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Dar Batha: Our most recommended tours and activities

Fes: City Highlights Guided Half-Day Tour

1. Fes: City Highlights Guided Half-Day Tour

10.00 am pick up from your stay, in comfortable Air conditioning Transportation. Firstly, Begin the Fez tour at Bab Boujloud, the ornate blue gate leading into Fes medina. Discover the Royal palace gate made of copper, marble, and small pieces of zellij ( Mosaic). After that, visit the Jewish Quarter, Janan Sabil garden. To, benefit from healthy fresh air. Also, exploring attractive Fez Remparts and panoramic view at old musée Borj Nord & Borj sud. Finish outside Medina tour by apprentice school of Fez pottery and mosaic. (Break for lunch at a local restaurant). Following that, visit the largest Tannery– Chouara in Africa where worker produces high quality of leather using just naturals. Then, Visit Islamic schools beginning by University and Mosque Al- Qarawiyyin, which has Special Prestige and an incredible influence On Fes’s Development. Next, move to other schools. For example, Madrasa Bouanania was founded in AD 1351–56 excellent examples of superb Marinid architecture. Moreover, Madrasa El-Attarine, Moulay Idriss Mausoleum, Nejjarine Fountain … and more. During, Fez Guided day tour, We are flexible, if you need to discover special places or historical sites. Finally, back to your stay.

Fes: Medina Ramparts Minivan Tour

2. Fes: Medina Ramparts Minivan Tour

Experience Moroccan, Jewish, and Andalusian culture with a knowledgeable guide on this interesting tour around the Ramparts of Fez. Begin your oriental tour outside the walls of the Medina. Visit the Batha Palace, now a museum of arts and traditions. Head to Bab Boujloud gate, also known as the blue gate, which features intricate green and blue ceramics. Walkthrough the lively square that surrounds the gate. Next, stop in the Mellah district and gaze at the 17th-century Ibn Danan synagogue. Visit the King's Palace with its brightly colored seven doors. End the tour with a fantastic panoramic view overlooking the whole of the Old Medina.

Fes: 3-Day Tour of Fes, Chefchaouen, and Meknes with Guide

3. Fes: 3-Day Tour of Fes, Chefchaouen, and Meknes with Guide

Spend three days departing from, and returning to, your accommodation in Fes. Take day-trips to Chefchaouen and Meknes, seeing the UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites of Fes El Bali and Volubilis. Day 1:Benefit from a transfer from the airport, train station, or bus station to your hotel when you arrive, or simply begin your adventure into Moroccan culture from your accommodation in Fes. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Fes El Bali, an ancient walled medina. Follow your tour guide through the narrow streets, full of fresh fruits, exotic spices, and intricately woven Berber fabrics. See the Mosque and University Karaouiyn and Nejjarine Fondouk. Make a stop at Dar Batha, a former royal palace of the city converted into a museum. Indulge in the sweet scents of incense at the souk of spice traders and finish your day at the ornate Blue Gate. Day 2:Get picked up from your hotel and embark on a trip to Chefchaouen. Make two stops on the way, at a picturesque dam in a stunning landscape, and at a viewing point by the entrance to Chefchaouen, admiring a scene of the whole city. Spend some free time exploring Chefchaouen. Head to the old town to see the breathtaking blue-washed buildings, or discover the peaceful local shops and cafes. Take a walk through the streets and find a place to eat, before driving back in the afternoon to Fes. Day 3:On your journey to Meknes, make a stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Volubilis, a partly excavated Berber-Roman city. Arrive in Meknes, the former imperial city, and enjoy a lunch break. Begin your guided tour of Meknes after lunch, viewing the monumental Bab Berdieyinne, the northern gate of the medina. Continue to the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, a major historic and religious site. See artifacts and artwork held within the Dar Jamai Museum, before driving back to Fes.

Fes Full Day Trip From Casablanca

4. Fes Full Day Trip From Casablanca

Fes el-Bali: Step into the ancient heart of the city by visiting Fes el-Bali. Lose yourself in its narrow streets, adorned with colorful mosaic tiles and bustling with activity. Discover the historic landmarks, traditional riads (guesthouses), and local workshops. Al Quaraouiyine Mosque and University: Visit the prestigious Al Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded in the 9th century, which also houses the University of Al Quaraouiyine. This revered institution is considered the world's oldest continuously operating university, and its stunning architecture reflects centuries of Islamic art and craftsmanship. Bou Inania Madrasa: Admire the beauty of Bou Inania Madrasa, an architectural masterpiece. This 14th-century religious school boasts intricate stucco carvings, zellij tile work, and a tranquil courtyard. Explore the rooms once used by students and marvel at the attention to detail in every corner. Chouara Tannery: Experience the ancient art of leather tanning at Chouara Tannery. Watch as workers treat and dye animal hides in enormous stone vats, using traditional methods passed down through generations. The vibrant colors and pungent aromas make for a unique sensory experience. Medersa Attarine: Visit Medersa Attarine, a splendid Islamic school adorned with intricate designs and vibrant tiles. Marvel at the stunning courtyard, richly decorated prayer halls, and the exquisite craftsmanship that reflects the architectural brilliance of Moroccan artisans. Dar Batha Museum: Delve into Moroccan art and culture at the Dar Batha Museum. Housed in a former palace, the museum showcases a diverse collection of traditional Moroccan crafts, including ceramics, woodwork, textiles, and metalwork. It offers a fascinating insight into the region's artistic heritage. Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts: Discover the artistry of Moroccan woodworking at the Nejjarine Museum. Located in a beautifully restored caravanserai, the museum exhibits a captivating collection of wooden artifacts, including furniture, musical instruments, and intricate carved panels. Jardin Jnan Sbil: Take a moment to relax in the serene Jardin Jnan Sbil, a lush oasis in the heart of the city. Stroll through the landscaped gardens, admire the colorful flowerbeds, and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere away from the bustling streets. Mellah: Explore the Jewish Quarter of Fes, known as Mellah, which has a rich history and cultural heritage. Visit the Jewish Cemetery and the Aben Danan Synagogue, an architectural gem adorned with beautiful mosaics.

Fes: Handicraft Tour with Dar Batha and Nejjarine Museum

5. Fes: Handicraft Tour with Dar Batha and Nejjarine Museum

On this Fez guided tour, you spend your time discovering Moroccan Berber art as well as spending time with local crafters and artists. You'll start in the Fes Medina and its narrow alleys where blacksmiths and carpenters do business, at this souk you'll explore woven Berber carpets and other Moroccan handicraft items made by local craftsmen. Moving to Seffarine Place located near Quarantine university you can select plenty of chiseled trays, teapots, jars and innumerable other objects. Next, you'll visit the Batha Museum with its excellent collection of traditional Moroccan arts and crafts. Then it's off to Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts . Furthermore, you’ll discover the oldest and the biggest fascinating tannery in Africa founded in the 9th century. Then you'll have a class at a ceramic pottery school to learn more about the culture and heritage of Morocco. You'll also enjoy a class in scarf making before being back dropped back at your hotel in the early evening.

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