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Fes: Medina Ramparts Minivan Tour

1. Fes: Medina Ramparts Minivan Tour

Experience Moroccan, Jewish, and Andalusian culture with a knowledgeable guide on this interesting tour around the Ramparts of Fez. Begin your oriental tour outside the walls of the Medina. Visit the Batha Palace, now a museum of arts and traditions. Head to Bab Boujloud gate, also known as the blue gate, which features intricate green and blue ceramics. Walkthrough the lively square that surrounds the gate. Next, stop in the Mellah district and gaze at the 17th-century Ibn Danan synagogue. Visit the King's Palace with its brightly colored seven doors. End the tour with a fantastic panoramic view overlooking the whole of the Old Medina.

Fez Old Medina Guided Walking Tour

2. Fez Old Medina Guided Walking Tour

Step into the past with a guided walking tour of the Fez medina. Make your way through the twisting streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, stopping at mosques, fountains, a tannery, and a vibrant souk, the perfect place to shop for unique souvenirs. Come away with a window into the rich culture and history of this charming walled city. The Medina of Fez preserves, in an ancient part comprising numerous monumental buildings, the memory of the capital founded by the Idrisid dynasty between 789 and 808 A.D. The original town was comprised of two large fortified quarters separated by the Fez wadi: the banks of the Andalous and those of the Kaïrouanais. What to expect Meet your guide at your hotel to begin your walking tour. As you make your way through the winding stone streets of the medina, pass historic sites like the Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded in 859 by Fatima Al-Fihri along with the world’s oldest continuously operating university. See the elegant Nejjarine Fountain and the Batha Palace, now a museum of arts and culture, with its peaceful Andalucian garden. Take a peek at the dye pits of the pungent Chaouwara Tanneries. Continue with a visit to Souk Attarine, where you find pyramids of colorful spices, Berber carpets, leather goods, and other treats like homemade orange blossom water. Visit Bab Boujloud, a massive triple-arched city gate decorated with geometric motifs in blue tile. When your tour draws to a close, your guide walks you back to your accommodations.

From Casablanca: Full-Day Guided Tour to Fes

3. From Casablanca: Full-Day Guided Tour to Fes

Enjoy a transfer from your Casablanca accommodation and embark on a guided excursion to historic Fes. Discover the city's majestic highlights, including Al Quaraouiyine Mosque and University, Medersa Attarine, and Dar Batha Museum. Step into the ancient heart of the city by visiting Fes el-Bali. Lose yourself in its narrow streets, adorned with colorful mosaic tiles and bustling with activity. Discover the historic landmarks, traditional riads (guesthouses), and local workshops. Visit the prestigious Al Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded in the 9th century, which also houses the University of Al Quaraouiyine. This revered institution is considered the world's oldest continuously operating university, and its stunning architecture reflects centuries of Islamic art and craftsmanship. Admire the beauty of Bou Inania Madrasa, an architectural masterpiece. This 14th-century religious school boasts intricate stucco carvings, zellij tile work, and a tranquil courtyard. Explore the rooms once used by students and marvel at the attention to detail in every corner. Experience the ancient art of leather tanning at Chouara Tannery. Watch as workers treat and dye animal hides in enormous stone vats, using traditional methods passed down through generations. The vibrant colors and pungent aromas make for a unique sensory experience. Visit Medersa Attarine, a splendid Islamic school adorned with intricate designs and vibrant tiles. Marvel at the stunning courtyard, richly decorated prayer halls, and the exquisite craftsmanship that reflects the architectural brilliance of Moroccan artisans. Delve into Moroccan art and culture at the Dar Batha Museum. Housed in a former palace, the museum showcases a diverse collection of traditional Moroccan crafts, including ceramics, woodwork, textiles, and metalwork. It offers a fascinating insight into the region's artistic heritage. Discover the artistry of Moroccan woodworking at the Nejjarine Museum. Located in a beautifully restored caravanserai, the museum exhibits a captivating collection of wooden artifacts, including furniture, musical instruments, and intricate carved panels. Take a moment to relax in the serene Jardin Jnan Sbil, a lush oasis in the heart of the city. Stroll through the landscaped gardens, admire the colorful flowerbeds, and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere away from the bustling streets. Explore the Jewish Quarter of Fes, known as Mellah, which has a rich history and cultural heritage. Visit the Jewish Cemetery and the Aben Danan Synagogue, an architectural gem adorned with beautiful mosaics.

