Explore Chefchaouen Morocco

Regarded as the most touristic destination in morocco, Chefchaouen Morocco is an otherworldly city nestled in the Rif Mountains. Chefchaouen is “The Blue Pearl” of Morocco, with a rich history and culture. This alluring town fascinate all its visitors.

1- Chefchaouen Culture and History

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Chefchaouen was founded in 1471 by Mulay Alí Ben Moussa, it was served as a Moorish citadel for exiles from Spain, and welcomed Jews and Christian. Chefchaouen town had many attacks, particularly from the Portuguese and the Spaniards. Due to that, the town was closed against all the foreigners. But nowadays because of its proximity from Tangier, and Ceuta the Spanish enclave, the town is a cultural tapestry of the Berber people. Normally, the people of the town still retaining the old way of their lifestyle, considering it as a part of their special culture. You will find the locals wearing cotton clothing coupled with woven hats. Decorated with glaring coloured threads. The people’s town are very friendly and welcoming, in addition its blue walls that cover the city painted by the Jewish refugees (1930).

The memories, the lives, and the history of Chefchaouen are are regularly in these blue buildings. However, still the major attraction to the city is Chefchaouen kif, renowned of marijuana plantation. Chefchaouen has a strategic location and make anyone pass by it while discovering Morocco, this 13 Days Tangier to Rabat via Morocco Sahara Desertis an ultimate Morocco tours, offering the best visit to this charming city.

2- Top Places in Chefchaouen

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Chefchaouen Morocco offers a unique adventure and fitness fanatics, for those who are looking for Morocco walking tours. Easily explorative wander off in the old town of Chefchaouen, the maze blue streets. Furthermore, discover the blue walls decorated doors and windows which will give you the impression of walking in the Horizon. Then, move to the center of the main Plaza Uta-el-Hammam, where the beautiful traditional restaurants stand. In addition to the Kasbah, a medieval fortress which now a museum. From their, move to the local Market to see the beautiful ceramic bowls, leather slippers, and all the handmade crafts. Waterfalls and picturesque Chefchaouen altitude are all here in this blue town. Worthy to see, Akchour’s waterfall and Ras El Maa, the cascade coming from the spring. As Mentioned above, Chefchaouen is close to many touristic cities, and you can reach it by bus or car.

There are perfect tours from Fez to Chefchaouen and tours from Tangier to Chefchaouen, 6 Days tours from Tangier to Fes. There is also 12 Days Tangier to Tangier via Morocco Sahara Desert, exploring the desert and south Morocco. You may take a look to all our packages that we offer to visit Chefchaouen city Tours From Tangier.

Learn about Morocco travel advice

Many of us want to visit Morocco, and explore this rich in history and culture country. However, lots of tourists have some bewilderment of how they should behave, wear, and act in Morocco since it’s an Islamic country. Here are useful Morocco travel advice we can give you. Including what you have to take with you when coming to Morocco: health precautions, weather advice and so on…

1- Islamic laws and customs

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Since Morocco is an Islamic country, you have to follow some rules. The prominent one is to respect the religious areas, while visiting them. You should for example take off your shoes, when stepping inside the holy places. Furthermore, dress modestly when you are outside the beach, especially, in public areas, just wear jean and t-shirt. Drinking Alcohol is only allowed in licensed tourist areas, hotels, restaurants, however, it is not allowed in the streets. In the first place, the local people are friendly, respectful and helpful. You only need to say “Salam” which is “Hi” in English, if you want to enquire about something. Concerning Terrorism, no worries now because the country is safe. You may want to see  5 Days Marrakech Sahara Desert Tours to Fes .

2- Health precautions and weather advice

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While coming to Morocco, everyone wants to stay healthy and safe during the trip. Precautions are important, significantly, the healthy one. Alike, there is no serious medication you should bring with you, just your usual medication, and some Diarrhea and fever medicine if you get affected by it during the hot days. On the other hand, the weather in Morocco is very changeable, and regards each region. For example, The weather in these Imperial cities Fes and Marrakech is very hot during the summer. You may want to see Fes sahara desert tour, 5 Days Ouarzazate Desert Tours from Fes via Merzouga. On the opposite, if you travel to the Middle Atlas Mountains, you will find a cool climate, during the hot days. Ultimately, the most visited region is Morocco Sahara Desert 18 Days Morocco Sahara Desert tours From Casablanca, and here are several useful tips you may need. When traveling to northern Morocco, the first thing you should take with you is the sun protection products, some white long clothing and hats. Moreover, the climate is cold at night, so make sure you bring with you warm clothes as well. In addition, to the hike boots because you will explore many gorges and climb Sahara dunes.

3- Transportation

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Morocco transportation is simple, fast and affordable, you will find it everywhere. Fore and foremost, you don’t have to worry about how to get from one city or place to another. Grand Taxi is all the time available, also CTM, trains and buses. But if you have your own transportation precautions are required. For instance, there are poor roads is some regions, also, you should be careful while driving in the poor weather conditions. Poor lighting at night can make driving hazardous, moreover most of times you will encounter pedestrians, so you need to be careful with that. Hope these Morocco travel advice give you a beneficial aid, while visiting Morocco.