Discover the Old City of Fes as well as the Jewish Quarter and the Royal Palace
Founded in the 9th century, this is the best preserved medieval city not only in Morocco but in the Muslim world. It is regarded by many as the cultural and spiritual heart of the country.
In the morning after breakfast, you will visit the Royal palace of Fes, the jewish quarters and then have a splendid panoramic view of the old city. After exploring the ceramic and mosaic workshop just outside the city,
You will explore the ancient medina and admire the three main components of the Arabic/Andalusian architecture: ceramic mosaic, carving of the plaster and carving of the wood. You will gaze upon the minaret of the oldest university in the world that was built in 856 by Fatima.
While strolling slowly in the narrow alleyways and markets of the old city, you will discover the medieval Koranic schools that housed students who came to study in Fes during the medieval time: Medrasa Bou Inania or Medrasa Sherratine.
You will visit the oldest and biggest tannery in Morocco that is still functioning almost daily
- Pick up at the hotel
- Visit Royal Place
- Visit Jewish Quarter
- Visit South Borj ( viewpoint from where you will have amazing views of Fes)
- Visit Ceramic/mosaic workshop
- Leave the car and walk through the alleyways and markets of the old town
- Visit Sherratine Koranic school or Medersa Bou Inania
- Visit Museum Nejjarine
- Visit the Shrine of the Founder of the city
- Visit The oldest University in the world "University Al Karawiyeen"
- Visit the biggest tannery in Morocco "Shouara Tanery"
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel
Duration: 6 hours
The duration of the tour is flexible as we can make it either shorter or longer depending on the travelers demands. Also busy traffic and weather conditions could affect the tour duration although it's rare here in Fes.
A private car with A/C will be used to take us to the royal palace, jewish quarters, panoramic view, the ceramic/mosaic factory.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
700 MAD "Dirhams" - You will pay for your lunch in one of the local nice restaurants in the old town and any other drinks you may want.
You can also use Major foreign currencies here such as: Euros, Dollars, Pound etc or Credit card for your purchases.
I prefer to use the English language giving tours to my guests.
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Stop looking and book Said—now! We simply could not have asked for a better guide. Said was interesting, accommodating, patient and FUN. Said not only provided us fascinating information about the history and architecture of Fez but gave us insight into current-day life. His warm personal style and incredibly interesting life made for a wonderful day. ￼