Sefrou is a city in central Morocco located in the Fès-Meknès region and, It’s located at the edge of the Middle Atlas mountain, and is 30 kilometres southeast of Fez.
The small city is known for its historic Jewish population, and its yearly cherry festival.
It was once home to one of the largest settlements of Moroccan Jews, the population estimated to have been 8,000. In the 8th century, most of them were converted to Islam under Idris (I) of Morocco.
Idris (II) lived in Sefrou temporarily while overseeing the development of Fez.
Sefrou is famous for its Cherry Festival, which is UNESCO endorsed, and is held yearly every June.
The festival lasts for 3 days and includes parades, folk music and sporting events.