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Marrakech 'is one of the hippest cities in the world'

People who visit Marrakech during their Morocco holidays will be able to discover why it has been described as one of the trendiest cities in world.

Katherine Leck, managing director of travel and language book firm Berlitz Publishing, claimed Marrakech is in line to attract hordes of travellers inspired by the upcoming release of Sex and the City 2.

According to Ms Leck, those who head there during their Morocco holidays will find that a truly unique shopping experience in "one of the world's hippest cities".

Those who explore the likes of the Djemaa el Fna, Marrakech's famous marketplace, will discover a "maze of souks offering everything from rugs, furniture, jewellery, antiques, art, books and mementoes to take home", she commented.

After all that retail therapy, travellers may want to do something a little more challenging, such as trek the Atlas Mountains during their Morocco holidays.

The Adventure Company's Peaks of the Atlas trip gives people the chance to scale the 4,167 metre tall Jebel Toubkal, the highest summit in North Africa.

If this article sparks your imagination then have a look at our family activity holidays or our Morocco holidays page