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Marrakech is a city of bustling souks, towering minarets, ochre ramparts and colourful spice markets. It's truly a destination that enriches all the senses.

Guided Walking Holidays - Minarets & Mountains

Marrakech is a city of bustling souks, towering minarets, ochre ramparts and colourful spice markets. With quiet gardens, orange blossom lined boulevards and stunning Atlas Mountain views, you have a destination that enriches all the senses. Experience this journey with Ramblers Walking Holidays. 

Our guided sightseeing takes us to the well known Djemaa el Fna square through the busy derbs of the Medina into the souk where you’ll see spices, colourful fabrics and blacksmiths at work. You’ll even have the opportunity for some haggling with the locals! The Koutoubia, a symbol of the city, stands tall across the roof tops, the museums showcase ancient art, and the tranquil gardens are a welcome rest from the city. Out of Marrakech our walks lead us to quiet villages, local markets, to the coast at Essaouira and to a Berber house for mint tea. All this with the High Atlas Mountains as our backdrop adds to the atmosphere.

Moroccan cuisine, influenced from Spain, Arabia and France, is an intriguing combination of aromas and colours, flavoured with subtle spices, dried fruits, nuts and olives. Visit an early morning market to buy ingredients to cook your own tagine lunch, enjoy local restaurants offering an infusion of French Moroccan dishes and visit the famous La Mamounia Hotel and gardens (once a firm favourite of Winston Churchill) for a pre dinner drink.

Through Heart & Sole, we hope to make a difference to the communities we visit on our holidays, particularly in less developed countries. Heart & Sole offers direct financial aid and much-needed support to projects and charities in the UK and overseas, dealing with both large issues such as animal welfare as well as small, and more personal, ventures such as providing schools equipment to the communities we visit. Heart & Sole proudly supports SPANA  in Morocco who work on animal welfare projects through education and medical care

Holiday Highlights

  • Exploring the derbs of Marrakech’s Medina.
  • Cooking your own tagine lunch with fresh market ingredients.
  • Walking the Kik Plateau with a visit to a Berber house.
  • Relishing the tranquility of the Majorelle Gardens.
The holiday inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What's included in this holiday Items that are covered in the cost of holiday price.

      Return flights from Gatwick to Marrakech (British Airways)
      Airport transfers
      B&B en suite accommodation
      Dinners taken at the hotel and local restaurants
      One restaurant lunch and two picnic lunches
      All local transport costs.
Whats not included in this holiday Items that are not covered in the cost of holiday price.

  • Entrance fees to some museums and historic buildings (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Insurance
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Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised program, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

    Please see the Holiday Information sheet for this Holidays Itinerary as the content may vary depending on departure date.

Travel Details

  • Return flights from Gatwick to Marrakech (British Airways)
  • Airport transfers by road c. 20 minutes

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Our Accommodation on this holiday

Below is the accommodation featured on this holiday. If you are on a multi-centre holiday, these are highlights of the places where we stay. Please refer to your Holiday Information sheet (which can be found under View Departures & Book), for your departure date and for all your accommodation details.

El Andalous

The Hotel El Andalous is located in the Hivernage district of Marrakech, within walking distance of the Medina and Dejmaa el Fna square. The hotel offers a lovely, full size outdoor swimming pool and terrace with sun loungers, a restaurant offering local dishes and bar. Rooms are all ensuite and decorated in traditional Moroccan style with a small balcony, TV, air conditioning, hairdryer, in room safe and minibar. There is complimentary wi-fi in the hotel.  There is also a spa on site and you can book treatments on arrival.

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