Safi: Arrival, Orientation and Transport
There are two main squares in Safi: Place de l’Indépendance and Place Mohammed V. Place de l’Indépendance is the main square of the Medina and the fortress, the lower part of town. Place Mohammed V, on the hills to the east, is the centre of the Ville Nouvelle, flanked by the city’s main administrative buildings.
Arrival in Safi
The bus station is around 1 kilometer south of the Medina. Note that most buses do not originate here but rather make a stop from other destinations.
By Grand Taxi
The train station is situated a kilometer or so to the south of the Medina. From the terminal, you can take a bus or a petit taxi to either of the main squares in the centre of Safi.
Tourist Office in Safi
Despite being light on tourists, Safi boasts two tourist offices. There is the centrally located Syndicat d’Initiative on Rue de la Liberté near the Hotel Assif. It is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 – 12:00 & 15:00 – 19:00 – there are is no phone or fax number! Or you can try the ONMT Délégation de Tourisme on Rue Imam Malik (south of the bus station). Telephone: 044 62 24 96, website: Safi Ville