Located at the meeting of the river valleys
Ouarzazate and Dades
(from the High Atlas) that form the Oued Draa,
it is the nerve center of a vast region
of southern Morocco.
Ouarzazate evokes both the southern foothills of the High Atlas and
the nearby desert. Its innumerable kasbahs mud, mountains and arid
valleys and lush oases, palm groves and
villages of red earth and ocher
are the charm of this region and give it
a tourist attraction.
is a mountain which rises to over 2200
meters above sea level and is located
on the road of the same name. The
latter, which separates the cities of Marrakech
and Ouarzazate, crossing the chain of
mountains of the High Atlas and offers landscapes of rare beauty.
Apart from these sublime panoramas, the interest
of the Tizi-n-Tichka lies mainly in
small villages and kasbahs that bloom
along this route.
Kasbah Ait Benhaddou :
Located 30 km north of Ouarzazate, was
classified as World Heritage by UNESCO. Partially restored, this
fortress marks the mind by its beauty. Arriving on the scene, one
can not but be struck by the splendor of this fortress which runs on
a hill overlooking the area. A real city museum.
Ouarzazate is one of the most popular
sites in Morocco by filmmakers from around
the world. Besides landscapes, one of
the strengths of this film is rather the quality
of light, with the sun shining an
average of 300 days per year. it houses the studios
of the Atlas Corporation and film museum
which displays relics of sets and costumes used in the films.