Morocco, Marrakech Guide (B): 48 Hours in Marrakech

48 Hours in Marrakech
Our trip to Marrakech came about rather quickly. About two weeks before we learned that Dave had an extended long weekend and we knew we wanted to take advantage of it. A few Skyscanner searches and just over 24 hours later, and we’d booked our first foray into Africa with RyanAir.

Admittedly, we were both a bit nervous about our trip; it was out of our comfort bubble of traveling in Europe and North America, so we didn’t know what to expect. But, it was a place that intrigued us both and had long held a spot on our bucket lists, so we decided not to let a little fear or apprehension hold us back.

Before we knew it, our departure day had arrived. With our backpacks packed (you can read all about what I brought here: Packing Light: Two Days in Marrakech) we were off to the airport and on our way to Africa!

Arriving in Marrakech

As I mentioned above, we found a great deal with RyanAir that flew us directly from Madrid to Marrakech; it was fantastic! The flight was a quick two hours, and honestly, before we knew it we were preparing to landing. I barely had time to get into my book!

We disembarked the plane and marvelled at the heat and palm trees as we walked across the tarmac. I was also scanning the scene for snakes and was pleasantly surprised to see none.

And then we walked into the terminal and the chaos of customs, and this is where the pleasantness ended. After filling out our paperwork, we stood in line for nearly an hour, snaking our way towards ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 48 Hours in Marrakech
Guide Location: Morocco » Marrakech
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Airport   Djemaa El-Fna Square   the Medina   Gueliz   El Bahia Palace   El Badi Palace   Jardin Majorelle   Koutoubia Mosque   Tiznit  
Author: Kate Slean
Read it on author's website: https://petiteadventures.org/48-hours-in-marrakech/