One Day trip to Chefchaouen from Fes
One day Trip from Fes to Chefchaouen
Best Chefchaouen Day trip - Fes to the blue city
One Day trip to Chefchaouen from Fes, it is famous for its “blue” color in town. A full day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen is a must-do as you’ll be traveling to the Rif Mountains by private, air-conditioned vehicle. Our driver will pick you up from your accommodation at the right time to start your full-day excursion to Chefchaouen from Fes you will have hours to explore the city’s centuries-old Medina, including the Grand Mosque and the Kasbah.
Beautifully perched under the peaks of the raw countryside, Chefchaouen is one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco, an artistic, blue mountain city that resembles its own world. If tourism has certainly taken hold, the balance between ease and originality is perfect. The old city of Chefchaouen is a delight for Moroccan and Andalusian influence, also the red-tiled roofs can attract tourists to love it, with the bright-blue buildings, and as well as the colored streets nearby from the bustling Uta Hammam Square and the restored Kasbah. Longtime backpackers were known for the easy availability of kef (hemp), and the city quickly became cumbersome and offers a variety of high-quality accommodations, great food, and plenty of activities to do, and there is no hassle to talk about, making it a solid alternative to the hustle and bustle. Multiple cities. deviation. It’s a great place to relax, explore, and take day trips to the gorgeous green hills.
In its heyday, Fez attracted academics, philosophers, mathematicians, lawyers, astronomers, and religious scholars. Craftsmen built houses and palaces for them, mosques and madrasas were discontinued, and merchants offered exotic products from the silk and sub-Saharan trade routes. Although Fez lost its influence at the beginning of the nineteenth century, it remains a very self-confident city, whose cultural and spiritual lineage attracts visitors. Some of the medieval remnants of the world’s largest car-free metropolitan area: donkeys transport goods through lane burrows, and although the enclaves are still in ruins, the government’s efforts to retake the city are bearing fruit.
About 90,000 people still live in Fez. It might seem that you are constantly in a hustle. Some visitors fall in love instantly, others retreat in awe. But its charms are numerous. Seemingly blocked roads lead to courtyards with fountains and gorgeous streets lined with fragrant food stalls, rooftops unfolding a sea of minarets and curving doors revealing relentless craftsmen.
one day Trip from Fes to Chefchaouen Highlights:
- Panoramic views of the beautiful blue city
- Wander the tranquil blue alleys of the medina
- Embrace the hustle and bustle of the main square Plaza Uta El- Hammam
- Visit the 15th century Grand Mosque, kasbah, and associated gardens, museum, and art gallery
- Taste the famous goats’ cheese
- Relax by the Ras El-Maa Waterfall and surrounding mountains
- Duration: 1 day
- Departure time: Around 8H30 in the morning
- Starting point: Your hotel/riad in Fes
- Ending point: Your hotel/riad in Fes
one day Trip from Fes to Chefchaouen Itinerary
Our one day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen will depart at 08:00 am from your accommodation in Fes. We’ll head north, in an air-conditioned vehicle, for three hours to reach the small town of Chefchaouen. Along the way, you’ll be mesmerized by views of the Rif Mountains and the rolling hills of Ouezzane. Stop to enjoy the landscape, cool air, and capture amazing photos.
Located just inland from Tangier and Tetouan, Chaouen, as referred to by the locals, was founded as a fortress in the 1400s. Chefchaouen is renowned for its dreamy blue-rinsed houses, its artisanal wool products, and delicious, top-quality goat cheese. Its name refers to the shape of the mountain tops above the town, which look like the two horns (chaouen) of a goat. Water is abundant in this hillside town creating a network of mineral-rich caves surrounding the mountains.
Stop on top of the mountain to enjoy a panoramic view of Chefchaouen. You’ll arrive at 12:00 PM and have four hours free to explore the small winding streets of the town. Visit the medina to peruse Arab-Andalusian traditions and products. Visit the main square Plaza Uta El- Hammam, where the amazing 15th century Grand Mosque and kasbah sits. This Mosque, with its unusual octagonal tower, was built by Jewish refugees who alongside Muslims escaped Spanish persecution by fleeing to Chefchaouen. Learn about the history and culture of this area at the Kasbah Museum or the Ethnographic Museum which contains musical instruments, antique weapons, and photographs of the old town.
Visit the famous Ras El-Maa Waterfall to breathe in some fresh air while listening to the sound of water and enjoying the green hills. If you keep walking, you will get a beautiful view of the city from the Spanish Mosque, an easy walk up the hill. Enjoy a tasty lunch in the square or from a rooftop restaurant and indulge in some people watching. On a hot day cool yourself with lunch sitting in the riverbed.
In the late afternoon depart for Fez arriving at 08:00 PM.
What's not included:
NOTE: If this One Day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen does not match what you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to Contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.
Fes Day trip to Chefchaouen reviews
Full-Day Tour to Chefchaouen from Fes
We had fun! It was a four hour trip there, four hours there, and four hours ago! Our driver and guide stayed with us the entire time and they were great! They found us a local guide who showed us all the beauty of the city! He also took us to a great restaurant for lunch!
Day Trip from Casablanca Fes to Chefchaouen blue city
Our day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen was the highlight of our trip to Morocco. Our guide Hassan and the driver were amazing! Don’t hesitate to book with these guys! We were a group of friends and had a blast! The trip was even entertaining! Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. A day trip is well worth it!
Andy & Vicki
1 Day of Amazing Sights
Our tour lasted 1 day, going from Fez to Chafchouan, we had a very welcoming and friendly guide, Said. We give you 5 stars for your service !!! He went out of his way to make sure we were always comfortable, saw all the amazing places we had to see, and got the perfect photos (even made numerous phone calls for us to try and locate our luggage lost by the airline … and offered to take us away Shopping)! All of our pickups were on time and once they were dropped off we made sure we had everything we needed. Great way to start our vacation!
1 Day trip Chefchaouen blue city from Fez
Chefchaoun is a beautiful city to visit. It is a place where you cannot leave your camera because there are so many beautiful landscapes. The people are genuine and very friendly, so there is no pressure to buy anything. It is worth the detour. Another side of Morocco. Our driver, Mohammed, was fabulous and went out of his way as a tour guide.
Get to know Merzouga Activities
Day Trips from Fes
Day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen
Chefchaouen is famous for its “blue” color in town. A full day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen is…
Day Trip From Fes To Cedar Forest
In this private day trip to the Atlas Mountains and Cedar forest from Fes, you will enjoy the beauty…
day trip from Fes to Volubilis
Visit Meknes and Volubilis on a private day trip from Fes that takes you on a journey through…