Discover the atmosphere of the hinterland markets
location: Province of Chtouka Ait Baha
The souks are the markets where rural people find everything they need. People generally come there to stock up but they also dispose of the surpluses of their modest production or livestock, in case of need for a larger sum of money.
The municipalities of the Province of Chtouka Ait Baha have many souks among which:
Sidi Wassay (30.057061, -9.686309) is a small village on the coast south of Agadir (65 Kms). The village souk supplies the fishing families of the village and also a large number of fishermen, in almost permanent camp in neighboring caves. Every Tuesday, the weekly souk breaks the calm of the village. There are all the essentials: fish, vegetables, fruits, groceries, kitchen items, clothes, etc.
Located 60 km south of Agadir, in the direction of Tiznit, the village of Massa (29.972323, -9.640141) holds its weekly souk every Saturday for the local population and neighboring villages. The main street of the village is cluttered with various stalls, you can find everything there: foodstuffs, agricultural tools, local products, clothing, fishing articles… etc. This souk is both a place of supplies and a meeting place around mint tea.
Located 50 km south of Agadir, in the direction of Tiznit, Belfaa (30.048953, -9.557961)) is a rural commune in the province of Chtouka Ait Baha. Its weekly souk is held every Sunday. The Belfaa region is agricultural and actively contributes to supplying several markets in the country. Its souk is very busy thanks to its proximity to Agadir and Tiznit.