More than 250 km that crosses the Atlas is one of the most beautiful road in Morocco. Travelling into the wild in this road, this itinerary will seduce all travelers looking for adventure during their trips to Morocco by motorhome, caravan or van!
1 – Marrakech and its souks 🕌
Marrakech is one of the destinations that makes travelers dream! This city does not leave indifferent. You must know how to approach it and plunge into its atmosphere. Stay in the heart of this jewel and visit the famous Jemaa-el-Fna square. Numerous activities and colourful souks make this city unique and full of discoveries and riches.
There are many small trades and tourism has greatly promoted crafts. Marrakesh have many mosques with a unique architecture. In your trip to Morocco by motorhome, it is impossible to miss the palaces, the riads and the Yves Saint Laurent Museum.
Park in Marrakech by motorhome in the Camping Relais de Marrakech.
2 – The Atlas mountains ⛰
Let’s leave the lively atmosphere of the city of Marrakech and head for the mountains of the Atlas. An amazing nature where the adventure really begins. Discover the serpentine roads between the hills and the «tizi n’Tichka», a mountain pass that will leave you speechless. It is the highest road crossing in Morocco reaching 2260m which marks the border between Marrakech and Ouarzazate.
Stroll through the heart of the Atlas Mountains between its green and red hills and enjoy a breath of fresh air. Your trip to Morocco by motorhome is also an opportunity to discover the Berber peoples who still live far from our modern societies and today’s world. Then let’s go to the Toubkal and its 4167 m!
Stay a few days near the Atlas by motorhome in the Camping Ourika.
3 – Traditional villages and Kasbah 🏠
Make a stop at Télouet, a former shopping and caravan place. The village is dominated by the Kasbah, which used to be the residence of the Glaoui of Marrakech. Kasbah built between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it is also sometimes called the «palace of Glaoui». In your trip, you will also discover many traditional Berber houses.
For hiking fans, from Télouet you can easily reach Aït-Ben-Haddou by following the old caravan roads that pass through the Anemiter Kasbah. The itinerary is beautiful and will take you 2 or 3 days walk.
Take a break at the point of view of Telouet by motorhome.
4 – Ait-Ben-Haddou et Tamdaght: the cinema set 🎥
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city remains one of the best preserved ksour (fortified villages) of southern Morocco. In this fortress, come and discover beautiful typical houses and a view from the top of the hill. A tour that will leave images and memories all over your head.
Not far from the north, take a stroll in Tamdaght (Ouarzazate), a city where many films have been shot such as Gladiator, Asterix and Obelix, the Mummy, Prince of Persia and many others.
Visit this city by motorhome and take a break at Maisons d’Hôtes Noufla.
5 – Ouarzazate: the gateway to the desert 🏜
Here we are, this is the gateway to the desert! Between rocky plateaus and secret valleys, plunge yourself into a world of nomads in Morocco by motorhome. Walk in the heart of the city and you will find amazing mosques and small squares.
For the most adventurous of you, head for the Merghouza desert! Why not choosing a camel ride on your next trip to Morocco by motorhome?
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