Top things to do in Ourika Valley

Top Choice Museum in Tnine

Ecomusée Berbere

Four kilometres after Tnine, a discreet sign points up a dirt path into the Berber village of Tafza: here the three-storey mudbrick ksar (fortified village) that once housed the local qaid (chief) is now a museum. E…
Gardens in Tnine


Almost anything thrives in Ourika’s rich soil, including saffron (Crocus sativus), organically grown here from bulbs that are cultivated near Talouine. Saffron is a high-maintenance plant, with flowers harvested bef…
Gardens in Ourika Valley

Anima Garden

Nestled in the foothills of the spectacular High Atlas Mountains, Anima Garden is a space designed by multimedia artist André Heller. Surprising sculptures of magical characters are hidden amongst the shady pathways…
Moroccan in Setti Fatma

Café-Restaurant Azrrabzou

Set meals of salad, tajine or kebab and bottled water are on offer at this place over a plank bridge in a patch of almond trees (opposite the taxi stand, on the opposite side of the river).
Cultural in Aghmat


Aghmat's big event happens in April when it hosts a colourful outdoor festival of theatre, dance and cabaret.
Gardens in Tnine

Jardin Bio-Aromatique d'Ourika

Just after the bridge in Tnine, signs off the main road point down a dirt track towards the organic botanical gardens of a Franco-Moroccan natural bath-product company that combines Berber herbal remedies with moder…
Historic Site in Aghmat


Al Mutamid’s tomb is marked with an Almoravid-style domed mausoleum. It's signed right off the main road after the commune building, inside a garden enclosure 200m along on the left. The dissident’s tomb was the sit…
Moroccan in Setti Fatma

Café-Restaurant Imlil

Near the parking lot at the end of town, this place serves set meals (salad, tajine or kebab and bottled water).
Historic Site in Aghmat

Archaeological Site

Excavations about 200m to the left off the main road began in 2010, co-financed by the state, revealing ancient urban foundations, including a hammam, mosque, marketplace and irrigation. Work at the site has so far …