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Souq Al Had

A massive, rambling jumble of over 6,000 stalls with all the atmosphere you'd want from the largest souq in the region. On offer are spices, pottery, produce and even garments for the mosque or football practice....

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Souq Arabe

The main souq, also known as the grand souq, has wonderful antique leather goods, textiles and jewellery shops hidden in the quiet streets. It's slightly more high-pressure than the Souq Berbère, but this is...

Arts & Crafts in Agadir

Marché Central

This covered, breezy market will appeal to fans of Brutalist architecture; it's all concrete and corrugated metal. Inside, it's a mix of leather tailors at work and vendors insisting there will be 'no hassle' if...

Arts & Crafts in Agadir

Ensemble Artisanal

Over a dozen vendors, spread out over two large blue-and-white Brutalist souqs, sell some of the finest crafts in Agadir. Fine leatherwork (everything from jackets to card holders), pottery, Amazigh (Berber)...

Arts & Crafts in Tafraoute

Maison du Troc

A good range of Amazigh (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...

Jewellery in Tiznit

Bijouterie Bab Alkhmis

A good selection for traditional silver and Berber handicrafts. Proprietor Mohammed has good knowledge of tribal jewellery variations and a sly sense of humour. Bring your bargaining skills, but don't forget...

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Trésor du Sud

Jewellery shops are found along Ave Sidi Abderhman, the main road through the medina. At the top, Trésor du Sud is not the cheapest, but the work is good and it deals in hallmarked solid silver.

Gifts & Souvenirs in Tafraoute

Au Coin des Nomades

Amazigh (Berber) handiwork and local souvenirs at reasonable prices. Hours are sporadic, but adjacent shopkeepers usually phone owner Houssine Laroussi if he is not around.

Jewellery in Tiznit

Jewellery Souq

With its long history of silversmiths, the jewellery souq has some of southern Morocco's best work. It’s a pleasant place to wander, with blue-doored shops and windows full of silverware. Some of the jewellery is...

Gifts & Souvenirs in Agadir

Tafoukt Souq

A touristy but well-located blue-and-white bazaar with everything from pottery to football tops and pool toys. In the centre are some surprisingly attractive green-tiled planters.There's also a handy...

Jewellery in Tiznit

Ensemble Artisanal

If you're after more modern-looking silver jewellery, the artisans assembled at this neo-souq ply their shiny wares in brightly lit display cases. There's a lot to choose from and there's little pressure to buy.

Market in Taroudant

Sunday Morning Souq

This large market, held outside Bab El Khemis north of the kasbah, brings in people from the whole region. It's worth a visit for local flavour, and to pick up produce for self-catering or long transits.

Food in Sidi Ifni

Miel Afoulki

The shop of Miel Afoulki, a honey cooperative, sells some extraordinary local flavours, including orange and euphorbia. Hours are flexible, but someone usually shows up to let visitors in.

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.

Food in Sidi Ifni

Tafyoucht Cooperative

This women’s cooperative produces oil and cosmetic products from the versatile argan tree. Opening hours are flexible, but visitors are made to feel welcome.

Arts & Crafts in Tafraoute


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

Arts & Crafts in Dakhla

Complexe d'Artisanat de Dakhla

This is less a complex and more a few dusty floors under continuous construction overseen by a bored security guard. At time of writing there was one brightly lit jewelry store and one carpet shop, and several...

Market in Taroudant

Souq Berbère

Also known as the marché municipal (central market), this souq, on the south side of Place An Nasr, serves as the shopping centre for workaday Taroudant: trainers, mobile phone accessories, exercise gear, pots,...

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...

Jewelry in Sidi Ifni

Jardin du Perle

Beads for DIY jewellery make this boutique, run by the friendly owner of Hôtel Suerte Loca, a unique shopping stop in southern Morocco. She also trades in the more predictable caftans, tea services and other...