27ème Maroc Classic – La Route du Coeur
March, 12-18, 2022
STAGE 4: OUARZAZATE – TALIOUINE – AIT BENHADDOU / WEDNESDAY MARCH 16, 2022
Sous le Haut Patronage de Sa Majesté Mohammed VI Roi du Maroc
While this stage was already announced as the great novelty of this 27th edition of Morocco Classic, during which the participants will have discovered a new route in the heart of the High Atlas, it is especially the rains of the last days which have dressed the summits with immaculate fresh snow.
The route, winding as you wish, therefore offered panoramas with exceptional contrasts, proof of the gigantism of the place and the surrounding peaks culminating at more than 3500m in altitude. It didn’t take much for the first participants to make the mark on the course leading to the two special stages whichwere shaping up to be great driving sessions.
The lunch established on the heights of Taliouine, a town that needs no introduction (famous for its saffron harvested by hand and only at dawn) offered dishes flavored with this red gold before heading back to the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs, in Ait Benhaddou, where we stay for the night.
Ait Benhaddou is THE new destination for this 2022 edition, with its Ksar Ighnda hotel where the evening will be marked by folklore and traditions, to discover even more this authentic Morocco and these Berber lands that we appreciate so much.
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for the summary of the 5th stage which will lead to Bin El Ouidane having climbed the Tizi N’Tichka pass.