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.

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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 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 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 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,...

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 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...

Rose Valley and Dades Gorges for 2 days 1 Night

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  • Dades Gorge & Roses Valleys tour
    In the feet of the central High Atlas Mountains, on the south side, you will discover one of the beautiful regions in morocco, roses and dades valley, with its magnificent fields of roses, fortified villages, spectacular landscapes and where the hospitality Berbers is more

Rose Valley and Dades Gorges for 2 days 1 Night

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  • Dades Gorge & Roses Valleys tour
    In the feet of the central High Atlas Mountains, on the south side, you will discover one of the beautiful regions in morocco, roses and dades valley, with its magnificent fields of roses, fortified villages, spectacular landscapes and where the hospitality Berbers is more

Day Trip to Desert Agafay & Atlas Mountains Villages & Camel Ride From Marrakech

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  • Day Tour to Desert Agafay and Atlas Mountains & Berber Villages with Camel Ride From Marrakech

    Discover the Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains on a full-day trip from Marrakech that explores broad valleys and lush orchards with views of Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. Ride a camel through a broad gorge, pause for tea more

High Atlas mountains 3-Day Trip to Berber Villages from Marrakech

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  • Day 1:
    Transfer to the village of Imlil to start your trek. Walk from Imlil towards Tinerhourhine and pass Tamatert. You’ll stop for lunch on the high mountain pass of Tizi 'n Tamatert. Continue on to Ouanesekra-Tamguist and arrive at Tinerhourhine, where you’ll spend the night in a local inn. Approximately 4 hours of walking. more

Guided Unveiling the Medina's Wonders of Marrakech

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  • Discover the enchanting mystery of the souks of Marrakech and tourist sites during a private tour of 5 hours in the bustling capital of Morocco. With an experienced guide, visit magnificent Moorish sites such as the Medersa ben Youssef and marvel at the sumptuous decor of the Bahia Palace. Indulge your palate with a delicious Moroccan lunch more

Skip the Line: Woven History Museum Ticket - musée Histoire Tissée

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  • - first private museum specialised in Moroccan carpets and kilims
    - large collection of rugs and related clothing, decorations objects, tools, ...
    - live weaving demonstration
    - amazing panoramic view on thr Ourika region and the more

Sunset camel ride and Dinner in Agafay Desert with transport from Marrakech

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  • There’s no need to spend days traveling to the Sahara to experience a sunset camel ride in the desert. On this half-day small-group door-to-door tour, travel to the stone desert of Agafay, less than an hour’s drive from Marrakech. in Touareg costume, including a scarf around your face, then ride across the landscape to a viewpoint, then more

Gardens Tours from Marrakech , Anima Garden Majorelle Garden and menara garden

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  • We will pick you up from your accommodation in marrakech at 09 am , directly to discover Majorelle the blue magical garden in heart of marrakech you will discover the beauty and artist's landscape by Yves Saint Laurent's , and after to Menara Garden are botanical gardens located to the west of Marrakech, near the Atlas Mountains you enjoy more
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