Discover the beauty of the Secret Garden of Marrakesh. Admire the former home of Yves Saint Laurent, and learn about his life and works.
Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in Marrakesh. Drive to the Secret Garden of Marrakesh, a traditional medina garden owned by a powerful qaid (local chief). Explore the palatial grounds. Admire the garden which boasts a stunning combination of exotic and traditional architecture. Learn about the ingenious underground irrigation system which feeds the garden, kitchen, and the hammams. Watch a documentary about the restoration of the gardens. Climb the garden tower and enjoy the view across the Medina.
Next, take a private tour of Villa Oasis, the second home of fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent and his business partner Pierre Bergé. See the books, paintings, and art the designer carefully selected to surround him while he worked. Continue through the Majorelle Garden. Admire the rare plants and vividly painted structures, which were beloved by the homes original owner French painter Jacques Majorelle.
Step into the Yves Saint Laurent Marrakesh Museum for a private guided tour. Behind its terracotta façade, the museum’s contemporary interior houses a rotating collection of 200 haute couture pieces from Saint Laurent’s archives, along with thousands of books about the designer, fashion and Arab-Andalusian culture.
End your tour with an optional visit to the Berber Museum next door.