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The local currency, Dirhams, can be bought at the airport on arrival or in all banks, large hotels or in specific exchange offices along the Mohammed V Avenue in Gueliz, the modern part of the city,
Taxis are easily accessible and useful for all in-town trips and they cost around 10 dirhams (about 1 Euro) for a short trip. At night fares rates are increased by 50%. Always ensure the cab driver start the meter at the beginning of a trip, some of them tend to be reluctant but in theory it is illegal not to have one switched on. The taxi for the transfer to the Riad on both arrival and departure can be arranged by Riad Atman, if booked in advance.

The horse-driven carriages are a pleasant way to discover Marrakech, a very nice experience especially to take you back to you Riad from the Jemaa el Fna Square in the evening. Do not hesitate to discuss the price with the driver. An hour should cost approximately 100 dirhams (10 Euros).


A local multilingual guide to take you around the Medina to visits various sites or simply to feel safe touring the Souk, is available on request. The fee should be paid directly to the guide. Booking in advance is recommended.