On this Fez day trip from casablanca you will discover the imperial city of Fez, joining a Sahara Holiday Tours’s guide on a visit to both the new parts and the old medina of the Moroccan cultural capital on a well-rounded excursion and walk through from the old mosques, historical sites and madrasas to Fes el bali and its busy souks and a visit to the new medina and all its hidden gems.
Our Fez day trip from casablanca starts by picking you up from your hotel in casablanca then driving to Fez through the most captivating natural views.
On arrival, we will meet our local guide and start a sightseeing tour in the newer part of the city called the New Medina, before venturing into old medina of fez, witnessing the city’s majestic architecture and soaking up the sights, smells and sounds as you pass craft workshops, busy mosques and aromatic food stalls.
While on our Old Medina tour we will visit the Attarine Medersa ( an educational institute built by the Merinide people) and the Kairaouine Mosque and university ( one of the continent’s largest mosques and possibly the oldest university in the world ) non-Muslims are not permitted inside the mosque, but you’ll admire it from the outside.
Later in the day, we will visit Fès el-bali, wander in the middle of souks, walk by stalls filled with goods and witness craftsmen creating their magical pieces of leather, metal and ceramic goods.
At the end of our wonderful short trip, we will drive back to Casablanca where our driver will drop you off at your hotel.