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Morocco's Royal Cities...

November 2012


Day One: Arrive in Casablanca

Arrive in Casablanca. Casa, as the locals call it, has much to offer as the city was most influenced by the French and is a showcase for their architecture and urban design. Transfer to hotel dinner and overnight.

 

Day Two: Casablanca & Rabat

Tour the economic capital of Morocco, the central market, the Habbous district, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Square, the residential area of Anfa and the exterior of Mosque Hassan II.

Lunch by the ‘corniche’ of Casablanca.

Later travel to Rabat, the capital of Morocco since the establishment of the French protectorate in 1912 and continuing through Independence in 1961. Its sites are rich and varied, dating from the ancient ruins of Chellah through some magnificent buildings of the twentieth century including the Mausoleum of King Mohamed V. Visit the Royal Palace (Mechouar), the Oudaya Kasbah, the Mohamed V mausoleum and the Hassan tower.

Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Day Three: Rabat, Meknes, Fez

Travel to Meknes and visit the Ismalian Capital famous for its beautiful gates and the Tomb of Moulay Ismail.

Lunch at an Arab palace.

This afternoon drive to the Roman city of Volubilis, a visit most compelling even to those who have seen their share of Roman ruins. This cultural monument is the best preserved ruins in North Africa. While many architectural monuments, reminders of the greatness of the Roman Empire were destroyed, there are 30 magnificent mosaics, multiple columns, a basilica and a triumphal arch.

Travel to Fez, the center of culture and spirituality in Morocco. Steeped in French history, the sights, sounds, and smells of the ancient city of Fez are unforgettable.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day Four: Fez

Architectural historians consider Fez to be one of the architectural jewels of the world while the cultural historians consider Fez the world's best example of a living medieval city. UNESCO declared the entire city of Fez to be a World Heritage Site - one of only a handful of cities to receive such a designation.

Spend your full day touring Fez, including the medieval medina with its Cherratine and El-Attarine Medersas, the Nejjarine fountain, the Karaouiyne University and the Nejjarine Fountain.

Lunch at an Arab palace.

After lunch tour of the many souks, the dyers and tanners quarter and the Mechouar of the Royal Palace.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day Five: Fez, BeniMella, Marrakech

Depart for Marrakech passing through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the Berber villages of Immouzer du Kandar and Ifrane. Visit Beni Mellal one of the agricultural centers of Morocco.

Lunch at the inhabitant at Beni Mellal, a Moroccan house.

Arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon, a city where the Arab culture of the cities meets the Berber culture of the mountain villages; where the weary sub-Saharan traders (carrying gold, salt and slaves) would ply their wares to the merchants who would then bring them to Europe. A city of the senses - one is beckoned by the alluring scents and brilliant colors of the spice markets, the entrancing sounds of the musicians, the rich folds of carpets, delectable foods, the motions of the acrobats, intertwining geometry's of the zellij tile, its perfumed gardens shimmering in the still waters of reflecting pools.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day Six: Marrakech

Visit of historical Marrakech: the Menara garden, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia Minaret, famous throughout the world as one of the world's great minarets and as the "sister" to the Giralda in Seville; the Dar Si Said Museum.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon visit the famous Jemaa El Fna square, it especially comes alive in the evening. In addition to dozens of food and juice stalls, the square becomes populated with story tellers surrounded by enraptured listeners, snake charmers, sellers of herbal medicinal potions, musicians, acrobats, you-name-it all in a riot of entertainment. Stroll and shop and Jemaa El Fna square with the medina and its picturesque souks.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day Seven: Essaouira

Drive to Essaouira. Protected by the trade winds and surrounded by flowers, Essaouira "la Blanche" is the centre of the cabinet makers craft. Master craftsmen produce delicate marquetry in lemon, cedar and sandalwood, preserving the character and aroma of these fine woods. Nowadays, the magic of Essaouira comes from its artistic influence. The tranquility of the city, the beauty of the site and the splendid light have always attracted and inspired artists.

Lunch at Essaouira.

City tour with La Skala, la porte de la Marine and remparts. Stroll and shop in the colorful and attractive souks of the medina discovering nice pieces of the Moroccan handicraft.

Check in at hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Day Eight: Essaouira, El Jadida & Casablanca

Leave for El Jadida and stop on the way at Safi to see the pottery center and at Oualidya, the beach resort known by its oyster culture.

Continue to El Jadida and stop for lunch there, city tour and drive to Casablanca.

Check in at hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Day Nine: Casablanca Airport

Transfer to airport, assistance for loading and departure.

 

For more information and requests, please contact Mr. Az-Eddine Skalli at morocco@euromic.com

Casablanca

Rabat

Volubilis

Fez

Marrakech

Essaouira

El-Jadida