Tazzarine located 10 km from Tamsahelte is a small town that counts 20,000 inhabitants. It is not yet overcrowded by tourism. In the main street, there are some shops and a petrol station. On Wednesday there is a market. It gets very crowded as everyone nearby will be offering their merchandise. But Tazzarine has more to offer. On a platform just above the town, you have a beautiful panorama over the city with dozens of mosques and palm gardens. In the heart of the city you walk between the walls built in clay and along irrigation canals. Here and there one can enjoy tea or a refreshing drink in a garden. The city also has about five marabouts. These are cemeteries for religious leaders. Once a year there is Mossim, a festival where the inhabitants of the region visit the deceased leaders. In the evening there is music everywhere in the city.

Also near Tazzarine are the dunes of Foum Tizza. A track through the flat land leads to the foot of the dunes. The yellow sand surrounds the blue-black rocks. The dunes are not yet touristic what gives them certainly an added value and where you can admire quietly the immensity of the desert. In the surrounding area fossils can be found. Nearby the dunes is possibility to set up camp.

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