Nestled at the crossroads of Europe and Africa, Morocco stands as a testament to nature's grandeur and human tenacity, especially evident in its mesmerizing roads. The dramatic landscapes of the Atlas Mountains come alive as you navigate the Tizi n'Tichka Road. With each turn, one is met with panoramic views of verdant valleys, remote Berber settlements, and the ever-changing hues of the towering mountains.
But the thrill doesn't end there. Gorges du Dadès beckons the daring traveler with its dizzying road, where, at times, you'll find yourself driving mere inches from the mountainside, the sheer drops adding both awe and adrenaline to the journey. Venture to Tizi n'Test in the High Atlas, and you're greeted with hairpin turns and vistas that challenge the very notion of reality.
The journey through the Atlas also introduces you to the Cirque de Jaffar, a realm where dramatic views reign supreme, and the road seems to be in an eternal embrace with nature's raw beauty. And for those looking for a cinematic escape, the road to Gara de Medouar will resonate with a touch of Hollywood – it served as the eerie Spectre’s headquarters in the renowned James Bond film.
Driving in Morocco isn't just about reaching a destination; it's a dance of nature and nostalgia, of daunting passes and dreamy landscapes. Morocco's roads promise more than a journey; they offer tales of centuries, civilizations, and celestial beauty.
Gorges du Dadès is a canyon carved out by the Dadès River in the Tinghir Province of the Drâa-Tafilalet Region, in Morocco. It’s one of the most scenic drives in the world and featured in many commercial spots.
Tizi n'Test is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.101m (6,893ft) above the sea level located on the boundary of Marrakesh-Safi and Souss-Massa-Drâa regions of Morocco. It's one of the most spectacular drives of the country.
Tizi n'Tichka is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.212m (7,257ft) above the 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 Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco. The road to the natural amphitheatre is simply stunning. It’s said to be one of the most dangerous roads of 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.
Tizi n’Aguerd n’Zegzaoun is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.639m (8,658ft) above the sea level, located in the Tinghir Province of Morocco in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region. 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 central Morocco. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.
R703 is a scenic high mountain road located in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco.
Tizi N´Talghaumt is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.907m (6,256ft) above the sea level located on the boundary of Errachidia province in the region of Dra-Tafilalt and Khénifra province in the region of Béni Mellal-Khénifra, in Morocco.
Jbel Ayachi is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.727m (12,227ft) above the sea level, located in Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco, in the Eastern High Atlas. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.
Located in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, the Ziz Gorges offer a spectacular and dramatic scenery created by the River Ziz.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.