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Chefchaouen Medina

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

I spent a day on this striking, blue-washed city, but the place deserve that you stay at least 2 days. Now, I have a good excuse to come back :-) Start your visit from the top of the Medina and walk your way down. Get...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Quite easy to navigate. The Blue colours are amazing. Didn't feel pressured to buy. Very beautiful city

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I love this city and it's just amazing. The blue colors are breath taking, the cascades, the shops and the bazars are divine. Loved everything, from dressing up in traditional clothing that did cost only 5 Dirhams and the view of the mountains where the...More

1  Thank Limane A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Our dreams come true because we are really liked this city it's like paradise and very good colour blue town city and hiking in the morning to visit the river and small waterfall and watch the overview sunset difently we liked everything and this town...More

Thank asukatusijimo
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit in the blue town. There are many stairways which isn’t ideal for a family with pushchair. Otherwise, the people are friendly and don’t push you to buy anything. The call from the mosques gives it the lovely ancient touch. Highly recommended

Thank Swissmami
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The old medina gives you many options and ways to walk up on the small cute streets and research traditional cuisine and of course 1000 of sweet shops pushing their articles on the street so you don't even need to enter. Smaller than Marrakesh souk,...More

Thank apolon321slo
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Perhaps they had made their money for the day but our walk through the Chefchaouen Medina lacked the usual pressure to buy that is so often the experience in Morocco. Everything here is painted in various shades of blue presumably to create a suitable and...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Be prepared for lots of fancy annoying tourists. And a local population that is sick of them. Fes and Essaouira have much more authentic medinas. Though if you want a clean and touristy one this is it.

Thank Bobby C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in Chefchouen. For all of the reports of tours and hassle I experienced none of that as a solo female. No one followed me or harassed me, no one pushed for me to buy kif, even the henna ladies take a...More

1  Thank ArcherKelly
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This mountain town is compact, crowded and congested. The narrow streets make it difficult to get by. But the more you explore the town, the crowd gets lesser and you start enjoying the place. Spend about half a day to explore this old medina and...More

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kimbama
30 September 2018|
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Response from in_safe | Reviewed this property |
The best itinerary will be Marrakech, Atlas Mountain then you can visit essaouira. You can have 1 day break in rabat (the capital, you can see some historical sites) because of the distance between essaouira and Fez. Then... More
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3 August 2016|
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Response from Sundancer93003 | Reviewed this property |
It is quite small. It depends how much shopping you want to do. The locals who have something to sell will not leave you alone for a second! They are very, very pushy. I think an hour or two is plenty of time.
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Response from Parsbanou | Reviewed this property |
It's not that big. You wont even need a full day but it extremely depend on you yourself and how you enjoy visiting such places but try every (and I mean every) alley or path as you will enjoy every inch of this blue town!
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