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Day Trip From Fes to Chefchaouen Blue City

A day trip from Fes to Chefchaouen, often referred to as the “Blue City,” is a wonderful way to explore one of Morocco’s most picturesque and charming towns. 

Chefchaouen is famous for its blue-painted buildings, stunning mountain scenery, and a relaxed atmosphere. Here’s a guide to help you plan your day trip:

  1. Travel Duration: The distance between Fes and Chefchaouen is approximately 200 kilometers (about 124 miles). The drive usually takes around 3 to 4 hours each way, depending on road conditions and the route taken.

  2. Transportation: Here are your options for transportation:

    • Private Car: This option offers the most flexibility and allows you to set your own schedule. You can hire a driver for the day to take you to Chefchaouen and back.
    • Shared Minibus: Many tour companies in Fes offer shared minibus tours to Chefchaouen. This can be a more cost-effective option if you don’t want to drive.

Day Trip From Fes to Chefchaouen Itinerary:

    • Early Morning: Depart from Fes as early as possible to make the most of your day in Chefchaouen.
    • Mid-morning: Arrive in Chefchaouen, and start exploring the enchanting blue streets and alleyways of the medina. Take in the unique atmosphere and enjoy the picturesque surroundings.
    • Lunch: Enjoy a leisurely Moroccan lunch at one of the local restaurants in the medina, savoring the flavors of the region.
    • Afternoon: Continue exploring Chefchaouen, visit the main square (Outa el Hammam), and consider hiking up to the Spanish Mosque for panoramic views of the blue city and the surrounding mountains.
    • Late Afternoon: Start heading back to Fes, appreciating the scenic beauty once again.

Day Trip From Fes Essential Sights:

    • The Blue Streets of the Medina: Wander through the blue-painted alleys and take plenty of photographs.
    • Outa el Hammam Square: The heart of Chefchaouen, where you can relax and people-watch.
    • Spanish Mosque: Offers stunning panoramic views of the city and the surrounding Rif Mountains.
  1. Tips:

    • Dress comfortably for walking.
    • Bring a hat, sunscreen, and water for the journey.
    • Respect the local culture and customs.
    • Check the return time of your transportation to Fes to ensure you have enough time to explore Chefchaouen.
Customize Your Trip:

If you would like to customize your trip, let us know your preferences and we will work with you to create a tailor-made itinerary that meets your needs.

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