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THINKING OF A DESERT TRIP?

First, most important, most two day one night tours from Marrakech will not get you to either of the sand dunes on the edge of the Sahara, Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga. Watch out for agencies that say Desert or Sahara experience, but do not...

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COMING UP IN MARRAKECH

Ashurra 2017, the festival of light and music in Morocco will be on Friday 29 September. Lots of street drumming, and practising for the two weeks before....

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Aid al Adha about 22 August 2018

The date for the Eid 2018 will be announced near the middle of August. It is likely to be around the 22 and23 August. It's a two day public holiday, and follows two public holidays on 20 and 21 August. Many will take advantage to...

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Marrakech in the Autumn

The Autumn months are, like the Spring, a popular time for tourists to Marrakech. It's still very warm in September, October and November, with temperatures ranging from 32°C in September to 25°C in November. The nights become increasingly chilly as the Autumn progresses, however, and...

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Marrakech during Ramadan

Ramadan will run from 16 May to about 14 June 2018. There is no need to avoid coming to Marrakech during Ramadan. There is a change in the daily routine, and a change in street etiquette. With a small adjustment it can be just as...

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Marrakech in the Spring

Marrakech Spring weather is very pleasant, with daytime temperatures of around 22°C in March. rising to the high 20s by May. It may rain a couple of days each month, but these short sharp showers are over very quickly. Spring is the perfect season for exploring...

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Winter breaks

Winters can be surprisingly chilly in Marrakech, particularly at night. Daytime is mostly sunny and highs remain in the high teens Celsius, but nights can fall to around 4 or 5 degrees C. Don't worry, we have fires and radiators in the bedrooms so you...

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