Explore Taroudant 1/2 Day


From 15 € / Pax


Taroudant Journey: 160 km

Taroudant is a city located 76 kilometers from Agadir in the heart of the Souss plain, surrounded by the Great Atlas and the Anti Atlas, Taroudant is the first capital of the Saâdiens in the 16th century, Taroudant holds an important place in the history of Morocco. The Taroudant ramparts are 7.5 km long, 130 towers and 19 corner bastions, characteristics that make it an impregnable citadel. They have five entrance doors giving access through the cardinal points in the name of Bab al-Kasbah, Bab Zorgan, Bab Targhount, Bab Oulad Bounouna, and Bab El Khamis.

All these doors are vaulted in the shape of Moorish doors, are dominated by bastioned towers and a walkway. Taroudant famous for its craftsmanship of leather, wrought iron, wood, painted wood, ceramics, and Berber silver jewelry. This city attracts many tourists from all over the world looking for the sweetness of Taroudant and the Berber art of living and the hospitality of Moroccans in a mildly temperate climate throughout the year.

In the past, Taroudant exported its sugar to Europe, today it is a center of the Moroccan agriculture, located in this rich plain of the Souss region. 

This ancient historic city, with its large ramparts surrounding a medina, surrounded by palm trees, date palms, and olive trees. Looks like we're in Marrakech. Yes, it is the Little Marrakech of the South.

Program:

Departure at 08h30 towards Taroudant crossing the Souss plain with its Argan trees, orange trees and the greenery of the agricultural farms surrounding the path. it is Possible to stop to take pictures and visit orange farms

Arrival in Taroudant around 10 am, we start with a tour of the ramparts, a visit to the typical and artisanal souk of the city including artisans, grocers, and various craft trades. Visit the sister square of Jamaa El Fena: Assarague Square, with its storytellers, acrobats, and snake charmers...

A short break after this walk in the city where you can enjoy a mint tea or any other drink surrounded by the famous ramparts guardians of this magical city.

Continuation of the program with walks in the narrow streets of Taroudant and the old medina.

Back to Agadir


Trip Details: 


Pickup time 08h30 AM or based on a request

Pick up Location: Your stay in Agadir or based on a request

Trip: Private solely for your party

Driver speaks: English/French/German 

Duration: Half Day (6 hours)

Return Location: Your stay in Agadir or based on a request

Possibility to stop for panoramic views: yes


Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private comfortable and air-conditioned Vehicle 
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Baby seat booster (Based on request free of charge)
  • Mint tea

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Activities in Taroudant:

Place Assarag

Ancient rampart 

Typical market with a warm atmosphere

Horse and carriage

Panoramic view of the city

Leather shops (shoes and bags)