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“Authentic experience of traditional Moroccan life”
3 Jan 2017
“Feel like part of the family”
The Berber Culture Centre, in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, offers an array of activities from daytrips to extended stays e.g. experience a day in the life of a Berber, use as a base for trekking, or come to learn and practise Arabic...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Midway between Marrakech and Agadir | Imintanoute, Marrakech, Morocco
Myself and my boyfriend stayed with Mohammed and his family for ten nights and enjoyed every minute of it. Mohammed is very accommodating and will go out of his way to make sure you are happy and dont want for anything and genuinely a good...More
Although this was a two hour journey from
Marrakesh, our family thought it was a brilliant day out. Mohammed and his family welcomed us into their family and we shared daily tasks such as preparing food, collecting water from the well, riding the donkey, making...More
If you're interested in food and local culture, a visit to the Berber Cultural Center is an absolute must. It's an easy 90-minute taxi ride from Marrakesh, and a complete change of pace from the city.
The host, Mohamed, is a sincerely lovely guy, who...More
I was with a group as part of original vollunteers in Marrakesh which was in itself a broadening experience but while in Morocco, we were told about the Berber Cultural Centre and it turned out to be one of the main highlights of the trip!...More
I went to Marrakech with my two children for a week's holiday. On researching things to do with children, the Berber Cultural Center was recommended to us by an acquaintance.
Once we arrived at our hotel in Marrakech (the Sofitel Palais Imperial), we made enquiries...More
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Mohamed E, Owner at Berber Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016
Sorry for taking so long to respond. I am just working out how to use TripAdvisor now.
Thank you for your kind words. We loved having you and your family visit us, and we'd love to see you again for a longer stay. I'm glad...More
I was worried going out to spend the day with the family that it would be a sanitised, westernised view of a picture perfect family, but it wasn't. It was a big, noisy extended family that welcomed us into their home. The women were shy...More
This is an incredible place filled with some of the nicest most caring people you will ever meet. You will get to experience a part of the Moroccan culture in a more intimate way through cooking a meal, making bread in a clay oven or...More
My wife daughter and I spent a delightful half day learning more about the Berber culture and learning how to prepare a delectable Moroccan meal, including cooking our bread in an authentic local oven--not an easy task for spoiled Americans. Our hosts were warm and...More