Discover Tangier and the blue-painted town of Chefchaouen in Morocco’s Rif Mountains on this combo tour from Casablanca by High Speed Train.
Pickup from your hotel in Casablanca at 8am and drive to Casa Voyageurs train station to catch the High Speed Train to Tangier. Upon arrival at Tangier railway station, you will start your tour of the city and its surroundings. Visit Spartel Cape and the Hercules caves to enjoy an exceptional view of the strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. Continue to the Kasbah district next to the port, and explore the traditional handicraft shops of the old medina. Stop to admire the magnificent minaret, overlooking the sea. Enjoy the opportunity to pass by the Grand Socco, where multiple small hotels have previously accommodated famous artists and writers such as Matisse, Camille Saint Saens and Paul Bowles. At the end of your tour, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel in Tangier.
In the morning after your breakfast, you’ll head high up into the Rif Mountains to Chefchaouen, a town with a stunning walled medina, and originally a Berber post. The main square is the heart of Chefchaouen and features a kasbah built in the 18th century, a central mosque, and cafés with authentic Moroccan menus. The busy market offers a mix of traditional Moroccan wares and souvenirs, with some excellent bargains. The town itself is easy to explore. The kasbah, built by Moulay Ismail, is now practically a ruin and located next to it is the great mosque. Although the old medina is small, you’ll find souks offering an array of goods. At the end of the tour, you will be taken to Tangier railway station to catch the high speed train back to Casablanca.