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Taroudant

Just 1 hour east of Agadir, Taroudant is a “Little Marrakech” due to the backdrop of the High Atlas Mountains and its red town walls, which are more complete than those of any other Moroccan town.

This Berber market town is little frequented by tourists, providing an authentic experience of everyday life. It is closer to two mountain ranges and the sea than Marrakech, making it an ideal base from which to explore Berber countryside.

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Family Friendly Activity Holiday - 16-23 April 2019

Family friendly activity holiday in Taroudant led by Carol Shephard & Phill Burton. Small group, lovely venue, friendly knowledgeable staff with delicious vegetarian food at an award winning, comfortable, sustainably run traditional guest house in Taroudant. An ancient walled market town little visited by tourists and with shopper friendly souks.

Enjoy the lovely spring climate in Morocco due to its southerly setting in the fertile Souss Valley, the source of an abundance of fruit and vegetables, it lies between contrasting mountain landscapes: the majestic High Atlas and the extraordinary Anti-Atlas which border onto the Sahara.

ONLY 6 available spaces. Flight prices are much lower if booked well in advance.

 

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Overview

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Available dates: 16-23 April 2019.

Length: 7 nights.

Flights: Into Agadir is best (50 minute transfer), Marrakech is possible (3.5 hour transfer via motorway).

Pricing: See Details tab - from £530 pp for 7 nights based on half board at La Maison Anglaise, activities as listed in the 'details' tab, but excl. flights.

Transport options: Transportation to and from Agadir airport is included. All travel times are approximate.

Extension options: Take the transfer from Taroudant to the beautiful High Atlas Mountains over the Tiz n Test Mountain pass and/or to Marrakech. Please enquire about extension possibilities if you wish to spend longer than a week in Morocco.

Weather: Please have a look at our 'Weather' page with further details and an average temperature guideline in various locations throughout the year.

 

Family friendly activity holiday

Details

7 nights at La Maison Anglaise, Taroudant

Playful Easter Family Holiday in Morocco with activities led by Carol Shephard and Phill Burton 16 - 23 April 2019.

The Venue

Escape the British weather to enjoy sun, the exceptional menu of local healthy food, an exotic culture and environment at an award winning, comfortable, sustainably run traditional guest house in Taroudant, an ancient walled market town little visited by tourists and with shopper friendly souks.

Enjoying the lovely spring climate in Morocco due to its southerly setting in the fertile Souss Valley, the source of an abundance of fruit and vegetables, it lies between contrasting mountain landscapes: the majestic High Atlas and the extraordinary Anti-Atlas which border onto the Sahara.

The Activities

Both Carol and Phill are experienced playworkers who love to share cooperative games as well as circus skills and stories. Carol is a qualified yoga teacher who has run classes for adults, children and families and teaches mindfulness in schools. She will offer simple, accessible yoga to start your day and a short guided relaxation in the evening. Phill is also a puppeteer, visual artist and storyteller. He will offer an alternative creative session before breakfast and together they will lead a range of sessions during the week to complement your holiday in Morocco. These sessions will be adapted to fit the ages and interests of the group including visiting local projects (eg orphanage) to share the common language of circus and play.

 

Carol in a tent

There will be a trip to the beach at Agadir, a “Feast for the Senses” and Carol and Phill’s sessions of at least 3 hours per day. A wide variety of cultural experiences and excursions will be available at extra cost including day trips in the High Atlas & Anti Atlas Mountains, wildlife, traditional craft activities, cookery, a ride in a horse drawn taxi, donkey and camel rides, massage, a visit to the local steam bath, breadmaking and several other choices.

Good WiFi and mobile network.

Short flight compared with Europe, better value for money.

Price is £530 per person for accommodation for 7 nights in an apartment or interconnecting family rooms, substantial breakfasts; vegetarian evening meals (option of meat or fish for small supplement. Special diets catered for), airport transfers on arrival and departure plus described activities above. Flights are not included in the price.

“If only there were more places like this: a medina house run by locals offering a rare glimpse into Moroccan life. They offer skilled guides, exciting cultural experiences and delicious Moroccan meals.”

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Location

Taroudant

Just 1 hour east of Agadir, Taroudant is a “Little Marrakech” due to the backdrop of the High Atlas Mountains and its red town walls, which are more complete than those of any other Moroccan town.

This Berber market town is little frequented by tourists, providing an authentic experience of everyday life. It is closer to two mountain ranges and the sea than Marrakech, making it an ideal base from which to explore Berber countryside.

Duration
7 Nights / 8 Days