Jewish heritage treasure
Trip from Agadir: 4 hours 30 mins / 290 km
The old village (29.663652, -7.939050) inhabited by a Jewish community is now abandoned but the place remains magical. Located 14 km southeast of Tata, the Mellah of Tazarte is a treasure of Jewish heritage in Morocco, to visit if you pass by Tata. Do not hesitate to climb on the rocky escarpment to have a sumptuous view of the village and the palm grove.
In Tazarte, you will discover a scene told in the famous travel diaries of Charles de Foucault during his trip to Morocco at the end of the 19th century. It was Rabbi Mordecai Aby Serour, who introduced him to the Jewish community of Tazarte.
How to get there:
From Tata, head in the direction of Akka via the N12, then turn left at point: 29.675491, -7.981558 and again to the left at point: 29.653825, -7.952681. You will see the Mellah of Tazarte on a rocky peak overlooking the palm grove.