Marrakech in Morocco

“If you only have one day left to live, then spend it in Marrakech” – that’s the Moroccan saying. If that’s not an announcement! For Moroccans, the Berber metropolis is the epitome of the country: colorful and crazy, oriental, European and African, traditional and modern! In short: Marrakech is an exciting, stimulating city and very big cinema

SIGHTS & TOP HIGHLIGHTS

SOUQS:

The bazaar streets of Marrakech are mainly geared towards tourists. You can buy everything a European heart desires here. But if you venture deeper into the alleys, you will find …

MAJORELLE GARDEN:

The Jardin Majorelle is one of the most beautiful gardens in the country! It takes its name from its founder, the French artist Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962). In 2000, the …

DAR BELLARJ:

The Dar Belarj, a private foundation next to the Madrasa Ben Youssef, often offers a cultural program with concerts, readings, and other events in the evenings. About the ever-changing …

TOMBEAUX DES SAADIENS:

In 1917 the Saadian tombs were discovered, a necropolis in the middle of the Kasbah district. For centuries it lived undiscovered behind thick walls and was complete when it was discovered …

JUMIA EL FNA

This place is the highlight of Morocco par excellence. The Djemaa el Fna (Square of the Beheaded) has been a masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of mankind for several years …

 

MADRASA BEN YOUSSEF

The most beautiful Koran school in the country was founded in the 14th century. However, it received its present form under the Saadians in the 16th century. The impressively large and beautiful inner courtyard with a fountain …

 

LA MAMOUNIA

A visit to a hammam should not be missed – nowhere else can you immerse yourself so deeply in the Moroccan way of life. The spa area of the luxury hotel La Mamounia offers a…

LE GRAND CASINO DE LA MAMOUNIA

The dice are falling, ne va plus. The luxury hotel Mamounia has its own casino, which is not quite as beautiful as the rest of the palace, but it is still beautiful. Here you can play poker …

MAISON DE LA PHOTOGRAPHY

Housed in an old foundouk (caravanserai) from the early 20th century, this extraordinary museum is a wonderful addition to the other museums in the city. It houses a collection …

SOUK AT BAB EL KHEMIS

Probably the most colorful and certainly cheapest flea market in Morocco is in the north of the medina of Marrakech: In the souk at Bab el Khemis there is nothing that does not exist. From the single screw …

YVES SAINT LAURENT MUSEUM

Yves Saint Laurent loved Marrakech! And so it was also clear that at some point a museum would have to be found that would deal with the relationship between the fashion designer and the city. It is also consistent that …

TRAVEL TIME

The best time to travel to Marrakech are the months of September, October and November . During this time an average temperature of 27 ° Celsius is reached. The sunniest months are May, June, July, August and September with an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day, these months are better in the desert of Merzouga you can do the 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. In comparison, the temperature in the coldest month is only 18 ° Celsius with 7 rainy days. The mean annual temperature is 26 ° Celsius during the day and 13 ° Celsius at night. On average, it rains 3 days a month. The rainiest months are January and February.