24 mai 2018

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Why a weekend break in Marrakech is a truly relaxing experience?

A trip is the easiest way to break the daily routine and escape the stress of the city and work. In particular, a weekend break in Marrakech allows you to delight and get a change of scenery while making unexpected cultural discoveries.

For a couple of days, you will get off the beaten track to immerse yourself in the oriental life of Marrakech and enjoy its warm climate. This is the opportunity to blend in among its inhabitants, adopt their way of life, try out their good plans and enjoy yourself!

Whether looking for a special foodie experience, a romantic escape, a relaxing family time or you’re culture-vulture… You will always find enough to please you during a weekend break in Marrakech. Before making the decision of visiting the city, let us brief you about it and give you a clear picture about the places that are worth visiting.

Marrakech, the imperial city, this magnificent Moroccan piece of land is one of the most important in the country. The ocher tinted buildings lingering in the horizon of the totality of the ancient as well as the modern town, painting the atmosphere in a magic-like vibe that leaves no visitor indifferent. The city is located at the crossroad of the Desert and the High Atlas mountains, benefiting from a diverse weather that goes from harshly cold during the months of winter to abnormally hot in the summer.

Things To Experience On Your Weekend Break in Marrakech

Cultural heritage

Marrakech, the Red City contains a great amount of historical monuments. What makes these places unique and very special is the rich history, the mixture of the colors and the Islamic traditional architectural style. If culture is something that you love, you must visit The Badi palace, The Bahia Palace, the Saadian tombs, The Museum of Marrakech, the Dar Si Said museum, the Koutounia mosque and the Ben Youssef medersa. In the heart of this magnificent historical sites lies the famous Jemaa El Fna square. It is a unique masterpiece of Morocco's intangible heritage. It is a huge theatre stage where all kinds of artists (acrobats, snake charmers, storytellers, dancers and musicians) are admired by visitors.

Culinary arts

Moroccan gastronomy is undoubtedly one of the best in the world. In Marrakech, you will find all the emblematic dishes and flavours of Moroccan cuisine. Whether in the chic restaurants in the city centre, in the open air at Jemaa El Fna or the street food in the alleys of the medina. Moroccan specialties are very diverse: Tajines, Couscous, Tanjia, Pastilla, Méchoui, chicken with lemon confit. Without forgetting the Harira, the Briouats, the honey pancakes, the Chebakia and the famous mint tea.

Shopping In The Souks

Explore Marrakech’s renowned exotic souks and its modern shopping centers. Try an amazing shopping experience in the traditional souks and get closer to the real life of the artisans and merchants. In the medina of Marrakech, each sector of activity has its own souk. The Attarine Souk (spices), the Fekharine Souk (pottery), the Sabbaghine Souk (dyers), the Seffarine Souk (coppersmiths), the Haddadine Souk (ironworkers) and the very famous Samarine Souk (fabrics). Typically prices are not fixed, so don't hesitate to negotiate when buying.

To know more about how to enjoy a weekend break in Marrakech, when to travel according to your trends, and many interesting tips to succeed a short break in Marrakech, please feel free to contact us. Our team would be happy to assist you and answer your queries at any time.