What to See and Do in Marrakech, Morocco

What to See and Do in Marrakech, Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco (B)

The ancient city of Marrakech (also spelled Marrakesh), located in the heart of Morocco, is a feast for the senses. It is as unique as it is beautiful, but it can also be overwhelming. The chaos of the Medina, the sweet aroma of mint and incense wafting through the air, the stunning architecture and the bustling souks can be a lot to take in.

But no need to worry. With a bit of prep and planning you’ll be ready to dive right in to this fascinating city and hit the ground running! Check out my first timer’s guide to visiting Morocco and Read on for my tips on what to see and do in Marrakech on your first trip.

The first stop you’ll make upon arriving in Marrakech is your hotel. There are several options for accommodations in the city, but I recommend staying in a riad inside the Medina (old city). Riads are guesthouses that have been converted from family homes. They are beautiful works of art that provide a peaceful escape from the chaos of the Medina.

Riads can range in price, but many are quite affordable (less than $100 night) and still offer luxurious amenities like rooftop decks, pools and spa services. I’ve listed a few of my favorites below! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See and Do in Marrakech, Morocco
Guide Location: Morocco » Marrakech
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Yekinni
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.houseofwend.com/what-to-see-and-do-in-marrakech-morocco-an-itinerary-for-your-first-trip/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Riad El Walla & Spa
  • Riad Ambre et Epices
  • Riad BE Marrakech
  • Riad Due
  • Demeures D’Orient Luxury Riad & Spa
  • Riad Dar Anika
  • Riad Yasmine
  • Koutoubia Mosque
  • Bahia Palace
  • Le Jardin Secret
  • Jemaa el-Fna Square
  • YSL Museum
  • Ménara Mall
  • Les Bains de Marrakech
  • Farntatchi Spa
  • Royal Mansour Marrakech
  • Cafe Des Epices
  • Amal
  • Nomad
  • Arkech
  • Comptoir Darna
  • Terrasse Des Epices