One Day Tour: Travel The Best Of Marrakech
Duration: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Morocco Travel: In Luxury 4x4
English, French Speaking Driver, Guide
Starting & Finishing Point: Your Hotel In Marrakech
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Travel to Marrakech, Morocco. Marrakech is known as the "red city or Al Hamra," a city in southwestern Morocco within the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.Marrakech is the second largest city and administrative center in Morocco. The heart of the Marrakech, Djemma El Fna Square, offers an exciting Moroccan travel experience with its souks, gardens, palaces, snake charmers, outdoor food stalls and fabulous shopping for Moroccan goods.
Travel Marrakech Morocco's Medina, located in old quarter of of the city. Explore this historically charming area by foot.
Next we will visit the famous 12th century Koutouba Mosque and its influential minaret.
Your guide will help you navigate through the labyrinth like streets and alleys ofDjemma El Fna Square. Enjoy the aromatic streets, taste the fresh squeeze orange juice and venture into the souks (shops) specializing in Berber carpets,silver jewelry, artisan workshops, handmade shoes, tanneries, etc.
Marrakech is a city of underground channels built by the architects from Cordoba, Spain to provide water for the town and Palmery.
We will drive to the Lower Medina to explore more of Marrakech’s secrets: El Mansour mosque, the sixteenth century Saadian Tombs with its stark towers, the ruined 16th century El Badhi palace, and the Mellah and the Jewish quarter.
Enjoy a three- course lunch consisting of fresh salad, tajine and fruit at one of Marrakech most delectable restaurants. After lunch we will head north of the Mellah to visit the 19th century Bahia palace, originally built for Si Moussa, a former slave who became King Moulay Hassan’s chamberlain. The palace holds a courtyard and riads decorated with beautiful carved stucco and Arabic architecture.
Next we will visit the contemporary Moroccan Art Museum or Tiskiwin, a private museum in Marrakech that is dedicated to popular arts & crafts, styled as a beautiful Spanish-Moroccan house, next door to Dar Si Said palace, a smaller version of the Bahia.
Next we will travel to the new city, French, Gueliz also referred to as the garden district and the home of Morocco's Majorelle Gardens. The Majorelle Gardens are a lush, garden estate designed by Jacque Majorelle and maintained by Yves Saint Laurent.
The Majorelle Garden is filled with colorful walkways, ponds, cactus andplants as well as a beautiful shop with hand-made goods. On our return to your hotel, we will pass by the La Mammounia Hotel Garden (where Alfred Hitchcock wrote the famous film The Birds)