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$51 Day Trips & Excursions

Small Group Tour to Chefchaouen from Fez

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Kasbah Museum, Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tetouan RegionThe kasbah is a heavily restored walled fortress that now contains a lovely garden, a small ethnographic museum, and an even smaller art gallery. The ethnographic museum contains some fascinating views of old Chefchaouen, including the plaza and the kasbah; the gallery promotes the work of local artists. The views from the kasbah tower over the medina are a delight.Stop At: Chefchaouen Medina, Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tetouan RegionChefchaouen, or Chaouen, is a city in the Rif Mountains of northwest Morocco. It’s known for the striking, blue-washed buildings of its old town. Leather and weaving workshops line its steep cobbled lanes. In the shady main square of Place Outa el Hammam is the red-walled Kasbah, a 15th-century fortress and dungeon, and Chefchouen Ethnographic Museum. The octagonal minaret of the Great Mosque rises nearby.Duration: 3 hours

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Chefchaouen Private Full-Day Tour from Tangier

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chefchaouen Medina, Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tetouan RegionWe will visit Chefchaouen MedinaDuration: 4 hours

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Full-Day Trip to Chefchaouen from Tangier

Set high up in the Rif mountains, Chefchaouen is a magnificent blue and white walled Medina that was previously a Berber post. Established in 1471 by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alamiand is now practically a ruin and next to it is the great Mosque. Chefchaouen was a Moorish fortress for exiles from Spain. Over the centuries, the city expanded and welcomed Jews and Christian converts alike. The Main square is considered the heart of Chefchaouen with the kasbah constructed back in the 18th century, central mosque and cafes with original Moroccan style menus. The market is full of a mix of traditional Moroccan and tourists souvenirs. The Medina is small and the town is easy to explore so you can take a walk on to the main square and the souks that sell an array of goods.

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Chefchaouen Day Trip from Fez

Further afield from Fez and just south of the Mediterranean coastline lies the ‘Blue City’ of Morocco, Chefchaouen.We will meet you at 8.00 Am at Your hotel in Fez then head to Chefchaouen ,you will Explore the white and blue washed walls of the Medina or chill out around the main square and visit the Place Mohammed Park which has wonderful views of the Rif Mountains.Make sure you try the local goat’s cheese, famous in the region and take some time to look at the artisnal woolen products or even enjoy a walk in the surrounding countryside – whatever you choose, Chefchaouen is perfect for a relaxed day of sightseeing.

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Full Day Trip From Tangier to Chefchaouen

High up in the Rif mountains, Chefchaouen is a beautiful blue door and white walled Medina that was originally a Berber post.The Main square is the heart of Chefchaouen with the kasbah built back in the 18th century, central mosque and cafes with authentic Moroccan style menus.The market is a mix of traditional Moroccan and tourists souvenirs, very busy but worth a visit for the bargains.The town is easy to explore. The kasbah was built by Moulay Ismail and is now practically a ruin and next to it is the great Mosque.Although the Medina is small, walk on to the main square and the souks that sell an array of goods.If you head on the Jewish quarter behind the jewellery souk, you will feel the difference between it and the main Arabic feel of the town.

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Private Day Tour from Fez to Chefchaouen

Start your day trip to Chefchaouen or Chaouen around 8am, as it is called by Moroccans, it is among the best tourist destination in Morocco, situated in the Rif Mountains close to Tangier city in the north of the country.This beautiful blue city is known for its narrow streets and  traditional buildings. You will enjoy a walk through the narrow streets to explore the  white and blue washed walls of the old  medina and the traditional  markets that offer some unique native handicrafts.  You will have a chance to visit a great monuments like Plaza Uta Elhamam which is lined with  restaurants and cafes. You will also visit  the famous kasbah, a heavily restored walled fortress, with its lovely garden, and  the Grande Mosque, built by the son of the town’s founder, Ali ben Rachid  in the 15th century as well as other monuments.  Chefchaouen is also a perfect destination for photography with its wonderful views of the Rif Mountains and beautiful buildings.Return to Fez around 7pm.