Best Time To Visit Marrakesh

The peak travel months to Marrakesh are during the months of January, April, August.

Marrakesh is a major city of the Kingdom of Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country. Marrakesh is situated 580 km southwest of Tangier.

Marrakesh is possibly the second most important of Morocco’s four former imperial cities after Fez.The red walls of the city have given the city the nickname of the “Red City” or “Ochre City”.

Like many Moroccan cities, Marrakesh comprises an old fortified city packed with vendors and their stalls. Today it is one of the busiest cities in Africa and serves as a major economic center and tourist destination. Marrakesh has the largest traditional market in Morocco. Crafts employ a significant percentage of the population, who primarily sell their products to tourists. Marrakesh is one of North Africa’s largest centers of wildlife trade, despite the illegality of most of this trade.

The Marrakesh Street Circuit hosts the World Touring Car Championship, Auto GP and FIA Formula Two Championship races.

Map of Marrakesh