Ifrane is a city in Morocco with a population of approximately 30,000 people, located in the mountains of the Middle Atlas, about 1,713 meters above sea level. According to a list compiled by MBC Times, it was created by the […]
Ifrane is a city in Morocco with a population of approximately 30,000 people, located in the mountains of the Middle Atlas, about 1,713 meters above sea level. According to a list compiled by MBC Times, it was created by the French in 1929 and is currently among the cleanest cities in the world.
Ifrane, also known as little Switzerland, is characterized by its gabled roofs and streets and gardens cared for to the utmost detail. This mountain city is a fantastic starting place for many excursions to its environs, notably in the sizable Mischliffen, both in the winter and the summer .
Ifrane, with its royal palaces, gardens and single-family houses with sloping roofs, appears as a great tourist destination. Founded from scratch by the French, this city is immersed in the middle of an immense clearing in the heart of an ancient cedar forest.
Ifrane is administratively composed of two municipalities (Ifrane and Azrou), five caïdats (Tizguit, Aoua DAIT, Ain Leuh and Irklaouen Timahdit) and nine rural municipalities (Tizguite, Aoua DAIT, Leuh Ain Sidi Ali Timahdite SMIBEN, Souk El El Had and Zaouia Ifrane: Zaouia Aita Sidi i Sidi Sidi Sidi Sidali). Under the new administrative division, the province is part of Fes-Meknes.
It is a paradise for any photographer: there are impressive and particular places, regardless of where you look. During the winter, it is miles from the excellent region for skiing in Morocco, and receives more visitors from the site than usual. Some even definitely come to revel in the satisfaction of the snow.
Although Ifrane is known for its herbal splendor and landscapes, there is plenty to look beyond the waterfalls and forests. For example, you will discover a condensed mausoleum of the 16th century metropolis relation. The complete form is blue with mosaics, so it is miles referred to as Blue Mausoleum.
For centuries it has been a pilgrimage area, hidden within the valley of cypresses and olive trees that surrounds it. There are also vintage troglodyte houses inside the metropolis, which could now be used as warehouses or stables.
This non-public group operates beneathneath the American version and gives research in English. The University of Akhawayn has become a centre of technological knowledge that competes with major educational establishments around the world, and is regularly known as the ‘Harvard of the Arab World’. The university currently receives 1,000 university students from 17 distinctive countries.
This institution of Ifrane, whose name refers to the fraternal relations that have linked the late King Hassan II and King Fahd bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, has the most advanced and necessary equipment to deliver courses ranging from Humanities to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
The lake DAIT of Aoua is the best known in Morocco. It has easy access, located 15 km north of Ifrane with the help of the RN 24 Fez. From the metropolis you could see the lake of one hundred and forty hectares, although the place varies according to the season. Its intensity is low, from 4 to 5 meters.
The lake is surrounded with the help of a wet meadow and open forests of oaks (Quercus rotundifolia) and cedars: (Cedrus atlantica). A belt of poplars and willows surrounds the lake, creating a beautiful landscape. It is a popular destination for bird watchers who expect to see booted eagles, black and red kites, the horned coot, woodpeckers, etc…
Ifrane National Park is a consultant of the richness of the atmosphere and landscapes of the area. It is a tourist resort of choice for hikers and fishermen, who enjoy practicing this sport in a relaxing atmosphere.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Middle Atlas, the Ifrane National Park extends over 500 km² and houses the largest cedar forest in Morocco. IncluyeTizguite Park, Val d’Ifrane, Vittel, Lake DAIT Aoua, Hachlaf DAIT, Ifrah DAIT, Iffer DAIT and others, in addition to the ski resort Michlifen.
One of the animals that once lived here was the lion of the Atlas (Panthera leo leo) so it has become the emblem of the city, which also dedicates a stone statue in the center of it.
Michlifen ski resort is ideal for skiing in Morocco and offers four slopes. Moroccan Swiss Including Moroccan King Mohamed VI has a large palace in Ifrane.
There is also a hotel & restaurant. skying stuff can be rented.
Sleigh is very popular this season of skying
Being a very touristic city, you will have no problems finding accommodation. Hotels in Ifrane have a much higher price than in the rest of Morocco, since the tourism that frequents this city has a high purchasing power.Share this tour