The spiritual capital is the ideal location to start one of many Morocco Tours from Fes. Chose one of our Fes tours to the Sahara Desert and Imperial Cities and explore Morocco.
Population: 1.2 million people | Area: 424 km2 | Founded: year 789.
Fes is located in the north of Morocco. The second biggest city in the country is the perfect base for several options of Fes desert tours.
It is in Fes that you find the largest medina in the country, this being one of the nine sites in Morocco that are classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The most famous sights in Fes are the Medina of Fes, Glaoui Palace, Al-Attarine Madrasa, Bou Inania Medersa, Bab Bou Jeloud, Merinid Tombs, and the Moulay Abdellah Quarter.
The city of Fes has a combination of architectural elements of high historical value, an environment that takes us to the essence of Moroccan culture, great restaurants, and markets full of color and aromas. We offer the ultimate Morocco tour from Fes that for sure fit your traveler’s needs.
Many people travel to Morocco through the Fes Saiss International Airport (IATA: FEZ, ICAO: GMFF), being this city of the most important tourism hubs in the country. Fes is the perfect place to start one of our Fes Holiday Packages.
- NOTE: Our Morocco tours from Fes can basically take you to visit the Sahara desert or the Moroccan Imperial cities, or, the combination of both. Check the detailed information below to help you decide.
Top 3 Morocco tours from Fes
Fes to Chefchaouen tour
Fes to Marrakech tour
Fes to Sahara Desert tour
Fes desert tours
THE OPTIONS » the Sahara Desert with Erg Chebbi Dunes and Ouarzazate.
Fes to Sahara Desert tours presents various options. Our selection is quite straightforward while taking into account the best places to visit in Morocco, and the number of days to make this desert trip from Fes. The distance from Fes to Merzouga desert village is roughly 460 km. This road trip in Morocco offers great places and astonishing sceneries.
Tours Fes » Sahara Desert
Most popular: 3 days tour from Fes.
- 4 days Tour from Fes to Marrakech + Desert
- 3 days Tour from Fes to Marrakech + Desert
- 7 days Fes desert tour with Ouarzazate + Marrakech
- 6 days Fes desert tour with Ouarzazate + Marrakech
- 5 days Fes desert tour with Ouarzazate + Marrakech
- 4 days Fes desert tour with Ouarzazate + Marrakech
Fes imperial cities tours
THE OPTIONS » the Imperial Cities with Chefchaouen and Marrakech.
Fes to Imperial cities tours presents various options. Our selection is quite frank while taking into account the best cities to visit in Morocco and the days you have for the trip. The distance from Fes to Marrakech is roughly 530 km. This Morocco road trip suggests fabulous sites and extraordinary landscapes. The four classical capital cities of Morocco, Fes, Marrakech, Meknes, and Rabat are designated as the nation’s Imperial Cities of Morocco.
Tours Fes Morocco » Imperial Cities
Most popular: 7 days from Fes.
- 9-Day Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
- 8-Day Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
- 7-Day Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
- 6-Day Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
Morocco Fes tours
THE OPTIONS » the Sahara Desert & the Imperial Cities.
Imperial cities and Fes Sahara tours present several choices. Our selection is quite honest while taking into account the most beautiful places in Morocco and the days available for these trips from Fes. Certain Morocco itinerary possibilities offer great places and astonishing sceneries. All the following itineraries include Sahara desert tours from Fes to Marrakech and other historical cities, but also the Erg Chebbi dunes in Errachidia Province of Draa Tafilalet region.
Tours from Fes to the Desert and the Imperial Cities
Most popular: 8 days tour from Fes and 10 days from Fes.
- 10-Day Desert and Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
- 9-Day Desert and Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
- 8-Day Desert and Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
- 7-Day Desert and Imperial Cities Tour from Fes
Fes City Guide
Visiting Fes is to find treasures of the ancient Moroccan civilization, one of them is the oldest university in the world (University of al-Qarawiyyin) and another example is the amazing Fes Medina that includes many historical sites and an incredible maze of streets, inside its walls of this labyrinth of ancient markets.
The city of Fes is located in the north of the country and is one of the four imperial cities of Morocco. The city was founded in the 8th century and the old town was nominated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The cultural contribution and the spirit of Morocco provided by the streets of Fes seduce all travelers.
Fes holidays are usually an option for those thinking of doing one of our Morocco desert tours from Fes.
What is the best time to travel to Fes
To visit Fes can be done all year round. Consequently, the best time to travel to Fes is during the twelve months of the year.
However, spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are definitely the most optimal seasons of the year to visit Fes.
The climate is more pleasant in those months since summer can be very a bit hot to walk and enjoy the streets and winter will be cold. Tours in Morocco from Fes are available anytime.
Of course, if you don’t mind the heat and if you enjoy the warm feeling of the sun’s rays on your skin, then Fes is the ideal place for you.
What to see in Fes
Medina of Fes » The Medina is divided into two areas: Fes el Bali from the 8th century surrounded by walls and Fes el Jdid the area known as the “new city” from the 13th century. Both areas maintain their traditional charm and offer many historical sites to explore. The hustle and bustle of the markets within the Medina create a unique atmosphere that will make you embrace Moroccan culture before you even realize it. In reality, Fes tours and consequent things to do will not be complete if you don’t visit the medina.
Medersa Bou Inania » The 14th century Medersa Bou Inania is a masterpiece of Islamic art with intricate style. Its carved cedar wood decorations, dazzling tiles, ornate stucco, and Arabic inscriptions place it in one of the most cherished places in Morocco.
Fes leather tanneries » If you decide to visit the Fes tanneries on your own, keep in mind that their location on the map is not a problem, but finding your way through the Medina can be difficult. There are several tanneries in Fes, but the best known is Chouara. It is one of the main tourist attractions in Fes.
The University of al-Qarawiyyin » The importance of this place is due to the fact that this was the first university in the world to grant degrees. Additionally, there is one of the largest mosques in Africa and the oldest existing one, in continuous operation.
Merenid Tombs » Don’t miss the magnificent view of Fes from the Merenid Tombs. These 14th-century tombs are a great place to relax. You will only have to walk a small hill and enjoy the panoramic views of Fes.
Many companies also offer day trips from Fes to the most famous destinations in the region.