Imperial city, capital of the Moroccan south and Morocco’s tourism pearl, with more than one million inhabitants, Marrakech is one of the major cities of Morocco and one of the most exotic and fulfilling destinations in the world. Founded in 1062 by the Chief of the Almoravides dynasty, Marrakech is an oasis town, located in a sumptuous setting at the foot of the majestic, snow-capped Atlas mountains.
It has been for centuries a major trading post between Africa and Europe and is known as "The Red City", "The Palm City" and " The Pearl of the South ". More than nine centuries of imperial glory mixed with Arab and Berber traditions give the city an unrivalled charm.
It is a very safe destination with an ancient tradition of hospitality, so travellers feel secure and very welcome by some of the friendliest people in the world.
It evokes relaxation, sun, calm, in an enchanting setting of perfumed gardens, exotic plants and palm trees. It is a true paradise for shopping at absolute bargain prices, winter sunbathing - with beautiful weather almost all year round, especially in Winter.
Marrakech offers superb sightseeing both in the city with its spectacular sites and palaces, its great venues and mysterious places, but also out of the town with the regions of the Atlas mountains, featuring impressive landscapes and Berber villages clinging to the slopes.
Against the impressive back-drop of the snow-capped Atlas mountains, the red-walled imperial city of Marrakech offers a wealth of sightseeing and fun activities including horse-drawn carriage tours, camel riding in the vast Marrakech Palm grove, and walking discovery tours of the bustling and colourful Souks in the Medina. Visitors will not want to miss a visit to the famous Djemaa El Fna Square where jugglers, acrobats, musicians, troubadours, snake charmers, and story tellers gather to entertain locals and visitors every day all year round.