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Written on : 08 May 2020
By : Léa Frémiot

Marrakech is known to be an ideal tourist destination and appreciated by all for its incredible cultural richness. Religious buildings, gardens, squares, souks and museums are all waiting for you for a lively holiday full of discoveries. We are today going to discover the winter quarter, one of the most popular places for tourists from all over the world. 

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A charming neighbourhood where life is good

A charming neighbourhood where life is good

Built on the initiative of King Mohammed VI at the beginning of the 2000s, this district attracts many tourists every year, but also outsiders who want to settle down in Marrakech and bask in the sunshine. Indeed, the name of this district comes in particular from the winter, because before this place was mainly occupied by English people who came to spend the season there before leaving for their country in spring. In spite of the buildings that have recently been built, the wintering district has managed to preserve all of its former soul and uniqueness. The modern facilities bring a touch of new life to the district and a certain chic for which it is so much appreciated. People are attracted to the area for the calm and atmosphere that prevails there, owing in particular to its large gardens and lush vegetation. Indeed, this district is particularly flowery and the large avenues are lined with palm and olive trees, ideal for outings in the shade to cool down with the Atlas Mountains in the background. Thus, many people find in this area a true haven of peace where authenticity and modernity blend perfectly. 
 
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A dynamic place

A dynamic place

The wintering area is at the heart of many activities and never sleeps despite its calm. Indeed, it has an ideal location which is a real asset for him. The famous Jemaa El Fna square is only 10 minutes away, as well as the recent district of Guéliz appreciated for its numerous shops that will offer you shopping sessions with your relatives. Winter is a rather fortunate place in Marrakech where you will see several luxury hotels and this district is notably the favourite place of the stars who reside there during the Marrakech film festival or the Marrakech of laughter. This district is home to a vibrant nightlife thanks to the many trendy discos and bars available in the hotels in the area. During the day, a multitude of sites are worth visiting in this district, such as the Marrakech Congress Palace or the Royal Theatre, magnificent monuments! At Villanovo, we are sure you will love the winter district!
 
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