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From humble beginnings, the Oued Dadès carved a trail south through the High Atlas mountains before veering west to form the Dadès Valley. With the semidesert to one side and often snowcapped peaks on the other, the journey alongside the Oued Dadès from the top of its gorge to its spring-fed palm groves is one of the most tranquil and scenic in Morocco.

Dadès Valley

Skoura -- The Skoura palm grove was created in the 12th century by the Almohad sultan Yacoub el Mansour and today is still where some of the best dates in the country are grown, alongside orchards of almonds and figs.