Ait Benhaddou

Nestled in the rugged fringes of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco’s deep south, the fortified kasbah of Aït Benhaddou is one of the country’s most arresting sights. Towering mud-brick houses packed tightly together against a rocky bluff offer a quintessential image of traditional Arabia, and although tourism is now well established, Aït Benhaddou retains a powerful aura of timelessness.

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