Despite Morocco’s rich arts and crafts history, what is considered modern art is still a relatively new phenomenon, one that has taken shape outside the European tradition. The country’s unique light and landscapes have long attracted and inspired many great artists from Delacroix in the 1830’ ...Read more >>
Agadir may no longer be Morocco’s premier tourism destination, a title now claimed by Marrakech, but it is still the country’s largest seaside resort area and has much to offer to its visitors. Following an earthquake that destroyed much of the city in 196o, Agadir took advantage of its sunny an ...Read more >>
Extending 1,600 miles from the uppermost tip of Tunisia through Algeria and Morocco, the Atlas mountain range is one of the most spectacular and storied landmarks in the world. In ancient times, it was long considered the western boundary of civilization. Separating two radically distinct geographic ...Read more >>
In The BeginningAt the end of the first millennium, the area where Marrakech now stands was only an expanse of flat land located in a region inhabited by Berbers since the Neolithic period. Prior to the city’s creation, “urban living” took place some 20 miles away in the busy commercial town o ...Read more >>
Morocco’s arts and crafts are renowned around the world and deservedly so. A reputation based on skills and designs that are the result of a long tradition enriched by a variety of influences. An integral part of daily life, be it in private dwellings, public monuments or personal ornaments (as we ...Read more >>
Marrakech is one of the world’s top location for a wedding celebration offering easy access, permanent blue skies and a vast choice of venues and entertainment for every budget. Traditional or modern, intimate or extravagant, the choice is yours but it is at the very least useful to consider what ...Read more >>
Soar above the Red City and get a taste of eternity on one of the fine rooftops listed below. While Marrakech doesn’t lack attractions and should be explored by diving in the bustle and let your senses overwhelm you, they are havens unseen at ground level that will charm and delight you day or nig ...Read more >>
We are pleased to present the following list of do's and don'ts in Marrakech, the result of expensive research and consultation. Designed to provide helpful hints to first time visitors, it will also be of interest to frequent travelers who will recognize many of the enduring traits characterizing t ...Read more >>
Nicknamed the “Las Vegas of Africa” or the “City that never sleeps”, nightlife in indeed a major aspect of Marrakech. The city is dynamic, diverse and caters to all tastes. In truth, even Las Vegas’ nightlife seems somewhat quaint in comparison. Locals do sleep, except that they are more l ...Read more >>
Contrary to the uninformed opinion of some travel agents, Marrakech retains all its charm and mystery during Ramadan with an added extra dimension.
Ramadan is observed by Muslims around the world and this year, it will begin at the end of June and last until the end of July. Non-Musli ...