17 Jul Day Trip to Chefchaouen
The Journey through The Rif Mountains
As the light comes up over the Medina’s narrow streets. the birds of Palais Amani start chanting making the perfect wake up call. Our professional English/French Speaking driver will pick you up from the lobby of our 17th century Palace for memorable Day Trip to Chefchaouen. Driving you through the most captivating views of the countryside. Heading to one the most relaxing and charming destination; “The Blue Pearl of Morocco”.
We will leave the old City and head north towards the highest towns. Where the earth beautifully meets the blue sky. Your Driver can also stop along the way, so you admire the beautiful green landscape. Taking some great pictures to capture the panoramic views, or maybe have a local breakfast in a Berber village along the road.
A Day Trip to Chefchaouen: The Blue Town of Morocco
Once arrived to Chefchaouen, you will be stunned by the magic of a small town with endless shades of blue. An excellent place to get away from the hubbub of Morocco’s Imperial cities, and enjoy an unhurried day connecting with Mother Nature.
Our driver will drop you off at the center of the Blue town, where you can easily get to its narrow streets Medina. Appreciating the traditional and exotic native handicrafts based on woven blankets,. Wool garments, and hats ornamented with glorious colored threads made by artistic artisans.
On your Day Trip to Chefchaouen, you would also discover some prominent Moroccan historical sites. The Kasbah, a greatly restored walled fortress that now has a beautiful green garden. The Grand Mosque, with its unique octagonal minaret, beautiful echoes of the call to prayer. And of course the stunning classical Arabic architecture with an obvious European touch.
Afterwards, you can stroll down Chefchaouen streets, which feels like walking on a cloudless blue sky. Then, you may relax in Plaza Uta el-Hammam. The energetic square in Chefchaouen lined with cafes and restaurants, all serving similar fare. The square is the most peaceful place to relax and watch the world go by,. Particularly after a long day of exploration.
Back to Palais Amani
Later in the afternoon. We get the road heading back towards Palais Amani through incredible scenery until you are home again. And where we can finally get some rest after a memorable journey discovering a unique destination.
Loubna El Bouchikhi,
Experience Coordinator at Palais Amani