Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Visit Fez:Ideal Morocco Travel Package

Fez Morocco Travel Package, Haute Cuisine of Fez & Old City Discovery, Your Morocco Travel Guide:

Fes is the perfect place for a holiday or travel Morocco a short break. Fes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most traveled Morocco Imperial Cities. Moroccan travelers visiting Fes to discover Fassis heritage and historical treasures to discover haute cuisine. The Guinness Book of World Records considers that the University of Al-Karaouine Fes, Morocco's oldest continuous degree granting university in the world.

The city of Fes cuisine "provides rich and varied tastes of traditional dishes such as Moroccan tagines, couscous, pastilla (Moroccan Pigeon Pie), a mixture of carrot, eggplant and olive salads and the famous Moroccan soup called harira. Moroccan travelers looking to explore the culture of Fes should consider a culinary journey of Travel Exploration Morocco to seek to provide a cooking class with a Riad and private chefs. Fes Moroccan cuisine is prepared with a variety of herbs and spices that are locally grown in the region.
There are some dishes that are distinct to Fes. Traditionally a combination of a rich sweet taste with a bitter bite. Dishes such as melon and mint salad, salad choukchouka, zaalouk salad, feta, tajine, lemons, vegetable tagine, or a chilled radish, orange and fennel are often willing to large classes. And of course, topped with some of the Moroccan mint tea.
Fez is the fourth largest city in Morocco and known as one of its oldest imperial cities. Fes is divided into three parts, Fes el Bali (the old walled city), Fes-Jdid (new Fes, home of the Mellah) and the Ville Nouvelle (the French, the newest section of Fes. The medina Fes el Bali is believed to be created the largest contiguous car free urban area in the world.

For a close-up experience, consider a trip Morocco Fes Tour or go to Fes Morocco for a UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour.
This award-winning "Discovering Fes" Morocco stands for a historical tour (book a tour or call (800) 787-8806 spectacular Moroccan holiday.
DISCOVER FES MOROCCO - TRAVEL for 8 days: MOROCCO holiday itinerary
DAY 1: Casablanca
► Arrival in Casablanca you arrange your hotel and rest for a few hours.
► Start your morning with coffee and sandwiches at one of the cafes in the Parc de la Ligue Arabe, a huge garden with avenues lined with tall palm trees, ficus, arcades, pergolas and flower beds. To the north, work your way up to the old medina if you Place Mohammed V and the Place des Nations Uniones, the main focus of the Ville Nouvelle, new city Casa. See French architecture, complemented by a Moorish design on Place Mohammed V, the protectorate square.
► Next enter Place des Nationes Unies. Now lined with impressive year 1930 apartments, shops and restaurants, the square was no more entertaining than a market at the beginning of the 20th century.
► Make sure you have a camera out to take photos of the famous clock tower to take art deco hotels, the eleven stories Moretti apartment building and the sharp rise of Art Deco buildings covered with loggias, columns, zellij tiles and geometric carvings on the Boulevard Mohammed V.
► Visit the famous blocks: the Glaoui, the Bessonneau and Asayag. Boulevard Place des Nationes left the station and is the gateway to the central market. Continue a short way to the Avenue des Forces Royal, a commercial space, which leads to the old medina. With the help of your guide, easy to move through the maze of narrow streets lined with jewelers, hairdressers and artisans. Squala See, a 18th century fortified bastion. Visit the nearby shrine of the tomb of Sidi Allal el-Kairouant, Casa first patron saint.
► Enjoy lunch in one of the international restaurants by the Casa Port, the Corniche.
► After lunch visit to the Mosque of Hassan II. Casablanca is home to the Hassan II Mosque, designed by French architect Michael Pinseau. It is situated on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, which can be seen through a gigantic glass floor with room for 25,000 worshipers.
► A further 80,000 can be accommodated in the courtyard of the mosque. The minaret is the world's highest at 210 meters. Casablanca Hassan II mosque construction began in 1980 and was intended to be completed for the 60th birthday of former Moroccan king, Hassan II, in 1989. However, the building was not consecrated until 1993. Authorities brought an estimated $ 800 million in the construction of the building. It is a huge architectural masterpiece and the second largest religious building in the world. Tour the famous minaret, dome, royal doors made of marble. On Friday, the Mosque of Hassan II is open to non-Muslims.
