Top things to do in Tafraoute

Top Choice Moroccan in Tafraoute

Restaurant La Kasbah

Decorated with rugs, lanterns and jewellery, this licensed restaurant serves dishes including tajines, harira (lentil soup) and the house speciality, nomad tortilla: kalia (minced meat with tomato, peppers, egg, oni…
Notable Building in Tafraoute

Maison Berbere Traditionnelle

Maison Traditionnelle stands in the largely uninhabited old hilltop village, where bulging boulders have been incorporated into the pisé (rammed earth) walls of the centuries-old houses. You can visit the Carved Gaz…
Bar in Tafraoute

Hôtel Les Amandiers

Order a Flag Special or Heineken from the inside bar and then retire to the outside deck for great views. Just the ticket if you've been mountain biking or hiking amid Tafraoute's quirky landscapes. Note it's an uph…
Moroccan in Tafraoute

Restaurant L’Étoile du Sud

L’Étoile du Sud serves a good set menu in a rather kitsch Bedouin-style tent. You may have to share the place with tour groups, particularly at lunchtime, but the service is professional and on warm nights it’s one …
Arts & Crafts in Tafraoute

Maison du Troc

A good range of Berber and Tuareg products, including pottery, jewellery, cactus-silk blankets and camel-wool kilims (carpets). Products are sourced from across the Anti Atlas region, not just locally.
Cafe in Tafraoute

L’Étoile d'Agadir

Recommended by readers, this is Tafraoute's favourite cafe for a continental breakfast in the morning sun. After serving breakfast, L'Etoile remains open for drinks throughout the day.
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. Also has a booth opposite Hôtel Salama.
Arts & Crafts in Tafraoute


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

Almond Blossom Festival

The Tafraoute area celebrates its almond harvest at the Almond Blossom Festival.