Fez Day Trips to Chefchaouen
Chefchaouen is bounded by forests, the most fantastic valleys, picturesque peaks and gorges. Upon arrival at the small city, learn about authentic local handicraft witch you cannot find in other cities, such as woven blankets, wool garments, and hats ornamented with glorious colored threads. Marvel at the great monuments like Plaza Uta Elhammam which is lined with restorants and cafes. You can also see the kasbah, a greatly restored walled fortress, that now has a beautiful garden, and the Grande Mosque, built in the fifteenth century by the son of the city’s founder, Ali ben Rachid as well as other amazing monuments. Your guide will explain to you about Moroccan culture and history and he will be glad to answer all questions you might have.
Your tour finishes back at your hotel or Riad in Fez.
Fez Day Trips to Volubilis and Meknes
Start your day with a pickup from your Fez accommodations at 9:00am. Then, head out to explore the ancient imperial city of Meknes, known as the “Versailles of Morocco”. See historical sites such as the impressive ramparts, monumental gates, and the Mausoleum Moulay Ismail. At its peak of glory, Meknes had over 50 palaces, 20 doors, and a city wall that measured around 45km. Next, visit Volubilis, an areas consisting of impressive and well-preserved Roman ruins, not to mention spectacular mosaics. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most important Roman sites in North Africa. Travel through the holy city of Moulay Idriss, perched dramatically against the slope of Mount Zerhon, and immerse yourself in the dramatic landscape of Morocco. Break for lunch whenever you prefer and at the end of your tour, head back to your Riad or Hotel in Fez.
Fez Day Trips to Ifrane and Azrou
On this day trip from Fez, you ll enjoy the beauty and cool air of the Middle Atlas region, situated at a height of 1360 metres in the Atlas Mountain range. Explore Azrou, a beautiful Berber village built at an altitude of 1250 metres and home of the Amazigh tribes, Morocco’s earliest inhabitants. Watch amazigh men tending their herds, plying their crafts, milling flour especially wood work and carpet-making. A little further are the best preserved cedar forests of Morocco (endemic trees of Morocco), where you can catch sight of Barbary apes leaping from the trees branches. Along the Cedar Forest road you may even spot the famous grey swoons of the Atlas or wild boar. Explore Ifran city or “little Switzerland” as you pass through the flower-lined paths and europian-style architecture of this quaint little town. Your tour finishes back at your hotel or Riad in Fez.