CHEFCHAOUEN 1 DAY TRIP
Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue. Chefchaouen or Chaouen, as it is often called by Moroccans, is a popular tourist destination because of its proximity to Tangier and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. The name refers to the shape of the mountain tops above the town, that look like the two horns of a goat. “Chef Chaouen” derives from the Berber word for horns, Ichawen. So indulge in our Fes Excursion Day Tours, and have fun.
1 DAY EXCURSION FROM FES TO MEKNES
MEKNES 1 DAY TRIP:
On this Fes Excursion Day Tours, we’ll explore Meknes. Meknes was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672–1727), before it was relocated to Marrakesh. In fact, it is named after a Berber tribe which, was known as Miknasa (native Berber name: Imeknasen) in the medieval North African documents. Meknes has a Mediterranean climate with continental influences. Meknes saw its golden age as the imperial capital of Moulay Ismail following his accession to the Sultanate of Morocco (1672–1727). He installed under the old city a large prison to house Christian sailors captured on the sea, and also constructed numerous edifices, gardens, monumental gates, mosques (whence the city’s nickname of “City of a Hundred Minarets”) and the large line of wall, having a length of 40 kilometres (25 miles).
1 DAY EXCURSION FROM FES TO IFRANE AND AZROU
IFRANE 1 DAY TRIP
Developed by the French during the protectorate era for their administration due to its Alpine climate, this Moroccan town has a remarkable European style, as if it were an Alpine village. Because of its elevation, the town experiences snow during the winter months and a cool climate during the summer. Ifrane is also the place where the lowest temperature was ever recorded in Africa: -23.9°C.Azrou. The Cèdre Gouraud Forest is located to the north, where one of the sub-populations of the Barbary Macaque, Macaca sylvanus (called Magots) is found. In addition to its rich biodiversity symbolized by the famous cedar forest there are the butterflies which are unique in the world. The surroundings of Azrou are a centre of attraction for the residents, hikers, and picnickers of the large neighbouring towns. Azrou urban construction is in the European style (red tile roofs). Day Desert tour Excursion From Fes
Volubilis is an ancient Roman city where archaeological remains are best preserved and most visited of Morocco. The area was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It occupies 40 hectares and is located 33 kilometers north of Meknes. Although it is best to walk discovering the ruins, there are some points that you can not miss, as the forum, the basilica and the temple of Jupiter, the baths, the Arch of Caracalla and the beautiful mosaics. Guided optional.Day Desert tour Excursion From Fes
Meknes is the most modest of the four Imperial Cities of Morocco, which makes it a different, much quieter and relaxed than Fez, Marrakech and Rabat. Meknes is surrounded by fields, with agricultural products one of the foundations of the city’s economy. Interestingly, this region produces the largest quantity of wine from Morocco, which is already in itself surprising, since Muslims are forbidden to drink alcohol. Here you can visit the souks, Place el-Hedim: Plaza el-Hedim (which is what Meknes Jamaa el Fna is Marrakech), the Dar Jamai Museum, the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the Madrasa Bou Inania ,Day Desert tour Excursion From Fes