Previously know as Mogador, this city still keeps it’s charm. It’s UNESCO World Heritage and here you can visit the Medina, which is the only Moroccan medina projected, from scratch, by an architect, wander through the typical and characteristic streets, feel the Atlantic ocean air and enjoy the charm of the buildings and its people. By lunch, you’ll have the opportunity of eating fresh grilled fish in the beach, with the locals, where the price/quality ratio is outstanding. You’ll also be able to visit the local unions and its artisans, local products, art galleries and buy genuine spice.
Ouarzazate is known as the “Gates of the Desert” city, since it’s located between the Atlas mountains and the Sahara Desert. Besides the scenery, you can visit the old fortress’s Kasba Taouirt, the Pasha Glaoui palace, and the famous movie studios, where recognized movies such as Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator were filmed.
Aite Ben Hadou, classified as UNESCOS’s World Heritage, is in the Thousand Kasbahs route and is the most charming and well kept Ksar – fortified city in the caravans route, between Marrakesh and Sahara. Today, it’s still requested for filming, since it keeps it’s integrity and personality intact.
We’ll travel from Marrakesh to the wonderful Ouzoud waterfalls, in the Atlas mountains, where you’ll be able to walk through olive groves and listen to the powerful sound of the waterfalls, some as high as 60 meters. Ideal to escape the heat and the agitation of the city, for one the most surprising attractions in whole Morocco.
De Marrakech a Imlil is only 110 kms. It’s a typical city that extends along a road, in a beautiful and green mountain valley. You’ll be able to visit and appreciate the old Kasbah, Moulay Brahim and Lake Takerkoust. On Saturdays, while going through the Asni canyon, there’s an interesting and unique fair, where you can find the best handicraft in whole Morocco.