Taroudant is a fascinating and authentic Berber market town in the heart of the Souss Valley with the best preserved town walls in Morocco and a backdrop of the High and Anti Atlas Mountains. It has a predominantly large population of Berbers who are well known for their friendliness and hospitabilty. With two souks (markets) that are reputed to be the best in the south: An Arab souk, which is especially known for its jewelry and African limestone sculptures, and a Berber market with fresh vegetables and exotic spices.
Taroudant offers visitors an authentic experience of everyday life and a relaxed atmosphere for first time visitors to Morocco. It is well placed in relation to a great variety of contrasting environments (sea, mountains, oases and mountain passes) and for this reason, it is an excellent base for various trips in the region.
Taroudant has a moderate climate and is an ideal destination for visits from September to June; July and August are the hottest of the year but one can still feel the cool Canaries current during the Summer months.
A wide choice of activities is possible From Taroudant:
The oases of Tiout and Freija: Not far from Taroudant, this area is impressive, has a nice Kasbahs and Tiout has a rest area overlooking the oasis.
Berber villages: The villages in the foothills are a great way to explore this area of the High Atlas Mountains
The Souss Massa National Park: This is the highlight of this area for nature enthusiasts and is a haven for bird watchers, a must see site.
The Tizi-n-Test mountain pass: A breath-taking pass with options to trek nearby, don’t miss it.
Taroudant is a great starting point for numerous activities including trekking, mountain biking or mule riding in the High and Anti Atlas Mountains.
Morocco Incoming Services offers several amazing excursions to Taroudant and the surrounding areas; contact us, your satisfaction is our goal.
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