Round 2/12

Round 2: Marrakesh

Marrakesh ePrix

The second round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship takes place in the ‘Red City’ of Marrakesh, Morocco.

This enchanting, colourful city is a labyrinth of alleyways and a maze of souks, punctuated by hundreds of minarets, and nestled in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.

Did you know?!

It is considered impolite to handle food with the left hand, and to say no to meat if it is offered at a meal

Must-see attractions include the Majorelle gardens, Dar si Said museum, Koutoubia mosque, and the El Bahia and El Badi palaces

Tagine is one of Morocco’s famous dishes, named after the earthenware pot in which it’s cooked, comprising typically of chicken and a variety of vegetables

Morocco’s rare thuya wood, only found in the western foothills of the Atlas Mountains, was the first burled wood used for luxury dashboards by Rolls Royce

Nearby Fes-al-Bali is the third biggest city in Morocco and features one of the largest urban no-car zones in the world