Excursion Fez to Rabat, the Capital of Morocco
We will start the excursion from Fez to Rabat, the Capital of Morocco, and back to Fez.
After breakfast depart to Rabat.
Rabat is a main university town and the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The city is located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Bou Regreg River.
During your one day tour you will learn Rabat’s history and enjoy its beautiful domes, minarets, wide avenues and green spaces.
Your guide will escort you on a walk around the picturesque Almohad northern walls of the Udayas Kasbah.
The kasbah was built to protect the city and is enclosed by ramparts dating from the Almohad period.
Visit Bab Oudaïa, a monumental gate and example of Almohad military architecture.
See the Udayas Museum , Moulay Ismaïl’s palace exhibiting collections of Moroccan folk art.
Before moving on to city medina, relax in the Moorish style Andalusian garden.
Walk the famous and lively Rue des Consuls where foreign consuls were once obliged to live.
After lunch, continue to the Hassan tower, which stands on the hill overlooking the Wadi Bou Regreg.
It is a gigantic mosque, emblematic of Rabat and famous for its unfinished minaret where storks nest.
Next door, visit the beautiful Mausoleum of Mohammed V decorated with stained glass windows, white marble and a wrought-iron entryway with a stairway leading to an impressive dome.
Now we Move In the necropolis of Chellah, where so many vestiges of the Roman town of Sale.
Visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses the most extensive collection of archeological artifacts and the unbelievably beautiful Necropolis at Chellah.
Continue our visit to the The majestic Royal Palace is located in the heart of Rabat and is open to the public.
From the outside it is an imposing building and one can also discover the beauty of the palace exploring inside.
In front of the Royal Palace is the personal mosque of King.
The building is a fine example of Islamic architecture that was built in 1864 and is surrounded by a wall with three gates well protected access.
Visitors can also visit the area known as the Mechouar, where the king led the Friday prayers and green and beautiful gardens surrounding the palace.
The street leading to the main square and the palace entrance are lined with well cared fortrees.
Also on the list is Ville Nouvelle ( New city ).
The new town has wide boulevards, open green spaces and avenues lined with residential blocks, a railroad, the Bank of Morocco, Musée de la Poste and the cathedral Saint-Pierre.
Returning Back To Fez and driving you to your Riad or Hotel.