Top things to do in Sefrou

Food & Drink in Sefrou

Cherry Festival

This annual four-day festival celebrates the local cherry harvest. There’s plenty of folk music, along with displays by local artists, parades, fantasias (musket-firing cavalry charges) and the crowning of the Cherr…
Medina in Sefrou

Medina

The Oued Aggaï flows through the centre of Sefrou's medina, opening the place up and giving it more of an airy feel than many old medinas. Although it's still a maze, there's not much to it so navigation is manageab…
Park in Sefrou

Jardin Al Kanatir Al Khairia

Skirting the western walls of the medina, Sefrou's public gardens are wedged into a small depressed valley and feel a little like the lost world. Towering tangles of trees tripping down, down, down to the river crea…
Waterfall in Sefrou

Cascades de Sefrou

A 1.5km walk west of town are the Cascades, a modest waterfall. Follow the signs from Ave Moulay Hassan around Al-Qala’ (a semifortified village) and along the river’s lush valley.
Cafe in Sefrou

Café Zahra el-Jebal

Women will feel comfortable at this lovely cafe spread along the south side of the shady riverbank in Sefrou's popular park.
Arts & Crafts in Sefrou

Ensemble Artisanal

Small shops selling a selection of mostly wood and jewellery, plus some rugs, at fixed prices.
Area in Sefrou

Mellah

Although Sefrou's Jewish population has gone, this district still retains a few distinctive wooden-galleried houses and lanes so narrow two people can only just pass. In its heyday, the mellah was so dark and crowde…
Moroccan in Sefrou

Restaurant Al Farah

The best of the bunch in Sefrou's medina is the Restaurant Al Farah. It's easy to find, opposite the knife-grinders and blacksmith with his fiery anvil (Haddadine means ironmongers), and with simple tables under a s…
Jewish Site in Sefrou

Jewish School

Just south of Bab Merba, this former Jewish school with its own synagogue is now closed, but you can still peak through the doors – it's pretty rundown. If you're interested to see more, try to find the guardians as…