Where is Marrakech in Morocco?
The city of Marrakech is the capital of the region of Marrakech-Tensift Al Haouz, in the south-west of Morocco. Its location makes it a perfect base for visitors to explore all the north African country has to offer, including the coastline, the desert and the stunning Atlas Mountains. Any stop-overs? Flights between the UK and Marrakech take around three hours, heading over all of Spain and then the rugged interior of Morocco. As such, no stop-overs are needed, while travellers should also be aware that there is a two hour time difference between the two countries. Things to see and do in Marrakech Known as the ‘Red City’ due to its colourful brick walls, Marrakech offers a fascinating short-break for holidaymakers. Within the city walls, tourists can explore a maze of centuries-old alleys and squares, some of which give way to bustling souks or marketplaces which offer them the opportunity to try out their haggling skills and grab themselves a locally-produced bargain, such as spices