Friday, 28 July 2017

Morocco's Chefchaouen: Top Travel Destination for 2018

Chefchaouen, Morocco. Photo by Chris Raven ©

Lose yourself in the blue streets of Morocco's Chefchaouen, an otherworldly destination in the Rif Mountains. Top of many adventure travelers' lists for 2018, you will not regret making the effort to visit this incredible walled city with a maze of narrow backstreets and a vibrant souk that will captivate you for hours.

This is the Mediterranean Coast & the Rif chapter from Lonely Planet’s Morocco guidebook.

Mediterranean Coast & the Rif - Morocco (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

Northern Morocco offers a beautiful coastline, a mountainous hinterland rarely explored by visitors and just one major city. East of beguiling Tangier lies one of the last stretches of undeveloped Mediterranean coast with high cliffs and sandy coves.

- dream the day away at a pavement cafe beneath the kasbah in Chefchaouen’s Plaza Uta el-Hammam

- browse Tangier’s myriad art galleries and stop for coffee at the Petit Socco, haunt of the Beat poets

- marvel at the dragons launching from the roof of a palace in Ceuta

Coverage includes: West Mediterranean, Tangier, Cap Spartel, Road to Ceuta, Ceuta (Sebta), The Rif Mountains, Tetouan, Chefchaouen, Oued Laou, Targa to El-Jebha, Al-Hoceima, Al-Hoceima National Park, Cala Iris & Torres de Alcala, Trekking in the Rif Mountains: Talassemtane National Park, Chefchaouen to Bab Taza, East Mediterranean Coast, Melilla, Nador, East of Nador, Saïdia.

Click here to see more Lonely Planet travel guides for Morocco

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