We explore and visit one of the four imperial cities of Morocco and see the Roman ruins of an ancient Moroccan kingdom on a full-day trip from Fez. Explore the Medina of Meknes on a day trip from Fes to Volubilis and Meknes.
You will start from Fes around 9:30 Am and drive first to Volubilis, the drive is around one hour and a half. At the foot of the Jebel Zerhoun like the Roman ruins of Volubilis. The site was inhabited during the Neolithic period and was occupied by the Carthaginians and then by the Romans, developing a thriving oil trade around 40 BC. You will go with a local guide to take you inside the explain the history of the site and see the house of Orpheus, the house of Dionysus, the Decumanus Maximus, and Triumphal Arch, and so on.
After the visit to the Roman city, you will drive around 35 Kilometers to Meknes. Lunch in a local restaurant in Meknes.
You will visit the old city which is surrounded by about 25 miles of triple ramparts. First, the low wall was designed to stop horsemen. The second, higher wall was to prevent foot soldiers from entering the city. The third, even higher, stopped for anyone who had managed to surmount the first two obstacles. You will visit also the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, the founder of the city. And the famous, beautiful Bab Mansour.
Seeing it as the expression of the most refined and original taste, the French writer Pierre Loti described the gate’s rosettes, stars, endlessly interviewed broken lines, and intricate geometric patterns as a vast, dazzling, puzzle made of thousands of tiny pieces of raised and indented pottery. You will also see other extra things besides this then drive back to Fes on the highway.
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