Le Paradis du Safran, Ourika

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Learn about the production of one of the world's most prized spices at Le Paradis du Safran. The owner, a Swiss woman, will take you on a tour around her saffron plantation, recounting her hardships during the first years of cultivation. In addition to the saffron, you'll see other plants and spices grown here, including flowers and fragrant herbs used to produce different oils. Cap off your visit by sipping on a cup of hot saffron tea. Using our world travel planner, Ourika attractions like Le Paradis du Safran can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Christine was so welcoming as soon as we stepped in the door! She invited us into her paradise and that is an understatement. I would definitely recommend this visit to friends and family! She has wor...  more »
  • Impressive what Madame Ferrari conjured within such a short time. When you come out of the Medina Marrakech after a few days, you truly feel like you're in a little paradise. Biodiversity may not convince botanists, it has knocked us over. The tranquility and the manifold smells, especially the barefoot path, were a feast for the senses. Very nice also that this garden gives so many locals a job. We now also enjoy the excellent herbal tea at home.
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  • Excellent place to stop on a trip to the Atlas Mountains. Beautiful gardens and a restaurant with excellent food. Christine, the Swiss owner has done a fabulous job with this place, and has something of an inspirational story to share. Her contribution to the local community and economy is a standard any expat should aspire to! Highly recommended. Make the time for lunch!
  • Nice place, very hospitable host from Switzerland. Recommended!
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