A Travel Price Comparison for Morocco Fez vs. Chefchaouen for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Fez or Chefchaouen?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Fez and Chefchaouen can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Where Should I go: Fez or Chefchaouen?


Fez is the historical capital of Morocco and has one of the country's most impressive and elaborate medinas. It's authentic and traditional atmosphere attracts travelers from all over the world. It's fun to wander the city's elaborate alleyways, sample the food, and soak up the sights and smells. In Fez's medina you'll find donkeys, carts, spices, and pottery. You'll find traditional foods, locals bartering for goods, and religious buildings that date back hundreds of years. The medina is also the world's largest car free urban zone.


To feel like you've really stepped back in time to the glory days of Morocco, you're going to want to spend time in Chefchaouen. This town's beautiful medina is filled with white washed buildings with blue highlights. The wandering alleyways provide a fairy tale setting where you can relax for a few days. This mountainous region is a humble example of the classic picture of this area. Set against the backdrop of the Rif Mountains, the white and powder blue accented buildings and call to calls to prayer throughout the day let every visitor know they've arrived in a relaxing spot of peace and serenity.

Which place is cheaper, Chefchaouen or Fez?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Fez is $53, while the average daily cost in Chefchaouen is $57. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Fez and Chefchaouen in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Fez $28
    Chefchaouen $24
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Fez $56
    Chefchaouen $48
Compare Hotels in Fez and Chefchaouen

Looking for a hotel in Fez or Chefchaouen? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Fez

Hotels in Chefchaouen

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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Fez Hotel Prices and Chefchaouen Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Fez $4.96
    Chefchaouen $15
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Fez

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Fez:

  • Taxi Ride

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Fez

Also for Fez, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • From Fez : Transfer to Tangier via chefchaouen : $299
  • Private Transfer from Fes to Casablanca: $298
  • Private Transfer from Fes (FES) Airport to Chefchaouen: $294
  • Private Transfer from Meknes to Casablanca (CMN) Airport: $294
  • Private Transfer Casablanca - Fes / Fes - Casablanca: $294
  • One-Way Transfer from Fez to Marrakech: $277
  • One-Way Private Transfer from Fes to Casablanca: $276
  • Private Transfer from Fes to Rabat (RBA) Airport: $276
  • Transfer Fes Airport to Safi: $259
  • Transfer Fes Airport to Marrakech: $259
  • Transfer Fes to Safi: $259
  • One Way Private Transfer To Marrakech: $255

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Chefchaouen

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Chefchaouen:

  • Taxi Ride

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Chefchaouen

Also for Chefchaouen, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • transfers from Chefchaouen to Fez (door to door): $108
  • transfers from Chefchaouen to Fez (Door to Door): $108
  • Vip Private Transfer from Chefchaouen to Fes Vice Versa: $176
  • Transfer to/from Tangier and Chefchaouen: $194
  • Transfer from Fez to Chefchaouen go and back (Both ways): $196
  • Transfer from Chefchaouen to Rabat or vice versa: $298
  • Transfer Private From Chefchaouen To Tetouan: $74
  • Transfer Private From Chefchaouen To Tangier: $75
  • Transfer Private From Chefchaouen To Rabat: $176
  • Transfer Private From Chefchaouen To Fes: $117
  • Transfer Private From Chefchaouen To Casablanca: $193
  • Transfer Private From Chefchaouen To Asliha: $77

Is it cheaper to fly into Fez or Chefchaouen?

Prices for flights to both Chefchaouen and Fez change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.

