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The Oriental Region

Mountain, sea, or desert ?

The Oriental offers a wide variety of destinations for a perfect stay, wherever you are.

The Oriental Region, Morocco

Montagne Bni Snassen
La mer méditerranée
Oasis de Figuig
The Oriental Region

the Medina of Oujda

DO NOT MISS !

The Oriental Region

Sea & Coastline

Authentic gastronomy


Recognized worldwide for its diversity and flavors, the cuisine of eastern Morocco offers a variety of dishes. Local specialties, traditional, modern, with authentic tastes are embellished with seasonal desserts and crispy, light pastries made by women who keep their secrets: «Makrouts» filled with dates, «Kaaks» made from anise, cardamom and sesame seeds.

Trid
Trid
Beghrir
Beghrir
Kaak
Kaak
Chicken Tajine
Chicken Tajine
Quinces Tajine
Quinces Tajine
Baking in beldi oven
Baking in beldi oven
The Oriental Region

Gafait, an open-air museum

Arts and Crafts


Local artisans make around a hundred utility and collector's items: pottery, woolen blankets, rugs, camel or goat hair djellabas, ornate blouses, Oujdi-style caftan, “Mansouj” and other local creative touches. There is also proudly preserved know-how for basketry: baskets ... made from Alfa or local reeds. Real masterpieces reflecting the skill of our craftsmen. Weaving is also very common in the highlands of Figuig and Taourirt as well as in the mountains of Beni Snassen.

The Oriental Region

Desert & Oasis

All-year covered event program


Cultural entertainment is also varied and covers the whole year: festivals of Gharnaitie (Andalusian music), Rai (international festival of Bedouin music), popular (in Debdou, Saidia, Nador, Oujda, Guercif, and Taourirt); exhibitions (paintings, Oujdia blousa, jewelry, silverware), a dozen fantasia and other spiritual moussems, Maghrebian book fair, film, theater and gastronomy festivals, street performances in a daily newspaper (lHalka) in Oujda.

Phone

+212 (0) 800 124 8080

Address

Medina de Saidia, N° 25, Saidia - Maroc

Opening hours

8:30 - 16:30

Mail

info @visitoriental.ma