It would take a long time to run out of things to do in Marrakech. No matter what type of holiday you are looking for, there are many options. Filled with carpets and spices, hiking in the desert on a camel for a luxury spa treatments and relax your markets are wide and varied. However, if you are planning a trip to Morocco, there are some things that you absolutely must not miss.
Discover Djamma El Fna - This is the main market square in the center of the medina, the old city of Marrakech. This place is busy day and night. You will find Moroccan specialties, exotic spices and traditional leather. Do not be surprised to see the strange acrobat, snake charmer or belly dancer as you make your way through the site. Be sure to try the delicious walnut cookies coconut you find sold by local women. The square is surrounded by great cafes, so if the action gets too much for you to relax and take a break.
Try a ride on a horse-drawn carriage - A great way to see the beautiful old city of Marrakech is to take a carriage ride. Take a trip around the ramparts of the old-fashioned way.
A Traditional Spa North Africa - Need to relax after all that exploration? Try a steam room, a hot spa traditional North African. In the Hammam is no bathtub in sight. Instead, there is a series of tiled rooms where you have to wash and clean your body in the correct order. When you leave be ready for a soft and supple skin. A steam room is a feast for the senses as well as for the skin, the rooms are brightly decorated with beautiful tiles, fountains and water. If this is not just for relaxing and rejuvenating effects experience, opt for the beautiful scenery.
Shop local specialties - a Moroccan souk, or market is one of the most exciting experiences you will have in Marrakech. You will find a wide range of hidden treasures, where you can negotiate the best price. If you are looking for a great souvenir why not bring home a bit of work in traditional Moroccan leather. Berber carpets are also an excellent choice, very well done, these mats African style look great in any home and will be a constant reminder of your fantastic journey.
Take a course in Moroccan cuisine - Of course, it goes without saying that Moroccan cuisine is fabulous and most visitors will try a local restaurant. But why not take some of these fantastic cooking skills yourself? In this way, you can go home and play some delicious food you sampled on your holiday. Many hotels as Riad Marrakech offers in home cooking classes.
Experience a Riad - A Riad, sometimes spelled Ryad or Riyad is a traditional Moroccan house. This style building dates back hundreds of years and is still popular today. In many ancient medina riads were deteriorating have been restored and converted into hotels, restaurants and shops. Staying in a riad is a great way to discover the Moroccan way of traditional life .......