1 Week Marrakech and Essaouira
Arrival in Marrakech late afternoon. (enter on the immigration card as address in Morocco: Riad Michel, Quartier Azbezt, Marrakech). You will be collected at the airport directly behind the customs. The chauffeur stands directly behind the customs and has a sheet “Riad Michel”. He brings you as close as possible to the riad. My friend Lucien will receive you. He will also make breakfast for you and accompany you on the first day for dinner if you want. You can then go with him to exchange money at the best rate in hotel Ali. Phone Lucien mobil 00212 607194042 or fix: 00212 524 38 98 76. First night with us in the riad.
Marrakech Medina: Dar Cherifa, Mederse Ben Youssuf, Musée de Marrakech, Musée de la Photographie, Souks, Musée de la Boucherouite, Jamma el Fna,
By taxi to Jardin Majorelle on the way back to Center Artisanal on Bvd. Mohamed V and afternoon free in the souks etc. In the evening, maybe dinner together with us in the house. Lucien cooks fantastic.
9 am Tombeaux Saadiens, Berberpharmacy at Bab Aganaou, visit to the El Badi Palais and Musée Dar Si Said, around 13.30h tasting of the traditional Lamb “Mechoui” from the clay oven near Jamma El Fna, visit of the souks or/and traditional Hamam.
In the morning drive to Essaouira with Supartours. We organize the tickets and the transfer to the bus station. Take one of the many vehicles that you can expect with a cart and take you to the Riad de la rose des Vents (about an 8 minute walk, because Essaouira’s old town is car-free) Overnight at Riad Rose des Vents in the heart of the old town with a view over the sea. (www.riad-rose-des-vents.com) tel. 00212 660082750 (Asmaa)
Day 6 and 7
Relaxation and beach walk, relaxing by the sea. Fish market at the port, French cultural institute with a beautiful photo or art exhibitions, strolling over the bastions, possibly visit of the synagogue. Top Reastautanttip: Restaurant “La Tolérance”. Cheap and excellent !!! Or the Dar Houma, whose owner speaks german as well and who also have a organic menu. Attractively priced.
Departure in time from Essouira to Marrakech with Suptatours. There arrived by taxi to the airport. You should be at the airport 2.5 hours before departure.