Situated in central Morocco, the population of the region of Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz is around 3.1 million. The capital of the region is the popular tourist destination of Marrakech.
This well visited region covers some 31 160 square kilometers and encompasses the prefectures of Marrakech Medina, Marrakech Menara and Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, as well as the provinces of Essaouira, Al Haouz, Chichaoua and El Kelaat Es-Sraghna. There is an absolute abundance of things to do and things to see in the regions, with Marrakech at the heart of it all.
Marrakech is a tourist paradise, filled with attractions, activities and ideal accommodation. Visitors to the city can view such sites as Koutoubia Mosque, Ben Youssef Medrassa, El Badi Palace, Bahia Palace, Majorelle Garden, the Saadian Tombs, a large selection of souks, various museums and so much more.
Another popular destination in the region of Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz is Essaouira. The medina of the city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it was once known as the fortified city of Mogador. This delightful city is known for its fishing, water sports, arts and crafts, and rich culture.
This is just a small sampling of what awaits tourists in the Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz region, why not visit and discover more for yourself.
Last updated: January 18, 2020