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Fez Medina 4-Hour Guided Walking Tour
"Your guide will meet you in your Hotel/accommodation and begin your guided tour of the medina.Explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit mounds of spices intricately woven Berber carpets and many other classic art of objects of Morocco. See the Mosques including the Quaraouiyine Mosque founded in 859 by Fatima el Fihri and the Andalusian Mosque dating back to 860. Entry is not permitted to non-Muslims. See the fountains including the Nejjarine Fountain the Medersas (Koranic schools) founded as early as the 13th century. The Batha Palace is now a museum of arts and Moroccan traditions. Next the Chouwara tanneries
From $32.00
 
Private Guided Full-Day Tour of Fez
"You will meet your guide in front of your riad or hotel in the morning. Start the day at Bab Boujloud one of the gates which lead into the medina. Visit some of the beautiful ancient buildings such as the Madrasa Bou Inania and El-Attarine Koran schools for religious studies and the University and Mosque of Al-Karaouine. Visit the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts and discover traditional tools carpets furniture and musical instruments in a beautifully restored caravanserai. After lunch break in one of the hundreds of restaurants in the medina continue the tour to the famous tanneries
From EUR150.00
 
Fez Sightseeing Tour
"You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Fez in an air-conditioned minibus. A bilingual guide (English and French-speaking) will accompany you on this tour.The Tour highlights include:Andalusia Mosque: This stunning Anda its wood carvings are exquisite.Tanners’ District: One of the main attractions of Fez the tanners’ quarters is where leather is produced using the same centuries-old methods. You can get a bird’s eye view from the raised platform and watch the entire process.El-Attarine Madrasa or the Medersa Attarine: Visit Fez’s most popular att the El-Attarine Madrasa in the heart of the city built in 1325. See the fine examples of Merenid craftsmanship around the madrasa especially the stucco and cedar wood carvings on the ceiling.Karaouine Mosque: One of the biggest religious structure in Morocco this mosque lies in the heart of the medina. The university attached to the mosque has been the centre of Islamic learning in Morocco for more than 1000 years.Azouia Moulay Idriss: The tomb of Moulay Idris is a highly revered shrine. At the entra
From EUR49.00

More General in Fes

Electrical sockets.

Morocco uses the same electrical sockets as many countries in Europe, the two-hole socket with a guiding pole and the same one but without the guiding pole. The voltage is 220 V.Here is a link to a...
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Askla
Nov 26, 2015

How to find the objects.

I have put links to Google Map in my tips to make it easier to find the objects mentioned, when possible to get the right position. The links are marked in italics. Unfortunately Google Map isn't very...
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Askla
Oct 17, 2015

A wedding party.

Suddenly, after having eaten my dinner at the hotel the first evening in Fes, there was a "terrible" noise coming from the street. I went out and saw a wedding party passing by. Luckily I had the...
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Askla
Oct 17, 2015

An attempt to give a comprimised history of Fes.

Fes is the oldest of Morocco's imperial cities. It was founded in 808 by Idris II. Though the foundation of Fez is attributed to Idris II, his father, Idris I, a descendant of the Prophet Mohammad,...
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Askla
Oct 17, 2015

Exchanging Money

There is a small Burea de change at Fes Airport when you arrive but the queue can get very long with people from the same flight. Anywhere with a Western Union sign around Fes is a safe place to...
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shaziafarooq
Sep 27, 2011

History

Fes was created in the year of 798 by a king Idris II. The city grew up thank to incomers from Kajruvan (after them name for the biggest mosque in Fes). Then many dynasties fought for Fes and soon the...
Veroali
May 18, 2010
 
 
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Climate

Winter can be cold and wet in Fez with January usually being the coldest month. During the summer months the temperatures can go to the other extreme and even reach the high 30’sC. A comfortable time...
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keeweechic
Mar 12, 2009

Celebrating Fez

In April of 2008 the city celebrated its 1200th anniversary of the foundation of Fez. There was an abundance of entertainers spanning several cultures and ranges of music. On one of the old walls of...
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keeweechic
Mar 09, 2009

Safety

There is no need to take extra precautions than you would normally in any other large city. There is an apparent police force around as well as those not in an identifying uniform especially in the...
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keeweechic
Mar 07, 2009

Water

Be sure to drink only bottled water that has the seal unbroken. The water is likely to give you stomach upsets. Also beware of being given drinks with ice cubes. Orange juice is also likely to be...
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keeweechic
Mar 07, 2009

Weather in Fès

As everybody says, very hot in summer.Internet:- www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/MOXX0003- weather.yahoo.com/forecast/MOXX0003.htmlHow to transform from Fahrenheit to Celsius?...
Redang
Apr 13, 2008

how not to get lost in ancient Fes

Tourism authority of Fes did something wonderful and put colored star signs in the streets. For example, blue star leads you between Bab Bjouleud and Bab R'Cif, while pink does something else and cyan...
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ugt
May 03, 2007

Place an-Nejjarine

This small square in the heart of the Medina is quite a gem. Following down to the end of Talaa Seghira, turn sharp right down a covered lane down some steps, just before you end up on Talaa...
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kit_mc
Nov 20, 2006

The guy with the mattress

As we were walking along Talaa Seghir, one of the main streets of the medina, we got delayed behind a guy trying to carry a huge mattress on a small cart. The mattress kept sliding off, so every few...
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barryg23
Feb 06, 2006

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Top Things to Do in Fes

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The Souk

This is the best visit in Fes. You will be amazed by the narrow streets and the goods that are sold within the walled city. Some people will offer themselves to be your guide. I got rid of all of them...
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Walk around the Medina

Walking around the Medina is really fascinating, you will see a lot of unusual and surprising things. A guide ($ 25?) is only necessary if you want to see everything in a few hours, There are several...
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Zaouia Moulay Idriss II

The (mausoleum) Zaouia Moulay Idris II is used for religious purposes, no entry for non Muslims, but you can see quite a bit the outside. It developed since the 13. century, the actual building is...
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Leather tanning in Fez

It is not easy to find by yourself the leather tanning. There are two inside the medina, but people are reluctant to tell you its location, they all want to be your guide (for money, and then they...
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JamalMorelli

"Fes...My Home through a Hole in my Dreams"
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barryg23

"A medieval city in Morocco"
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MichaelFalk1969

"Fes - For a fistful of Dirhams !"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Fez"
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78Eva

"Fes - worth a longer stay"
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