Excursion Fez To Meknes

You will be picked up from your Riad or Hotel in Fez after breakfast and start your drive of about 1.5 h to Volubilis.

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the largest of its kind in North Africa and very well preserved. It lies in a strategic position about 30 km north of Meknes and is famous for its mosaics. The roman city is over 2’000 years old and was destroyed at least at a big earthquake 1755.

You can explore this fascinating site by your own or with a local guide. After the visit of Volubilis, you will drive to Meknes, where you will enjoy your lunch before the city tour starts. Meknes, once capital of Morocco is a historic city full of life. The souks are spacious and ideal to explore.

See the beautiful gate of Bab el-Mansour at the Place el Hedim, maybe the most beautiful of all the gates of the imperial cities.

ou will visit the mausoleum of Mulay Ismail and his stables named Heri es-Souani which once accomodated up to 12’000 horses. After this day full of highlights, you will be dropped of in your Hotel or Riad in Fez late afternoon.