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Short Break to Fez

Explore the labyrinth of alleyways in the heart of the old souk

4 days

from £995pp

There is lots to see and do in and around the Imperial city of Fez and with direct flights available on Wednesdays & Sundays the city is perfect for a short break packing full of culture, shopping, sunshine and pampering.

  • Visit the tanneries of Fez & shop for beautifully soft leather
  • Explore the Medrersa Attarine – one of the oldest Islamic schools in Morocco
  • Add in a day trip to the nearby Imperial city of Meknes or the hilltop Roman site of Volubilis
  • See the craftsmanship of local potters by visiting a local ceramic workshop

This 4 day trip includes a full days guided sightseeing to orientate yourself with the medina, which is highly recommended when navigating over 9500 narrow streets!Accommodation options in Fez are varied and include many charming riads (traditional Moroccan houses). We have included 3 nights staying in our personal favourite – Riad Fes, a stylish and traditional riad, peacefully located in the heart of the medina.

For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

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what is included

  • All accommodation
  • Internal flights
  • International flights as detailed
  • Sightseeing with private guide as per the itinerary
  • Transfers as detailed

what is excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas

PLEASE NOTE THE ABOVE FLIGHT COST IS A SUGGESTED FROM PRICE. FLIGHT COSTS WILL BE CONFIRMED AT TIME OF BOOKING. ALL FLIGHTS ARE ATOL PROTECTED.

Itinerary at a glance

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Day 1

Fly London to Fes


You will be staying at Riad Fes

Day 2

Full Day City Tour
Founded in the 9th century, Fes is the oldest Royal city in Morocco and is said to be the most complete Medieval city of the Arab world. See the ramparts for an introduction to the history and the culture of the city. Visit the food and spice markets, handicraft quarters, auction markets and colouful Souks. Also visit a school and meet the current school teacher and some of the pupils. Visit the public bakeries and pastry makers in the residential quarters and see their historical fountains, mosques and sanctuaries. Enter an artisan workshop and discover the secrets of their ancestral arts. Go inside the 14th century Medersa (theological school) to see the most intricate architecture, and around the Karaouine mosque which was once the oldest university in the world, founded in 857 AD. Visit the Royal palace, built in the late 19th century where King Hassan I lived. This palace is now a museum of traditional local arts. Continue to Fes El Jedid (new Fes) for a stroll in the Jewish quarter to visit a 17th century synagogue and spend some time in the jewellery market.

One of Islam's greatest cities, Fez is also one of Morocco's gems. Remaining almost totally unspoilt in the heart of Fez is its old city, a maze of alleyways so redolent with history as to feel like a trip back in time. Then there are the magnificent palaces of the Fez el-Bali where you see the Royal Palace, the Mellah and souqs.


You will be staying at Riad Fes

Day 3

Day at Leisure


Optional Activities in Fes
With extra time in Fes include a visit out of the city to the ancient town of Meknes and the Roman ruins at Volubilis. Fes itself is a treasure trove of interest. Moroccan music and dance concerts are a regular feature on the events calendar so make sure you enquire locally during your stay.


You will be staying at Riad Fes

Day 4

Fly Fes to London

Accommodation

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we recommend you stay on your journey.

Riad Fes

Riad Fes

Riad Fes is an exquisite riad located with in the heart of the medina offering a comfortable hideaway from the busy streets....

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