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Meet a culinary guide at Djemaa el Fna, 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’ll learn the essential ingredients of Moroccan cuisine. In the open-air souk, see a variety of traditional breads, from pan-fried msemen to the whisper-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.
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Jemaa el-Fnaa
Marrakech Urban Adventures
Experience the culinary secrets of Djemaa el Fna on a half-day food tour of the bustling Marrakech square and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whet your appetite with a wide range of treats, walk through the maze-like food markets, then sit down to a full dinner in the heart of Djemaa el Fna, exploring with a small group that's capped at 12 food lovers to ensure personalized service.
  • Find specialties you won’t see on tourist menus
  • Learn the spices and ingredients of Moroccan food
  • Includes tastings in the souks and markets
  • Soak up the atmosphere over dinner in Djemaa el Fna
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great food experience

We were a family of 4 including a senior and a teenager. Yousef was a great guide providing us with a brief iteniary before making a move. The tour is approx 3 hours and involves the following local (not commercial) stops: 1. tea and donut...More

Thank Khaled F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lots of food!

A very nice tour visiting eating spots around the main square. You will definitely eat a lot on this tour so make sure you're hungry! Also got to see a neighborhood bakery and spice shop for a behind the scenes look. Guide was very friendly...More

Thank johnmwagner
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Yes, best day ever!

The day spent with Karima shopping, cooking and eating in her beautiful riad was a wonderful experience. A hands-on cooking class with lots of good food and laughter. One of the highlights of my stay in Morocco.

Thank gail726
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile
Amazing Experience

If you want to experience Marrakech spring to life at night then I highly recommend taking this tour! My guide Youssef was detailed on every aspect of the tour and didn’t rush through like some tour guides will do. This tour should be the 101...More

Thank Christian E
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile
Great experience

Me and four of my party plus 2 others met Suad easily as planned and took us shopping to buy all the ingredients needed to cook lunch , we walked for 1.5 hours visiting different market stalls and then went to a Rhiad to cook...More

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