"interesting gate to the sahara" Top 5 Page for this destination Rissani by angiebabe
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You will see the signs signposting the scenic circuit drive at the approach to Risanni - its a route i drove a few years ago and then again just this month and really enjoyed it even more - a lovely time of year though largely influenced by the amount of recent rainfalls with lush looking wheat fields and green palmeraies - takes you past interesting villages and ksars and remnants of the original city of Sijillimassa, which encompassed a wide area surrounding where Rissani is now, and the ksar town of Tinerhas with its lovely hilltop view over the area where movies have been made and over the palmeraie and through to the orange dunes of the Merzouga Sahara.
- Pros:fascinating souk - historic desert town of ancient Sijillimassa - various people groups live here, trade here in the souks
I always love seeing the donkeys that are parked here by the riders coming to market from around the area - especially... more travel advice
Famous fortified villages along the route named as such as its a pretty 21 km driving circuit from Rissani - include the... more travel advice
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