Marrakech on sidecars

Sidecars are an innovative and alternative way of seeing Marrakech has always been a favourite with Millis Potter guests travelling to Morocco. Your guide and driver will offer you complete flexibility, trying to focus on the areas of Marrakech you haven’t yet seen. They will drive you on modern Ural motorbikes, reproductions of the iconic 1930s BMW side-car bikes, and you will ride in comfort in the attached sidecar.

You could start at the iconic ‘La Grand Cafe de la Poste’, exploring the colonial French quarter surrounding the historic Medina and souqs. There is something magical about having the wind in your hair, darting through the backstreets of this amazing city. Let a little old-school glamour transform your Marrakech experience. A little less glamorous, you might explore one of the local markets, entirely off the beaten track.

Onwards, your next stop is to whizz through the Palmeraie – the green belt that sits on the outskirts of Marrakech. Meandering through the palm groves, your driver picks a delightful picnic spot for a drink – perfect as a sundowner to end your day.

For longer rides, you could explore the dusty expanse of the striking Agafay Desert or even the Atlas Mountains. Start with an early morning hot-air balloon ride gazing over the desert wilds. As you land, you will see your sidecar and driver waiting to take you on a thrilling ride back to Marrakech in style.

Itineraries

Fez, Marrakech & Atlas Mountains

Fez - Marrakech - Atlas Mountains  

Fez and Marrakech are undeniably Morocco’s most iconic and evocative cities, packed with all the magical charm that makes Morocco so mesmerising. This itinerary allows you an immersive experience of both, and additionally, some gentle R&R in the mountains to conclude your trip.

9 days from £1895 p. p.

Marrakech & Atlas Mountains

Marrakech Medina - Atlas Mountains - Marrakech Palmeraie  

Combine the bustling souks of colourful Marrakech before experiencing the timeless Berber culture and stunning views in the High Atlas Mountains. 

8 days from £1228 p. p.

A long weekend in Marrakech

Marrakech  

Marrakech makes for a beautiful long weekend from any European city. With five days, you will have plenty of time to both explore and relax. The weather is perfect in the winter, and you can also immerse yourself in a fascinating culture.

6 days from £1095 p. p.

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Dar Zemora

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Le Farnatchi

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Berber Lodge

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Berber Lodge is a superb boutique hotel located south of Marrakech under the backdrop of the High Atlas Mountains.

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Jnane Tamsna

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Mandarin Oriental Marrakech

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Riad Kniza

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Riad Kniza is a beautifully renovated luxury riad located in the heart of the Marrakech Medina.  

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