Fes Cruise Tour from Casablanca. Fes (Fez) is an inland city and is not directly accessible by cruise from Casablanca as it is located far inland. However, it is possible to organize a day trip or tour from Casablanca to Fes by road.
Day Trip to Fes from Casablanca:
A day trip to Fes offers a glimpse into one of Morocco’s most historic and culturally rich cities. Here’s what you might expect from such a tour:
Fes Cruise Tour from Casablanca
Departure from Casablanca:
Your tour will begin with an early morning departure from Casablanca to Fes. The drive takes approximately 3 to 4 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. Alternatively, you can opt for a train journey from Casablanca to Fes, which takes around 2.5 to 3 hours.
Guided Tour of Fes:
Upon arriving in Fes, you’ll embark on a guided tour of the city’s main attractions, including:
Fes el-Bali (Old Medina): Explore the labyrinthine streets of Fes’ ancient medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover historic landmarks, traditional markets, and the bustling atmosphere that makes Fes unique.
Al-Qarawiyyin University: Visit one of the oldest continually operating universities in the world, founded in the 9th century. While the university itself is not open to the public, you can appreciate its architectural significance.
Bou Inania Madrasa: Admire the stunning architecture of this 14th-century religious school, known for its intricate details and elegant design.
Attarine Madrasa: Explore another beautiful madrasa, renowned for its tilework and ornate craftsmanship.
Medersa el-Nejjarine: Visit a well-preserved example of a traditional Moroccan madrasa, showcasing intricate woodwork and mosaics.
Lunch at a Local Restaurant:
Enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor the flavors of Fes’ renowned cuisine.
Free Time and Shopping:
After lunch, you’ll have some free time to explore the medina, shop for souvenirs, or simply soak in the atmosphere of Fes.
Return to Casablanca:
In the late afternoon or early evening, you’ll return to Casablanca by road, concluding your Fes day trip.
Please note that the specifics of the tour, including the itinerary, inclusions, and duration, may vary depending on your needs.