Investigate the winding alleys and noteworthy historical sites of the Fes medina on a 4-hours walking tour with a guide in our Fez half day trip. See the ornamented doors leading into the hidden city, shops, the Karaouine Mosque, museums and appreciate much other sightseeing. This 4- hours tour is a perfect one for those who wish to explore the Moroccan Medina in such a short time.
Experiencing the Fez half day trip
1 Leaving your Fez accommodation around 9 o’clock, your guide will take you to Bab Boujloud, worked in 1913 and the principal entrance to Fez el-Bali.
2 Here you begin your strolling tour through the maze of the medina of Fez (UNESCO World Heritage) starting by the delightful 14 th century Medersa Bou Anania the biggest madrasas constructed by Merinids. We continue to the renowned Tanneries on the bank of the Oued Fes, regardless of the solid smell, it is a standout amongst the most beautiful souks of Fez.
3 You proceed through the brass workers and Seffarine, down to the Sebbaghine with its vivid alleys of Dyers and the area of El-Atterine groceries and souk spices. Furthermore you’ll visit the Great Mosque and the University of al-Quarawiyyin and the Medersa el-Atterine, this is viewed as one of the miracles of Moorish design, constructed between 1323 and 1325 by Sultan Abu Said Othman Merinid.
4 You ‘ll explore the tomb of Moulay Idriss considered the founder of Fez, constructed in the eighteenth century and reestablished in the mid-nineteenth century and the beguiling Place el-Najjarine with its lovely fountain. Depending on your hotel place, you can stroll back or we can drop you off for the short adventure to your accommodation after this journey in 1200 years of history.
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