Ifrane is a pleasant place to walk around. The royal palace takes up the south side of the village lake, complete with white swans, and a public walkway runs parallel on the northern side, just 100m (330 ft.) from the village square. A couple hours' walk alongside the lake and around the village center is best topped off by a meal or drink in one of the cafes or hotels overlooking or surrounding the square.
For a full day's outing into the mountainside, a trip to the volcanic crater of Mischliffen and the Barbary apes south of Azrou is highly recommended. The Mischliffen is surrounded on all sides by Atlas cedar forests and is a pleasant place for a hike and picnic. An interesting sight here is the rustic clubhouse of the Ifrane Ski Club. Returning to Ifrane via Azrou, troops of Barbary apes can usually be seen on the side of the road, in far more natural surroundings than those encountered on Marrakech's Jemaa el Fna and elsewhere.
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