Reception at the airport, transfer and settling at your Ryad. Depending on your arrival time, possibility of a first visit of the city.
Overnight in a ryad.
Breakfast at the ryad. Your guide will come pick you up at the ryad around 9 h 30. The morning is dedicated to a historical tour the city. Fes, the oldest of the Imperial cities, was founded in 789 by Moulay Idriss 1st , first Sultan of the Idrisid Dynasty.
The discovery of Fes is divided into 2 parts : Fes El Bali and Fes El Jedid, Old Fes and New Fes, one dating from the XI century and the other from the XIII. They each hold its own treasures and will offer you unforgettable memories. Fes El Bali gathers nearly 10 000 alleys that meander through the medina : one enters through some magnificent doors that give access to mosques like the Karaouiyine and the madrasas (school of the Coran) like the most famous El Attarine. At Fes El Jedid you find the mellah, the ancient Jewish quarter with the Danan synagogue and, below that the old Jewish cemetery with its white tombs.
Return to the ryad by the end of the morning. Free afternoon to continue exploring Fes or relaxing at the ryad.
Overnight in a ryad
Breakfast at the Ryad. Departure with your city guide in a private vehicle for Meknes.
A Unesco world heritage site, Meknes, one of 4 imperial cities, was the capital of Sultan Moulay Ismaël, contemporary to Louis XIV, that made it the capital for 50 years, surrounded it by 40 kilometres of ramparts (the « BabMansour » gate is an excellent example) and built great palaces, mosques, gardens and stables. Visit of the city and its monuments (Royal stables, El Hedin square, Bab Mansour, the souks, etc)
You will then join the site of Volubilis (31 km north of Meknes ) that is the largest Roman archaeological site in Morocco : Triumphal Arch, capitol, house of Bacchus, all witness of the opulence of the city and its economic and political power. Without forgetting the moving delicacy of the mosaics, all in a landscape of valleys planted by olive trees : pure poetry…
Return to the ryad in Fes in the afternoon.
Overnight in a ryad.
Breakfast at ryad. Transfer to the airport for your return flight.
Discovery of Fes, Meknes, Volubilis
3 nights at a riad
With a short trip, private discovery of 2 imperial cities Fes & Meknes and the Volubilis site accompanied by a guide; with accommodation in a charming ryad in the heart of the Medina at Fes.
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What’s included in the price
What’s not included in the price
– the choice of ryads can go from standard ryad (this quote) to charming ryad according to your budget
– option to include meals, additional visits, or to combine with another city like Rabat or Marrakech.