General Information :
FULL DAY DISCOVERING MARRAKECH CITY :
Marrakesh, a former imperial city in western Morocco, is a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces and gardens. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire, with maze like alleys where thriving souks (marketplaces) sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry. A symbol of the city, and visible for miles, is the Moorish minaret of 12th-century Koutoubia Mosque.
1 Day Discovering Marrakech :
This guided tour of the Marrakech medina will take you through the heart of the Marrakech medina. Visit the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the old Jewish neighborhood or mellah. Experience the bustling Jemaa el-Fna square and Koutoubia mosque. In the meantime, your guide will tell you all about the rich history and cultural life of Marrakech and Morocco.
Full Day Tour
You can also book a full-day tour of 5 hours, in which your guide will take you to the above-mentioned monuments, and deeper into the souks. Enjoy a lunch break of about 1,5 hours around 12.30 PM. We then continue through the busy little streets of the Marrakech medina and your guide takes you into the souks, to the Ben Yousef Quranic school (optional) or tanneries (optional). Be amazed by the beautiful tile work and mosaics of the Quranic school, and the small arts and crafts inside of the medina. The tour ends around 16.00 PM.
Please feel free to discuss with your guide what you would like to visit in the old medina upon departure in the morning, so he can see with you what the possibilities are and how he can fit this in the day (or notify us upon booking). Optional visit of the Jardin Majorelle garden in Gueliz possible on the full-day tour, incl. entrance and transfer (extra costs involved, only upon request).