• Anima André Heller Garden

    Anima (André Heller Garden), Morocco .

    André Heller's ANIMA is a magical place of surprising beauty that you wouldn't expect in the loud and crowded area of greater Marrakech. It's not only a garden: it's an impressive botanical staging. 250+ types of plants, from bamboo over palms and cacti, interact with pieces of art by Pablo Picasso, Keith Haring, undiscovered local talents and many more. Furthermore, two museum rooms present artists from around the world. Our own Café Paul Bowles offers meals made with spices and ingredients from the garden like saffron, mint, olives, etc. Enjoy fresh organic fruit juice, fine teas and delicious pastries...

  • Mausoleum Al Mutamid Ibn Abbad

    ضريح المعتمد بن عباد Al Mutamid ibn Abbad، ibn abbad, Aghmat, Morocco .

    Small locality located at the foot of the High Atlas 30 km from Marrakech, on the road leading to the Ourika. It is, during the Middle Ages, considered as one of the most important cities of the Muslim West.
    It shelters indeed the remains of Al Mouaâtamid, great Andalusian poet and last prince of the dynasty of the Abbasids of the Kingdom of Seville, exiled in Aghmat. A mausoleum was erected for the prince, his wife Litimad Rmiqia as well as his son; it consists of a small dome imitating the Almoravid dome of Marrakech. The dome is decorated with verses composed by the prince-poet.

  • Ourika

    Ourika, Morocco .

    Ourika is a river valley in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco, located about 30 kilometers from Marrakech. It is known for its beautiful scenery, waterfalls, and Berber villages. The valley is a popular destination for hiking and trekking, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and a chance to experience traditional Berber culture.