Ouarzazate is picturesquely surrounded by High Atlas Mountains and desert landscapes. The city is a tourist base of the region. The principal attractions of Ouarzazate are the Taourirt Kasbah, an ancient resident of a local magnate’s family and the Atlas Film Studio where you can see the decorations from the films turned here: The Kingdom of Heaven, Kundun, Alexander, The Prince of Persia, Asterix and Cleopatra and many others.
Ouarzazate is well connected with Marrakech and Agadir by roads. There is an airport which serves the regular daily flights from Casablanca. The city has many hotels and restaurants of various standards. Bigger groups can be accommodated in standard hotels or in the camps in palm groves. Smaller groups and individual tourists will prefer to stay in charming guest houses and small family hotels where you can feel the magic of the region.
Ancient kasbahs, castles made from clay, old ksours, still habituated fortified villages with traditional Berber architecture, high mountains with breath-taking views and wonderful, the biggest in Morocco palm-groves those are the attractions of the region.
The region of Ouarzazate gives a great opportunity to discover the beautiful landscapes and local traditions, to experience the power of the nature and to forget the civilization for a moment.