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, and then heading north to Rabat. We continue into the interior of the Northern Atlas Mountains to visit the medieval city of Fez. We will see many fascinating historical sites on the way. Move on to explore enchanting Marrakesh before you return to Casablanca for departure.
At a Glance
Sat Welcome to Casablanca. Transfer to your hotel
Sun City tour and onwards to Rabat. Visit its major sites
Mon Visit Meknes and Volubilis. Overnight in Fes
Tue Full day tour of Fes
Wed Travel along the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech
Thu Historical Marrakech and Djemaa El Fna tour
Fri Afternoon departure for Casablanca
Sat Tour ends with transfer to Casablanca Airport
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.
The Imperial Cities
Fes, Marrakech, Rabat and Meknes are the Imperial cities of Morocco. Each one is or was the capital of one or more dynasties. 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.