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The province of Youssoufia

It is located in central western Morocco, 60 km from Benguerir, 90 km east of Safi, 100 km from Marrakech and 230 km south of Casablanca.

Lovers of nature, green tourism or mountains, do not hesitate to spend a stay on the edges of the Zima lakethe Goraani cave et Ayir characterized by rock carvings and pottery debris dating back to Neolithic times.

It's not all left to see, you could see La Royal Reserve of Gazelles, It is a biological reserve of M'sabih Talaa, is one of the oldest reserves of terrestrial fauna in Morocco.

Douar Laassasla, its inhabitants known through their rural brotherhood, breed an endangered breed of dogs: the slougui, a hunting and racing greyhound.

The mosque and the Sidi Chiker mausoleum, it is one of the oldest monuments in the region of Safi, the construction of which by one of Okba Bnou Nafi al Fihri's companions dates back to the first century of the Hegira.

It is also famous for its natural richness in phosphate, this deposit is ranked second in importance in Morocco after that of Khouribga, the Kingdom being the first exporter and third world producer of Phosphate.

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Experience discovery of flora and fauna

Charkarkar cave

Inland, the spectacle is quite different. Caves dig the rock and delight both amateur and experienced speleologists. At Charkarkar, the galleries plunge to a depth of over 400 meters. As for the cave of Ghar Gorani, it shelters the remains of a prehistoric occupation and is worth as much for its cultural interest as for its hundreds of meters of galleries.
Charkarkar cave
Gazelles Reserve Royale Sidi Chiker

Gazelles Sidi Chiker

It is a biological reserve of M'sabih Talaa, is one of the oldest reserves of terrestrial fauna in Morocco. Located on the territory of the rural commune Sidi Chiker, about 70 kilometers from Safi, the reserve covers an area of ​​1987 ha where about 300 gazelles of the "Dorcas" breed originating from the Haouz region are preserved.

Jbel lghoud website

But the essential visit is at the prehistoric site of Ighoud, “cradle of humanity”! An upheaval in the history of homo sapiens. Qualifiers have multiplied following the discovery of the oldest homo sapiens in the world (300 years old) by a team of researchers at Jbel Ighoud less than two years ago.
Jbel lghoud website
Zima Lake

Zima Lake

Covering an area of ​​600 hectares, Lake Zima consists of a basin surrounded by hills and supplied with salt water by underground circulation. From December to March, many flamingos are attracted to a rare species, the Ol'artmia shrimp, living in this lake.

Horses

For lovers of horses and fantasia, the Hmmer region is famous for breeding; which was at the origin of the birth of fantasia.
Horses
Dog Breed Sloughi

Dog Breed Sloughi

`` Sloughi '', a dog that is the pride of its breeders in Youssoufia

Nature & adventure experience

Given the diversity of the activities offered, all tastes will be satisfied: TREKKING, BUGGY / QUAD, KAYAK / CANOE, HUNTING, BIKING, EQUESTRIAN HIKING

Mapping of cooperatives

YOUSSOUFIA Cooperatives

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Marrakech Ocean Drive "Agriculture"

Marrakech Ocean Drive "Crafts"

Tourist card Youssoufia

It details all the points of interest (monuments,
museums, nature reserves, kasbahs, panoramas ...), the
tourist infrastructures (guest houses, lodges, shelters, restaurants, etc.) as well as shopping venues.

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