Events in Marrakech

Ras El Hanout - recipe for the finest of Moroccan spice blends

Ras El Hanout - recipe for the finest of Moroccan spice blends

Used mainly by Moroccans in elaborate, celebratory dishes, the aromatic, complex spice blend known as Rass, or Ras El Hanout (literally translated as 'head, or top, of the shop'), is prepared by grind...

21 September 2015 Read more
Marrakech October 2015 Events

Marrakech October 2015 Events

As late summer moves towards autumn October in Marrakech is arguably the best time of year, although with temperatures still in the high twenties it is hardly cool. One can expect around nine hours of...

07 September 2015 Read more
M'rouzia recipe, a spicy-sweet Moroccan lamb tajine

M'rouzia recipe, a spicy-sweet Moroccan lamb tajine

The M'rouzia is a delicious Moroccan tagine combining lamb, raisins, honey and almonds and a selection of herbs and spices, including Ras El Hanout, to make a deliciously sweet and spicy dish. Here is...

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Marrakech September 2015 Events

Marrakech September 2015 Events

Morocco hosts a variety of events in September, including:

07 August 2015 Read more
Marrakech August 2016 Events

Marrakech August 2016 Events

Marrakech, like all other cities and regions in Morocco, celebrates three major public holidays during August. The first of these events, Allegiance Day, takes place on Friday, the

21 July 2015 Read more
Visiting Marrakech - Top Tips for Maximum Enjoyment

Visiting Marrakech - Top Tips for Maximum Enjoyment

Intriguing, atmospheric and filled with a seemingly endless variety of sightseeing options, the city of Marrakech is one of the most tourist friendly destinations in North Africa and, unlike most of i...

08 July 2015 Read more
Marrakech July 2015 Events

Marrakech July 2015 Events

July 17th this year marks Eid ul-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, a month of daytime fasting for all devout Muslims. Eid is celebrated by a day of feasting on a scale similar to the Christian Chri...

24 June 2015 Read more
Les Borjs de la Kasbah enters Trip Advisor Hall of Fame

Les Borjs de la Kasbah enters Trip Advisor Hall of Fame

Having won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence five years in a row, Les Borjs de la Kasbah has just been awarded a further accolade entry into the TripAdvisor "Hall of Fame".

22 June 2015 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
Visit the Enchanting Valley of Roses

Visit the Enchanting Valley of Roses

While in Marrakech you should consider setting aside a day to visit the fortified village of Kalaa M'Goun (or Kelaat M'Gouna) in the picturesque, aptly-named and fragrant "Rose Valley".

27 May 2015 Read more
Marrakech June 2015 Events

Marrakech June 2015 Events

As temperatures continue to soar, the month of June sees fewer events than in May but there are still a couple worthy of mention. Mawzine Festival The month starts with...

20 May 2015 Read more
Marrakech in May , upcoming events

Marrakech in May , upcoming events

From festivals taking place in Marrakech itself to those in the surrounding area and slightly further afield, every one of the popular events listed below is well worth adding to your schedule of thin...

15 May 2015 Read more
Exploring the Marrakech Souks

Exploring the Marrakech Souks

To first-time visitors, the labyrinthine Marrakech souks will seem like a bewildering warren of narrow passageways, impossible to navigate. There is, however, some simple advice for negotiating your w...

22 April 2015 Read more
Koutoubia Mosque , a major Marrakech landmark

Koutoubia Mosque , a major Marrakech landmark

The Koutoubia Mosque, one of Morocco's largest, in the centre of Marrakech was built in 1158 by the Almohads, one of the country's great imperial cities.

08 April 2015 Read more
Marrakech in May - roses, music and local cuisine!

Marrakech in May - roses, music and local cuisine!

Long sunny days and rapidly rising temperatures make May another good month to visit Marrakech. One can expect around 10 hours of daily sunshine and temperatures well up into the high twenties, even l...

11 March 2015 Read more
Marrakech - Events and Things To Do in April

Marrakech - Events and Things To Do in April

As temperatures rise and tourists flock to Marrakech to enjoy what are, by European standards, summer temperatures, the city organises a packed events calendar with something for just about everyone. ...

25 February 2015 Read more
Visiting Marrakech in March

Visiting Marrakech in March

With lots of sunshine (8 hours per day, on average), temperatures ranging from 11 to 25 degrees and gardens bursting out with the spectacle of spring flowers, March is a wonderful month to visit Marra...

11 February 2015 Read more
Marrakech - cultural events in February

Marrakech - cultural events in February

Part of Moroccan tradition and heritage, the lively, uplifting Dakka Marrakchia Festival has been passed down from generation to generation for more than a thousand years. Offering visitors a rare gli...

05 January 2015 Read more
Marrakech in January

Marrakech in January

The contrast between the rigours of a typical European winter and the perennially mild temperatures of Marrakech make January as good a time to visit this vibrant city as almost any other.

22 December 2014 Read more
Themed Break Bargains in Marrakech

Themed Break Bargains in Marrakech

While enjoying a short sunny break in Marrakech there are many activities you can indulge in, from golf to trekking in the Atlas Mountains and shopping in the souks. But there are many other options f...

18 December 2014 Read more