They can also go with children to different cultural and recreational activities that take place throughout the city. The French Institute of Marrakech in its cultural agenda includes all kinds of events, from circus shows up screening of children’s and youth films, passing through weekly sessions of storytelling, music workshops and dance, theater and Visual Arts for children of all ages. In addition to these possibilities share holidays with children in the city, also they can escape in family until the sea. Essaouira is less than 200 km away and offers plenty of beaches where bathing, as well as a beautiful and tranquil medina and precious monuments and views. Also outside Marrakech, can make breaks from one day to the Ourika valley, to the desert to see the dromedaries and the spectacular dunes, or even in the same outskirts of Marrakech can make journeys on buggy or hot-air balloon or even spend a day of snow into the Oukaimeden, less than an hour from Marrakesh. So if you are planning a family holiday, Marrakech is an ideal destination full of exotic, sports and cultural activities for the kids. They may stay in one of the hotels in Marrakech, which have their own pool, or even in one of the typical riads in Marrakech, where they can enjoy together the treasures of gastronomy, architecture and entertainment of this fascinating city. David Gonzalez-Company (diploma in philosophy, Universitat de Valencia (Spain); MA (Hons) Degree in Mental Philosophy, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom); MA Degree in Comparative Literature, University of Washington (U.S.)) is writer, journalist, educator and translator and has lived in several countries in Europe, North America and Africa..