give s...

14 March 2017 Read more
Morocco's Berber Culture

Morocco's Berber Culture

The core national identity of Morocco is based on its predominant twin cultures, indigenous Berber and Arab. Around 45% of Moroccans will claim direct Berber descent and about the same proportion Arab...

10 June 2015 Read more
The Benefits of Hammams

The Benefits of Hammams

Marrakech, like most places in the Arab world, is renowned for its traditional hammams. No visit to Marrakech is complete until you have experienced the delights and benefits of these time-honoured st...

03 March 2014 Read more
Marrakech Weather

Marrakech Weather

'What's the weather like in Marrakech?' It's the question most frequently asked of those in the leisure and travel business. Seldom an easy question to answer with certainty at the best of times, it's...

01 June 2013 Read more
Football in Marrakech

Football in Marrakech

Moroccans love football. The national team has been kicking some serious

13 May 2013 Read more
A brief history of the films of Marrakech and Morocco

A brief history of the films of Marrakech and Morocco

The first film shot in Marrakech was by French pioneer Louis Lumi're in 1897. Some Hollywood 'big hitters'followed after the second war, notably Orson Welles who filmed 'Othello' in Marrakech and Essa...

01 December 2012 Read more
The Music of Marrakech and Morocco

The Music of Marrakech and Morocco

Wherever you travel in Morocco you'll hear music, the basic expression of the country's folk culture. Traditional Moroccan music is an important part of everyday life, evident at every celebration, an...

01 November 2012 Read more
Frequently asked questions about Marrakech

Frequently asked questions about Marrakech

Set against its backdrop of the Atlas mountains, Marrakech is a North African destination like few others, its souks, squares, historic buildings and displays of Islamic art accounting for much of its...

20 August 2012 Read more
The Beginners Guide to Marrakech

The Beginners Guide to Marrakech

To start your Moroccan experience, you must first find a place to stay. There is a huge variety of accommodation in Marrakech and with such a large choice from large luxury hotels down to four to eigh...

19 December 2011 Read more