The 27th edition of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles is live!

The 27th edition of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc takes place from March 17 to April 1, 2017.  


Go to our Live website for live coverage, daily reports, photos and videos!

Friday March 17 - Nice, France: Teams technical and administrative verifications (closed to the general public)

Saturday March 18 - Nice, France: The City of Nice and Mr. Christian Estrosi, MP of Alpes-Maritimes, President of the Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and President of the Metropolitan Area of Nice-Côte d'Azur, are pleased to host the ceremonial start of the 27th edition of the RALLYE AICHA DES GAZELLES DU MAROC.

March 19 to 21: Transfer to Morocco

March 22 to 30: Competition in Morocco. Prologue and six legs of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc

March 31: Transfer to Essaouira, Morocco

April 1: Official finish, prize-giving ceremony and closing gala evening in Essaouira, Morocco

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Electric vehicles at the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles with AR-Auto

New competition class: E-Gazelle, reserved for teams driving electric vehicles...

Official start of the 27th edition at the Port of Nice!

Ceremonial start of the 27th RALLYE AÏCHA DES GAZELLES AU MAROC - Saturday March 18 - Quai Amiral Infernet, PORT OF NICE



10:00 - The Starting Village opens to the public.
Presentation of the teams and their vehicles.
Music by by BLOCO PANGAEA percussion group.

10:45 - Launch of E-Gazelle Class in Monaco.
His Serene Highness Prince Albert, will give the start for the first electric vehicle - Team 500 - in front of the Prince's Palace in Monaco.
Team 500 will join the other Gazelles in Nice for the ceremonial start of the Rallye.

12:00: Arrival of the electric vehicle in the Starting Village in Nice, followed by Mega-Zumba presented by Fitlane.

3:00: Official start of the Rallye from the Port of Nice given by Christian Estrosi, President of the metropolitan area of Nice-Côte d'Azur and President of the Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

For the third consecutive year, the City of Nice and the Port of Nice will be hosting the Starting Village of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc.
The day will be dedicated to presenting the teams and their vehicles.

The Starting Village will be open to the public from 10 am to 3 pm
and will feature booths of Rally partners: the City of Nice, Kraftwerk, the League Against Cancer,  Maison Bronzini/Oléo Cosmetics, Fitlane, Edelweiss Carbone, Cœur de Gazelles and Colissimo...

Maison Bronzini, partner of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc !

Maison Bronzini cosmetics... looking out for the Gazelles, naturally!

The cosmetics line of the historic Provence-based olive oil mill will be there for the Gazelles at the ceremonial start in Nice and the official finish of the 27th edition of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc in Eassouira.

It will be a chance to discover Maison Bronzini's innovative high-end olive oil-based cosmetics line Oléo-Cosmétique, offering natural anti-aging products with the natural benefits of flowers, fruits and olive leaves.


2017 Route !

This is the 2017 route ! Click on the image to enlarge or print


2017 terrain reconnaissance



Across France and Morocco, a number of small dots began blinking, slowly moving towards each other by boat, car and plane to finally converge at N 031° 06' 321 - W 004° 00' 892, like a video of a perfect billiard ball break shown in reverse...

To follow the adventures of the Reconnaissance Team during the Terrain Reconnaissance for the 2017 edition of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles as told by Valérie Serra-Maudet, click here (text in French)

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles 2017 presentation video

Meet the teams of the 2017 edition!



Rallye partner MDJS
(the Moroccan Gaming and Sports Agency) presents the teams registered for the 27th edition of the Rallye Aïcha ds Gazelles du Maroc. Come back often to meet the new teams!
Click here !





Coeur de Gazelles video 2017

Discover the actions of Coeur de Gazelles in this video...

MAIENGA: Winner of a Special Prize for Tourism and Climate Initiative


We are pleased to announce that MAIENGA has been awarded the Tourism and Climate Initiatives special prize at the 7th edition of LES TROPHEES MAROC DU TOURISME DURABLE (Moroccan sustainable tourism awards).

Aziz Akhannouch, CEO of Afriquia, presented the prize to Dominique Serra on Thursday November 10, 2016 during the Sustainable Tourism Solutions conference in Marrakech, in the Green Zone of the COP22 village.

We are extremely proud to be recognized by the Moroccan Ministry for Tourism for our commitment to Morocco, and for the efforts and initiatives taken by all of our events to protect and promote the country's land, people and natural and cultural heritage.



Photos:
- Abderrafie Zouiten, Director General of the Moroccan National Tourist Office
- The Honourable Minister for Tourism of Côte d'Ivoire
- Ahmed Baroudi, Director General of SIE (Société d'investissement énergetique)
- Dominique Serra, Director General of Maïenga

Mrs. Christine Lagarde - NYC

Speech by Christine Lagarde at the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc kick-off party - NYC - November 3, 2016


Discours Christine Lagarde New York 03112016 par Rallye-Aicha-des-Gazelles

TOGETHER FOR A SUSTAINABLE MOROCCO

The Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc at COP22, november 7 to 18, 2016 in Marrakech...

The Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles from the sky

A bird's-eye view of the Rallye des Gazelles...

New Maïenga event!

A RALLYE AICHA DES GAZELLES FOR MEN!
Gentlemen, see how you measure up to the concept of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc, with the all-new GAZELLES AND MEN RALLY, from November 4 to 11, 2017.
Tackle the Moroccan desert by 4x4, SSV or Quad. Same concept, same challenge, new event for MEN'S teams (2 men) and MIXED teams (1 man/1 woman).

For more informations, visit our website : http://www.gazellesandmenrally.com/

One of the Top 10 must-do adventures for women!

The Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles has been listed by Lonely Planet as one of the TOP 10 must-do Adventures for women!