The imperial cities have become must-see places to visit when coming to Morocco. Come and discover, during 6 days of pure happiness, the imperial cities of Tangier. Change of scenery guaranteed!
1 Day : Tangier – Tetouan
After a delicious breakfast, departure towards the gateway to Morocco: Tangier. Real junction point between Spain and Morocco, Tangier is a pleasant seaside resort with beautiful beaches and offering quality services. You will have the chance to visit Cape Spartel and its sumptuous Hercules Caves (natural caves of the Strait of Gibraltar). You will enjoy a delicious meal in town before heading back to Tetouan where you will visit the city, its museums for everyone’s taste (archaeological and modern art). Dinner and overnight stay will be in Tetouan.
2 Day: Tetouan – Chefchaouen – Fez
After breakfast, departure for Fez via Chefchaouen and Ouazzane. Chefchaouen, located in the heart of the rif, means “the horns” in Berber because of the mountain peaks that dominate the surroundings. Chefchaouen is listed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity because of its history, monuments (Toughoubite cave, the old medina with its kasbah, waterfalls and mosque of Cherafat …) but also and above all for the authenticity of its houses painted blue and its cobbled streets climbing up the hillside. The day will end in Fez where we will spend the night.
3 Day : Fez
Discover Fez or the spiritual capital of Morocco with its medina, its souks, its mosques, its museums, its Koranic schools, its alleys, its palace but especially its mausoleum Molay Idriss 2. Then rest around the magnificent fountain decorated with mosaics on the Nejarine square. We will end the visit by Fez Eljedid and the Merinid tombs which will offer us a panoramic view of the city and its ramparts. Dinner and night will be at the hotel.
4 Day : Fez – Meknes – Rabat
After breakfast, we will drive to Meknes where we will visit the famous gates (babs in Arabic) El Mansour, El Khamis and Lahni Souani before discovering the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Then we will drive to Volubilis to make history in the heart of the famous 2000 year old Roman city before finishing the day in Rabat where we will spend the night at the hotel.
Day 5: Rabat – Marrakech
Can one really come to Morocco without visiting its capital? After breakfast, we will visit the capital of the country: Royal Palace, the Méchouar Walls, the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum Mohamed V and the Kasbah of the Oudayas. We will then visit the economic capital of the country which is Casablanca. You will enjoy a sumptuous meal on site before visiting the city, including the residential area of Anfa, the United Nations Square, the Palace of Justice and the Corniche. It is possible to visit the sumptuous Hassan II Mosque. We will then drive back to Marrakech where we will spend the night at the hotel.
Day 6: Marrakech
Let yourself be carried away by the dynamic life of Marrakech, one of Morocco’s main destinations. The colours, the smells, the undeniable charm of the immense Jemaa-el-Fna square alone are worth the trip. You will discover colourful and noisy souks where a thousand small trades, a flourishing craft industry and the rehabilitation of Marrakech’s architecture (mosques, palaces, riads, gardens…) can be found.
Dive into the heart of the history of the pearl of the South by strolling through the picturesque streets of the old medieval city that is the medina. The souks help you to imagine this history thanks to the colours, atmospheres, perfumes without forgetting the welcoming Moroccan population. Discover the typical clothes and jewellery made according to traditional methods before you enter the medieval universe which is offered to you on the famous Jemaa-el-Fna square.
Night and day storytellers, shopkeepers, snake charmers and even mischievous monkeys will compete for your attention. Throughout this walk, you will have the opportunity to admire the emblem of the city: the splendid minaret of the Koutoubia mosque. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.