What to Do in Fez in 3 Days?

Airlines and destinations

Published on
Fly direct to Fez from Bordeaux and dive into Moroccan culture.

If you're looking for a culturally rich and exotic getaway, Fez is the perfect destination to explore. Nestled in the fascinating lands of Morocco, this imperial city is brimming with historical treasures, stunning architecture, and a captivating atmosphere.

Discover Fez with Air Arabia and Ryanair offering numerous direct flights from Bordeaux:

  • Air Arabia operates flights every Tuesday and Friday
  • Ryanair offers flights every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

Join us for a 3-day stay in Fez for an enchanting weekend!

Day 1 in Fez: Explore the Medina and Its Hidden Treasures

Your first day in Fez begins with a dive into the heart of its Medina, one of the oldest and best-preserved in the world. Wander through its narrow alleys unveiling architectural treasures such as the Karaouiyne Mosque, one of the oldest universities in the world, and the Royal Palace, a symbol of the city's past grandeur. Don't miss the bustling souks where you can immerse yourself in the enchanting scents of spices, the vibrant colors of fabrics, and local crafts. End your day by savouring a delicious tagine in one of the traditional restaurants of the Medina for an authentic culinary experience.

Day 2 in Fez: Discover Cultural Treasures

The second day is dedicated to exploring Fez's cultural treasures. Start with a visit to the Dar Batha Museum, home to an impressive collection of Moroccan arts and crafts, including ceramics, carpets, and jewellery. Then, head to the Potters' Quarter to discover the ancient art of pottery and watch demonstrations by local potters. Continue your cultural journey by visiting the Nejjarine Fondouk, an old caravanserai turned museum of wood arts and crafts. Finish your day by strolling through the lush gardens of the New City, where you can relax while enjoying views over the historic Medina.

Day 3 in Fez: Excursion Around Fez

On your last day in Fez, escape the hustle and bustle of the city to discover the natural and historical treasures of the surrounding area. Start with an excursion to Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Roman archaeological site, where you can admire the well-preserved ruins of the ancient Roman city. Next, visit Moulay Idriss, one of Morocco’s holy cities perched on a hill offering panoramic views of the surrounding region. Finish your day with a refreshing break at the Akchour waterfalls, where you can swim in natural pools surrounded by spectacular landscapes.

Read also