The Mosque of Hassan II cape offers a wonderful view of Casa Afna the residential quarter. After touring the mosque, the head of the new town of Casablanca, also designed by French architect Henri Prost for one hour of shopping.
► End the day with a visit to the Parc de la Ligue Arabe (formally called Lyautey), the city's largest municipal park. On the rim is the Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, which is no longer used, but it is a wonderful example of architecture Mauresque.
► Dinner at Rick's Cafe, famous for the film "Casablanca"
DAY 2: Casablanca - FES
► Rise early breakfast in the Novelle of Casablanca and Fez and the road to come in the evening. Arriving in Fes, and settle in at your hotel.
► Enjoy dinner at your hotel or Le Maison Bleu, one of the most elegant Fassisi restaurants with traditional music, and then prepare for the coming days tour.
► Spend the night in a traditional Moroccan Riad in Fes, like Palais Jamai or a riad that is more intimate, like Riad Myra.
Hotel Palais Jamai Fes-
DAY 3: FES - Morocco historic landmarks - MUSEUMS - Mosques
► After breakfast meal of bread, fruit, coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice, your day will begin at the Merenid counts of Fez.
► Standing among the olive trees and blue agaves, the sixteenth century elegant marble ruins and epitaphs confronted with a breathtaking view of the FES. Take a photo then continue along the old curtain wall of the medina and make a stop at the Musee des Armes, a fort that once protected Fez.
► Then the Fez el-Bali by the symmetrical horseshoe arches on Boujeloud Bab (blue gate). Fez el-Bali, is best described as a sea of ​​roofs decorated with minarets and domes, is too narrow for cars. Besides hiking, donkeys and mules are still the best way to travel within the ancient city walls.
► Entering Talaa Kebira Rue, the main street in the medina, you will see lines of the stores covered by canopies. Make your way to the Mosque Karaouiyine. Located in the Karaouiyine quarter, the mosque is one of the oldest in the world and served as the first university in Morocco.
► After your visit, continue along the streets that will lead you to some of the most important buildings Fes, including Dar el-Magana, a fourteenth-century water clock and Zaouia el Tijaniya that the tomb of Ahmed al Tijani, scattered his infamous doctrine Tariqq El Tijaniya (The Way) across Morocco.
► Visit the Ech Cherabliyine Mosque (Mosque of the Slipper makers) then browse the surrounding lines of souks selling henna, slippers, kaftans, silk, jewelry and spices pressure around the kiss aria. Next visit of a UNESCO site, el-Fondouk Najjarine. Within three floors of the foundouk the Musée de Bois, who carved out the door gives Bou Inania Medersa.
► For lunch we eat at the Medina on one of the delicious Moroccan palace-restaurants that an extravaganza of mezas (small dishes) is common among Fassisi tradition serves. The mezas which are often brought to your table prior to the great mid-day meal, a number of these: Choukchouka salad, Zaalouk salad, carrots with cumin, raisins and orange salad, cold radish, orange and fennel salad. The mezas have traditionally followed by the main meal, without the possibility of a testament: Lamb, Prune, and Date Tagine, a chicken tagine with olives and preserved lemon or a vegetable Tagine. For dessert will be served with fruit or local Moroccan pastries with mint tea.
► After lunch we visit the Dar el-Batha Museum for its large collection of pottery, leather work, wood, books and manuscripts views from the nineteenth century.
► Bab el Ftouh Then, the "Gate of the opening" to the Andalusian district, a residential part of the Medina laced with monuments to explore. The experience of El-Sahrij Medersa and the Mausoleum of Sidi Bou Ghaleb. Our last leg of the tour will take you to the Fès el Jedid, a Kasbah in Morocco as administrative center operated until 1912. Explore the Royal Palace and many interesting quarters including the Moulay Abdalllah district, Mellah (Jewish quarter) and a little further south lies Ville Nouvelle (the new neighborhood).
Inside the medina, we will be following historical sites:
► Medersa Bou Inania: One (religious school) founded by Abu Inan Faris heavily decorated from floor to ceiling. The Medersa is one of the few religious sites in Morocco, accessible to non-Muslim tourists.
