Discover the city Meknes is one of the "imperial" cities of Morocco like Fez, Marrakech and
Rabat. Located in the center of a rich agricultural plain Sais, was the main center of agricultural
colonization during the French protectorate, in our trip we will stop at "Walili" or "Volubilis" It is
a Roman city which is located in near the holy city of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun.
09:30H: We will take the road to Meknes passing Ain Lah, royal family business, Zagotta,
attractive Dam Achahad and Rif Mountain. You breathe fresh air, take pictures and put in good
Direction to Volubilis "walili": which is known with their ruins, they are the most beautiful
Roman ruins of Morocco. We will acquire the history of this historical monument and also the
Roman culture thanks to One of the symbols of Volubilis is the arch of Caracalla. This arch rather
well-preserved measures 8 meters in height and more than 20 meters in length. Its initial height
was 14 meters. Free time to discover the place.
We will take the time to visit Moulay Idriss Zerhoun is an important spiritual city in Morocco
because it houses the mausoleum Idriss I also called Moulay Idriss. He is the founder of the
idrisside kingdom which is considered the origin of the Moroccan nation, is also the founder of
the city of Fez. Finally, the small town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun was built on a rocky peak. The
streets of the city offer beautiful views of the rest of the city or the valley. It is open only to
Muslims, but you will have an excellent overview by observing the entrance to the city. In short,
a city that deserves to be discovered.
Attack the city of Meknes, visit Lahdim square, the main square of the medina that strongly
resembles the Jemaa el-Fna square of Marrakesh, the most famous gate of Meknes: Bab
Mansour el Aleuj. Discover walls with monumental doors dating from the seventeenth century
as royal palace, Berdaïne Bab, Bab Khemis, Bab Mansour and El Heri es-Souan, huge granaries
and stables built by the soldiers of Moulay Ismail. Stop at the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail.
Return to Fez, the end of this trip Fes Meknes Volubilis "walili".