The fascinating country of Morocco is located a few steps from Europe, has two seas and spectacular mountain ranges, as well as its delicious cuisine and impressive history, has many tourist attractions that are worth visiting
Chefchaouen. – Chefchaouen, Chefchaouen also called, is a city located in the Rif Mountains in northern Morocco, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan and over 600 meters. Its name means “horns” in Berber, referring to the two main peaks that dominate the city and surrounding. It was founded in 1471 as a fortress to protect its population from attacks by the Portuguese and the Spanish and the original inhabitants were mostly exiled from Al-Andalus.
Chefchaouen popular tourist destination, with more than 200 hotels can accommodate summer visitors, most of them European, who gather to admire the typical whitewashed houses in blue, a tradition originated by the ancient Jews. This charming town also offers excellent shopping opportunities, especially to acquire traditional local handicrafts like woolen and embroidered sheets and many gastronomic delicacies.
Essaouira. – Essaouira is known as the windy city, it is not surprising to see many windsurfers who come to this beautiful city from around the world. Essaouira is also the resort of many Moroccans who go in search of rest, beaches and fleeing the stifling heat of inland cities such as Marrakech nearby.
In Essaouira’s many attractions we visit, such as your beautiful Medina, which has been declared a World Heritage Site, the beautiful island of Mogador, Ben Youssef Mosque … etc.
If we agree we vacation in Essaouira see this short list on the sights that we have not missed this city.