Marrakesh-Safi
Educational Activities

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Marrakesh-Safi Educational Activities

Marrakech: Half-Day Historical and Cultural Tour

1. Marrakech: Half-Day Historical and Cultural Tour

Your private, half-day excursion through bustling Marrakech begins after meeting your guide in front of the Café de France, an iconic landmark on Marrakech’s main square. Over the course of the day, you’ll discover the majesty and vibrancy of Marrakech’s medina, beginning with a jaunt across the Jemaa el-Fnaa square to the Koutobia Mosque. Gaze at the mosque’s massive minaret, the largest in Marrakech, as your expert guide informs you of the stunning building’s history. Onwards, you’ll head towards the Saadian Tombs, sealed for centuries until their rediscovery in 1917. Marvel at the ornate carvings in a Hispano-Moorish style that frame the crypts of the 16-century royal family. Afterwards, head to the equally ornate Bahia Palace, a 19th-century royal dwelling intended to be the most splendid palace of its time. Gaze at the elaborately-painted ceilings, beautifully-manicured gardens replete with fruit trees, and elaborate stucco patterns adorning almost every surface of the building. To cap the tour off, you’ll wander through the buzzing souks, with their wide array of local artisans and craftspeople, your guide showing you insider tips about the best stalls. The tour ends back at the Jemaa el-Fnaa square, where hundreds of locals meet every day to enjoy the storytellers, musicians, snake charmers, acrobats, jugglers, and performers of each and every sort.

...
Marrakech: 3-Hour Open-Air Moroccan Cooking Course

2. Marrakech: 3-Hour Open-Air Moroccan Cooking Course

Have you always dreamed of colorful markets, unfamiliar eastern spices, and preparing a simple but exquisite tagine with the freshest ingredients? Then you will be elated with this cooking course. You'll be picked up in lively Jemaa El Fna and driven to Riad by one of our employees. There, the lead chef will be waiting for you with the ingredients prepared. In the kitchen courtyard, you'll work under artful instruction, cooking an exquisite 4-course meal using traditional recipes and a small clay, coal-burning oven. While your tagine cooks over the fire, you'll prepare a selection of Moroccan salads that serve as the prelude to every Moroccan meal. At the end, dessert will be served. Enjoy a good Moroccan wine with your own authentic meal, and linger after your cooking adventure for mint tea and fresh pastries. Moroccan cuisine uses only regional, seasonal products and provides a wonderful balance of sweet and salty dishes; it makes use of original ingredients like rose water and pickled lemons. Your cooking course can be tailored to your wishes. For those who want to learn a little bit about shopping in Morocco, an optional visit to an authentic Moroccan bazaar is just the thing. The market visit will be followed by a tea ceremony and a snack.

...
Day Trip to the Ceramic City Capital of Safi

3. Day Trip to the Ceramic City Capital of Safi

Depart from your hotel and head towards Safi, a fishermen's town that is now known throughout the country for the expertise of its artisans in pottery and ceramics. Escape from Marrakech to relax by the sea. Start the day by exploring the old medina in the center of the town. This party of the city bears witness to the Portuguese occupation through its designs and architecture. Visit the souk and see the most beautiful pottery in Safi. After a seafood lunch at one of the delicious restaurants at Place de L’Independence, continue your visit to discover other Safi treasures. See the famous Castle of the Sea and go along the walkway to admire breathtaking views of the port and the ocean. You can also visit the kasbah of Safi, which now houses the National Museum of Ceramics.

...
Marrakech: Private Half-Day Cooking Class and Tour

4. Marrakech: Private Half-Day Cooking Class and Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or accommodation, or other location on arrangement, and then transfer to a riad to learn more about the food culture of Morocco and take part in a cooking class to discover how to cook the recipes for yourself.   Hear all about the secrets of Moroccan cuisine from a chef and experience the simple but warm hospitality of the Berbers. Prepare your own chicken tagine with lemon and olive, or couscous with various vegetables, along with different salads typical of Morocco and a delicious dessert made with fruit. Sit down to taste what you have prepared in a friendly atmosphere with your cooking team. Then, get dropped off at your hotel at the end of the amazing experience.

...
Marrakech: 3-Hour Palace and Monuments Tour

5. Marrakech: 3-Hour Palace and Monuments Tour

Meet your guide in front of the famous restaurant, Cafe de France, in the main square. Your tour begins with a visit to Bahia Palace, the crown jewel of Marrakech and a monument of breathtaking magnificence. Learn about the palace's construction and the skilled artisans who continuously worked to complete the edifice. From the palace, take a stroll to the Koutoubia Mosque, built in the 11th-century, and gaze at the mosque's imposing minaret. Hear about how the iconic landmark was the inspiration for religious buildings found all over the world. Afterward, head out to the Saadian Tombs, located just outside Marrakech. Discover what important family and notable officials rest here and hear about the restoration of the tombs.   Before concluding your tour, take a walk through the vibrant souks. Take in the aroma of the spice section, and be impressed by the intricate designs of the jewelry, leather, lanterns and other products of the souk. Finnish by Jemaa el-Fna Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site to witness acrobats, storytellers, musicians, and snake charmers.

...
Marrakesh: Ait ben Haddou & High Atlas Day Trip

6. Marrakesh: Ait ben Haddou & High Atlas Day Trip

Take a breathtaking drive through the High Atlas Mountains before diving into the history of Morocco in Ait Benhaddou on this sightseeing day trip from Marrakesh. You'll begin the tour with stunning views while crossing the Tizi n’Tichka Pass on your way to Telouet; a village on the caravan route from the Sahara to Marrakech. Visit one of the most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. Next, you'll arrive at Ait Benhaddou, where you can explore the historic Ksar with a guide and learn more about this striking example of southern Moroccan architecture. Walk up to the high point for some spectacular views. Finish off your tour with a stop at the desert oasis city of Ouarzazate. Discover the Taourirt Kasbah, a 300-room fortress formerly serving as a Glaoui palace. Tour the palace and stroll the streets before heading back to Marrakesh.

...

Other Sightseeing Options in Marrakesh-Safi

Want to discover all there is to do in Marrakesh-Safi? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Marrakesh-Safi

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 180 reviews

Really loved this tour! It was nice to go to places with someone who knows a lot about it. He told me also a lot of tips to travel on the right way as a solo traveller, where to eat for a good price and what to avoid. Really recommend to book this tour if you want to see the places and don’t get lost in the crowds. Thank you so much for today!

Hakeem was amazing. He was so thorough in his explanation. We learned all about Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs. He also have us lots of survival tips for walking around as tourists. I give him ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. Thank you so much.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Really enjoyed it and even our 7 year old was very entertained and took the long walk with a lot of enthusiasm.

Excellent experience. Great guide with heaps of local knowledge. We saw the well known and the hidden sites. Would definitely recommend!

The guide spoke good English and was knowledgeable and efficient