Full-Day Private Tour to Meknes and Volubilis from Fez
"Pick up at your Fez hotel at 8am and depart on a private trip to the Roman ruins of Volubilis where you have free time to visit. Founded in the third century B.C. the city of Volubilis capital of Mauritania Tingitana was an important military outpost of the Roman Empire in which many monuments of great beauty were erected. The archaeological site located in a fertile agricultural region preserves important vestiges of many of them. (1€ entrance not included)After your visit you will continue your cultural day to the Imperial city of Meknes
Meknès and Roman Ruins of Volubilis Day Trip from Fez
"You will be picked up in 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 when the wild flowers are in full bloom among the old stones. 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. There is also a new 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. You will visit the mausoleum of Mulay Ismail and his corn attics and 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."
"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
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I spent a long time discovering the narrow streets and taking pictures everywhere. I liked inside, but it was not so stunning like Fes. I got lost in one occasion and had to ask for the way out to the...