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Best Day Trip of Fes: Fes Guided Tour and Sightseeing

Amazing Fes Guide Tour for a memorable holiday in Morocco 

Starting Location


Starting time

Around 08:00 am

Tour’s Duration

One Day

Ending Location


Overview of the Fes Day Trip:

Fes is one of the most important attractions in Morocco and a must-see city while you’re spending your holiday there. It’s the intellectual capital of the Kingdom and a holy city. Fes is a great choice for those who want to get back on time and learn about the history of Morocco. The city is rich in terms of traditions, traditional markets, historical and religious monuments, and delicious Moroccan Traditional Food. Actually, one day is not enough to fully explore this charming city but we offer a day trip of Fes for visitors who may not have a long time to spend in Morocco. This day allows you to explore the must-see sites of Fes including Qarouine Mosque and University (the oldest university in the world was built by Fatima El-Fihria), Choara Tannery, Dar Bathah, Mellah, Fes El’bali (old Fes), Najjarine, and Bab Boujloud. Fes worth visiting; you will enjoy this day trip with a local tour guide.

Fes sightseeing: Discover the Attractions of Fes

Fes, also known as Fez, is a captivating city in Morocco that is renowned for its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. As you explore this ancient city, you’ll be transported back in time as you wander through its labyrinthine streets and encounter its remarkable sights. Here are some of the top sightseeing attractions in Fes:

Fes el-Bali (Old Medina):

Begin your journey by exploring the UNESCO-listed Fes el-Bali, the oldest walled part of Fes and one of the world’s largest car-free urban areas. Lose yourself in its maze-like alleys, bustling markets, and historic landmarks. Don’t miss the famous Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and University, founded in the 9th century and considered the oldest continuously operating educational institution in the world.

Bou Inania Madrasa:

This stunning religious school is a masterpiece of Moroccan architecture. Admire the intricately carved stucco, colorful tiles, and serene courtyard. The Bou Inania Madrasa also houses a beautiful prayer hall and a minaret offering panoramic views of the city.

Al-Attarine Madrasa:

Another exquisite madrasa in Fes, Al-Attarine is famous for its delicate zellij tilework and ornate wooden carvings. Step inside and marvel at the symmetrical patterns and skilled craftsmanship.

Chouara Tannery:

Experience the traditional art of leather tanning at the Chouara Tannery. Watch as workers treat and dye the leather using age-old techniques. Although the smell might be strong, the view from the surrounding leather shops provides a unique perspective of this ancient trade.

Dar Batha Museum:

Housed in a 19th-century palace, this museum showcases Moroccan arts and crafts. Explore the collection of ceramics, woodwork, textiles, and traditional Moroccan musical instruments. The museum’s serene Andalusian garden is a perfect spot to relax and appreciate the beauty of Fes.

Bab Bou Jeloud:

Enter the city through one of Fes’ iconic gates, Bab Bou Jeloud. Admire the striking blue and green tiles that adorn the gate’s exterior. This gate is not only a major landmark but also marks the entrance to the bustling streets of the medina.

Mellah (Jewish Quarter):

Discover the rich Jewish heritage of Fes by exploring the Mellah. Visit the Ibn Danan Synagogue, a beautifully restored synagogue dating back to the 17th century. You can also explore the Jewish cemetery and learn about the history of the Jewish community in Fes.

Borj Nord and Borj Sud:

For panoramic views of Fes, head to the Borj Nord and Borj Sud fortresses. These historic structures offer stunning vistas of the city and the surrounding landscapes. Take your time to soak in the beauty and capture memorable photographs.

Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts:

Located in a beautifully restored caravanserai, this museum showcases the intricate artistry of Moroccan woodwork. Admire the ornate screens, doors, and furniture, and learn about the significance of this traditional craft.

Jardin Jnan Sbil:

Escape the bustling streets of Fes and relax in the serene surroundings of Jardin Jnan Sbil. This lush public garden is the perfect place to take a leisurely stroll, enjoy a picnic, or simply unwind amid nature’s beauty.

These are just a few highlights of the sightseeing opportunities that await you in Fes. With its rich heritage, stunning architecture, and vibrant atmosphere, Fes is sure to captivate and leave you with lasting memories.

Tour Include :

  • English-speaking driver
  • Private 4×4 with AC
  • Tour Guide in Fes

Not included :

  • Flight ticket
  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • What is not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance to the monument

All the above-mentioned are not included in the price.

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