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Majorelle Garden: Our most recommended tours and activities

Marrakech: Full-Day Guided City Highlights Tour

1. Marrakech: Full-Day Guided City Highlights Tour

Spend a full day visiting the most iconic attractions in Marrakech. Following a pickup from your accommodation, explore one of Morocco's largest and most beautiful mosques — Koutoubia.  Continue the tour to the Bahia Palace and admire its beautiful gardens filled with fruit trees and sweet-smelling flowers. Then, head over to the peaceful enclosure in the Kasbah to see the cedar wood domes and marble columns of the Saadian Tombs. Next, get ready to see Morocco's most famous souks and experience the daily hustle and bustle of the city before visiting Djeemaa El Fna, Marrakech's bustling market place filled with merchants from the Souk region. After soaking up the colorful atmosphere of the market, there'll be free time for you to have lunch at Dar Essalam Restaurant which provide an authentic Moroccon food. After your lunch break, visit the Majorelle Gardens, designed by the French artist Jacques Majorelle. Enjoy this haven of peace in the city of Marrakech and explore the magnificent tropical garden with its fountains, pools, bamboo forests, cacti, and much more. Then make your way to the Menara Gardens, the famous summer residence of Sultan Abderrahmane, and gaze in awe at the beautiful orchards and olive groves. End your journey by visiting the secret garden which is an outstanding example of Islamic art and architecture. It's part of the great tradition of stately Arab-Andalusian and Moroccan palaces.

Marrakech: Majorelle Garden Visit and Hammam Experience

2. Marrakech: Majorelle Garden Visit and Hammam Experience

Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and find yourself amongst lush plants and vibrant villas in Majorelle Garden. Afterward, experience a traditional Moroccan hammam for further relaxation. Your driver will pick you up at 9:00 AM in front of your accommodation and take you to Majorelle Garden. While in the garden discover a wide variety of plant life, including a significant collection of cacti. Stumble upon the influences and connections of the artist Jacques Majorelle and fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent. Visit the Berber Museum and learn about the Moroccan Berbers and see their traditional clothes and jewelry. After spending time at Majorelle Garden, your driver will take you to a local spa in Marrakech. Relax during your Moroccan hammam experience and afterward unwind with a Moroccan tea.

Marrakech: Majorelle Garden Entry and Lunch in Desert Camp

3. Marrakech: Majorelle Garden Entry and Lunch in Desert Camp

After pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech, drive directly to the Majorelle Garden. Discover the beauty of this famous garden, originally designed by the French artist Jacques Majorelle, and restored by Yves Saint Laurent. Admire the peaceful landscaped garden and take pictures of the "Majorelle blue" walls. When you are finished, the driver will be waiting for you to take you to the Agafay desert outside Marrakech to have lunch in a Berber camp. After lunch, relax in the shade of your private tent or take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool. You will then be driven back to your accommodation in Marrakech.

Marrakech: Private Full-Day City Tour

4. Marrakech: Private Full-Day City Tour

Discover the old city of Marrakech with its labyrinthine streets, famous markets, and the Majorelle Garden on this tour. Visit the famous Palais de Bahia, a beautifully decorated palace full of enchanting inner rooms and elaborate mosaic walls.  With a distinctly different architecture from the rest of the medina, walk through the Jewish Quarter. Discover the incredible Saadian tombs and the Medersa Ben Youssef, an old school of Quranic study with beautiful Arabian-Andalucían architecture. Admire the wood carvings and visit the tiny students' rooms, then see the Koutoubia Mosque, an icon of Marrakech and a point of orientation for tourists. Head to the world-famous Jemaah el Fna square with its countless orange juice stands, snake charmers, traditionally-garbed water sellers and henna women. Enjoy a refreshing midday pause on one of the terraces with a panoramic view and take in the sights of the colorful crowds below. Then continue on to the incredible Majorelle Garden and make your way through this oasis of calm in the midst of the bustling new city at your leisure. Visit the Berber Museum housed in the bright blue villa and learn about the history and traditions of Berber people and see some of their beautiful traditional clothing. 

