Guided tour of the Medina, Palaces and Tombs
- Explore the labyrinth-like Marrakech medina with a local guide
- Visit the Maison Tiskiwin, a museums filled with Moroccan treasures
- Listen to the stories of sultans and slaves in the Palais de Bahia
- Explore the Photography Museum, with photographs of the city from over 100 years ago
Marrakech's medina is a labyrinth of alleys within alleys, a bustling town that is very chaotic to navigate, especially if you include the language barrier.
Luckily, this tour offers you an easy way to enjoy the highlights of Medina accompanied by a local guide. We will kick off the tour with a visit to the Maison Tiskiwin, a museum set up by a Dutch anthropologist and full of artefacts from Morocco and the Sahara. As the museum still functions as the anthropologist’s home, you will get two see the two souls of this landmark while hearing the stories of the objects on view.
You will then be immersed in the decadent environment of the Palais de Bahia and its gardens, once home of the high and mighty of Marrakech. Here you will be able to stroll through the many rooms, imagining how life looked like here, for slaves and sultans.
You will end up this tour with a visit to another highlight: the Photography Museum. Here the story of the city is told thorugh a selection of 4,500 photos that will allow you to glance into Marrakech as it was100 years ago.
Your tour will finish up back in Djemaa El-Fna, where your local guide will either be able to give you directions back to your accommodation, or you can continue your own Marrakech adventure in the souks and medina.
- Local English speaking guide
- Entrance fees to Maison Tiskiwin
- Palais De Bahia
- Photography Museum
- Tips / gratuities for your guide
- Items of a personal nature
This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.
Outside Café France in Djemaa El-Fna
Meet us outside the Café France in Djemaa El-Fna. As you walk into Djemaa El-Fna through the main entrance this is a 3-storey café on the right side of the square. Your official guide will be holding an Urban Adventures sign or badge and be waiting for you in front of the café. Be careful to fake guides!
Daily departures at 9.00 AM
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