D1. Casablanca: Opening event and briefing of Grand
Ride Morocco at the Golden Tulip Hotel/ Casablanca
D2. Casablanca-Fes 260 km: The official starting
point of the tour will be from HARLEY-DAVIDSON
Casablanca. The first part the tour will lead us past
the Imperial city Meknes on a picturesque country
road to Fés, the cultural capital of Morocco. Fés is
famous for its old Medina “Fés-el-Bali” (World
Cultural Heritage Site) with its narrow and windy
alleyways and bazaars (souks).
D3. Fés – Merzouga 480 km: After a spectacular ride
over the Atlas Mountains towards Er-Rachidia with
various highlights like the” Ziz-gorges”, turquoise
lakes, invigorating oasis’ and ancient Kasbahs we will
reach Merzouga with its huge and impressive sand
dune “Erg Chebbi”. Here one can switch the Harley
shortly for one of the charming camels and ride into
the endless Sahara.
D4 Merzouga: Rest day
D5. Merzouga - Ouarzazate 390 km: The tour
continues West through the endless desert landscape
(only asphalt road) towards the High Atlas, passing
the exhilarating countryside with palm trees and rose
valleys. Near Tineghir we visit the wild Todra gorge
with its awesome overhanging rockface (up to 300m
high). We continue our way to Ourzazate, where the
valleys of Dades and Draa meet the Atlas Mountains.
We reach the striking Kasbah “Ait Benhaddou” –
world famous because of numerous feature film
productions (Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven,
D6. Ourzazate - Marrakesh 230 km: On the way to
Marrakesh we ride along the Tiz-n-Tichka road
passing the breathtaking landscape of the Atlas
Mountains. The Imperial city Marrakesh, also known
as „Red City“, impresses with its exotic flair, the
biggest souk of the South and the gigantic square in
the medina „Djemaa el-Fna“ (World Heritage Site,
UNESCO), one of the biggest spectacles in the world.
The atmosphere is filled with countless exotic
fragrances, oriental sounds and the voices of
merchants and storytellers.
D7. Marrakesh: On our rest day in Marrakesh there
will be plenty of time to hang out and relax at the
hotel pool, or explore the beautiful city, visit the
Medina or sights, whatever the biker’s heart desires.
D8. Marrakesh – Agadir 260 km: Our ride continues
from Marrakesh through amazing unspoiled scenery
with magnificent views until we reach the Atlantic
Ocean. The buzzing city Agadir is located on a wide
sandy bay on the Atlantic, perfect to relax on the
beach with a cold beer. It offers extensive boardwalks with plenty of beach bars,
cafés, International restaurants, clubs, etc.
D9. Agadir – Essaouira 194 km: After our chill out
time on the beach we carry on along the coast road
with fantastic views onto the endless Atlantic Ocean
passing berber villages on the way to Essaouira.
Essaouira has an impressive coastline, with a laidback
atmosphere and an artistic flair. Many artists
have found their inspiration here, like Jimi Hendrix.
He used to write some of his songs on his estate in
this charismatic town.
D10. Essaouira - El-Jadida 270 km: The following
day we continue our ride along the majestic coastline
with more incredible views on wide sandy beaches
until we get to Oualidia, famous for its exquisite
oysters. We will stop here for a delicious lunch on
the seafront. Then we continue our way enjoying the
seascape on the back of our Harleys until we get to
D10/11. El Jadida: The closing night takes place at
the beach resort Mazagan with live
music, grand belly dance show and tombola with
The next day: Return journey. (airport/harbour).
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