What are the most spectacular roads in Morocco?

Located in the northern part of Africa, on the edge of continental Europe, Morocco covers an area of 710,850 square kilometers. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the geography of the country includes coastal plains, high mountains and desert.

Known for its rich cultural heritage, the terrain of Morocco is largely mountainous and it is home to some of the most spectacular drives in the world, with roads climbing to high mountain peaks, crossing challenging deserts and running through huge canyons. The most remarkable drives are Gorges du Dades, where you will be driving just 12 inches from the side of the mountain, located in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region and featured in many commercial spots. The scary road to Tizi n'Test in the High Atlas, a mountain pass at 2,101m (6,893ft) above sea level or the road with dramatic views to Cirque de Jaffar, a natural amphitheatre in the High Atlas. And for those looking for a cinema experience, you’ll feel like James Bond on the road to Gara de Medouar.

Gorges du Dadès is a canyon carved out by the Dadès River in the Tinghir Province of the Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco. It’s one of the most scenic drives in the world and has been featured in many commercial spots.

Tizi n'Test is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,101m (6,893ft) above sea level, located on the boundary of the Marrakesh-Safi and Souss-Massa-Drâa regions of Morocco. It's one of the most spectacular drives in the country.

Tizi n'Tichka is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,212m (7,257ft) above sea level, located in Morocco. Tizi n’Tichka means “difficult mountain pasture” in Berber, and you’ll see why.

Cirque de Jaffar is a natural cirque located in the Midelt Province of Morocco. The road to the natural amphitheatre is simply stunning. It’s said to be one of the most dangerous roads in the country.

Nicknamed the “Portuguese Prison,” Gara Medouar is an erosion cirque located in the Errachidia Province of Morocco in the region of Dra-Tafilalt. This hill was used in the James Bond film Spectre.

Located in the Maghreb region of North Africa, Morocco is about one-tenth larger than California. The country borders the North Atlantic Ocean to the west and the west Mediterranean Sea to the north. The most important mountain range of the country is the Atlas Mountains, which consists of three ranges, the High Atlas mountains, Middle Atlas mountains and Anti Atlas mountains.

Oukaïmeden is a ski resort located in Al Haouz Province of Morocco. At an elevation of 2.622m (8,602ft) above sea level, it’s said to be Africa's highest ski resort. It's one of the highest roads of Morocco.

Tizi n’Aguerd n’Zegzaoun is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.639m (8,658ft) above sea level, located in the Tinghir Province of Morocco. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Tizi-n'Ouano is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.910m (9,547ft) above the sea level, located in Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Tizi N´Talghaumt is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.907m (6,256ft) above the sea level located in the central part of Morocco.

R703 is a scenic high mountain road located in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco.

Jbel Ayachi is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.727m (12,227ft) above the sea level, located in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Tizi-n-Tirherhouzine is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.675m (8,776ft) above the sea level, located in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Gorges du Ziz is a highly scenic canyon located in the Errachidia Province of the Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco, carved by the River Ziz.

Located in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, the R704 road is undoubtedly, one of the most challenging and dangerous roads in the world. This winding high mountain road climbs up to 2.910m (9,547ft) above the sea level. It’s mostly a dirt road paired with sweeping, slippery and hard gravel that definitely demands pure concentration.

Gorges de l'Assif Melloul is a gorge of the Assif Melloul ‘the white river’ in Azilal Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, in central Morocco. Only the suicidal, the insane, or the paid-to-do-this should ever drive down. One mistake and it's a free fall to your death.

Col du Zad is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.184m (7,165ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Fès-Meknès and Drâa-Tafilalet regions, in Morocco.

Tizi n’Ait Imi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.914m (9,560ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Béni Mellal-Khénifra and Drâa-Tafilalet regions of Morocco. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Tizi-n-Tazazert is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.308m (7,572ft) above the sea level, located in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, in southern Morocco.

Tizi n' Timicha, also known as Col de Timicha, is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.397m (7,864ft) above the sea level, located in Midelt Province of the Drâa-Tafilalet administrative region of Morocco.

Tizi-n-Tinififft is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.693m (5,554ft) above the sea level, located in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of mid-southeastern Morocco.

R107 is the name of a beautiful scenic road located in the Souss-Massa region of Morocco running through Morocco's beautiful landscapes.

Tizi-n'Ouadi is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.950m (9,678ft) above the sea level, located in the Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz region of Morocco, near Jebel Toubkal. It’s one of the highest roads of Morocco.

Tizi el Fougani is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.999m (9,839ft) above the sea level, located in the High Atlas mountain range, in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of Morocco. 

Located on the Southern slopes of the High Atlas mountains, Road of 1000 Kasbahs is currently one of the main attractions of Morocco. It’s a journey across the scenic High Atlas mountain range to a region of traditional Berber villages.

Tizi n'Outfi pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.944m (6,377ft) above the sea level, located in Azilal province in the Moroccan region of Béni Mellal-Khénifra.

Tizi n’Tabgourt is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.667m (8,750ft) above the sea level, located in the Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz region of Morocco. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Tizi n’Tissili n’Imenaine is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.776m (9,107ft) above the sea level, located in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Tizi n’Bou Oudi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.794m (9,166ft) above the sea level, located in central Morocco, in Tinghir Province, in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region of Morocco. It’sone of the highest roads of Morocco.

Located in central Morocco, R307 is a quiet twisty road, sometimes turning into a track running through the High Atlas mountain range.

Tizi n’Tadermant is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.799m (9,183ft) above the sea level, located in Drâa-Tafilalet region of central Morocco. It’s one of the highest roads of the country. 

Tizi n’Termant is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.960m (9,711ft) above the sea level, located in Drâa-Tafilalet region of central Morocco, in Midelt Province. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Lac de Tislit is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.270m (7,447ft) above the sea level located on the border between Béni Mellal and Midelt provinces of central Morocco.

Tizi n'Bab n'Ouyyad is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.290m (7,513ft) above the sea level located in the High Atlas of central Morocco. This road has humbled many egos. It’s not for the sissies and shouldn’t be attempted by novice drivers.

Tizi n' Tamatert is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.358m (7,736ft) above the sea level, located in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, in the Imenane valley. 

Tizi n’Targa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.535m (8,316ft) above the sea level, located in the Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz region, in the central part of Morocco.