Posts Tagged “marrakech”

Marrakech City Tour Tourist Bus

Tourist Bus Marrakech City Tour

The Tourist Bus, or Bus Touristique, in Marrakech provides a unique way to tour the city and visit some of the sites. Tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours and you can hop on and off all day long. The tour is accompanied by a pre-recorded commentary available in eight languages: Arabic Français Español English […]

Mellah Marrakech

Mellah Market Marrakech

Morocco’s rich history includes a long period of Arab and Jewish communities accepting their differences and living and working together to bring success to their respective businesses. The Mellah in Marrakech refers to the area where the Jewish community resided. In cities all over Morocco, Mellahs flourished and became small cities within cities. At its […]

Marrakech Train Tickets

Marrakech Train Station

If you are planning travel around Morocco by train, or for example to take the train from Marrakech to Fes, or from Marrakech to Tangier we can buy train tickets for you in advance.  Currently the only way to purchase train tickets in Morocco is in person at the train station, and the maximum advance […]

Marrakech Popular Arts Festival

National Festival of Popular Arts Marrakech

The annual National Popular Arts Festival , or Festival National des Arts Populaires will take place in Marrakech from 17-21 July, 2013. A popular Marrakech cultural event, during the five days, many outdoor venues throughout Marrakech will play host to traditional folk performers from all over Morocco. A highlight is the El Badi Palace – its […]

Marrakech Medina Kittens

Marrakech Medina kittens

  These adorable kittens are living in the street close to the riad. Full of the joys of youth and currently without the responsibility of finding their own food each day! The Marrakech medina has a huge community of street cats and kittens. The lucky ones find an address to call home but the majority […]

Bab Knob Marrakech Medina

Bab Knob Marrakech

Bab Knob is one of the principal gateways from the Marrakech medina to the new town of Gueliz and is served by Boulevard Mohamed V. Boulevard Mohamed V runs from the furthest corner of Gueliz all the way into the medina to the Koutoubia Mosque. Our riad in Marrakech is the perfect base for a […]

Summer in Marrakech

Summer swimming pool in Marrakech

Summer in Marrakech is a great time to visit – not least because it’s summer!  Guaranteed!  Abundant sunshine, blue sky and warmth!  Ok, it’s a little bit more than warmth, it can be hot, but there’s plenty of wonderful shade options and lots of sublime swimming pools in idyllic settings for cooling off and enjoying […]

Dar Si Said Museum Marrakech

Dar Si Said Museum Marrakech

The Dar Si Said Museum is actually a sumptuous old palace with stunning Hispano-Moorish ceilings, plaster work and carved cedar woodwork. It’s worth coming to this museum just to see the architecture and interior decoration. It’s really impressive! The Dar Si Said palace houses the Museum of Moroccan Art and the exhibits include clothes, weaponry, […]

French Restaurant Marrakech “Les Jardins de Gueliz”

Le Jardin de Gueliz restaurant Marrakech

This unpretentious, friendly French owned restaurant provides a peaceful respite from the traffic and bustle of Gueliz.  The interior is simple European/Moroccan, creating a cosy, down-to-earth atmosphere. Les Jardins de Gueliz Marrakech offers a comprehensive French menu with some Moroccan dishes too.  The slow cooked shoulder of lamb is amazing.  Reasonable prices make this restaurant […]

Lebanese Restaurant Marrakech “La Cuisine de Mona”

La Cuisine de Mona Marrakech

La Cuisine de Mona is a Lebanese restaurant in Marrakech serving fresh, tasty dishes prepared with love under the direction of the lovely Mona. This fun and friendly, brightly coloured Lebanese restaurant is located in the new part of Marrakech, just behind the military base in Gueliz. Each day Mona and her team create fresh hot and […]

French Marrakech Restaurant “Le Studio”

Le Studio Marrakech

Our favourite French restaurant in Marrakech, Le Studio, serves consistently delicious food, in a chic and stylish setting.  Le Studio is decorated in black, white and red, with black and white photos of Hollywood actors adorning the walls in a homage to film studios in Los Angeles. This Marrakech restaurant is the brainchild of two warm […]