Chefchaouen is one of the most touristy places I visited in Morocco so two days there definitely felt like enough, but it’s so beautiful and unique that it was still worth the journey up into the mountains to see Morocco’s magical blue city. You can easily visit from one of the nearby cities on a tour.
Chefchaouen is much smaller than larger cities such as Tangier making it a popular stop for off the beaten path types of tourists, and also enjoys a reputation as being one of the safest cities in Morocco . This is certainly impressive considering how safe the majority of nation is.
The blue is said to symbolize the sky and heaven, and serve as a reminder to lead a spiritual life. However, according to some locals, the walls were mandated to be painted blue simply to attract tourists at some point in the 1970s.
The hexadecimal color code #1c6190 is a medium dark shade of cyan- blue . In the RGB color model #1c6190 is comprised of 10.98% red, 38.04% green and 56.47% blue . This color has an approximate wavelength of 478.77 nm.
Best Cities in Morocco For Expats Casablanca. Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco with a population of more than five million. Fes . You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time when you see Fes for the first time. Marrakesh . Rabat . Tangier.
Cultural Guidelines: Moroccan men don’t usually wear shorts . However, as tourists, it will be fine for you to wear shorts . If you want to fit in a little better, then you could consider packing long pants. Weather Guidelines: For most of the year, pants won’t be too hot.
Although Muslims are forbidden to drink alcohol , Morocco is a moderate Islamic country and you are likely to feel free to drink in moderation in private or where alcohol is being served. In medinas alcohol cannot be purchased in shops, although many riads and hotels offer it.
Morocco is a country with a big wealth gap. Haggling and negotiating over the price is an integral part of the Moroccan market experience. However, Morocco is still relatively cheap for many things and can be considered a budget destination if you bear these points in mind.
But the key differences between Marrakech and Fes can be distilled this way: where Fes is traditional, Marrakech is more cosmopolitan. Where Marrakech is loud, warm, and friendly, Fes is more shy, reserved, and less accustomed to tourists.
Buses are the cheapest and most popular way to get around Morocco , and they have by far the greatest reach. A complex network of private bus companies crisscrosses the country, with many competing lines covering the most popular routes.
Marrakech is the fourth-largest city in Morocco, and is one of the country’s major tourist spots. To see it, ideally you’ll want to allocate at least 2- 3 days , although those with less time to spare can still enjoy the experience.