The Blue city of Chefchaouen
Located in the remarkable Rif mountains in the north of Morocco, Chefchaouen is known for its beautiful blue houses nestled against the rough brown and green of the mountain scenery.
The city cascades down the mountainside, each new level revealing more unique buildings, multicolored plants, and charming monuments. The old part of the city is deeply influenced by Andalucian and Islamic architecture, from the blue and white painted walls and red-tiled roofs, to iconic doorways and tiled passages winding through the city. in spite of its recent increasing popularity and tourist trade, Chefchaouen remains an ideal place to experience a fantastic and unique Morocco.
If you are looking for a special experience, take a day trip from Fez to Chefchaouen and wonder through the narrow streets lined with blue houses, you will feel like walking in the sky.
Chefchaouen is bounded by forests, the most fantastic valleys, pictures que peaks and gorges.
Upon arrival at the small city, learn about authentic local handicraft witch you cannot find in other cities, such as woven blankets, wool garments, and hats ornamented with glorious colored threads. Marvel at the great monuments like Plaza Uta Elhammam which is lined with restaurants and cafes. In the late afternoon you will finish your day trip to Chechaouen and go back to Fez.