Useful Travel Tips for Marrakech Morocco

We put together a guide on the best things to do in Marrakech but felt it was also important to put together a guide with travel tips for Marrakech.

What to expect, how to plan and equally as important – what to avoid in Marrakech to make your visit to the Red City memorable.

How Long to Spend in Marrakech

Marrakech itself is relatively small but still has a lot to offer. Ideally, you would need to plan for three to four days in Marrakech to take in all of the sights without rushing.

Weather in Marrakech

Marrakech is one of those perfect destinations with year-round sunshine. However, prepare for extremes. In summer  (June – September), temperatures will be sweltering.

Money in Marrakech Cash is King

The currency of Morocco is the Dirham (MAD or DH). The Moroccan Dirham is a closed currency so it cannot be traded outside of Morocco.

Where to Stay in Marrakech

A Riad is a traditional Moroccan house, generally with two or more stories around a central courtyard or garden containing a fountain.

Taxis in Marrakech

No matter what anyone says, there are definitely two taxi rates in Marrakech – the local and tourist rates. Accept it. However, it doesn’t mean you have to pay an exorbitant premium.

How to Dress in Marrakech

Please follow the local cue on what is appropriate dress. You will only attract unwanted attention by dressing inappropriately, even if that is different to what we deem conservative.

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