► Kairaouine Mosque: Morocco's second largest mosque was built in 857 by Fatima. The Kairaouine Mosque became the home of the first university in the West and the world's foremost center of learning at the start of the second millennium.
► University of Al-Karaouine: Founded in 859, this university is one of the leading spiritual and educational centers of the Islamic world and is considered the oldest continuously operating institution of higher education in the world.
► Medersa el Attarine: A (Quranic school), which was named after the local spice merchants known as Attar. Founded by Sultan Abu Said in the 14th century as a students' dormitory, is the Kairaouine Mosque.
► Zaouia Moulay Idriss II: A Zaouia (shrine) and dedicated to the tomb of Moulay Idriss II, who ruled Morocco from 807 to 828 and founded the city of Fez for the second time in 810.
► Dar Batha: A Spanish-Moorish palace dating from the late 19th century that admirable collections of traditional art houses of Fez.
► Spend the night in a traditional Moroccan Riad in Fes.
Fes-man-in-old-brass-Medina Works
DAY 4: FES - Morocco's Tour of souks - MARKETS
► After breakfast start your tour of the souks and craft traditions in the medina, Fez el Bali, one of the world's largest walled cities.
► Each souk is reflected in the value of the sold items. The makers and distributors are grouped according to the products they offer and any type of craft has its own street or part of the street which is centered around the kiss aria near the Zaouia of Moulay Idriss. The layout of the souk is a complex network of streets selling luxury goods like fine silk and brocade, high quality jewelry and kaftans. There are also souks, including the El-Souk Attarine sell spices, a slipper and a henna souk souk, which is set in a shady area planted with arbuses.
We visit the following places:
► Weavers Cooperative: We will also visit the Weavers Cooperative located in a residential area from one of the main shopping street. The workshop is specialized in weaving the finest jellaba fabric made of silk and wool threads imported from Italy. The shop is also a quality fabric from locally spun jellaba makes woven woolen thread called Hubba-sometimes referred to as couscous, nubby texture because it is similar to the Moroccan national dish meal with the same name.
► Berber Carpet Demonstration: the famous exhibition of modern and antique Carpets is one of the places in Fez el Bali, where you can see a demonstration Berber carpet. You will be offered mint tea, and follow your guide a coil of stairs to a small area rugs are made by young girls who come from the mountains to tourists show how Berber carpets are made to look.
► Tanneries: The Chourara or Tanner's Quarters is the most lively and picturesque souks in Fes. The tanneries are often located near water courses, such as the Wadi Fès and at a distance from residential areas due to the strong odors they produce.
► Dyers Place: The dyeing market, located on rue de Teinturies is the best place for the dying vats used for centuries to skins of sheep, goats, cows and camels enjoy see after their hair and remove meat is best seen from the neighboring terraces. You see many tanned colored with natural pigments ranging from shades of brown, black, turquoise fuchsia, yellow and orange.
► Potter's Cooperative: You will also visit the potter Cooperative. Place also known as el-Seffarine, kisseria this is the main center for production Fasiss Style ceramic, brass-ware and silverware in Morocco.
► Spend the night in a traditional Moroccan Riad in Fes.
DAY 5: FES - Ville Nouvelle - New City
► After a breakfast of Moroccan pastries, fresh fruit and hot coffee, drive to Ville Nouvelle, the new city dates from the French protectorate, which is south of Fez el Bali.
► originally the mall is designed to accommodate westerners living in Morocco, but today he is regarded as a modern Moroccan city. There are five mosques in Ville Nouvelle, which were built after Morocco became independent in 1956. A tour of the mosques and admire the beautiful architecture and buildings.
► lunch in an outdoor unit of the Ville Nouvelle in bars than exploring the shops in the new city. Ville Nouvelle has well-stocked shops filled with Moroccan crafts and foods from all over Morocco, as well as European clothing styles. The square is known for having some of the best tailors in Morocco. On Lalla Miriem find handmade caftans, and jallabas gandouras of which you can have custom made for you or visit the local cooperative where all items have a fixed price.
► dinner in the old medina in Fes. Spend the night in Fes.
