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  Fes Medina Guided Tour

 

Day Tour Overview

If you are in Fes and want to discover it in depth then this tour is for you. Unlock all the hidden Treasures of Fes Medina with your professional guide, get answers of any questions you may have, feel the history through its Medrasas (islamic schools) and mosques and enjoy a chicken Pastilla (Morocco’s famous pie) for lunch.

Your tour highlights :

  •   Nejjarine Fondouk (Museum of Wooden Crafts)
  •  Al Qaraouiyine Mosque and University
  •  Royal Place’s Gate in Fes El Jedid
  •  Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Crafts
  •  Blue Gate (Bab Abi Al-Jounoud)
  •  Mellah District (Jews Quarter)
  •  Bou Inania Madrasa
  •  Al Attarine Madrasa
  •  Chouara Tanneries
  •  Merinds Tombs
  •  Batha Museum
  •  Borj Nord

Detailed itinerary :

After breakfast Your guide will pick you up from your Riad/Hotel at 9 AM in an airconditioned vehicle for an enjoyable tour to the imperial city “Fes”. The first part of our tour is outside the Medina starting by wonderful Royal palace gate made of copper, marble and small pieces of zaalij (Mosaic). Then, we visit the old jewish Quarter in Fes El Jadid that dates back to the seventeenth Century and charming Janan Sbil garden to benefit from fresh air. After that we will head to the most beautiful panoramic views from Merini tower where you can take some memorable pictures. We will move to visit an apprentice school of Fes pottery and mosaic. After that we will start our walking tour into Fes El Bali (the old Medina) to visit the largest and biggest Tannery in Africa, where workers use just natural colors to produce high quality leather products. Then, we Visit some Islamic schools and universities starting by Al-Qarawiyyin University, the oldest, largest and the first Mosque built in Fes. It has a special prestige and incredible influence On Fes development. Meanwhile, we move to other schools like Medersa Bouanania founded in AD 1351–56 by Sultan Abu Inan Faris that widely known as an excellent example of superb Marinid architecture and Medersa AlAttarine that created by Sultan Uthman II Abu Said. We guide you to visit a great and magnificent Moulay Idriss Mausoleum, Nejjarine Fondouk, with its geometrically decorated tiles and intricately carved cedar eaves overhead. Our tour will end at your Riad /Hotel around 5 PM .

What’s Included?

  • Private Transportation aboard a comfortable and air conditioned 4×4 vehicle or mini bus
  •  Pick up from your Riad/Hotel
  •  Drop off at your Riad/Hotel
  •  English speaking driver/guide
  •  Fuel for the entire day tour
  •  Free stops when you want

What’s Not Included?

  •  Lunch & Drinks
  • Travel insurance
  •  Tipping your driver

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