Enjoy a day trip to Chefchaouen the renowned blue and white-washed city in the Rif Mountains, a destination not to be missed in any Moroccan vacation. Full of both charm and authenticity take this Fes Day Trip to Chefchaouen and explore the city’s historical medina, vibrant terrace cafes at Plaza Uta El- Hammam, narrow streets, Ras El Ma. Plus discover the local culture in the ethnographic museum.
start with a pickup from your hotel/riad in Fes then depart to the blue pearl of Morocco in a well-equipped vehicle. Chefchaouen is a charming town situated in the rif mountains preserving its Arab-Andalusian arts and traditions, and during the journey we will pass through the attractive landscapes and stop to enjoy the scenic views taking pictures of lifetime.
Upon arrival in Chefchaouen you’ll have free time to explore the city’s most attractive highlights. Take in the local ambiance and discover the different cultures from Arabs to Berbers, Jews and Spanish that settled in the city since ages. Then meander your way in the winding streets of the Medina which buildings are washed with the white and blue color that give you the feeling of walking into the sky. Browse for unique and exceptional handicrafts and souvenirs in the local shops since Chefchaouen is a known destination for shopping.
After strolling the Medina stop at the city’s main square “Plaza Uta Hammam” and enjoy your delicious traditional lunch in one of the terrace cafes. Then head to “Ras El Ma” a small waterfall coming from the mountains and flows through the ancient city, you can sit on the top of the fall and witness the panoramic views of Chefchaouen while watching the local women washing their laundry; its a great way to understand the local life.
Finally finish your Fes day trip by discovering the stunning grand most belong to the 15th century one of the best highlights in the city. Furthermore visit the Kasbah Museum in the heart of the old Medina, this Kasbah is a restored walled castle since Chefchaouen was once a fortress. This Ethnographic Museum gives a tempting view of the old Chefchaouen including the Kasbah and the Plaza square.
Finally meet your driver again in the late afternoon and finish your Fes Day Trip by a drop off to your accommodation.