Ouarzazate created in 1928 as a French garrison town is the undisputed film capital of Morocco, with major block busters including Lawrence of Arabia and Star Wars being filmed at her outdoor studios..


The town of Ouarzazate is situated on a vast desert plateau at the foot of the Atlas Mountains and is a popular location with people on their way to the Sahara Desert by the Draa Valley.

Ouarzazate time for tea

The town has ultra modern hotel complexes and is a popular stop off for international visiters travelling between the High Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert of Morocco.