A brand new edition of Insight's Step by Step Marrakesh. This itinerary-based guide details 14 of Marrakesh's best walks and tours, written by a local expert, for that personal touch and insider information. All itineraries are arranged by theme for a truly tailor-made travel experience, so whether you want to navigate through the hustle and bustle of the souks, enjoy the mellow ambience of the coastal towns or relax amongst the unspoilt mountain scenery of Imlil and Mount Toubkal, then there is a tour to suit all. From entertainment, architecture, shopping, parks and gardens and more, this guide covers the best of Marrakesh to make your trip truly unforgettable. For those wanting to enjoy the full travel experience, this is an ideal way to link the top attractions with places to eat, drink and rest along the way, along with opening times and admission prices. All itineraries are marked on full-colour detailed maps alongside the text and also on a separate, fully indexed pull-out map that can be used in conjunction with the guide or independently, to ensure easy navigation at all times.
Coloured text boxes provide a summary of the tour duration and overall distance so you can choose the appropriate tour for the amount of time you have to spare. This is the only guide to contain 'Only in - ' information; highlighting unique experiences exclusive to Marrakesh. The 'Directory' section contains a clearly organised A -Z list of practical information, including hotel and restaurant listings for all budgets. This new edition also contains a brand-new nightlife listings section, helping you to make the most of your time in this eclectic city. The stylish design, full colour photography and durable, flexibound cover makes this guide not only a pleasure to read, but also the ultimate companion when exploring your destination.
Contents: Introduction: About this Book; Recommended Tours. Overview: Introduction; Food and Drink; Shopping; Activities; Pampering; History: Key Dates. Walks and Tours: 1. Koutoubia Mosque and Jemaa el Fna; 2. The Souks and Ben Youssef Madrassa; 3. Mouassine Quarter; 4. Southern Medina; 5. El Badi Palace and the Saadian Tombs; 6. Gueliz; 7. Majorelle Garden and the Palmeraie; 8. The Menara; 9. Tour of the Gates; 10. Essaouira; 11. The Ourika Valley; 12. Imlil and Mount Toubkal; 13. Tizi-n-Tichka to Zagora; 14. Tizi-n-Test to Taroudant. Directory: A-Z of Practical Information; Accommodation; Restaurants; Nightlife. Credits and Index: Picture Credits; Index.