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Free Things To Do In Marrakech

Marrakech is arguably one of the most thriving and eclectic cities in Africa and is renowned for its bountiful temples, mosques, palaces and sprawling gardens.

You’ll also find plenty of history hidden within the medina’s towering walls, and the souks of Marrakech are something that simply cannot be missed if you’re looking for traditional jewellery, textiles and pottery.

There’s also so much delicious food to be sampled in Marrakech and it’s a place that you’ll want to visit sooner rather than later to sate your cultural needs.

Our guide below features the 10 best free attractions in Marrakech, plus inspiration for the top paid activities and attractions in Marrakech too.

Free Attractions in Marrakech

Top Rated Marrakech Attractions


Walls of the Old Medina

Marrakech is arguably best known for its ancient walls that surround the city; also known as the Walls of the Old Medina.

These walls are donned in beautiful architecture and numerous gates which offer entry through the walls at certain points.

If you’re in the market to experience a wealth of history and culture while in Marrakech, then spending some time around the Walls of the Old Medina is a free attraction in...

Kasbah Ait BenHaddou Day Trip from Marrakech including Camel Ride

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  • Early start from Marrakech at 8h00 , drive over the Tizi Tichka in the Atlas Mountain passing by many villages and stop to take photos of the Fabulous valleys .

    Arrive to Ait BanHaddou village , go for short walk to discover the Kasbah and learn lots of it , from the top we will have great view on the valley of Ounila.

    Camel ride for...read more

Menara Gardens

The Menara Gardens are a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Marrakech so it’s safe to say that they more than deserve a visit while you’re in Marrakech.

Unlike the Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech which is another popular place to hang out in the city, the Menara Gardens don’t charge admission so you can take the whole family and not worry about having to pay entry costs.

It’s hard to say which part of the...

Day Trip To Atlas Mountains and Three Valleys & Berber Villages from Marrakech

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  • On this day tour to the Atlas Mountains and Valleys, Berber Villages, you will see the most amazing and beautiful places: Atlas Mountains, Imlil Valley, Asni Valley, Amizmiz Valley, walk and visit around 8 Berber Villages, have tea with a berber family and learen about they life, walk up to the waterfalls and see a wonderful views. On this tour...read more

Souk Semmarine

Another thing that Marrakech is most famed for is its eclectic offering of souks; AKA markets and spice stalls.

The souks of Marrakech are offered in abundance but one of the very best and most popular is Souk Semmarine.

Souk Semmarine is home to two separate souks within itself. You’ll find Spice Square and Souk el Attarine that fork out halfway through Souk Semmarine.

With stalls selling everything from...

toubkal National park Ourika Valley Day Trip and Sunset Camel Ride

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  • During this day trip, enjoy Ourika in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Discover numerous Berber villages and a set of waterfalls close to the Ourika
    village itself. End your day with a sunset camel ride through the desert.

    Hike to the waterfalls in the Ourika Valley
    Visit Berber women extracting the unique Argan...read more

Jemaa el Fna

Situated within the heart of the city, Jemaa el Fna is Marrakech’s main town square.

Jemaa el Fna is a great place to hang out in Marrakech, regardless of who you’re travelling with as there’s always entertainment and places to eat that suits everyone’s tastes.

You’ll find a plethora of street food vendors and performers such as magicians, dancers and singers; you could literally spend hours...

Day Trip To Visit Museum Of Toubkal National Park - Imlil From Marrakech

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  • Exhibition and awareness space on the biodiversity of the High Atlas, the Ecomuseum of the Toubkal National Park offers an immersion in nature to discover this amazing ecosystem through exhibitions and educational pathways. Located 64 km from Marrakech on the road from Asni to Imlil, the Ecomuseum of the Toubkal National Park declines through two...read more

Rahba Kedima Square

Another great souk that you should add to your list of the best free attractions in Marrakech is the Rahba Kedima Square bazaar.

This bazaar is one of the quieter and more placid souks within Marrakech’s city so it’s a much better option if you’re travelling with children and don’t want to risk them getting lost in the bigger souks.

Rahba Kedima Square is a great place in the city to tuck into tasty,...

Taxi Airport Transfer

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  • Transfer Airport Marrakech-Hotel privately

    Take a private transfer and enjoy VIP treatment. Your own driver guides.

    Destinations: Your hotel in Marrakech.

    Availability: 7/7 days 24 hours.

    Category: Private Transfer

    Payment: on TripAdvisor

    Do not hesitate to contact us at any time we will contact you with...read more

Station Marrakech

While you might think it odd to include a train station within this list of the best free attractions in Marrakech, the main station of the city is actually one of the best things to see.

Station Marrakech is a must-visit place if you love stunning architecture as the front of the station is truly beautiful.

While there’s not much else to see or do inside the station apart from to catch a train or to get a refreshing...

Marrakech walking tour with official city guide

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  • Our guides are professionals and experienced. That makes you see the medina of Marrakech with local eyes and to learn about the Moroccan culture, history and...read more

Anima Garden Skip-the-Line Admission Ticket

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  • André Heller's ANIMA is a magical place of surprising beauty that you wouldn't expect in the loud and crowded area of greater Marrakech.

    It's not only a garden: it's an impressive botanical staging. 250+ types of plants, from bamboo over palms and cacti, interact with pieces of art by Pablo Picasso, Keith Haring, undiscovered local...read more

Desret Agafay and Atlas Mountains & Camel ride Day Trip From Marrakech

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  • Take full day trip to Desert Agafay and Atlas Mountains, Berber villages included Camel ride, This tour are different from other tour experiences. You’ll encounter firsthand the beauty and hospitality of Moroccan culture by visiting real Berber homes in the villages of the High Atlas mountains with delicious lunch at the berber home, and also...read more

Private Full-Day Tour of the Atlas Mountains with Lunch

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  • Leave the city behind, and discover some of Morocco’s most wild and beautiful scenery, on this full-day, multi-part tour. Following pickup from your Marrakech hotel, drive past Berber villages and through eucalyptus forests. You’ll first discover the Agafay Desert, and will stop for mint tea next to Lalla Takarkoust Lake. Next, pause for a...read more

Morocco Sahara desert 3 days 2 nights from Marrakesh to desert

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  • Morocco Sahara desert 3 days 2 nights, our team will give you the opportunity to explore the authentic experience around south of Morocco.

    Highlights trip:
    - Marrakesh
    - High Atlas
    - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbha
    - Ouarzazte city
    - Skoura oasis
    - Kasbha Amridil
    - Rosas valley
    - Dades valley
    - Toudra Gourges and...read more

3 Days Trip From Marrakech to Fez via Ourazazte & bomalen dades

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  • We will wake up you early morning to watch the sunrise in dunes, then we ride the camels back to Merzouga , after typical breakfast and take shower in the Hotel, we start our journey backing to Marrakech trough different areas and different Berber villages ( Alnif , Tazarine , N™kob ) until Ouarzazate we will have free time for lunch before we...read more

4 Days 3 Nights Desert Tour From Marrakech

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  • 4 Days 3 Nights Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes. We provide nice arrangement in the tour. We will design the schedule for you if you have any specific needs. We have good knowledge about Morocco and we make a different tours for you to explore a real...read more

3 Days Tour From Marrakech To Merzougua

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  • Marrakech Dades Adventure organize guided Sahara-Morocco-desert private tour from Marrakech to explore Ait Benhaddou Unesco kasbah , Ouarzazatte ,Dades Gorges, Todra Gorges and Sahara desert in Merzouga. Our Marrakech desert tour and trips can be modified depends on your personal requirements , budget and also places of interest. Please let us...read more
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