Marrakech: Private 4-Hour City Highlights Tour

5. Marrakech: Private 4-Hour City Highlights Tour

The tour begins with pickup from your accommodation and heads to the enchanting and picturesque Jardin Majorelle, a botanical garden formerly owned by Yves Saint Laurent.  Stroll through the luscious trees and exotic plants of this magical oasis, admiring the view of water lilies and lotus flowers that float in the ponds. Continue the tour to the New City next, which was built by French settlers in the early 1900s. Today it is a busy hub of international brands and trendy cafés, as well as "the Champs Elysées of Marrakech". Later, visit the exquisite Bahia Palace to admire the fine Moorish architecture and gorgeous ceramic tiles. From here, stroll through the Jewish Quarter where you can get a better understanding of the important role of the Jewish culture and community in developing the unique identity of Marrakech. Arrive at the stunning Moulay El Yazid Mosque then see the Bab Agnaou, one of the 19 gates of Marrakech and the main entrance to the Royal Kasbah. Finally, wander through the fascinating labyrinths of the city's most vibrant and colorful open-air marketplace.  Wander through bazaars full of charm and character, stalls packed with mysterious potions, colorful piles of spices, exquisite rugs, and much more. The combination of sounds, sights, and smells is enough to leave even the most hardened of travelers feeling completely mesmerized.

Marrakech: Botanical Gardens & City Ramparts Tour

6. Marrakech: Botanical Gardens & City Ramparts Tour

Following pick-up from your hotel or riad, journey through some of the most beautiful gardens of Marrakech and discover fragrant oases in the heart of the city of Marrakech. We start with Majorelle Garden, created by the French Orientalist artist Jacques Majorelle. Stroll around the blue-painted fountains and exotic flora of the Majorelle Garden. We head to Menara Gardens, with the peaks of the Atlas Mountains in the background. Learn about the unique irrigation system designed to provide water to the surrounding area via underground channels from the artificial lake followed by a visit to the Koutoubia garden. End your journey by visiting the secret garden which is an outstanding example of Islamic art and architecture. It's part of the great tradition of stately Arab-Andalusian and Moroccan palaces.

Marrakech: Tour of Majorelle and Menara Gardens

7. Marrakech: Tour of Majorelle and Menara Gardens

Use entry tickets to discover the history and culture of Marrakech on this guided tour. French artist Jacques Majorelle designed the Majorelle Garden, and it will be your first stop. Take in the wonder of the Menara Garden. Experience these amazing gardens restored by Yves Saint Laurent. Begin your experience by observing Majorelle Garden's fountains, swimming pools, bamboo forests, and cacti. It also has an impressive collection of private museums (not included). Witness more than 15 species of birds that are exclusive to North Africa, which can be found at Majorelle Garden. Next, visit the historic Menara Garden. It is the popular summer residence for Sultan Abdul Rahman. Olive, cypress, and palm trees adorn this park, which has been present for centuries. This cool garden is very pleasant on hot summer days. Before returning to your hotel, take the opportunity to tour 2 of the oldest and most famous "Bab" gates in Marrakech.

