Fair 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...

Workshop in Sefrou

Funduq Ghazl

This beautifully restored funduq (ancient caravanserai) now houses textile artisans, including women. There are tailors, thread bobbiners, tassel- and passementerie- makers, and embroiderers. Don't miss the...

Area in Sefrou


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

Museum in Sefrou

Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism

Located in the old carpenters funduq, this small museum tells the story of Sefrou in an inventive way. It exemplifies the multiculturalism of Morocco, with Sefrou as an example, highlighting the contributions...

Moroccan in Sefrou

Essaqqaya Snack Café Restaurant

This big airy cafe near the sports stadium has an open veranda and comfortable seating inside. It's great for families and women on their own, and in a town that sorely lacks such public facilities, has clean...

Workshop in Sefrou

Funduq Fès Jdid

This is a beautifully restored funduq (ancient caravanserai) where weavers work on large looms, alongside slipper makers and tailors. Don't miss the artisans upstairs on the 1st floor.

Moroccan in Sefrou

Restaurant Al Farah

The best place to eat in Sefrou's medina is the Restaurant Al Farah with simple tables under a shady tree in a slim square. It's easy to find, opposite the knife-grinders and blacksmith with his fiery anvil...

Park in Sefrou

Jardin Al Kanatir Al Khairia

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

Waterfall in Sefrou

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...

Arts & Crafts in Sefrou

Ensemble Artisanal

Like all state-sponsored Ensembles Artisanaux, this complex features small shops selling a selection of mostly wood and jewellery, plus some rugs. Prices are fixed. It gives you a good idea of what's available in...

Workshop in Sefrou

Funduq El Kshub

This funduq sells wooden furniture, including some old turquoise-painted Jewish pieces if you're lucky. It's the home of the Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism.

Cafe in Sefrou

Café Zahra El Jebal

Women will feel comfortable at this lovely cafe on the south side of the shady riverbank in Sefrou's popular park.

Cafe in Sefrou

Abdeslam's Teahouse

This tiny hole-in-the-wall serves the best tea in Sefrou. Once you're sitting on one of the wooden stools outside or opposite in one of the larger cafes, you're in the perfect people-watching spot on this busy...

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 in seeing more, try to find the...