Safi is one of the oldest coastal Moroccan cities that is located on the Western Atlantic Ocean. Although it is not one of the itineraries’ crucial stations, the city has been a great joy to be discovered where the hidden beauty of the seaside landmarks will absolutely fascinate you. The area is naturally and historically rich since the name of ”Safi” is mentioned in Ibn Khaldoun’s writings. The Portuguese first built the city in the 16th century; it was a fortified citadel, which walls were huge and authentic that protected the area long time ago. However, Muslims ruled the region after that and built many important buildings and mosques that are famous until now such as, Assounna mosque.

Why you should visit Safi?

Faraway from the hustling cities, Safi is a popular place where you can meet friendly people enjoying your walk through the twisted traditional alleys. A walk through Medina ” the ancient part of Safi” is the definite evidence of the city’s delicate history introducing the magnificent architecture of the ancient citadel to the visitors. Many important industries are also prospered in Safi. However, it is the pottery capital of Morocco where most of the potteries’ castings are made with different sizes and shapes. It has been the accurate official mark for each pottery and ceramic work and thus the National Ceramics Museum is built to introduce the most professional items ever. Do not miss the chance being in Safi and visit the traditional stoves where you can observe individually the process of making your favorite clay pattern. The all hand- made potteries are presented in a popular market by the sea where you can choose the best souvenir to your friends.
Moroccan Pottery

Moroccan Pottery

A lonely visitor attraction!

From the frenzied exciting markets of Safi, a stroll to its jaw- dropping beaches is the perfect solution that introduces you to the first fishing city in Morocco.  It is considered the fourth largest Moroccan port where the city’s famous port exports the best kinds of fish to the world’s most countries. If you are one of the wave- surfers, the Phoenician area of Sidi Bouzid is your ultimate goal. With waves up to 13 feet, you will definitely enjoy breaking the high waves. The attractive sights on the Atlantic beaches are just another tranquility where hitting Lalla Fatna beach is a crystal experience. Moreover, many local coastal restaurants are there to present the most famous seafood meals offering different sorts of cooked fish; that is the conventional dish of Safi. The roaring Atlantic waves by the gigantic cliff is the place to take memorable photos from Safi.
Safi Port

Safi Port

Safi Surf Sport

Safi Surf Sport

What else can attract you!

Despite its tiny pitch on the Moroccan map, Safi has its special attractive print. However, the journey to this shy hidden Atlantic pearl is a journey into history, a journey into the castles of glory, and the mysteries of the iconic past. It is a journey into the spontaneous beauty of Safi.
Safi City

Safi City

This informative article is aiming at giving you a complete guide to explore the city and discover its secrets. Prepare well for the visit and have all your stuff arranged.  Before you start your travel, make sure that your financial means are adequate and start ahead.