Day trip from Fes to volubilis and Meknes

OVERVIEW: Day trip from Fes to volubilis and Meknes

This day Trip from Fes to Volubilis and Meknes combines archaeological wonders with cultural insights, offering a memorable experience in Morocco.  Explore ancient Roman ruins at Volubilis and discover the historical treasures of Meknes before heading back to Fes.

HIGHLIGHTS: Day trip from Fes to volubilis and Meknes

  • Visit the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Volubilis, home to well-preserved Roman ruins.
  • Explore Meknes, a UNESCO World Heritage city known for its grand historical monuments and vibrant markets.
  • Discover the ancient Roman city’s mosaics, temples, and landmarks at Volubilis.
  • See the impressive Bab Mansour gate, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and Royal Stables in Meknes.
  • Enjoy a guided tour to learn about the rich history and culture of these fascinating destinations

ITINERARY: Day trip from Fes to volubilis and Meknes

The day trip Fes to Volubilis and Meknes Start by having us pick you up from your hotel in Fes and drive to Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the captivating ruins of an ancient Roman city. Explore for a few hours, marveling at temples, baths, and the forum, remnants of a glorious past.

Next, head to Meknes, a mere 30-minute drive away. Refuel with a delicious Moroccan lunch at a local Medina restaurant before dedicating the afternoon to Meknes’ treasures. Explore the grand architecture of this Imperial City, including the iconic Bab Mansour gate, the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and the impressive Sahrij Swani (Royal Stables).

After a full day steeped in Morocco’s historical wonders, we will drive back to Fes and drop you off at your accommodation.

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Important! This is a proposed tour schedule; if it doesn’t suit you, please contact us. A customized itinerary will be created based on your interests and stay duration. We provide personalized Morocco tours.

As more people join the trip, the price drops. If the payment is fixed, transportation costs will be proportionate to the number of people. Cost depends on accommodation quality. Please contact us for a quotation.


What language is spoken in Morocco?

Arabic is the official language, with a Moroccan dialect called Darjia widely spoken. French is also common due to historical ties, and some Spanish is heard in certain areas.

Is Morocco safe for travelers?

Morocco is generally safe and politically stable. Tourists should be mindful of petty theft, scams, and harassment, which are the most common crimes.

How should I dress in Morocco?

Dressing conservatively is advised, especially for women. Covering down to wrists and ankles is required when visiting mosques.

What is the currency in Morocco?

The Moroccan Dirham (MAD) is the local currency. It’s recommended to have cash for smaller markets and cabs, as they may not accept credit cards.

When is the best time to travel to Morocco?

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are ideal for pleasant weather.

What food is common in Morocco?

Traditional dishes include tagine, couscous, and mint tea. Street food and local delicacies offer a taste of Moroccan culture.

Is tipping customary in Morocco?

Yes, tipping is customary for services such as dining, guides, and taxis.

What are the must-visit places in Morocco?

Marrakech, Fes, Chefchaouen, and the Sahara Desert are among the top destinations.

Can I use Euros or US Dollars in Morocco?

While the Dirham is preferred, some places may accept Euros. US Dollars are less commonly accepted and should be exchanged for local currency.

Are there any health precautions I should take before traveling to Morocco?

It’s advisable to consult with a travel clinic for recommended vaccinations and to carry any personal medications.

Contact Moroccan Trips Agency

Moroccan Trips stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of travel, founded in 2012 by the distinguished tour operator, Amar Amraoui. With a childhood spent amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Sahara Desert, Amar possesses an unparalleled depth of knowledge and profound affinity for Morocco’s diverse terrain and cultural heritage. Drawing from years of hands-on experience as an esteemed in-country agent for esteemed national and international travel entities, Amar has honed his craft in guiding discerning travelers across Morocco’s captivating landscapes.

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