Errachidia is a desert city located in Eastern Morocco and is the perfect destination for those looking to get off the beaten track and escape the tourist hubs of North Africa. With history museums, desert excursions and Moroccan cafes to boot, there’s something for everyone.
Things to do in Errachidia
While in the city, pay a visit to the Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna to read up on the culture and history of Errachidia. Set in a remote location, this open-air museum has exhibits both inside and out and is spread across several buildings.
Active travellers can enjoy a desert excursion such as 4x4 off-roading, bike trips and camel rides to experience the real Morocco. This epic adventure is a great way to spend family time or to enjoy a romantic date in the desert.
When it comes to dining, head to Café Restaurant Riad to enjoy local fish dishes, fresh salads, wood fired pizzas and Moroccan soups. You’ll also find affordable and delicious omelettes and salads at Café Restaurant Imilchil, which boasts a garden terrace.
Getting around Errachidia
Errachidia is located a seven-hour drive away from Casablanca and a five-hour drive from Beni Mellal Airport. Once in Errachidia guests can easily explore on foot or make use of local taxis to hop from each attraction.