Located in the central Middle Atlas, Ifrane is a mountain town perched at an altitude of 1713 meters. It is considered as one of the largest water reserves of the Kingdom thanks to the numerous natural sites of which it abounds. The province of Ifrane is the showcase of winter tourism par excellence.
With its real name Ourti (garden in Amazigh), Ifrane is the capital of the province of Ifrane which is located in the heart of the Middle Atlas with an area of 3573 km2 and which, according to the latest administrative division, is part of the Meknes-Tafilalet region.
It has its own nickname in Morocco: the little Switzerland. Even better! In 2013 this small city of 30,000 inhabitants, located in the High Atlas was ranked second cleanest city in the world. It is the capital of the Province of Ifrane in the administrative region of Fez-Meknes.
Its tourist potential is enormous as the sites and other sublime places that surround the city are exceptional and of a rare beauty. It was one of the favorite places of the late King Hassan II who often came on holiday or to ski in his Royal Palace located on the heights of the city, just opposite the Prairie des Amours. It is a beautiful palace, flowery and very large, but only part of the roof of one of the buildings is visible. The beauty of this region lies in its diversity of contrasting landscapes in a calm atmosphere where the purity of the air with the fragrant scents of cedar and Thuja perfume the souls of visitors. Due to its geographical situation, Ifrane has always been a summer center for vacation camps and a place of change of scenery for visitors and this for a long time.