Fez to Meknes and Volubilis: Meknes was the capital of Morocco under the rule of Sultan Moulay Ismail in the 17th century and is home to many impressive historical sites, including the Bab Mansour gate, the Royal Stables, and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Nearby Volubilis is an ancient Roman city dating back to the 3rd century BC, with well-preserved mosaics, columns, and temples. It’s a fascinating glimpse into Morocco’s Roman past and a great day trip option from Fez.
Visit the Bab Mansour gate, the main entrance to the city of Meknes
Admire the elaborate decoration and architecture of the Royal Stables
Wander through the souks and pick up some local handicrafts
Explore the well-preserved ruins of Volubilis and marvel at the mosaics and architecture
Learn about the history of the Roman Empire in Morocco at the Volubilis Museum