The road climbs, offering unrestricted view of the region, until to reach the Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260 m) which is always windswept and sometimes closed by snow during the winter months.
Ouarzazate: this is a newer town, known for its film studio where Hollywood filmmakers have shot films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Astérix and Cleopatra … A number of film sets still remain at the Atlas Corporation studios.
Kasbah Taourirt: 1 km from the centre of town, this Kasbah was constructed by the Pacha El Glaoui. Recently restored, it is remarkable for its painted wood ceilings and offers a superb view over the oasis and lake of the El Mansour Eddahbi barrage.
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou: 30 km outside of Ouarzazate, a road leads to this Kasbah which is one of the most beautiful in the Atlas region, this Kasbah has been designated a World Heritage Site. Visiting the Kasbah offers a superb view of the region.