What is a Riad ?

Riads Marrakesh Morocco

A Riad is a house or palace with an interior garden. The word riad comes from the Arabian term for garden, “Riad”. Entrance to these houses is a major transitional experience and encourages reflection because all of the rooms open into the central atrium space. In the central garden of traditional riads there are often four orange or lemon trees ...

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The kingdom of Morocco

Morocco desert

Morocco is an Islamic country. The religion is an integral part of the culture. The holy book is the Koran, based on the teachings of the Prophet Mohammed. Each observant Muslim practices the five tenets, called the Pillars of Islam. These require that the faithful profess their faith, pray five times a day, practice charity, fast during Ramadan, and make ...

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A BIT ABOUT BERBERS 80% OF MOROCCO’S POPULATION

atlas mountains

Berber is derivative word “Barbarians” which was bestowed upon them many years ago by the Romans. They also identify with the word “Amazigh” which means “free people”. Imlil Valley Though there are now more than 1400 different tribes there is one thing all Berbers agree on : “where there is water, there is life”. The river careening through the Imlil ...

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Vol Rando «TOUBKAL»

Vol Rando «TOUBKAL»

Nous organisons des séjours au Maroc depuis 1987 et nous avons ainsi acquis une bonne expérience du pays et des dif érents stages que nous proposons Point culminant de l’Afrique du Nord, le Toubkal 4167 m. est ceinturé de contreforts géants. On trouve dans le massif, 8 sommets qui dépassent les 4000 mètres d’altitude. Aux pieds de ces hautes montagnes se trouvent de nombreuses ...

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