Fez Day Trips:
Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue. Chefchaouen or Chaouen, as it is often called by Moroccans, is a popular tourist destination because of its proximity to Tangier and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. The name refers to the shape of the mountain tops above the town, that look like the two horns of a goat. « Chef Chaouen » derives from the Berber word for horns, Ichawen.
Meknes was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672–1727), before it was relocated to Marrakesh. Meknes is named after a Berber tribe which, was known as Miknasa (native Berber name: Imeknasen) in the medieval North African documents. Meknes has a Mediterranean climate with continental influences. Meknes saw its golden age as the imperial capital of Moulay Ismail following his accession to the Sultanate of Morocco (1672–1727). He installed under the old city a large prison to house Christian sailors captured on the sea, and also constructed numerous edifices, gardens, monumental gates, mosques (whence the city’s nickname of « City of a Hundred Minarets ») and the large line of wall, having a length of 40 kilometres (25 miles).
Volubilis is an ancient Roman city where archaeological remains are the most visited and most visited in Morocco. The area was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It occupies 40 hectares and is located 33 kilometers north of Meknes. Although there are things not to be missed, there is the forum, the basilica and the temple of Jupiter, the baths, the Caracalla arch and the beautiful mosaics. Optional guided tour.
The Cèdre Gouraud Forest is located to the north, where one of the sub-