Chefchaouen

Perched amid the Rif Mountains, this blue-washed city is unlike anywhere else in the world. Get lost within the intricate maze of Chefchaouen's blue-washed cobblestone streets, and relax in this tranquil oasis away from the hustle and bustle.

Northern Morocco
35.1688° N, 5.2684° W

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Things to do in Chefchaouen

We are experts at creating a Moroccan experience perfectly tailored to our guests needs. These are some of our most popular sights and activities, and they may be customized to the utmost extent of your imaginations.

The Blue Medina

Explore the Blue Medina

You might need to read William Burroughs novels to live the story of Tangier, it's a door way into one of the most exotic countries on earth, a very Moroccan city with a European outlook, it has been and still a strategic port on the Strait of Gibraltar and gateway between Africa and Europe since Phoenician times, its history, architectural heritage  and blended cultures makes it interesting to visit.


The Blue Streets

Walk the blue-washed streets

Although it’s a bit of a mystery what caused the town to paint itself blue — some say the color is intended to keep mosquitoes away, others say it was painted by the Jews who settled there after escaping the Spanish Inquisition, and still others maintain that the blue simply symbolizes the sea or the sky — one thing is evident: Chefchaouen looks good in it.

The Spanish Mosque

Watch sunset from the Spanish Mosque

Take some time in the evening to watch the town come alive from one of the viewpoints on the neighboring hills, like the Spanish Mosque. It’s a sight you won’t forget, as Chefchaouen lights up in its glittering splendor, house by house, flicker by flicker, set to the echoing chorus of evening calls to prayer that’s so hauntingly beautiful you just might get chills.

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