Fez Travel Guide
Explore the capital of the traditional culture of Morocco, the city of El Bali walled medina, vibrant souks, and old-world atmosphere. The famous city of Fez is well over 1000 years old, and it looks its age—and that’s a good thing!.
The city was founded in the 8th century under the Idrisid Dynasty, the city expanded over the following centuries and became an important center of education and commerce.
Today, you can visit Fez’s historic walled medina full of craftspeople, market stalls, delicious food, and more. It’s sometimes a bit hectic, but always interesting!
Also worthwhile is a trip to the tanneries to see how workers dye the animal hides that will eventually be sold as leather goods. Finally, make sure your wanderings through Fez take you to the Madrasa Bou Inania, an important place of learning that features gorgeous architectural details and wooden carving.
- Morocco is a rich country in culture and history, tour into this amazing country through one of our Morocco Tours
- The currency of Morocco is The Moroccan Dirham (MAD). The currency for Morocco was issued by the Bank of Al-Maghrib which is central bank.
- Moroccans main languages are English and French, they also understand some English. Fewer Moroccans can speak Italian, Spanish, and German.
- Entry visa with USD 27 per passport is available upon arrival in Morocco airports for specific nationalities.
- Tipping is considered customary in Morocco. However, You are not obliged to give tips.
- Explore the best Morocco has to offer with our very own Morocco vacations
- Morocco is famous for its geographical diversity from the beautiful beaches of Agadir to the Oukaimeden ski slopes.
- Morocco has a long strip of mountains when sky-viewed, which runs from East to West before embedding itself in the sand at Mauritania.
- The various types of habitat have caused the diversity of cultures which have enriched the Moroccan identity.
- The Royal Institute of the “Amazigh” Culture was set up on October 17th, 2001. Since then, Berber was considered as an official language.
- Morocco has always encouraged a spirit of dialogue between religions for the promotion of progress and peace.
- Rabat, stretches serenely along the ocean’s edge.