The special appeal of Chefchaouen
goes beyond its prime mountainside location. Travelers are
fascinated by the surreal impression it leaves.
The facades of its houses are
painted blue and white, so that the whole
city appears to be drenched in
azure. Walking here feels like moving through a dream.
And yet Chefchaouen is much more than just a pretty face. The
city is full
of attractions, thanks to its rich
heritage. Its medina is small, but authentic: stroll through its
alleys to mingle with the locals and take in the smells
of everyday life, such as bread
hot out of the oven and expertly prepared tagines. There is also the
kasbah right in the middle of the historic district, whose lush
gardens are a cool haven in the heart of the city. The town's museum
is also worth a stop: check out its collection of antique weapons,
photos of the city and textiles.
Its ideal setting means Chefchaouen is also a paradise for
The surrounding mountains are full
of tempting walking trails. Choose
any of them and discover an
entirely different, remote side of Morocco:
the Rif Mountains.
If you want your vacation to feel like a dream, add the
"Little Blue City"
to your itinerary!