Medina in Errachidia-Midelt-Merzouga

Delve into traditional festivals

Delve into traditional festivals

Men heritage and traditions

Venture into this splendid region that has kept all its authenticity, and soak up in its secular culture. Carrying a rich heritage, this region bear witness to its rich history that came in the form of, among other things, the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Chérif, ancestor of the Alaouite dynasty in Rissani, and the vestiges of Sijilmassa, a former merchant city. Get immersed in its traditions while spending time with the local inhabitants.

You’ll want to visit some museums reminiscent of the local nomadic culture. Some of these masterpieces, are : the museum of fossils and minerals on the road to Rissani, the museum of nomadic culture in Erg Chebbi, the museum of the Sources of Lalla Mimouna in Tinejdad, or the site of the rock engravings of Taouz, dating from prehistoric period.

The region of Tafilalet is home to more than 400 ksours, fortified villages that hosted once a community with common interests.

The lucky visitors will have the opportunity to attend many cultural and artistic events such as the International Date Fair in Erfoud, the Wedding Festival in Imilchil, the International Merzouga Festival of World Music or the Apple Festival in Midelt.

The richness of culture of this region will undoubtedly amaze you !

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