Anti Atlas Mountains shopping

Arts & Crafts in Tafraoute

Maison du Troc

A good range of Berber and Tuareg products, including pottery, jewellery, blankets and camel-wool kilims (carpets). Products are sourced from across the Anti Atlas region, not just locally. Proprietor Mohamed is a g…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Tafraoute

Au Coin des Nomades

Berber handiwork and local souvenirs at reasonable prices. Hours are sporadic, but adjacent shopkeepers usually phone owner Houssine Laroussi if he is not around.
Arts & Crafts in Tafraoute

Maison Tuareg

Stocks Berber and Tuareg carpets, jewellery and souvenirs from the Atlas, Rif and Sahara. Shopkeep Saïd is a shrewd salesman: we dare you to leave his shop empty-handed.
Arts & Crafts in Tafraoute


A lively weekly souq takes place near Hôtel Salama. Small dealers sometimes sell Berber carpets here.
Spices in Taliouine

Coopérative Souktana du Safran

Founded in 1979, the largest and oldest of Taliouine’s saffron cooperatives has 160 members (four are women). The centre is nothing much to visit itself, but there is a small display of saffron products (soaps and c…