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Prince Charles to visit Morocco

HRH Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will make an official visit to Morocco at the beginning of April 2011. The Royal couple will visit the University city of Fez and the Moroccan Capital Rabat, their itinery does not include … Continue reading

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Accommodation in the Marrakech Medina

We never forget that our guests have a choice of places to stay. If you are traveling to Marrakech, why not experience the old town medina first hand in one of our boutique riad hotels? Individual suites at Riad Cinnamon: … Continue reading

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Selecting Riads in Marrakech

The choice of accommodation in the Medina of Marrakech can appear confusing. Our Marrakech Riads offer a warm moroccan welcome, and great value for money, make your reservation today! Individual suites at Riad Cinnamon: Fez | Essaouira | Chefchaouen | Casablanca | Meknes … Continue reading

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Cafe des Epices, Rahba Kedima, Marrakech

The Cafe des Epices (Spice Cafe) is a charming inexpensive cafe located on the historic Rahba Kedima square just north of the main Jemma al Fnaa. Historically the Rahba Kedima was the Marrakech slave market, today it is a bustling … Continue reading

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Ryanair Bologna Marrakech, twice weekly on Sundays and Thursdays

Bologna to Marrakech is served with a convenient twice weekly Ryanair service on Sundays and Thursday. An ealy start in Italy at 06.30 will get you to the Red City at 09.00 We can arrange to have you met at … Continue reading

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VRBO Marrakech Riad Papillon, Morocco

Riad Papillon is a recently renovated boutique hotel in the most fashionable district of the Marrakech Medina. There are five luxury rooms all equipped with air conditoning, satellite tv with international channels, mini fridges, ipod docking stations, hairdryers, toiletries, comfortable … Continue reading

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Cafe Argana, Jemaa al Fnaa, Marrakech

Cafe Argana is located on the main Jemma al Fnaa square with panoramic views from the upstairs terrace, renowned as a particularly fine place from which to see the Marrakech sunset. The cafe is close to reopening after renovation following … Continue reading

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Chleuh dancing-boys, Jemaa al fnaa, Marrakech

Around dusk in the north west corner of the Jemaa al fnaa the famous-dacing boys gather and start to perform. The dance and accompanying music will build to a crescendo many hours later. The cultural origins of this tradition lie in … Continue reading

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Water Sellers in Jemaa al Fnaa

There are many sights and sounds in the vibrant Jemaa al Fnaa, the main square in Marrakech Morocco. One of the more curious is the sights of brightly dressed men moving throught the crowds (often ringing bells or callingout) carrying … Continue reading

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Cafe Berber, Marrakech

Just a few doors south of the well known Cafe Arabe at 180 Rue Mouassine is a pleasant and inexpensive cafe serving tea and simple foods at lunch time and throughout the afternoon.  A group of Marrakech ‘water sellers’ live … Continue reading

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Dar Yacout, Marrakech

Dar Yacout is a Marrakech institution, the owner Mohamed Zkhiri is a prominent citizen and until recently served as the honorary British Consul. One of the most flamboyant buildings in the Red City, Yacout was created under the direction of … Continue reading

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Souk Kafe Marrakech

The aptly named Souk Kafe opened in March 2010.  Mike and Lucie of Marrakech Riad were the first customers! The Cafe is located  at the northern end of the famous Souks at  11 derb Souk Jeldid  about 50 metres south … Continue reading

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Morocco Riad

If you are planning a trip to Morocco don’t forget to book a stay in a Riad! Our Marrakech Riads have been sensitively converted to provide a taste of traditional medina life while providing the modern comforts you would expect in … Continue reading

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Honorary British Consulate Marrakech

The British Embassy in Morocco is located in the Capital City of Rabat. Marrakech is fortunate enough to host the office of the Honorary Pro Consul for the South of Morocco Mr Ali Horma. The consulate office is usually open … Continue reading

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Marrakech Hen party weekend

Just a three hour flight away and well served by the budget airlines Marrakech is an excellent location for a more sophisticated hen getaway. Several brides to be have now booked hen weekends at Riad Papillon.  The newly renovated Riad has 5 bedrooms and can … Continue reading

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