Sidi Infi and Legzira Plage a must see?
Replies: 12 - Last Post: Oct 8, 2013 4:47 AM Last Post By: daviddaoud
Oct 2, 2013 2:51 PM
Oct 3, 2013 1:24 AM
1..... steve, you don't say how you are travelling in Morocco, and Agadir is also a good place to fly into or out of.
Morocco South of the High Atlas on the Atlantic Coast is relatively tourist free enjoying cooler weather in Summer and milder weather in Winter. This area of seaside villages, deserted beaches, coves, and the Sous Valley with the Castellated wall town of Taroudannt at its centre are my favourite spots in Morocco at anytime of year. Few tourists venture this far South, so you'll have long stretches of beach and coastline to yourself. Without a car the Grand Taxis are the best way to get around, do you know about this system of public transport?
read this trip report from kamil999.... http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/thread.jspa?threadID=2273047
Oct 3, 2013 4:33 AM
Oct 3, 2013 6:41 AM
3Hi. Planning to travel mainly via bus for longer trips and taxi for shorter trips. I'm not locked in to any specifics, wanted to get a good overview. Marrakech then into the mountains and desert and back to Marrakech. From there to sidi infi?. Casablanca to Rabat, to meknes and vololibus to fez then up to tangier is my rough plan subject to change if course. Flying out if tangier to Brussels or Paris. Thanks for your help!
Oct 3, 2013 10:16 AM
4If you want to go also to Fes so do first Sidi Ifni before you leave Marrakech. You can go there via Taroudant or Agadir and along the coast and Souse Valley. It is worth to visit it, even Legzira beach and Mirleft.
You can then take the bus from Taroudant for example, CTM line to Ouarzazate, then continue by Supratour through the desert and up to Fes. So you not need go back from the desert to Marrakech.
Oct 3, 2013 10:24 AM
5...... if you find yourself in the Desert either Merzouga or M'hamid and travelling back via Ouarzazate,..... from Ouarzazate you can travel on the N10 via Talouine and Taroudannt to Inezgane, the biggest transport hub in the South, its a suburb of Agadir to travel on to Sidi Ifni, a shorter faster and more comfortable journey as its mostly flat ground compared to crossing the mountains.
Some links worth looking at on this old thread..... http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/thread.jspa?threadID=2242652&messageID=20563356#20563356
From Agadir / Inezgane these places can be reached..... http://www.visitagadir.com/fr/decouvrir-agadir/agadir-regions-c11/
Images of Taroudannt on a very quite day..... http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4u-yPh7Ssvk .... on a cold wet day...... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wlOVx6Z60s&feature=endscreen
Do some research here, see the search facility top right, for the string of seaside villages South of Agadir, Tifnit, Mirhleft, Aglou Plage, Legzira Beach and Sidi Ifni, there's lots of old useful stuff to read.
Oct 4, 2013 6:34 AM
6Here is a short overview video of Sidi Ifni >
Oct 6, 2013 8:01 PM
I need your experience with moroccan driving time.
Is it really possible to get from M'Hamid to Legzira in a single day? Google says it's 9h ish, which I believe is waaay underestimated.
I was thinking to do M'Hamid > Taroudant. Sleep. Taroudant > Legzira.
Sounds reasonable? Should I make it a 3 days trip and detour to Tafraout to enjoy the scenery?
I was first tempted with Google's suggestion (via Tata), but from reading comments on this forum, the section from Zagora to Tata might require a 4x4...
Oct 7, 2013 4:12 AM
8You can go from M'Hamid via Tata, it is no problem with the normal car. I did that, but was going via Agdz. Probably now it can be good to go straight from Zagora to Foum Zguid as I heard.
I recommend you to stay over in Tata before continue to Tafraoute, so take 3 days trip to Legzira beach, it is worth to do this part, you will enjoy it I am sure. And Tata is nice city good to explore a little also.
How you are going, want you to rent a car? Do it, it is best so, otherwise to do this trip by bus can be a little problem with.
Oct 7, 2013 6:14 AM
Oct 7, 2013 2:11 PM
10See this which asks the same question:
You can do it in a 2WD.
I, like Khamlia, also hope you will stop and spend some time in Tata. Hotel de La Renaissance is good.
Oct 7, 2013 7:05 PM
11Thanks for the link david!
I love Tim's response "You can get through in a 2WD at the moment but your heart might be in your mouth in a few spots."
I'll definitively take it easy on the journey to the West coast. The more I read about Tata and Tafraout the more I want to relax and enjoy the region.
Oct 8, 2013 4:47 AM
12In Tafraoute, I like the beautiful Hotel Salama.
Tafraoute weather: http://www.accuweather.com/en/ma/tafraout/1581448/weather-forecast/1581448
(check it just before you want to go there)
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