Imperial Cities From tangier

The classic visit of the Imperial Cities of Morocco: Rabat, elegant and refined.
Meknes, the unfinished dream of Moulay Ismail.
Fez, fascinating by the great Medina, where you feel transported in the Middle Ages. And of course Marrakech, the oasis town at the foot of the Atlas Mountains.
Nowhere can you live like here, as many Oriental and African impressions.

Group reception at the port of Tangier.
Dinner and overnight.

Departure for Meknes, visit of Meknes, the second Imperial City.
Enormous walls surround the city famous for the reign of powerful Sultan Moulay Ismail.
You will visit the most monumental gates of Morocco, Bab El Mansour, the tomb of Moulay Ismail, the stables and the flour mills, as well as the Souks.
Then you can visit the beautiful and stable garden “Haras Meknes”, the largest and most important of the country.
Continue to Volubilis, the most important Roman ruins in Morocco.
After visiting the site, we will continue to the small holy village, where is the tomb of Moulay Idriss I., who was the founder of the first Moroccan dynasty.
Continue to Fez for dinner and accommodation in a selected hotel.

The city of Fez is the religious and cultural center of Andalusian art with more than 400 mosques, medersas and wells.
The city is a labyrinth of narrow streets, where there are several small artisan workshops where everything is done by hand.
You return to the Middle Ages.
During the visit, we can see the Zaouia (mausoleum) of Moulay Idriss I, the Karaouine mosque, one of the oldest mosques and schools in the Arab world, the Medersa Attarine, the Koranic school with its large blue door.
This town is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dinner and accommodation at a selected hotel in Fez.

Your journey will take you south through the plain of Saïs, different landscapes, cereal fields and fruit gardens before reaching the Atlas mountains.
You will continue to Ifrane, a city with many tourists during the summer and a ski resort in winter.
Then you continue through the mountains, crossing an area marked by fruit plantations, fields and forests as far as Khenifra.
After Khenifra, you will travel through a plateau, crossed by the river Oum Er Rbia, and
The agricultural center of Tadla, before arriving in Marrakech for dinner and lodging.

Visit the city of Marrakech, the Palmeraie located in the mountains of the High Atlas, an oasis on the edge of the desert.
In this city you will have a feeling of Africa and the Orient at the same time.
At the entrance of the city, more than 100,000 palm trees rise and offer a splendid view. The lively souks, the Palmeraie and the red buildings give a desert stamp to Marrakech.
You will visit the Koutoubia mosque, a “work of art” of Hispano-Moorish architecture, the gardens of the Menara, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, Bab Agnaou, the oldest gate of the Medina, the souks, the famous place Djemaa-el-Fna, where all day long, you can find traders, storytellers, jugglers, musicians, card players always with very long queues!
Dinner and accommodation at a selected hotel in Marrakech.

Departure to Casablanca, the second largest city in Africa, located on the Atlantic coast and the largest industrial and commercial center of the continent.
You then reach Rabat, the administrative capital and the residence of the king.
You will visit the outer part of the Royal Palace, the Hassan Tower and the Mausoleum Mohamed V.
Dinner and accommodation in Rabat.

Continue to the Atlantic coast and Asilah, a small fishing village where artists live.
The medina has small houses, the majority painted in blue and white.
It is surrounded by Portuguese walls.
Walk along the walls, to the old military base, from where there is a sublime view of the medina.
Dinner and accommodation at a selected hotel in Tangier.

After breakfast, transfer to the port of Tangier.