Fes to Chefchaouen city day tip
Fes to Chefchaouen city day trip
The day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen is a popular choice for travellers looking to explore the picturesque “Blue City” of Morocco. Chefchaouen is known for its stunning blue-painted buildings, beautiful mountain scenery, and laid-back atmosphere. While it’s a bit of a long drive for a day trip, it’s certainly doable if you start early and plan your time well. Join our Fes to Chefchaouen day trip and get impressed.
Suggested itinerary for the Fes to Chefchaouen city day trip
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Famous for its blue-coloured buildings and narrow alleys, Chaouen also known as Chefchaouen is a spectacular town that dates back to 1471 and ranked the sixth most beautiful city in the world.
The Fes to Chefchaouen city day trip starts at 8.00 AM with a pick up by your private driver from Fes all the way to the Rif mountains. The road to Chefchaouen is absolutely incredible, not only will you be driving pass miles and miles of green forests but also one of the major dams in Morocco Sidi Shahid that supplies water to the Fes and Mekness regions.
Once you arrive at Chefchaouen, you get to immerse yourself in the mesmerising small town streets of the old medina part. The blue alleys are absolutely Instagram picture-perfect.
During your Fes to Chefchaouen city day trip, you are free to explore what the old medina has to offer from local shops selling handcrafts and souvenirs that are unique to the town such as traditional colourful hats and Jellabas, you can also choose to enjoy a drink in cafes near the main square known as Plaza Uta el-Hammam and enjoy the serenity of the city. Or if you want to delve deeper into the history and architecture of the town that dates for centuries, you may want to check out the Grand Mosque, The famous Kasbah, the old Fortress, which was built by Moulay Ismail to protect the sacred town from invasions, the Kasbah contains the Andalusians Garden and the Ethnographic Museum as well as the old weapons Gallery. If you feel more adventurous and want to have a hike in nature up to a place called Ras Elma (The source of water) to have a view of the Mountains and the flow of the river that stretches along the blue town.
For lunch, we suggest one of the many restaurants in the main square that offer mouth-watering Moroccan delicacies on their rooftop to enjoy the panoramic views of Chefchaouen.
Finally, around 08.00 PM our Fes to Chefchaouen city day trip to the astonishing blue city would have ended just like a dream but unlike the dream, the memories of this magical experience would live forever with you.