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Top Reasons to Go to Fez and the Middle Atlas

Go back in time: Fez el-Bali is the world's largest active medieval city and promises a sensorial vacation from modern life and technology.

Indulge your senses in the Meknès food souk: On the Place el-Hedime sample famous olives, aromatic spices, and dried fruit, available in a dizzying array of colors and flavors.

Explore an archaeological gem in Volubilis: A short trip from Meknès, these well-preserved Roman ruins are considered the most impressive in the country.

Ski the Moroccan Aspen: Drawing both royalty and the Moroccan elite, the highest peak of the Michlifen ski resort rises to 2,000 meters.

Take an overland adventure: Two of the most stunning sights in the Middle Atlas are the cascading waterfalls of Ouzoud and the Friouato caves near Taza. Imilchil's September marriage festival, the moussem, is a Berber ritual steeped in local tradition.

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