Meknes Volubilis Day trip, As you tour Meknes, once the capital of Morocco, see sites like the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail and the monumental gates. Then continue to Volubilis, a World Heritage site, for a look at architecture that includes some of North Africa’s most well preserved Roman ruins.
Start your day with a pickup from your Fez accommodations at 9:00am. Then, head out to explore the ancient imperial city of Meknes, known as the “Versailles of Morocco”. See historical sites such as the impressive ramparts, monumental gates, and the Mausoleum Moulay Ismail. At its peak of glory, Meknes had over 50 palaces, 20 doors, and a city wall that measured around 45km. Next, visit Volubilis, an areas consisting of impressive and well-preserved Roman ruins, not to mention spectacular mosaics. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most important Roman sites in North Africa. Travel through the holy city of Moulay Idriss, perched dramatically against the slope of Mount Zerhon, and immerse yourself in the dramatic landscape of Morocco. Break for lunch whenever you prefer and at the end of your tour, head back to Fez.
Enjoy a full day in Meknes, one of the most important imperial cities of the Kingdom. Take a guided tour of the Moorish architecture, large monumental, and discover the ancient ruins of Volubilis dating back to the Neolithic period. This 10-hour private tour requires a two-person minimum to book, but it includes hotel pick-up, drop-off, and a knowledgeable guide. Prepare to spend a full day walking, learning, and exploring this ancient city.