  • Food Meals for one day
    Fez $18
    Chefchaouen $18
Typical Food Prices in Fez

For Fez, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:

  • Yogurt
  • Dinner for 2

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Fez

For Fez, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Lunch/Dinner with Moroccan family : $13
  • Moroccan Romantic Dinner in Fez: $22
  • Fez Culinary Delight - Moroccan Cooking Class: $32
  • Baking Class at Fez Cooking School: $38
  • Baking Workshops at Fez Cooking School at Palais Amani: $42
  • Fez Souk 4-Hour Traditional Home Cooking: $43
  • Cooking Class - Moroccan cuisine: $44
  • Cooking Class with Bread Workshop and Pastry in Fes: $44
  • cooking classe in fes with ouliya: $44
  • Unforgettable Cooking Class in Fez : $46
  • Moroccan Cuisine Fez Cooking Class : $50
  • Moroccan Henna Party fez Lunch or Dinner: $50

Typical Food Prices in Chefchaouen

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Chefchaouen:

  • Lunch for Two
  • Dinner for Two
  • Cupcake
  • Nutella and Yogurt

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Chefchaouen

For Chefchaouen, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Funny Family Cooking Class in Blue City: $28
  • Vegetarian food Cooking Class in Chefchaouen: $44
  • Cooking Class in Mountain From Chefchaouen: $44
  • Cooking class of the medditeranean diet: $47
  • 3-Hour Cooking Class overlooking the Blue City: $55
  • 4 hours Private Cooking Class With Family in Chefchaouen: $61
  • Chefchaouen Food Tour: $66
  • Chefchaouen Cooking Class : $66
  • Chefchaouen Food Tour: $68
  • Guided Food Tour with over 6 Tasting Stops: $69
  • Discovery more Chefchaouen evening food tour with locals: $71
  • Best Cooking Class in Chefchaouen: $72

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Fez $6.22
    Chefchaouen $17
Typical Entertainment Prices in Fez

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for Fez's activities, tours, and tickets:

  • Granary Fee

Tours and Activities in Fez

For Fez, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • 2 Days Desert Tour From Fes back to Fes : $187
  • 2Days Share Tour From Fes To Marrakech Via Sahara Desert Morocco: $133
  • A Unique Experience In Fes With A Guide And A Driver (Full Day): $199
  • Fes to Marrakech via Desert Tour 2 Days 1 Night : $105
  • Fez day Tour with Local Guide & driver : $73
  • Private Day Tour Fes - Meknes - Volubilis and Moulay Idriss: $55
  • Private Tour with official guide & Driver for Fez city: $132
  • Shared small a group day trip From FES to CHEFCHAOUEN BEST experience ever : $39
  • Tour in The Most Beautiful Spots: $215
  • walking Tour in the oldest part of Fez (3-4 hours): $33
  • 1 night 2 Day Tour to luxury Desert camp from Fes by Small Group: $232
  • 1 night 2 days Desert tour From Fes back to Fes: $100

Tours and Activities in Chefchaouen

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Chefchaouen.

  • 2 Hours Private Chefchaouen Walking Tour: $35
  • 2 days Guided tour Rabat and Chechouen from Casablanca: $393
  • 3-Hour Private Legacy Tour in Chefchaouen: $35
  • 9-day/8 nights Tour from Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Marrakech: $1,396
  • Akchour waterfalls tours : $88
  • Best Experience Fes to Chefchaouen Day Tour multi languages: $24
  • Bleu city walking Tasting Tour : $61
  • Chefchaouen : Traditional Hammam Experience As A Local: $75
  • Chefchaouen Day Tour: $52
  • Chefchaouen Photography tour: $47
  • Chefchaouen Tour with Aman: $20
  • Chefchaouen tour guide: $22

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Fez -
    Chefchaouen $14

Sample the Local Flavors in Fez

Also in Fez, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Full-Day Boutique Winery and Wine Tasting Tour from Fez: $254

When comparing the travel costs between Fez and Chefchaouen, we can see that Chefchaouen is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Africa, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Fez Expensive? and Is Chefchaouen Expensive?.

Which is Bigger, Fez or Chefchaouen?

Fez has a larger population, and is about 30 times larger than the population of Chefchaouen. When comparing the sizes of Fez and Chefchaouen, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.