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Experience Marrakech: Food and Market Tour of Djemaa El Fna, Including Traditional Dinner

Highlights
  • Tour Marrakech's Djemaa el Fna with a small group
  • Learn the spices and ingredients of Moroccan food
  • Includes tastings in the souks and markets
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Experience Marrakech: Food and Market Tour of Djemaa El Fna, Including Traditional Dinner
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Experience Marrakech: Food and Market Tour of Djemaa El Fna, Including Traditional Dinner
From US$ 52.02
Overview
Experience the culinary secrets of Djemaa el Fna on a half-day food tour of this bustling Marrakech square and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whet your appetite with a wide range of treats, walk through the maze-like food markets, and sit down to a full dinner in the heart of Djemaa el Fna. Explore with a small group that's capped at 12 food lovers to ensure a more personalized experience.
What to Expect
Meet a culinary guide at Djemaa el Fna and then set out on a foodie exploration through the heart of the historic city. Sample a range of olives, nuts, and other snacks before entering the poultry and beef market to learn the basics of haggling Moroccan-style.

Next, follow the scent of saffron, cardamom, and turmeric into the Marrakech spice market, where you learn the essential ingredients of Moroccan cuisine. In the open-air souk, see a variety of traditional breads, from pan-fried msemen to the paper-thin beghrir, and taste unusual specialties such as cow hoof, sheep’s head, and ghoulal, a traditional snail soup.

When it’s time for dinner, return to Djemaa el Fna’s throng of snake charmers and entertainers and sit down to a full meal, the perfect ending to an evening of exploring Moroccan food.
Reviews (103)
1 - 5 of 54 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Youssef...simply the best!

I wish I had taken this tour my first night in Marrakech. First of all, the Youssef, our tour guide for the evening was outstanding. Full of energy, knowledge, jokes and clearly believed throughout the medina. I came hungry, but clearly I simply just shouldn't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The Best Marrakech Experience!

This is an awesome adventure for people interested in cooking, food, history and culture. On Christmas Eve there were 10 of us with Ali on this foodie tour in the medina and we had a fabulous evening. We had a half day Marrakech city tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jill305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic food tour with ali

We had a great time tonight tasting food in and around the Medina with Ali, our great guide. We had “doughnuts”, olives, harira soup, tangia, pastries to take home and a digesif filled with spices. Lots of history learned along the way as well. From...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank allisont48
Reviewed 17 December 2018
Need to see!

The place is known for concentrating traditional activities of storytellers, musicians and interpreters but threatened by economic development. In the struggle for the protection of traditions, the inhabitants have called for international protection of such places - called "cultural spaces" - and other traditional forms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eugenia G
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile
Food and Market Tour with Ali

We had a tremendous experience with our Tour Guide Ali. He was interactive with us and the other guests. The tour was a very authentic experience of tasting the foods and all of the personal interactions with locals.

Thank Nicholas A
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It was 3.5 hours, all the info is on the urban adventures website
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