Located in the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen—known for its charming medina with buildings in all shades of blue—is one of the most picturesque cities in all of Morocco. Join in on a photographic journey through Chefchaouen, Chaouen to locals, and see why you should definitely add the Blue Pearl of Morocco to your bucket list.
The blue and white tones of Chefchaouen’s buildings make the city look like something straight out of a fairytale.
Vibrant plant plots, lush plants, and colourful flowers add bright splashes of colour to the city’s blue shades.
The old medina is filled with photogenic streets.
There are enchanting visions around every corner in the heart of Chefchaouen.
The diverse-ornamental doors ensure that no two streets are the same.
There are many small streets and alleyways to discover.
The blue walls accentuate traditional Moroccan items for sale.
There’s no shortage of hand-made items to tempt visitors in Chefchaouen.
Moroccan cuisine is known for its use of aromatic spices, and you’ll see plenty of spices for sale as while wandering around Chefchaouen.
Shopping opportunities are numerous in Chefchaouen.
Chefchaouen’s main square has quaint restaurants and shops on one side and the ancient kasbah on the other.
The old kasbah is where the city of Chefchaouen was founded.
The small kasbah is home to a museum, gardens, and a former jail. Climb atop the walls for sweeping views.
Chefchaouen’s Grande Mosque is unusual in that its minaret is octagonal in shape. You’ll probably hear the melodic call to prayer resounding through the air from the minaret five times each day.
The ruins of the disused Spanish Mosque are perched on a hill overlooking the city.