Thanks to its winding alleys, its splendid and unique architecture, and its venerable medrasas, fondouks, palaces, residences fountains and mosques, Fes entertains thousands of curious travellers who seek meditation and want to quench their thirst for discovery of new horizons and exotic flavours.
Fes was the first capital of the Kingdom of Morocco, established at the end of the 8th century AD under Driss II. Fes reached its height in the 13th century under the Merenides, when it replaced Marrakech as the capital of the kingdom.
Fes’ historic importance is found in its many ancient monuments. The city has enough sights to keep you busy for many days. The streets are filled with mosques, medrasas, fondouks and monuments.
Among them, there is the Merenid tombs on the rim of the valley that gives you a spectacular overview of the city, the Boujeloud Gardens, a real haven with an open air café and many picnic spots, the Karaouine Mosque, the tanneries, and the Zaouia Moulay Idriss.
In the vast century-old forest of cedars in the Middle Atlas you can see barbary apes whilst Sidi Harazem and Moulay Yaacoub spas, Imouzer village, and Ait Serghouchen Kasbah are among the many sights travellers can enjoy.
Discover the virtues and the curative benefits of the hot spring water of Sidi Harazem, and relieve stress by getting relaxation massages at the Moulay Yaacoub Spa.