Dades Valley
Draa Valley
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Dunes of Merzouga

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Zagora is situated at the southern end of the Draa Valley. Surrounded by lush oases and palm trees, it makes a good base for heading out into the Sahara Desert, less than 20 miles (35km) away.

Camel caravans from the south would once stop at Zagora before continuing their journey north or east. Indeed, there is still a sign in the town, saying Tombouctou 52 jours (by camel, of course).

Zagora is the main market town of the area and, although inhabited since the 13th century, it is today a modern, thriving administrative centre and a popular tourist destination.