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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
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 September 2017 Events

Marrakech September 2017 Events

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...

07 July 2017 Read more
Marrakech June 2017 Events

Marrakech June 2017 Events

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
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
Marrakech April 2017 Events

Marrakech April 2017 Events

One of the best months of the year with temperatures into the high twenties and an average 9 hours of daily sunshine, April is a lovely time to be in Marrakech both for the ideal climate and range of ...

27 February 2017 Read more
Ouzoud Falls – a Must-See while on Holiday in Marrakech

Ouzoud Falls – a Must-See while on Holiday in Marrakech

Considered one of North Africa’s most beautiful spectacles, the Ouzoud Falls, near the High Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, consist of a series of sharp drops (the highest being 110m) down the rocky f...

24 February 2017 Read more
Golf Courses in Marrakech

Golf Courses in Marrakech

If you love golf, you'll be in your element in Marrakech because it boasts one of the best selections of top courses to be found in any single city location. To demonstrate the remarkable growth of...

07 January 2017 Read more
Hotels in Marrakech with Pools

Hotels in Marrakech with Pools

Of many hotels in Marrakech with pools Les Borjs de la Kasbah is considered to be one of the very best. Here's why. Les Borjs de la Kasbah Pool

10 November 2016 Read more
Sidi Ghanem, an Unexpected Treasure Trove

Sidi Ghanem, an Unexpected Treasure Trove

Industrial areas rarely attract tourists and, as a result, Sidi Ghanem, an industrial zone located some 15 minutes (by car) from downtown Marrakech, is typically overlooked. However, if you are lookin...

06 June 2016 Read more
Visiting Marrakech During Ramadan

Visiting Marrakech During Ramadan

About Ramadan Dates for the holy month of Ramadam vary from year to year but in 2016 observance of this most important of Muslim traditions begins on 6th June and ends with the festival of ...

19 May 2016 Read more
Top Walks Around Marrakech

Top Walks Around Marrakech

Walking around Marrakech is one of the best means of exploring the city's many delights (horse-drawn carriage rides being another). And easy as it is to get lost in the Medina, temporary loss of one's...

19 April 2016 Read more
Marrakech May 2016 Events

Marrakech May 2016 Events

With at least 10 hours of sunshine per day, only 20 mm of rainfall (typically falling over just 3 days) and temperatures at an average 21°c (from night time 14°c to daily highs around 27°c), the mo...

16 March 2016 Read more
Events to enjoy in April in Marrakech and Morocco

Events to enjoy in April in Marrakech and Morocco

Well into the Moroccan springtime, April sees around 10 hours of daily sunshine, very little rain (barely 30 mm throughout the entire month, most of it falling over just a few days) and average temper...

03 March 2016 Read more
Marrakesh Museum of Photography

Marrakesh Museum of Photography

Situated at 46 Rue Ahal Fassi, the Marrakech Museum of Photography is a little gem of a visitor attraction albeit one that is too often overlooked by tourists due to its slightly out of the way locati...

15 February 2016 Read more