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Textiles of Morocco

11 April 2023 & 20 November 2023

15 days from £4,645pp

Explore the traditional Amazigh (Berber) crafts of Morocco as we travel along ancient trade routes and through colourful cities, embracing the weavers, embroiders and craftspeople practicing traditional techniques and lifestyles throughout this wonderful country.
  • Travel with a small group of like-minded people and an experienced team of co-hosts
  • Eco-dyeing workshop in the High Atlas Mountains
  • Yves Saint Laurent Museum featuring his fashion designs• 
  • Visit the Imperial City of Fes and the capital, Rabat
  • Explore the stunning ‘blue city’ of Chefchaouen 
  • Enjoy inspirational hand-sewing workshops with our expert
  • Enjoy traditional craft demonstrations with Moroccan artisans
Discover the highlights of Morocco, the indigenous Amazigh/Berber culture and extraordinary textile traditions. We’ll visit women’s cooperatives that combine age-old skills with new innovations. In Marrakesh we'll enjoy the exquisite Yves Saint Laurent Museum featuring his fashion designs as well as the Berber Museum that houses the Moroccan textiles and jewellery that inspired his work.  Following the ancient trade routes across the High Atlas Mountains to the Sahara, we find weavers of carpet and cloth and traditional embroiderers in these remote locations, where they still employ their skills and maintain their traditional lifestyle. Add to this the Imperial city of Fez, the ‘blue city’ of Chefchaouen and the capital Rabat. The tour includes hands-on experiences and demonstrations with local artisans as well as hand-sewing workshops with our accompanying textile expert

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Dar Baraka & Karam, Marrakech

★★★★

A beautifully restored 17th century riad with chic, comfortable rooms that overlook fountain courtyards and a roof top terrace with views across the Old Medina.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
Enjoy the following facilities at this hotel:
  • Free WIFI
  • Traditional hammam
  • Massage
  • Restaurant
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Room Facilities & Amenities
The elegant rooms feature a brilliant fusion of traditional and contemporary décor and come equipped with air conditioning, bottled water, hairdryer and safe. 

Riad Ksar Ighnda, Ait Ben Haddou

★★★

A luxury hotel built to blend with the unique Amazigh (Berber) environment, the surrounding village and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ksar Ait Ben Addou. 

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
Enjoy the following facilities at this hotel: 
  • Garden
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Boutique
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WIFI 
  • Gym
  • Spa with hammam, hot tub, jacuzzi and sauna
Room Facilities & Amenities
Bedrooms offer impressive views of the surrounding desert and mountains. Traditional craft decorations are combined with modern conveniences including air conditioning and flat screen TV. 

Riad Madu, Erg Chebbi Sahara

★★★★★

A superb guesthouse set on the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes in the village of Hassel Bied, the perfect location from which to explore the Sahara. 

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
Enjoy the following facilities at this hotel: 
  • Garden
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Room Facilities & Amenities
The spacious bedrooms provide a cool retreat from the surrounding desert and come equipped with free WIFI. 

Riad El Yacout

★★★★

This traditional, formally residential home has been carefully restored to provide hospitable and comfortable accommodation which is ideally situated in the heart of the Medina. Guests can enjoy use of the restaurant, spa and hamman.

Room Facilities & Amenities
The comfortable and cosy standard rooms are individually decorated to exude Moroccan tradition and charm and come equipped with satellite TV, air conditioning, hairdryer and telephone.

Da Echchaouen, Chefchaouen

★★★★

Echchaouen is ideally located close to Chefchaouen’s Medina and decorated in traditional Moroccan style. Guests can enjoy use of the restaurant, garden and swimming pool.

Room Facilities & Amenities
Bedrooms are decorated in traditional Moroccan style and come equipped with free wifi and air conditioning. Bathrooms are with shower and tadelakt tiles, a unique waterproof plaster finish originally used by Moroccan Berbers.

Dar El Kebira Salam, Rabat

★★★★

Located in the Old Medina and close to Kasbah des Oudayas, Dar El Kebira Salam is a jewel of Arab-Andalusian architecture completely restored and refurbished with all modern comforts.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
Enjoy the following facilities at this hotel: 
  • Outdoor swimming pool 
  • Lift 
  • Restaurant
  • Hammam
  • Spa 
Room Facilities & Amenities
The elegantly restored bedrooms come equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, Free WIFI, safe, hair dryer and bottled water.

Auberge Chez Talout

★★★

Set on top of a hill overlooking the Shoura palm grove dividing the desert and the Atlas Mountains


Raid Serai

★★★★★

An oasis of tranquillity and serenity offering a wonderful panoramic view of the sand dunes of the Sahara desert and the oasis. 


Dar Kika Salem

★★★★

A jewel of Arab-Andalusian architecture, completely restored and refurbished with all modern comforts creating a luxury riad that is ideally located to visit the city’s main historical monuments.


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