From Casablanca: Imperial Cities of Morocco 6-Day Tour

8. From Casablanca: Imperial Cities of Morocco 6-Day Tour

Day 1 : Casablanca Upon arrival in Casablanca, you will be met at the airport and taken to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you will visit the city, including a visit to the Hassan II mosque, one of the world’s biggest mosques, as well as the districts of Sqala and Habous.  Day 2 : Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis The next morning you will journey to the capital of Morocco, Rabat. Visit the Royal Palace, the Ouadaya Gardens Kasbah and the Hassan Tower Mosque. After lunch, you'll be driven to the Berber town of Meknes. Explore the intricate gateways, beautiful gardens and at 40-meter high city wall. Next is the ancient Roman city of Volubilis. Dating back to AD 40, Volubilis is home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins in North Africa. You'll finish the day with a short drive to the medieval city of Fez. Day 3 : Fez After breakfast you will begin a guided tour of the Fes, one of the world’s largest walled cities. Explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricate Berber carpets and many other local crafts. For lunch you may choose to eat in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch, you will continue the tour to visit the King’s Palace and then the famous tanneries. Day 4 : Ouzoud Waterfalls After an early breakfast, you will depart for Marrakech via the Ouzoud Waterfalls. The beautiful drive will take you up into the Middle Atlas Mountains and along the base of the High Atlas Mountains. Along the way, you'll make a short stop in Ifrane to enjoy a walk along the cascades. Relax to the sound of the falls, enjoy a picnic lunch or visit one of the many cafés and restaurants. After a restful and relaxing afternoon, you’ll head to Marrakech.  Day 5 : Marrakech Today's tour of Marrakech begins with a trip to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, home to the minaret which has become a symbol of the city. You will then visit the Saadian Tombs and the Bahia Palace. Then, experience traditional Arabic craftsmanship in the lively souks around Jemaa El Fna square. Home to many different types of traders, these bustling and aromatic streets are uniquely Moroccan. After lunch break, you head to the Majorelle Gardens & Menara Garden. Day 6 : Marrakech to Casablanca Transfer Your last day of travel will be in Marrakech. Free time will be given in the morning if you want to do some final shopping in Marrakech before being driven back to Casablanca in the afternoon.

Marrakech Gardens & Koutoubia Mosque Tour

9. Marrakech Gardens & Koutoubia Mosque Tour

Benefit from pick-up by deluxe, air-conditioned minibus and escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech city center as you make your way around some of the city's beautiful gardens in comfort. Marvel at the pools and flowerbeds of the Menara Gardens, with the peaks of the Atlas Mountains in the background. Learn about the unique irrigation system designed to provide water to the surrounding area via underground channels from the artificial lake. Admire the serene aspect of the pavilion, designed during the 16th-century Saadi dynasty. Continue to Majorelle Garden, created by the French Orientalist artist Jacques Majorelle over a period of almost 40 years from 1923. Wander among the cobalt blue landscaped features, see a stunning collection of cacti and more. End your journey through the green spaces of Marrakech with a look at the towering minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque from the outside.

Marrakech: Yves Saint Laurent Tour

10. Marrakech: Yves Saint Laurent Tour

Yves Saint Laurent’s first visit to Marrakech marked the start of a love affair. Captivated by the city’s colors and clamor, Saint Laurent promptly purchased a home in the heart of the Medina, which served as a refuge from the mania of Paris. On this tour, walk in the footsteps of this world-famous designer, and discover the city through his eyes. The tour begins with pickup from your accommodation and heads to the first stop of the day, the Jardin Majorelle. Developed in the early 20th century by French painter Jacques Majorelle, this expansive and peaceful garden was purchased by Saint Laurent in 1980. As you explore the luscious gardens, learn about how Saint Laurent rescued the landmark from demolition and saved it for prosperity. Continue the tour to Musée Yves Saint Laurent, the most popular tourist attraction in Morocco welcoming over 850,000 visitors each year. Admire the array of collections on display which feature some of the designer’s most precious creations as well as exhibitions documenting his life in Marrakech. Throughout the tour, get a sense of how Marrakesh impacted the life of Saint Laurent and how his spirit and philosophy lives on here. By the end of the experience, you will have a deeper appreciation for the places where he spent most of his time and a new perspective of this vibrant city.

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What people are saying about Majorelle Garden

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 590 reviews

The very friendly guide, speaks to you in the language you prefer, English, Spanish or French, the tour is quite complete and beautiful places for photos

Hamid was really knowledgable and had excellent English. A very informative trip, thanks!

Very good visit, everything went well both the driver and the guide were welcoming

I don't remember the guide's name I think is Aiken, he was great

La experiencia fue maravillosa y nuestro guia abdou 10/10.