Top 10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Morocco

Morocco has amazing landscapes from the Atlas Mountains to dazzling desserts. It also has numerous little villages and towns that can be explored. Here is a list of the top 10 most beautiful small towns in Morocco.

10. Taroudant

Taroudant is a town in the traditional Berber city in the Sous Valley of southern Morocco. The town originated in the 16th century and is the center of trade and a lot of cultural heritage still resides within it.

9. Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate is one of the most well-known towns of Morocco as multiple blockbusters like The Mummy and Gladiator have been shot here. It gives an endless view of a desert-like terrain which is really beautiful.

8. Merzouga

Merzouga is located in southeastern Morocco in the Sahara Desert. The sand dunes are widespread along with the red sandstone which gives a beautiful sight especially during the times of sunrise and sunset.

7. Meknes

Meknes is one of Morocco’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites and has almost all of its historical heritage and architecture well-preserved. The city is also surrounded by fortified walls.

6. Marrakech

Marrakech is one of Morocco’s most popular cities and is famous for abundant markets, famous spices, local jewelry, and local textiles. The landscapes surrounding the town also give one a sight to look at.

5. Ifrane

Ifrane is a town which is surprisingly quite different from the rest of the cities of Morocco with regards to the architecture. It is because of the French colonial settlers mainly and the town also has a lot of parks and gardens.

4. Fes

Fes is another UNESCO city of Morocco and is one the list because of the unique charm it still possesses that of a much smaller town. It also features one of the world’s oldest universities and monumental mosques.

3. Essaouira

Essaouria is located on the west coast of Morocco alongside the sandy beaches. The town is surrounded by natural beautiful terrains and comprises stunning architecture and charming souks.

2. Chefchaouen

Chhefchaouen is located in the Rif mountains in the north of Morocco. The older part of the town is quite inspired by Islamic and Andalusian architecture. It is quite famous among the tourists and still has all the old taste of Morocco preserved.

1. Asilah

Asilah lies on the northern coast of Morocco and is one of the oldest cities to date. It has beautiful blue and white houses that are all along the streets and is a display of Morocco’s true heritage.