A Day Trip from Fes to Volubilis will take you back in history discovering the power of the ancient Roman empire. On your Fes excursion, get ready to explore both culture and history of Moroccan impressive sites.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Meknes Medina, Meknes, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionYour Day trip to Meknes Volubilis begins by picking you up from your accommodation in Fes city (Hotel/Riad), and then drive through the captivating views of the Moroccan Countryside. First, we will stop in The Sidi Chahed dam reservoir built in the 1990's, the incredible dam is a perfect place to chill and a picnic. You will also have some free time to take pictures of the charming site.Next, we will continue our Fes Excursion to Volubilis, an attractive preserved Roman ruins, holding the most impressive historical and cultural secrets of the Roman old empire. You will be discovering the magnificent Roman architecture, by exploring the ruins of the Arch of Caracalla, Basilica and Capitoline Temple and the fascinating old Royal houses. You will also have a clear image about their ancient traditional works of mosaic art on the ground and majestic huge gates.After that, our Day Trip to Meknes Volubilis continues to Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, Morocco's holiest town. The small village has a large history and a big value in every Moroccan's heart, as it was once the home of the Idriss I, the first Moroccan ruler as the first one to bring Islam religion to the country. We will have enough time in the town to explore its beautiful natural views, oldest houses, and the ancient Grand Mosque.Later, we will move on our Volubilis Day Trip to Meknes, an old Moroccan capital with wonderful Spanish-Moorish style. Meknes city, or "The Moroccan Versailles" is all surrounded by high walls with Royal entries, perfectly combining between both Islamic and European architecture styles. Meknes holds the most interesting Historical Monuments, as Bab el Mansour el Aleuj ,Palais Dar Jamai, and El Hadim Square, a centred square where you can see the most remarkable Moroccan handicrafts and all sorts of entertaining activities, giving a small version of “Jamaa El Fna” in Marrakesh. You will be also guided through the narrow streets and, underground monuments and royal stables.After a memorable Day Trip to Meknes Volubilis, your driver will take you back yo Fes city, and finally drop you off at your Hotel/Riad.Duration: 8 hours