Our Day Trip From Tanger To Chefchaouen
Day trip from Tanger to Chefchaouen Bleu City. The name "Chefchaouen" is of Tarifit or Tamazigh origin, derived from the word isakon or echaouen which means 'the horns', and the word chef which means 'look at'. Chefchaouen thus means 'look at the horns', reflecting the two mountain peaks overlooking the area. Nowadays knew for its traditional houses painted in blue and white.
The city is also called "Chaouen" by the inhabitants of the northern region. Chefchaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, noted for its buildings in shades of blue, for which it nicknamed the "Blue City". Chaouen situated just inland from Tangier and Tétouan.
It founded as a military outpost shortly before the Spanish Reconquista of Granada, and its population grew quickly with Muslim and Jewish refugees fleeing from Spain. The economy is based on a traditional agro-pastoral system with olive and fig plantations; numerous water mills for grinding grain and olives; a handicrafts sector focusing on leather, iron, textiles, and carpentry; and summer-dominated tourism.
Day Trip From Tangier To Chefchaouen Bleu City
Driver will pick up you from your accommodation in Tangier. You’ll have a nice drive through the spectacular Rif Mountains with its snow-capped peaks in the winter. You may want to include a short break for a drink before continuing on the way to the Chefchaouen.
while you arrive in Chefchaouen city. Starting guided tour by the Utta el-Hamam Square, which is located in the heart of the Medina. We will visit Kasbah that was built by Moulay Ali Ibn Rashid in the 15th century to fight against the Spanish & Portuguese Invaders. The late Sultan Moulay Ismail turned it into main residence in the 17th century and the Spanish used it as a prison.