Imperial Cities of Morocco Tour
The Imperial Cities of Morocco Tour will take you to the most beautiful cities of the kingdom and its historic landmarks going through breathtaking and authentic landscapes. The promise of an unforgettable trip to the heart of this millennial kingdom past is reinforced by the recognition of UNESCO which has classified three of them as World Heritage Sites: Rabat Marrakech, Fez and Meknes.
An experience in the heart of Morocco history
The imperial cities of the Moroccan kingdom are a symbol of the successive dynasties. The Idrisids established their capital in Fez, while Marrakech was the imperial city of the Almoravids. As for Rabat and Meknes they represent the power of the Almohad and Alaouite dynasties. These cities have preserved their fortifications, their medina and their most beautiful buildings testifying today of their past greatness. Within their fortifications, they shelter sublime mosques, palaces and gardens that will give you the opportunity to learn more about the ancient history of Morocco.
A discovery tour in Moroccan imperial cities
Your Imperial cities of Morocco tour will take you to the heart of history with the visit of Fez and its neighborhood Fes El Bali. Experience the colors and the scents of its medina and venture in its labyrinth of narrow streets surrounded by ramparts sheltering mosques, palaces and souks. Fez was also influenced by the Marinid dynasty, which built the Fes El Jelid district, home to the remarkable Medersa Bou Inania. In Marrakech, inside the fortifications, reach the famous place Jamaa El Fna which hosts snake charmers, monkey tamers, craftsmen and artists of all kinds. Admire the Medersa Ben Youssef as well as the mosques, palaces, tombs and gardens for a journey to the heart of the Idrisids history. In Rabat, the current capital of the country and of the Almohad dynasty, your Imperial Cities of Morocco Tour will lead you in the Kasbah of the Oudayas by the great Almohad gate. Finally, in Meknes, admire the monuments built by or to the glory of Moulay Ismaïl, monarch of the Alaouites, such as the Moulay Ismaïl mausoleum, Medersa Bou Inania and Dar El Makhzen palace.
A journey in the heart of Moroccan traditions
Your Imperial Cities of Morocco Tour will also be an opportunity to discover the traditional villages that you will find on the road connecting an imperial city to another. You will travel through breathtaking landscapes, particularly by following the road across the Atlas mountain range.