Ouarzazate, Dades Valley & Todra Gorge
The Dades Valley is known as The Valley of A Thousand Kasbahs and sits between the Atlas Mountains and the peaks of the Jebel Saghra. Woven into the arid landscape are fertile date palm plantations. Overlooking these, are quintessential fortified Kasbahs, and valley-hugging villages featuring mud-brick walls, or crumbling pisé. Ouarzazate is known as Morocco’s film city and has was the film set for Gladiator, Game of Thrones and Lawrence of Arabia. There are some superb hotels in nearby Skoura.