To do, to visit, to discover while staying at the Riad Zoraida

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​The Bahia Palace and the El Badi Palace

Less than 10 minutes from the Riad, these two palaces are major monuments of the country's cultural heritage. The Bahia Palace, built in the 19th century, spreads over 8 hectares. 
You will admire its unique architecture and Moroccan art: moucharabiehs, sculpted plasters, painting on beech and cedar wood, zelliges, stained glass windows etc. All this organized around numerous courtyards, patios and lush green gardens. The El Badi Palace, built at the end of the 16th century, is today used as a stage for an annual humoristic Festival.

The Saadian Tombs

This major attraction, a true historical gem, is located in the Kasbah district, about twenty minutes on foot from the riad.
A unique example of Hispano-Moorish decorative art, this royal necropolis dating from the time of the Saadian dynasty is partly classified as a UNESCO world heritage site.

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The Majorelle Gardens and the Yves-St Laurent Museum

Designed by the French painter Jaques Majorelle in 1922, this gigantic 9,000 square meter garden of exotic plants and trees lives in the heart of the city. This must-see attraction in Marrakech will immerse you in a moment of poetry and romance. You will need to reserve your tickets in advance.

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Medina, souks and Jamma El Fna Square

Get lost in the labyrinth of alleys of the medina and witness the bustle of the city's most emblematic square. Between snake charmers, musicians, stalls and other activities of all kinds, you will not be disappointed.

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Morocco from the sky

With our partner Ciel D’Afrique, we offer hot air balloon flights, either shared or private. You will be able to see the surroundings of Marrakech and the small rural villages from the sky. Ciel D’Afrique is the pioneer in this activity and contributes to building better living conditions for local populations. Please contact us if you would like to book a flight.

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The Agafay desert

Discover this hidden gem just thirty kilometers from Marrakech. You can cross this desert in a 4x4, buggy, quad or on the back of a camel. This is an ideal excursion to discover sumptuous landscapes and admire the sunset over the dunes…

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Hiking in the Atlas

What could be better than a hike to discover small mountain villages, take a deep breath of fresh air and recharge your batteries in nature?
You will be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who knows the mountain like the back of his hand to help you discover the most unusual places in the Middle Atlas.
Several options are available depending on your wishes.

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Transfer by private car

If you wish to discover other cities in Morocco (Essaouira, Agadir etc.) we can organize transfers with a driver.