day trips from Marrakech, firstly The city of Marrakesh was founded in the 11th century. Often spelt as Marrakech, this city derives its from Berber words mur and akush, meaning the ‘Land of God’. Earlier it was the capital of a great empire which stretched from Spain to Senegal. Located at the foothills of the snow capped Atlas Mountains, it is the third largest city in Morocco, and also the capital of the Marrakech-Tensift-El-Haouz region.
This city is a perfect combination of African and European cultures that display a perfect mix of eastern and western zones and features bohemia and high culture. Modern Arab cities featuring the latest infrastructure and Berber villages are spread all around Marrakesh are capable of taking the visitors on a Marrakesh Morocco Journey back into time. Morocco offers breath taking sceneries like the magnificent snow-capped Atlas Mountains are in its backdrop which makes it even more beautiful. Furthermore, the palm groves which are about a thousand years old, wrapped in faded red ochre walls can leave anyone enchanted.