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Middle Atlas Mountains excursion

Start a day trip from Fez to the Middle Atlas Mountain, Ifrane and Azrou! You will have the opportunity to see panoramic views of the Middle Atlas Mountains, lakes, cedar forest and Berber villages.

Cross the small town of Immouzer Kandar, popular in the summer for its more temperate climate than that of Fez. Then make a detour to the amazing Lake Daiet Aoua: you can admire the surrounding hills is reflected in its waters, or riders who take it for a playground. Arrive in Ifrane and be surprised by the unusual appearance of this city. With its sloping roofs, chimneys with huge stork nests, its abundant flower beds, its chestnut trees, the city looks like a small ,corner of Europe. The road continues to the ski resorts and Jebel Michlifen Habre. Then down to Azrou, you will make a stop at the foot of Cedar Goureau. Here you can see sometimes some of the maggots that live in this forest. Finally, after admiring the green roofs of the central square of Azrou, the rock (in Berber Azrou) the work of craftsmen, it’s back to Fez. This walk can take half a day or slightly more depending on time spent admiring the variety of landscapes: forests of oaks, cedars, cultivated fields among the stones, and orchards.

 

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