Erfoud

-Erfoud :

Is an oasis town in the Sahara Desert, in in the Meknes-Tafilalet of the Maghreb region in eastern Morocco.

Erfoud is divided into several districts: Hay Salam, Hay Jdid, Hay Ziz, Hay el Bathaa, Hay Annahda, Hay el Hamri.

Due to its proximity to Merzouga desert village in the Erg Chebbi Dunes, Erfoud has developed tourist related infrastructures such as hotels and restaurants.

In October there is a large date festival with dancing and music.

Just 3km north of Erfoud is the large ksar of Maadid,which is well worth a look.