Mountain Tourism In Marrakech

Morocco offers visitors superb chances to discover spectacular natural spaces that are the fruit of its important geographic location. This situation has given rise to a beautiful country that enjoys a huge variety of climates and landscapes and multitude of different regions for tourism. The mountains of Morocco are one of those wonderful spaces offered by the country, where visitors can enjoy an unforgettable vacation in a truly spectacular setting. In this article I explore some of the most famous mountainous regions of Morocco, perfect places for the practice of mountain sports. The mountains in Morocco can be divided into four major mountain ranges. Firstly there is the Atlas mountains, in turn divided into three mountain ranges. The mountains of the High Atlas or Atlas Grand is located in the southwest of Morocco, in the region of Marrakech, and contains the Jbel Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa, with 4,165 metres above sea level. There is also the mountain range of the Middle Atlas, which is located in the Centre of Morocco and occupies the area which goes from the Atlantic coast in the West to the border with Algeria in the East.

Finally, we have the Anti Atlas mountains, which lie to the South of Marruecos.ademas of these three mountain ranges that form the impressive mountains of the Atlas, Morocco also offers the legendary Rif Mountains, located in the North of the country. All these mountains enjoy innumerable extremely attractive areas for the practice of all kinds of mountain sports, including hiking, climbing, canyoning, mountain biking, canoeing, etc. Skiing, of course, is also on this list and you can practice at Oukaimeden ski resort, in the High Atlas mountains. It is one of the most famous mountain areas in Morocco and is located very near the city of Marrakech. Timahdite is another fantastic mountainous region, located near Ifrane.

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