By choosing Fes Full Day Walking Tour you will get the opportunity to explore more about the amazing old medina of Fes, its culture, and the enchanting historical spots.
After our professional guide pick you up from your palace Hotel or Riad in a comfortable Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle), we will start our tour by viewing the astonishing architecture of the Royal Palace by its giant beautiful golden doors and knockers, then, we will visit the Jewish quarter named : Mellah, and we will walk among its traditional streets that are crowded by clothes shops and traditional objects where the visitors will have the opportunity to buy some souvenirs.
Next, we will visit one of the oldest gardens in Fes "Jnan Sbil" to admire the pure air and green spaces, flowers, rose bushes, towering palms, lakes, and fountains. Then, we will explore the loveliest panoramic view from Merini Tower, and we finish by visiting an apprentice school of Fes pottery and mosaic, the school teaches crafts, Zellige and everything that is
Move on, we make an interior walking tour, beginning with the monumental French gate known by Bab Boujloud, is the entrance gate to the old medina, it is constructed by the French in 1913.
After, we head directly to see the ancient Tannery in the whole Africa, a most iconic sight of Fes, where you will explore the ancient craft of tanning and dying, using the old technics and a natural process to produce the high-quality leather. Afterward, we walk among the Nejjarine square known by its fabulous water fountain which is decorated with ornate carvings and zellij tilework, also discovering the exquisite ancient Fondouk el-Nejjarine, to see the collection of wooden arts, crafts, and carpentry tools, dating back as early as the 14th century.
Next, we will visit the Seffarine Square, where you will find one of the oldest trades practiced in Fes, the copperware works, and the dominated noisy clanging and banging that comes from the coppersmiths.
And at the end of this exciting Fes Full Day Walking Tour, we finish by visiting the oldest university in the world according to UNESCO, Al Quaraouiyine” founded by Fatima El Fihria in 859, the university that is remarked to be one of the most important spiritual and educational Mosques of the Islamic World. In parallel, we move to other schools like Madrassa El Attarine, the ancient Koranic school in Fes, constructed between 1323 and 1325 by Sultan Merinide Abou Said Outman and Madrassa Bouanania, founded by Sultan Abu Inane Faris between 1351 and 1356. This school is known as the perfect example of Marinid architecture.