6.5 hours, Start: 09:00
English, Español, Français, italiano
Take your camera or smartphone and join our guided tour to remember Marrakech in a different way! Admire Marrakech’s complex and diverse history as you visit its most iconic monuments, the Koutoubia gardens, Bahia Palace, Photography Museum and Majorelle Gardens—where you enjoy priority entrance to see some of its most important Exoctic plants and flowers.
After convenient pick-up from your hotel,meet our guide and enjoy a sightseeing tour in the old Medina, during which we will see the Koutoubia Garden that extends on a green and flourishing surface around the koutoubia Tower. We’ll experience the Bahia Palace, which when built was acclaimed as the world’s most beautiful palace, famed for its 50 marble columns. One of the world’s finest examples of Moorish architecture, where classic archways are covered in gold leaf and stucco work. Continue your walk through labyrinth tiny alleyways in the medina teeming with activity like few places in the world, see a traditional public oven, and fountains. See a foudouk “Old Caravan Serai” used in the last centuries as a store market of the caravans landing to Marrakech from Tomboctou and sub-saharian countries. This is so perfect, it could be – and often is – used as a film set. Visit the Fotography Museum seting it’s aims to founding a catalogued archive of Moroccan history. Exhibiting a comprehensive selection of 5000 original photographs covering from the 1870’s up to 1950’s, The maison de photographe provides a nunique and fascinating field of insight into the lives of those who inhabited Morocco during this time. We also visit the famous souks or covered markets, where immensely skilled craftsmen create intricate leatherware, jewellery and furniture. Lunch will be served in typical Moroccan Restaurant. After Lunch take a walk to Jemaa el-Fnaa, Marrakech’s main square, for a digestive tea or fresh orange juice and to see how the square comes alive begening afternoon. Finally your tour moves to the Jardin Majorelle: where you will visit an inspiring and amazing display of bamboo, bougainvillaea and cacti, formerly owned by Yves Saint-Laurent. Exotic plants line the lanes, burbling streams cascade into pools filled with water lilies and lotus flowers, and the Moorish buildings glow with an intense blue. A visit is also (Optional) to the Berber Museum, which is located within the gardens and showcases the extraordinary history and culture of the Berber people. Enjoy this day with us.
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