• Panorama of Kasbah Amerhidil on a dry river bed in the Skoura oasis Palm Grove Morocco

A remarkable 17th-century architectural wonder that offers a fascinating insight into Morocco's rich history and cultural heritage.

With its mudbrick villages, abundance of date palms, lively weekly market and valleys full of almond trees, Skoura is a stunning oasis town at the gateway to the Sahara. Built by the Nassiri family, who still live there to this day, the elaborate 17th-century Kasbah Amridil is an architectural gem made from rammed earth, renowned for being one of Morocco’s grandest and most impressive. Accompanied by your private guide, discover this majestic town with its illustrious past, home to several iconic kasbahs that offer a lens into the region’s rich history and culture. Visit the museum of Kasbah Amridil (subject to open hours), which showcases an array of artefacts and old tools. Walk among the kasbah’s beautifully preserved walls, where you’ll see traditional wells, bread ovens, and an ancient olive oil press. Marvel at the surrounding landscape with its almond and fig trees amongst the palm groves and get a sense of life here more than 300 years ago.

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