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What to do in the other half of day?

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What to do in the other half of day?

Hi,

I've organised a half day tour of Marrakechi sites from the morning. But wondered what else I could do for the other half of the day until 6pm.

I have a partner and an adventurous son with me.

Any suggestions

Thanks

Blues

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1. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Wandering aimlessly (and getting seemingly lost!) around the souqs or just people-watching at a cafe at the Jemaa el Fna can be interesting and fun. You could potentially spend days doing this, really...

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2. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Or in high summer? Lunch, then siesta!

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3. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Relax and enjoy not having plans.

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4. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Yes! Depending on your energy levels I would say do all of that! Get hopelessly (and stress free) lost in the souks. Happen upon a quiet little place to eat off the beaten track then try to navigate home and sleep! My idea of heaven! Enjoy, what ever you do.

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5. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

my plans are to go out after breakfast, have a look around for most of the day, maybe grab a wee bite to eat for lunch (if possible during ramadan!!) and head back to the riad around 3.00 - 3.30pm for a bit of sun worshipping, siesta time, then head out refreshed for food around 8.00 - 8.30. CANT WAIT!!!

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6. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Visit Majorelle Gardens.

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7. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

jardin majorelle is alread high up on my list! xx

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8. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Hi,

Thank you all for your contributions.

I like the idea of rooftop - siesta - relax - food later combo. However with an extremely active 71/2 year old i fancy that this wil be a pipe-dream. My fall-back position will be to chill out at Menara or Majorelle; if there's enough shade.

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9. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Both gardens have shaded areas, take your pick! (Although your youngster may find more of interest in the Menara olive and citrus groves and "tank" - terrapins. frogs and mirror carp for example. Tiny tip: take stale bread or lettuce heads to feed the fish!)

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10. Re: What to do in the other half of day?

Hi,

The Cyber Park on Avenue Mohammed 5 is another garden option. Lovely formal gardens at the front and wilder unstructured one at the back close to the medina walls at Bad Nkob.