Top things to do in Ait Bougmez Valley

Top Choice Monument in Ait Bougmez Valley

Zawiya of Sidi Moussa

For a spectacular sunset, take the road west out of Tabant, and you’ll find the trailhead leading up to this Unesco-heritage site, a zawiya (shrine) of local marabout (saint) Sidi Moussa. You can park near the École…
Top Choice Farm in Tikniouine

Cooperative Tikniouine

This cooperative was formed in 2005 by plucky young women who secured EU funding to start cultivating organic walnuts, collecting mountain wildflower honey, and making their own mild, aged cow's-milk cheese, which t…
Market in Ait Bougmez Valley


The valley's main market takes place on Sunday and offers a great insight into valley life. Traders and shoppers start arriving in Tabant on Saturday evening, 'parking' their donkeys at the top of town. Expect an un…
Cultural Centre in Agouti

Association Ighrem Atelier du Sculpture

At this centre, visitors can watch artisans carve free-form spoons and bowls from fragrant walnut, juniper and boxwood salvaged from fallen trees. With proceeds from sales, the association is reforesting the valley …
Cafe in Ait Bougmez Valley

Café des Amis

Across from the Tabant post office, 50m down main street, this cafe whips up piping hot tajines in 30 minutes from lamb and garden-fresh vegetables. Roast chicken is also available.