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Purveyor of luxury travel Red Savannah has announced the latest itinerary in their In The Footsteps Of… series, dedicated to the life and inspirations of the fabulous Yves Saint Laurent.

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Yves Saint Laurent Museum, Marrakech.

This 3-night itinerary explores Marrakech, a city that greatly influenced the designer. Your clients will visit the historic medina, bustling souks and serene gardens that inspired Yves. It’s a journey that combines Marrakech’s charm with the story of one of fashion’s most iconic figures.

Red Savannah Goes to the Heart of YSL

Yves Saint Laurent, one of the 20th century’s most celebrated designers, drew much of his inspiration from exotic Marrakech. Your clients will meander through the souks he frequented for design ideas and the gardens where he often spent time.

Highlights of the itinerary include touring Marrakech in a classic sidecar, visiting sites important to Laurent, enjoying the tranquility of Jardin Majorelle, and learning about Morocco and Laurent at the YSL and Berber museums. Guests will also be able to explore the colorful souks and Jemaa el-Fnaa Square.

Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech.

Here’s a closer look at the itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Marrakech with VIP fast-track service at the airport. Transfer to Riad Farnatchi for a 3-night stay. In the evening, transfer to La Mamounia for drinks and dinner, where Laurent and Pierre Bergé stayed during their first visit to Marrakech.

Day 2: Enjoy a sidecar excursion through Marrakech, visiting Laurent’s house, the flea market where he found design inspiration and an Art Deco villa in the Palmeraie. Lunch at La Trattoria, which Bill Willis, a close friend of Laurent, designed. Visit the Majorelle Garden and the YSL and Berber Museums—optional private visit to Villa Oasis, Laurent and Berge’s home.

Day 3: Participate in a perfume workshop at Benchaabane’s Perfumery and learn about his collaboration with Laurent. Spend the afternoon exploring souks and Jemaa el-Fnaa Square. Optional food tour in Jemaa el-Fnaa Square.

Day 4: Morning at leisure before departing to the airport. Optional extension to the Atlas Mountains, staying at Kasbah Tamadot.

For more information, visit redsavannah.com.