Best day trip from Fez-Discover Meknes-Moulay idris and Volubilis

Experience the rich history and culture of Morocco on a Historical day trip-explore Meknes, Moulay Idris and Volubilis. Join our Best day trip from Fez, visit iconic landmarks and learn about the country’s fascinating past.

Embark on a journey through Morocco’s past on a Best day trip from Fez-Discover Meknes-Moulay Idris and Volubilis to learn about the fascinating history and heritage of the region.

Starting from Fez, the full-day excursion route will take you directly to the land of ancient history, the land that lived in the era of power. During this tour, you will first discover one of the imperial cities of Morocco (Meknes).

After exploring the hidden secrets of this magical town: from the day it was created to the present day, you will then move to “Moulay Driss Zerhoun”, the wondrous and shining village from which everything has began.

This village has a lot to tell every visitor, from Morocco history, to its culture and modernity of the people who lived there over time until the present.

Of course, you will end this journey with your direction to the Roman ruins of “Volubilis”, one of the most important archaeological sites in Morocco, as a result, the UNESCO declared it a world heritage site for its historical interest in 1997

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Morocco on a Best full day trip from Fez. Explore Meknes, Moulay Driss, and Volubilis to witness the rich history and cultural heritage of this vibrant country.


Historical day trip-Explore Meknes, Moulay Idris Zerhoun and Volubilis

MEKNES, Known as the “Versailles of Morocco”, the beautiful city of Meknes is home to extravagant palaces, terraced parks, and decorated mosques that overlook the surrounding countryside. It stands in a landscape of outstanding natural and historic beauty that includes the Middle Atlas Mountains and the Roman city of Volubilis. Meknes was founded on the site of a small Kasbah by the Meknassa Berber tribe around the tenth century.

Discover the wonders of Morocco’s ancient history on a full day trip from Fez. Visit Meknes, Moulay Driss, and Volubilis to explore iconic landmarks and learn about the country’s captivating past.

Step back in time on a historical full Best day trip from Fez-Discover Meknes-Moulay Idris and the impressive archaeological site of Volubilis

Moulay Idris Zerhoun or simply Zerhoun is a town in the Fez-Meknes region of Northen Morocco. Spread over two Middle mountain hills at the base of Mount Zerhoun. It is famous for being the site of the tomb of Idris 1, the first major Islamic ruler of Morocco. After whom the town is named. Moulay Idris is located near Mekne and overlooks the archaeological site of "Volubilis" about 3 kilometers away.
Moulay Idris Zerhoun is town of national importance as Morocco's spiritual capital. Its remarkable history and significance within Moroccan culture, is just the bigining of what makes Moulay Idris a highly interesting town worth to explore. Founded by Moulay Idris I in the 8th century, this inconspicuous village of 12000 souls is still highly sacred to Muslims. In fact, thousands of Moroccan pilgrimage to Moulay Idris each year commemorating its founder and his priety. 

The city is small in size and area. But it has the vastness of its dream and the vastness of its abundant history. Its originality prevents it from being adjacent to modernity in all its colours. Moulay Idris Zerhoun is the origin and the source of Islamic civilisation in Morocco. It is first in everything, even in the kindness of its people who move according to: their own time. There is no rush, everything is waiting. And those who rush through life have left been fed up with their modern dreams. So other cities were their breeding ground and their way to achieve scientific, cognitive and worldly aspirations of course. But they never forget their origin. They are loyal of the land, the soil, the buildings and the always flat features of the citizens.

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