Errachidia Travel Guide

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Errachidia is the administrative capital of the region Tafilalet. Located at south of the northern Middle Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert.
It is an authentic and genuine Moroccan city, far from outside influences that have changed the rest of the country. Besides the scenery and views has for the desert, with some of the highlights included, you can see the interesting flora and fauna, birds, visits to the lakes, valleys and spectacular geysers of Zic Gorges.

Located along the Ziz, to 1.060m above sea level, Errachidia -old Ksar el Souk. Tafilalelt is one of the vast regions of the Morocco with nearly 60,000 square km, which is passed from the last spurs of the High Atlas in the north, a series of semi-arid plateaus, then come the fertile valley of the Oued -river- Ziz, and Guir Gheris; further south are the desert oasis and then from Merzouga.

Without doubt, the most extraordinary about this city is its location in one of the most beautiful regions of Morocco, whose extraordinary past is conferred by a special magic. The Tafilalet was once an obligatory stop for the caravans of salt and gold that went to Guinea or Sudan, in fact the last stage before entering the Sahara. Was located in the legendary Tafilalet Sijilmassa (Rissani), capital of an empire surrounded by 600 fortified places.

Er Rachidia is an important economic and military centre.