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DAY 6: FES - VOLUBULIS / WALILI - Moulay Idriss
► After a traditional Moroccan breakfast run on a two-hour excursion outside of Fez to the stunning archeological site of Volubilis (Walili) to explore.
► Once occupied by the Romans, Volubilis has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and gained international renown when Martin Scorsese made it a job location for his film, The Last Temptation of Christ.
► Start your visit by exploring the fascinating Roman ruins and beautiful mosaics decorated with colorful tiles with the Roman mythology. The ruins are spread over several acres that remain visible are several fragments of the wall, parts of massive columns, the Capitol, the basilica and a triumphal arch.
► You can see how the Roman Empire, the original Carthaginian settlement transformed into a typical Roman city, complete with houses, a center, a triumphal arch and temples dedicated to the Roman gods. Volubilis once served as a final stop of the imperial Roman road that went into France, Spain, down northern city of Tangier in Morocco and eventually Volubilis.
► Enjoy light meals for lunch in the small cafe that sits just below the ruins of Volubilis.
► On the way to Fes your driver will take you through the city of Moulay Idriss. You can subscribe to one of the two hills of Moulay Idriss. From there you can see a panoramic view and enjoy the green plateau on which lies Volubilis. The horizon is dominated by the triumphant aqueduct and from there you can see how the FertessaRiver, runs on one side of Volubilis, adding charm to the Roman ruins. Lunch and a tajine and couscous complement your meal with a glass of wine or red wine produced in the region.
► Every Muslim is supposed to be a journey to HAJ at least once in their lives only five visits to Moulay Idriss equals a trip to Mecca. Explore the holy city filled with defensive walls, a monumental gate, Koranic schools, fountains and a new dome of the mausoleum. Although the tomb of Moulay Idriss is closed for non-Muslims, from the terrace near the mosque of Sidi Abdallah el Hajjam, you see a breathtaking view over the city and the mausoleum. Before heading back to Fes sip coffee or mint tea on a terrace overlooking the rocky Middle Atlas Mountains.
► Spend the night in a traditional Moroccan Riad in Fes.
DAY 7: FES - Meknès
► After a breakfast of fresh fruit, jam, bread and mint tea, start your tour of Bab Mansour at Meknes. We take the road from Fez to Meknes.
► often as the Versailles of Morocco, Meknes is located between the fertile plain of the Middle Atlas and Rharb mentioned. The historical importance of Meknes is reflected in her high Moorish buildings and in close relation Meknes' to Volubilis, a nearby town known as the most important archaeological site in Morocco.
► Meknes rose to imperial status as Moulay Ismail began a building program to bring prestige to Meknes. Today, Meknès is the fifth largest city in Morocco and has a dynamic economic center that thrives on olives, wine and mint tea. The city unity of style lends it undeniable charm, enhanced still further by the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Come to Meknes and its magnificent gates, walls, mosques and palaces to.
Browse the Souks ► Rue, a street full of hardware dealers (akarir), corn chandlers (bezzazine) and metal smiths (haddadin). Also important is a trip to the En-Nejjarine mosque, a 12th-century Almohad built structure. Before moving on to the square tiles of the towers and zellij Berdaïne gateway Bab el-see, catch the action of Ed-Dlala Kiss Aria. Every day in the Berber souk an auction site for carpets, blankets and other works created by the mountain people to sell.
► Lunch at the heart of the medina at Zitouna, a cozy restaurant serving traditional Moroccan cuisine. After lunch, the Tour of Meknes in a 4 × 4 Travel Exploration air-conditioned/heated. Explore Dar el-Kebira, a fortified area known as the imperial city. Dar el-Keibra is four times the size of the medina and has wide avenues and squares that are protected by a double line of walls and slanted ports.
► Visit the palaces and mosques located in the heart of Ksar el-Dar Kebira, the heart of the imperial city. Dar el-Keibra also visited the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. With a suite of three rooms, twelve columns and host a shrine of the tyrannical sultan, the graves reminiscent of the Saadian tombs in Marrakech.
► Back to Fes. Dinner at Le Palais D'Medina. Spend the night in a traditional Moroccan Riad in Fes.
► Rise, breakfast and departure from Fez. This meant the end of your Morocco travel experience.

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