Cascades de Sefrou


It's a leafy 1.5km walk west of town to the Cascades, a modest waterfall. On a hot day, it makes for a pleasant escape. Follow the signs from Ave Moulay Hassan around Al Qala (a semi-fortified village) and along the river’s lush valley. At the top, there's a cafe overlooking the waterfall.

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