Chefchaouen is one of the most hidden small cities in Morocco. The Medina, Souq, and a variety of restaurants all await travelers from around the world. Spending two or three days in the region is sufficient to get a good feel of the area, but plan on spending a little more time if you take a Chefchaouen Trek to explore the Rif Mountains.
Chefchaouen is located in the Rif Mountains of Morocco on the Mediterranean Coast. It is an eclectic city with beauty around every corner. When in Morocco, a visitor has an array of activities at the fingertips, from hiking and trekking to biking or relaxing in the sun. Much of the country is unpopulated, largely uncharted, and vibrantly green, especially in the valleys and the mountans of the north,and a trip to Chefchaouen can be as active or as relaxing as you choose.
The Mediterranean coastline of Morocco is from Ceuta to Melilla, which includes the red and rocky Rif Mountains. The Rif Mountains are a vibrant green juxtaposed agaisnt the red earth of the land. They present some easy day treks or longer over night treks into the forests where cascades and wildlife reside. Many consider the coastline to look wildly savage. The waters of the Mediterranean tend to be rough and difficult for swimming. Chefchauen is the main city in the Rif Mountains, known as one of the main starting points for most Morocco treks this far north. (more…)
Chefchaouen is one of the largest cities in Morocco, especially in the Rif Mountains. The Rif Mountains are located in the northwest of Morocco. They run along the coastline and some even consider the Rif Mountains to continue in Spain. There are a number of different Morocco tours you can take to view Chefchaouen. Some of these tours make great day hikes while others require camping out for a few days at a time. (more…)