Cheap flights to Marrakech
Atmospheric and seemingly untouched by modern life, Marrakech is an exotic city that never ceases to amaze tourists with its array of medieval wonders.
A holiday to Marrakech is a pretty surreal experience. Founded nearly one thousand years ago, not much has changed in the ‘Red City’ as it is known thanks to the pink hue of its city walls. You’ll still find the squares of the ancient medina full of snake charmers, fortunetellers and acrobats.
Marrakech is a city that conjures up a world of medieval pleasures and is the perfect holiday destination for people looking for the different and the extraordinary.
For those seeking contemporary decorative objects or furniture, Yahya offers a range of high-design pieces worthy of collecting. Run by English-born Yahya, the store's metal-forged designs combine a traditional Moroccan aesthetic with a contemporary edge (61 Rue de Yougoslavie, Passage Ghandouri, tel: 0524 422 776).
The former studio of French painter Jacques Majorelle, the Museum of Islamic Art is a neat little space that displays a number of Islamic artefacts and decorations. Visitors should also take a stroll around the facility's exquisite garden (Safi Boulevard, tel: 0243 01852).
A country hotel with horse-riding facilities located outside of Marrakech in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, La Roseraie has easy access to forests, reserves, hamlets and Berber villages. Visitors can go for single- or multi-day treks through the stunning landscape, and even stay at Berber houses en route (Km 60 Taroudant Road, Ouirgane Valley, tel. 0524 439 130).