Travel To Morocco
Discover the authentic of Morocco: 8 days from Fes
Travel to Morocco visit the imperial cities:
Fez – Meknes – Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech
- Duration: 8 days from Fes
- Tour Type: Private Tour
- Accommodition: Luxury / Standard
- Fès – 2 nights
- Meknès – 1 night
- Rabat – 2 nights
- Casablanca visiting Hassan II mosque at Seaside
- Marrakech – 2 nights
Travel To Morocco imperial Cities Tour:
– 4×4 vehicles with driver.
– Airline tickets.
Certainly, Morocco Stars Travel be happy to help you plan your trip to Morocco's imperial cities! Morocco is a beautiful and fascinating country with a rich history and culture. Its four imperial cities - Marrakech, Fez, Meknes, and Rabat - are particularly noteworthy for their stunning architecture, vibrant markets, and historical significance.
Here are some things to consider as you plan your trip:
- Time of year: Morocco can be very hot in the summer, so you may want to consider visiting in the spring or fall when temperatures are milder. Winter can also be a good time to visit, although it can be chilly, particularly at night.
- Length of trip: Depending on how much time you have, you may want to focus on one or two cities or try to see all four. Each city has its own unique character and attractions, so it's worth spending at least a few days in each if you can.
- Transportation: If you're short on time or prefer not to drive, you can easily hire a driver or take a train between the cities.
- Accommodation: There are plenty of accommodation options in each of the imperial cities, ranging from budget-friendly hostels to luxurious riads (traditional Moroccan houses with a central courtyard). Staying in a riad can be a particularly memorable experience, as they often feature beautiful architecture and décor.
- Activities: Each of the imperial cities has its own unique attractions and things to do. Some highlights include exploring the souks (markets) and medinas (old town areas).
Travel to Morocco enjoying the historical imperial cities starting fromFes. Fez is one of the largest living medieval cities in the world Its narrow alleys and streets along with medieval looking Islamic Schools, restaurants, workshops, markets, shops and ancient palaces do make something special although chaotic to experience. travel to Morocco. travel to Morocco. travel to Morocco. travel to Morocco.
Fez, the capital of the North was funded a few years after the Arabs came to this region. Around 800AD, King Idriss II continued his father will of building a new bigger capital city. so Fez was born and grew from a modest Berber town to a considerably residential and commercial centre with the arrival of 8000 Al-Andalusian families that quickly mixed along some Arab families that came from Qayrawan in Tunisia. travel to Morocco. travel to Morocco. travel to Morocco. travel to Morocco
Fez as a lot to offer. You can experience different monuments and Royal Palaces, narrow streets with local bazaars and shops, you can visit the city’s ancient leather dye pits and tanneries and get lost in is Old Medina.
Another of the Moroccan Imperial Cities almost 100km West of Fez.
Meknesis the more laid back of the Imperial cities and reflects its heritage as once the centre of the Moroccan Sultanate still seen in the several Palaces and castle walls around the old Medina.
The Berber tribe of the Meknassis first moved to the region around the 10th century but was only around the 17th century. that Meknes start gaining some more respect as an Imperial city when the Alawite dynasty here established the country’s capital under the power of Moulay Ismail.
In 1755 Lisbon’s huge earthquake gave Meknesa strong shake and many of its monuments were for ever lost.
This great capital is a very interesting point to escape all other Imperial cities hassle and hustle.
Rabat combines very well new modern cosmopolitan way of living with ancient palace and old Medinas inside castle walls facing the Atlantic coast. Rabat has a lot to offer and you’ll see plenty starting from the beautiful palaces and Mohammad 5th Mausoleum, to the Old Kasbah de Oudaias and its Andalusian Gardens.
Rabat has ancient settlements since the Phoenicians and Romans and only by the 10th and 12th century with the arrival of Almohads that’s the city started to get some size and more importance.
From here, Yacoub Al-Mansour started his Iberian Peninsula Conquer and a few years later with its success, Ribat al-Fatah aka Rabat gained great prosperity. Rabat was Morocco’s capital for several times until when the French decided to change the government from Fès to Rabat.
Marrakech is the capital of the South. The wonder of many travelers than even with lots of tourist activity still remains special and unique. Marrakesh was in history for 2 times the capital of Morocco and actually gave the nowadays western name of Morocco.
Marrakesh was founded in 1062 by Almoravid Sultan Youssef Ben Tachfinand, and quickly became very prosperous and one of the most important Islamic cultural and artistic centers as it was expanded after the conquest of Spain by the Almoravid Sultan.
Marrakech offers a lot to travelers and Arrahla Expeditions recommends at least 2 full days in this thrilling town. Its famous square, Djeemaa Elfna is one of its main attractions and is a mixture of restaurant stands along with snake charmers, monkeys, acrobats, fire blowers, loud live music and endless Souq gates. Indeed a must while in Morocco.