Fez To Marrakech 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour & Overnight Camp

4. Fez To Marrakech 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour & Overnight Camp

Day 1 Fez - Ifran - Medilt - Merzouga Your journey will begin by picking you up from your accommodation in Fez at 8:00. The ride will take you through the fascination of the Middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane, a winter ski resort in an un-Moroccan style built by the French and resembles a Swiss village. Then you will stop at the cedars forest in Azrou to enjoy nature and feed the monkeys. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and descend toward the Sahara Desert. Halfway, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks; then, we will continue towards Merzouga on the road. We will stop in panoramic views to see the vast Palm Trees oasis. We reach Merzouga in the afternoon, Depending on your arrival, to the traditional Kasbah on the foot of the dunes of erg-Chebbi. After rest and a mint tea, the guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy dunes of the erg-Chebbi, you will enjoy the beauty of the sunset on camel, and after 1 hour, you will reach the desert camp to spend the night in a Berber tent. The night will be delightful when you have time to unpack and have dinner while you enjoy the campfire and listen to Traditional Music. Day 2 Merzouga - Rissani - Dades or Ouarzazate The second day will start. After a Delicious Breakfast, You will depart from Merzouga towards the day destination Ouarzazate, traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. We stop for lunch, walk in Todra Gorge, and travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments; we reach our destination for today in the afternoon, Dinner, and overnight. Day 3 Ouarzazate - Ait ben Haddou - Marrakech On the last day of the journey, after breakfast, visit the town of Ouarzazate and its monuments, including the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous in Africa. From here, we head to the Fint Oasis, near Ouarzazate. We check in at Ait Ben Haddou to have lunch. Then, we visit the famous Kasbah, declared a UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, and Lawrence of Arabia; we continue passing through the High Atlas and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260 m above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful Mountains. We reach Marrakech in the afternoon for the end of the trip.

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Dar Batha: Our most recommended tours and activities

Fes: Medina Ramparts Minivan Tour

Fes: Medina Ramparts Minivan Tour

Experience Moroccan, Jewish, and Andalusian culture with a knowledgeable guide on this interesting tour around the Ramparts of Fez. Begin your oriental tour outside the walls of the Medina. Visit the Batha Palace, now a museum of arts and traditions. Head to Bab Boujloud gate, also known as the blue gate, which features intricate green and blue ceramics. Walkthrough the lively square that surrounds the gate. Next, stop in the Mellah district and gaze at the 17th-century Ibn Danan synagogue. Visit the King's Palace with its brightly colored seven doors. End the tour with a fantastic panoramic view overlooking the whole of the Old Medina.

Fez Old Medina Guided Walking Tour

Fez Old Medina Guided Walking Tour

Step into the past with a guided walking tour of the Fez medina. Make your way through the twisting streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, stopping at mosques, fountains, a tannery, and a vibrant souk, the perfect place to shop for unique souvenirs. Come away with a window into the rich culture and history of this charming walled city. The Medina of Fez preserves, in an ancient part comprising numerous monumental buildings, the memory of the capital founded by the Idrisid dynasty between 789 and 808 A.D. The original town was comprised of two large fortified quarters separated by the Fez wadi: the banks of the Andalous and those of the Kaïrouanais. What to expect Meet your guide at your hotel to begin your walking tour. As you make your way through the winding stone streets of the medina, pass historic sites like the Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded in 859 by Fatima Al-Fihri along with the world’s oldest continuously operating university. See the elegant Nejjarine Fountain and the Batha Palace, now a museum of arts and culture, with its peaceful Andalucian garden. Take a peek at the dye pits of the pungent Chaouwara Tanneries. Continue with a visit to Souk Attarine, where you find pyramids of colorful spices, Berber carpets, leather goods, and other treats like homemade orange blossom water. Visit Bab Boujloud, a massive triple-arched city gate decorated with geometric motifs in blue tile. When your tour draws to a close, your guide walks you back to your accommodations.

