Morocco Imperial Cities Tour
This Tour will take you to the 4 Imperial Cities of the country’s former empire in 8 days. Beginning in Casablanca, heading north to Rabat. Continue into the interior in the Northern Atlas to visit the medieval city of Fez and the many fascinating historical sites Move on to explore enchanting Marrakesh before you return to Casablanca for departure.
The historical and cultural wonders of Morocco are waiting on this journey to some of the kingdom’s most legendary cities. From the cosmopolitan centers of Casablanca and Fes to historic Marrakesh and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. This 8-day tour gives you a deep new insight into the country.
The Romans, Persians and Ancient Greeks have all had an influence on this crazy mish-mash of cultures. Exploring these regions offers world wonders and dazzling landscapes.
Fes, Marrakech, Rabat and Meknes are the Imperial cities of Morocco. Each one is or was the capital of one or more dynasties i.e. Fes was the capital of Idrisid, Marinid, Wattadis and Alaouite; Marrakech of Almoravid, Almohad and Saadian. Rabat is currently the capital city.
When a Moroccan dynasty chooses his residence in Fez, Marrakech, Rabat or Meknes, the city became the capital is adorned with monuments (palaces, mosques, mausoleums) that reflect the prestige of the prince in the eyes of his contemporaries and history. World of grandeur, refinement and luxury, the royal city is a mythical universe which inspires medieval authors legendary images.