Top ChoiceMuseum in Tnine

Ecomusée Berbère

Four kilometres past Tnine, a discreet sign points up a dirt path into the Amazigh (Berber) village of Tafza, where the three-storey mud-brick ksar (fortified village) that once housed the local qaid (chief) is...

Top ChoiceGardens in Ourika Valley

Anima Garden

Anima Garden

Nestled in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains, Anima Garden is a space designed by multimedia artist André Heller. Surprising sculptures referencing local and international themes are hidden among the...

Gardens in Tnine

Safranerie de l'Ourika

Almost anything thrives in Ourika’s rich soil, including saffron, organically grown here from bulbs that are cultivated near Talouine. Saffron is a high-maintenance plant, with flowers harvested before dawn for...

Gardens in Tnine

Jardin Bio-Aromatique d'Ourika

The organic botanical gardens of a Franco-Moroccan bath-product company combining Amazigh (Berber) herbal remedies with modern aromatherapy make for pleasant wandering, and they certainly smell great. With...

Religious in Setti Fatma

Setti Fatma Moussem

Locals call the four-day festival of Setti Fatma one of the most important in all of Morocco. Though the central shrine itself is off-limits to non-Muslims, the whole event is just as much county fair as...

Moroccan in Tnine

Almanzar

The aptly named Good View cafe certainly has a great panorama over the Ourika Valley to complement the excellent tajines on offer. There's no menu, so just have a look at what's bubbling in the tajine pots on the...

Archaeological Site in Aghmat

Aghmat Archaeological Site

These excavations, about 200m to the left off the main road, began in 2010 and have revealed ancient urban foundations, including a hammam, grand mosque, marketplace and irrigation. More than 7000 artefacts have...

Islamic Tomb in Aghmat

Al Mutamid Mausoleum

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...