From Casablanca: Full-Day Guided Tour to Fes

From Casablanca: Full-Day Guided Tour to Fes

Enjoy a transfer from your Casablanca accommodation and embark on a guided excursion to historic Fes. Discover the city's majestic highlights, including Al Quaraouiyine Mosque and University, Medersa Attarine, and Dar Batha Museum. Step into the ancient heart of the city by visiting Fes el-Bali. Lose yourself in its narrow streets, adorned with colorful mosaic tiles and bustling with activity. Discover the historic landmarks, traditional riads (guesthouses), and local workshops. Visit the prestigious Al Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded in the 9th century, which also houses the University of Al Quaraouiyine. This revered institution is considered the world's oldest continuously operating university, and its stunning architecture reflects centuries of Islamic art and craftsmanship. Admire the beauty of Bou Inania Madrasa, an architectural masterpiece. This 14th-century religious school boasts intricate stucco carvings, zellij tile work, and a tranquil courtyard. Explore the rooms once used by students and marvel at the attention to detail in every corner. Experience the ancient art of leather tanning at Chouara Tannery. Watch as workers treat and dye animal hides in enormous stone vats, using traditional methods passed down through generations. The vibrant colors and pungent aromas make for a unique sensory experience. Visit Medersa Attarine, a splendid Islamic school adorned with intricate designs and vibrant tiles. Marvel at the stunning courtyard, richly decorated prayer halls, and the exquisite craftsmanship that reflects the architectural brilliance of Moroccan artisans. Delve into Moroccan art and culture at the Dar Batha Museum. Housed in a former palace, the museum showcases a diverse collection of traditional Moroccan crafts, including ceramics, woodwork, textiles, and metalwork. It offers a fascinating insight into the region's artistic heritage. Discover the artistry of Moroccan woodworking at the Nejjarine Museum. Located in a beautifully restored caravanserai, the museum exhibits a captivating collection of wooden artifacts, including furniture, musical instruments, and intricate carved panels. Take a moment to relax in the serene Jardin Jnan Sbil, a lush oasis in the heart of the city. Stroll through the landscaped gardens, admire the colorful flowerbeds, and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere away from the bustling streets. Explore the Jewish Quarter of Fes, known as Mellah, which has a rich history and cultural heritage. Visit the Jewish Cemetery and the Aben Danan Synagogue, an architectural gem adorned with beautiful mosaics.

Fez To Marrakech 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour & Overnight Camp

Fez To Marrakech 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour & Overnight Camp

Day 1 Fez - Ifran - Medilt - Merzouga Your journey will begin by picking you up from your accommodation in Fez at 8:00. The ride will take you through the fascination of the Middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane, a winter ski resort in an un-Moroccan style built by the French and resembles a Swiss village. Then you will stop at the cedars forest in Azrou to enjoy nature and feed the monkeys. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and descend toward the Sahara Desert. Halfway, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks; then, we will continue towards Merzouga on the road. We will stop in panoramic views to see the vast Palm Trees oasis. We reach Merzouga in the afternoon, Depending on your arrival, to the traditional Kasbah on the foot of the dunes of erg-Chebbi. After rest and a mint tea, the guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy dunes of the erg-Chebbi, you will enjoy the beauty of the sunset on camel, and after 1 hour, you will reach the desert camp to spend the night in a Berber tent. The night will be delightful when you have time to unpack and have dinner while you enjoy the campfire and listen to Traditional Music. Day 2 Merzouga - Rissani - Dades or Ouarzazate The second day will start. After a Delicious Breakfast, You will depart from Merzouga towards the day destination Ouarzazate, traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. We stop for lunch, walk in Todra Gorge, and travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments; we reach our destination for today in the afternoon, Dinner, and overnight. Day 3 Ouarzazate - Ait ben Haddou - Marrakech On the last day of the journey, after breakfast, visit the town of Ouarzazate and its monuments, including the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous in Africa. From here, we head to the Fint Oasis, near Ouarzazate. We check in at Ait Ben Haddou to have lunch. Then, we visit the famous Kasbah, declared a UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, and Lawrence of Arabia; we continue passing through the High Atlas and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260 m above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful Mountains. We reach Marrakech in the afternoon for the end of the trip.

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