Fez and the Middle Atlas Travel Guide

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Designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Fez and Meknès are, respectively, the Arab and Berber capitals of Morocco, ancient centers of learning, culture, and craftsmanship. Recognized as Morocco's intellectual and spiritual center, Fez has one of the world's oldest universities as well as the largest intact medieval quarters. It is the country's second-largest city (after Casablanca) with a population of approximately 1 million. Meknès, with nearly 850,000 inhabitants, offers a chance to experience all the sights, sounds, and smells of Fez on a slightly smaller, more manageable scale. Both Fez and Meknès still remain two of Morocco's most authentic and fascinating cities, outstanding for their history and culture and rival Marrakesh as top tourist destinations and hosts of international events and festivals.

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Fez and the Middle Atlas Hotels

Hotels in Fez range from the luxurious and the comprehensively comfortable, such as the Sofitel Palais Jamaï, to more personal, atmospheric riads that offer...read more

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Fez and the Middle Atlas Restaurants

Every Moroccan city has its own way of preparing the national dishes. Harira, the spicy bean-based soup filled with vegetables and meat, may be designated...read more

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Fez and the Middle Atlas Experiences

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