about Beni Mellal
Want to discover Béni Mellal? There are a thousand ways to do it. Named in the Middle Ages by Hisn Day, it is considered today as one of the most important cities of central Morocco. It is also a historical city, rich with monuments of the Ishmaelite period (XVIIth century) and Almoravids. Beni Mellal is a city located in the heart of Morocco, between the plains of Tadla and the Middle Atlas and on the crossroads of the imperial cities of Fez and Marrakech. It has a continental climate with a population of 500,000. It enjoys a pleasant landscape at the foot of the mountain of Tassemit and it is crossed by the small river of Dai Dai. Nature lovers will enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains, the magnificent forests of cedars and oaks. Adventurers or hikers can make trekking through the mountains such as the Middle Atlas.
Béni Mellal is the starting point to discover the mountain, the forest and the wildlife in its pure state. It offers mountain lovers and adventure tourism the most beautiful reliefs of the High and Middle Atlas in the Kingdom. It also has numerous caves and chasms which are the delight of speleologists and archaeologists.
Not forgetting that it is also a well-known tourist destination, this fortified city is dominated by a very famous castle, high perched, Tighremtian Berber Kasbah, adobe like that of Borj Ras El Ain, a small fortress wonderfully located on the summit of the mountain and dominates the whole site of Ain Asserdoun.
From there you can enjoy a panoramic view of Beni Mellal amid by the olive groves and orange groves which follow one another to the horizon as well as the Tadla valley. It is a historical monument from which the whole town of Beni Mellal seems like a sort of geographical map.