Visit FEZ during your stay in Casablanca, and discover the historical sites and the twinkling lights of the ancient city and the modern monuments of the city of Fez. Go back to the Middle Ages in the city, actively participate in your imagination, soak up the extravagant sites and hidden wonders.
Delight your senses with the sights and sounds that the intellect and artistic side of the Moroccan metropolis has to offer. In its winding streets that can hardly be deciphered, traffic, noise, shouting, the smell of tanned leather, the delicate aromas of oriental perfumes, barbecues, sweet pastries – all this is the imperial city of Fez. Visit the old medieval medina with its narrow streets: the Medersa of Bouanania and the Medersa of Attarine, the Nejjarine fountain. Discover the oldest functioning university.
Meet your driver at your central Casablanca hotel for a 7:00 AM departure from Fez, and enjoy a 3-hour journey in an air-conditioned minivan, equipped with Wi-Fi and bottled water .
Upon arrival in the city, meet a local guide for a day tour, starting at Bab Boujloud Gate, an ornate blue gate that leads into the fascinating medina, or old town.
Created in 790 by Moulay Idriss, Fez is the cradle of a thousand-year-old monarchy, as well as the long-standing capital of the Cherifian Empire. You will discover part of this history at Al Quaraouiyine University, a medieval university considered to be the oldest functioning educational institution in the world, located in the heart of the medina.
NB: lunch during the walk in the medina (if option selected)
Pass by other schools such as the Madrasa Bou 'Inania, built by Sultan Abu Inan Faris, and the Madrasa Al-Attarine created by the Merinid Sultan Abu Said, then you will visit the Nejjarine Fountain and the colorful tanneries of the city. Visit the Mellah, or Jewish Quarter, and see the ancient Ibn Danan Synagogue, which dates back to the XNUMXth century.
After a day of exploring, meet the driver at 16:30 PM for departure to Casablanca, where this tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.