Traversing again RIF Mountains we will leave for Meknes and Volubilis.
You will be driven via a beautiful landscape pass way to discover the archaeological remains of the Roman civilization of Volubilis. A city established in the 3rd century BC. After we will stop by the amazing view of Oulad Shaker reservoir.
The site was fundamentally recognized as that of old city of Volubilis until the end of the 19th century.
At the time of French colonization over Morocco, about half of the site was excavated, bringing to light fine mosaics. Simultaneously, some of its high-status buildings were restored.
It has become among the most ratified World Heritage of UNISCO.
Now we are proceeding to Moulay Driss Zerhoune city, where the Tomb of Moulay Driss the first( the father of Idriss the second, the Fez city establisher) was founded
After a short drive, we are going to call in Meknes city.
Our first scheduled station is Bab Lekhmiss which is the main pass way to El Mellah (Jewish quarter).
Secondly, we will shift to Hri Souani : One of Meknes memorials, pinpointed about 500 m south of the Royal Palace and the place Mechoua.
It depicts Moulay Ismail epoch in the early eighteenth century.
The unshakable walls were well-built to keep the constant temperature that guarantee the food freshness .
Dar El MA (water house) was operated thanks to the deep wells, using a system of Norias generated by animals.
Afterwards, we will see the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. For more information, non-Muslim visitors are allowed to call in the mausoleum.
This mausoleum was constructed in 1703, demonstrating a cedar painted ceiling mosaics with figment Koranic scriptures.
Place EL Hidem (square of Ruins) which adjoins the medina and the Kasabah will be our following place.
The square is lined with modern residential buildings and a covered food souk (market).
Not to mention the city’s grand gate, named after the designer El- Mansour, a Christain apostate who adapted Islam.
By the end of the day we will arrive in Fez for the overnight.