The best Free Tour of Marrakech. 4h to discover the best kept secrets.

Duration: 4h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Hamid
Quality Verified Registered on November 01, 2021
  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Do you want to know Marrakech from the hand of a local? My name is Hamid, and I have been an official Spanish-speaking guide for more than 14 years. I have been lucky enough to make my passion my job. He enjoyed showing travelers every corner of my city, its customs and traditions. I wait for you in Marrakesh.

WALKING THROUGH THE SOUK:

 After meeting at the meeting point we will start the tour entering the Medina. We will walk through the neighborhood of the 7 curves , one of the most typical founded in the s. XI. On this walk we can discover the exterior of one of the sacred patrons of Marrakech, the Maosoleo Moulay Laksour . The visit will continue through the Mouassine Quarter , with its famous 16th century fountain. This district is one of the liveliest and makes an introduction to the most original markets, such as the Grand Souk of Marrakech , where you can enjoy the city , one of the excellent memories that you will keep of the city, (we crossed the dyers , the copper and bronze craftsmen, the blacksmiths' guild and the fur auctions , etc.).
As we delve into the social life, we will carry out a socio-cultural review on the way of life of the local people and the most impressive anecdotes about the city in a very charming walking tour.
On our way, we will observe the exteriors of one of the religious centers of the city , the Ben Youssef Madrasa , and its surroundings such as the mosque , the library , the Almoravid dome and the Marrakech museum .

We will stroll through Marrakech avoiding the numerous motorcycles, donkeys and thousands of tourists, on our way we will find the Dar Si Said Palace, and the Bahia Palace , built in the 19th century as residences of great leaders of the time, on this tour we will cross the souk Rahba Laqdima, the Andalusi Quarter, Riad Zitoune Jdid.

 The most important monuments of Marrakech:

 Our next destination will be the Jewish Quarter (Mellah) , the Souk of Spices and Plaza Badía . And we will arrive at the Kasbah , where the Saadian Tombs dating from the 16th century are located, you will love the mausoleums of great beauty and decorated with mosaics in which numerous sultans, warriors and servants of the Saadian Dynasty are buried.
We will stop at Bab Agnaou , to take a photo of one of the 19 gates of Marrakech , built in the 12th century in the Almohad empire, it is one of the most beautiful and well preserved of the walls of Marrakech . We will pass the exterior of the Royal Palace and in front of the tomb of the founder of Marrakech , Youssef Ibn Tachafine .
Our intense Free Tour Marrakech Essential ends in the most important square in Marrakech, Jemaa el Fna, the most central place in the Medina , where you can take the famous orange juice or take the typical photo with the locals next to snakes.

 HIGHLIGHTED SITES TO SEE ON THE TOUR:

  •  The Koutoubia
  •  Laksour neighborhood
  •  Mouassine neighborhood
  •  The Bahia Palace
  •  jewish quarter
  •  saadian tombs
  •  craftsmen souk
  •  The Koranic School The Ben Youssef Madrasa
  •  Typical pharmacies and medicines (tea break with typical pastries), it is not compulsory, and without any commitment to buy.
  •  Wood ovens of the Medina
  •  Jamaa el Fna Square
  •  And much more!


 NB. Exterior visit of the monuments:

 On the tour we will visit named places without entering the interior, except the Bahia Palace (7 euros) or the Madrasa ben Youssef (2 euros) that only visit one of the 2 in the morning hours, in the afternoon we do NOT enter either.

NB. In the months of July and August, the duration of the afternoon tour will be 3 hours more or less.


 Meeting point: Hotel Islane (located in front of the Koutoubia)

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    I will be at the door of the Hotel Islane with a lilac pennant

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Eva ... 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in group - Feb 2023
Contratamos el free tour para poder quedarnos con una primera impresión de la ciudad y fue mucho mejor de lo esperado. El guía ofreció muy buenas explicaciones sobre el lugar, la cultura y tradiciones de Marrakech. También ofreció consejos y fue muy entretenida la ruta. Muchas gracias!!
Eleo... 02 Feb 2023
Córdoba

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Fue una experiencia muy enriquecedora. Fue muy claro Hamid y explico con mucho detalle. Recomiendo el tour.
Arantxa 01 Feb 2023
Sabadell

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Fueron 4 horas muy amenas, muy recomendable!
JOSE 01 Feb 2023
Madrid

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Todo perfecto
Anto... 01 Feb 2023
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Hicimos el tour con Mohamed y la verdad que fue excelente!! No sólo que nos contó un montón sobre la cultura sino la pasión con la que lo hacía. Además de todo nos dio recomendaciones y hasta se encargó de reservarnos un hammam! Todo perfecto
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 8 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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