Brussels airlines are the latest carrier to fly to Marrakech. There will now be three airlines operating scheduled flights on the Brussels to Marrakech route with Brussels Airlines joining Royal Air Maroc and Thompson. Flying time is a convenient three and a half hours.
For many years the principal stadium in Marrakech was the Stade El Harti. The ‘Stade de Marrakech’ was conceived as part of the Moroccan bid for the 2010 football world cup, a tournament which was eventually held in South Africa.
With a capacity of 45,000 the impressive new stadium, home to the Marrakech KACM football club will officially open in January 2011. The stadium is multi use with an athletics track around the grass pitch.
If you are planning a visit to Marrakech why not stay in one of our converted Riad hotels in the old town.
The official opening of the new Stade de Marrakech sees a four way friendly football tournament on the the 5th January 2011. Two top French sides, Paris St Germain and Olympique de Marseille will participate as well as KACM of Marrakech and Widad of Casablanca. It is reported that his majesty the King of Morocco may be in attendance.
Bissara is the Marrakech variant of Foul (pronounced ‘fool’) a puree based on fava beans. A wholesome entirely vegetarian and gluten free food Bissara has a wonderful buttery flavour and makes an excellent and substantial breakfast.
At Marrakech Riad Papillon and Marrakech Riad Cinnamon Bissara is seasoned in the traditional Marrakechi way with salt, pepper and cumin. We serve it with olive oil and fresh medina breads to allow our more adventurous guests to enjoy authentic Medina cusisine.