• Royal Cities with Essaouira

Departure every Friday from Marrakech

Itineraries

Day 1

Friday : Arrival - Marrakech

Arrival to Marrakech Menara airport.
Welcome and transfer to your hotel. Check-in, dinner & accommodation.

Day 2

Saturday : Marrakech –> Essaouira –> El Jadida -> Casablanca (490 km)

Early departure to Essaouira. Visit of this city that used to attract the hippie counterculture of the 1960s and which has an old Portuguese history as a harbor city with the most ancient fortified port in the world still preserved. Seafood lunch (Optional). Afternoon, departure to Casablanca passing by the Atlantic road, with several stops in Oualidia and El Jadida. Depending on your arrival time, an orientation tour of the city might be offered including the former fortress of Mazagan which was built by the Portuguese & the possibility to visit the Portuguese Cistern. Late arrival in Casablanca. Dinner & Accommodation.

Day 3

Sunday : Casablanca -> Meknes -> Fez (320 km)

Visit of the Economic Capital: The Central Market, the Habous district, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V square, the residential area of Anfa and the outside of the Mosque Hassan II. Departure to Meknes. Lunch (optional). Visit Meknes, the Ismailia capital, which has the longer ramparts in Morocco (40 km) : the famous Bab Mansour gate, the Royal Stables and the Jewish quarter. Continuation to Fez. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 4

Monday : Fez

The whole day is devoted to the visit of the spiritual capital : the Medieval Medina, Attarine or Bou Anania Medersa, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum and the outside Karaouyne Mosque. Lunch at the hotel. Continuation the visit

Day 5

Tuesday : Fez -> Rabat -> Marrakech (495 km)

Departure to the holy city of Moulay Driss and the ruins of Volubilis, the Roman City. Then to Rabat, the Administrative Capital Visit of the Royal Palace (Mechouar), the Ouadayas Garden & Kasbah, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower Mosque. seafood lunch (optional). Continuation to Marrakesh using the high-way. Check- in, dinner and accommodation.

Day 6

Wednesday : Marrakech

Full day visit of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city called «the pearl of the south". The historical sightseeing includes the Menara Garden, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Said Museum. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters. Then, visit of the famous Jemaa el-Fna Square with its non stop entertainment. Dinner is optional. Accommodation at hotel

Day 7

Thursday : Marrakech

free day for leisure – optional lunch at restaurant – Dinner & accommodation at hotel.

Day 8

Friday : Marrakech - Departure

Transfer to the Marrakech Menara airport with assistance during the check-in . End of our services