Discover Tiznit

The city was restored in 1882 by the Alawite sultan Hassan the first who has endowed it with a long wall still encircling the old Medina. Tiznit is a line of ramparts 7 km long and 8 m high, flanked by 56 towers and pierced by five historic gates.

The chosen site offers strategic advantages such as proximity to the coast (15 km) and The situation on the trade route linking Essaouira to the Sahara so the city is 16 km from the Atlantic Ocean, several beaches are easily accessible as well and the Souss-Massa National Park is immediately north of the city.

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