Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Zagora

Musée des Arts et Traditions de la Valleé du Drâa

Eight kilometres north of town, below a spectacular view point over the palmeraie, follow ‘Musée’ signs to a triple-storey mudbrick home that houses this fascinating desert-culture museum. In the tea salon, you’ll f…
Area in Zagora

Amezrou

Zagora’s desert-crossroads culture can be glimpsed in the adjacent village (south of downtown Zagora, across the Oued Drâa), where artisans in the historic mellah work good-luck charms from African, Berber, Jewish a…
Mountain in Zagora

Jebel Zagora

This spectacular mountain rises over the Oued Drâa – worth climbing for the views, provided you have stamina, water and sunblock and set off in the early morning. The round trip to Jebel Zagora takes about three hou…
Bakery in Zagora

Boulangerie & Patisserie Draa

Just off the main plaza, this place whips up fresh bread as well as sweeter concoctions such as caramel cakes and mille-feuilles (plus pre-packaged ice cream treats).
Bar in Zagora

African Bar

A fine spot for a drink at the Riad Lamane.
Religious in Zagora

Moussem of Sufi Moulay Abdelkader Jilali

This moussem, which takes place at the same time as Moulid an-Nabi, is the Drâa's biggest shindig. Members of the Sufi Jilala brotherhood make a pilgrimage to Zagora to pay their respects, and you may hear their hyp…
Moroccan in Zagora

Hôtel-Restaurant la Rose des Sables

Join off-duty desert guides unwinding over tasty beef and chicken tajines.