Things to do in Marrakech

Morocco

Activities in Marrakech

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When visiting Marrakech you will naturally want to consider all of the options and are looking for things to do in Marrakech so as to make the best of your trip to Marrakech, Morocco.

Marrakech can provide an immersive experience that spans bustling souks, historic landmarks, and lush oasis. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore a wide range of activities and attractions both within Marrakech city and places to visit outside of the city, on captivating day trips.

Marrakech is a sensory feast for travellers, offering a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Whether you want to navigate the bustling souks and find those hidden gems, or you are interested in admiring the architectural and historical wonders, Marrakech promises an unforgettable journey that will leave you captivated by its magic.

exploring marrakech city

Inside Marrakech city is an abundance of diverse delights to experience. With its rich history, lively markets, and stunning architecture, you’ll explore a multitude of diverse neighbourhoods, each with its own unique charm and character.

The historic Medina

The Medina of Marrakech, an ancient walled city, which dominates the city and is full of wonder and adventure. The Medina area of Marrakech is a UNESCO world heritage site, with narrow winding streets, bustling souks, and iconic landmarks such as the Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace and the world renowned big square Jemaa el fna.

The Palmeraie of Marrakech

Marrakech Airport Hotel taxis

The Palmeraie of Marrakech is a large rural area located north and eastwards of Marrakech city. Being home to large resort style hotels, rural retreats and private Villas, the area is expansive, with Palm trees and lush countryside.

Marrakech Camel rides

Marrakech Camel ride palmeraie

One of the most popular things to do in Marrakech is a Marrakech Camel ride. Whilst visiting the city, at some point, most visitors have the desire to go Camel riding in Marrakech.

Exploring outside Marrakech city

Marrakech city is a large population area which extends considerably. If you travel just 15 minutes outside of the city you will find yourself immersed in beautiful countryside of various types, which also includes many villages.

An expanse of options and fascinating places to experience await you during your trip and add to Things to in Marrakech.

Ourika valley

Explore Ourika Valley Morocco

The Ourika valley is a large area located south of Marrakech city, Stretching for around 32Km, towards the Atlas Mountains. Being only a 40 minutes drive from the city to the village of Setti Fatma, makes the Ourika Valley high on the list of things to do in Marrakech. Visiting Ourika Valley brings you closer to the rural village life and the ways of the local people. Together with local attractions, Berber village life and Marrakech Waterfalls, you’ll experience the beautiful countryside of Marrakech.

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ouzoud waterfalls

Enjoying ouzoud Waterfalls Marrakech

The Ouzoud Waterfalls are located about 2.5 hours drive north east of Marrakech City in Morocco. Being the collective name for several falls, the Ouzoud falls are the tallest cascades in north Africa – an amazing 350 feet tall. These awesome Waterfalls are one of the top Things to do in Marrakech.

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the high Atlas Mountains

High Atlas Mountains Morocco

The high Atlas Mountains in Morocco, with the Berber villages of Imlil, Asni and Ouirgane are an absolute must do on the list of things to do in Marrakech. To reach the high Atlas Mountains village of Imlil is just a 90 minutes drive from Marrakech city. Along the way you will experience some of the beautiful countryside and as you drive up the Mountains, you can enjoy some of the most amazing views over the valleys below.

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