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HERITAGE TOUR IN MOROCCO

 

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11 DAYS ITINERARY - MARRAKECH TO CASABLANCA...

 

The finest historical sites, and mankind's heritage: In Morocco, you'll discover 15 Moroccan cities and sites listed by UNESCO.

Discover the thousand-year-old history of Morocco and plunge in its ancestral culture while visiting Morocco from South to North, and from de East to west: Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fez, Tetouan, Chefchaouen, Ouarzazate, El Jadida, Essaouira, Rabat, volubilis and Meknès.

 

Day 1 & 2: MARRAKECH 

Marrakech a UNESCO world heritage listed in 1985. VisitJemaa el Fna square , one of the world’s greatest spectacles that can only be described as a medieval circus, Bahia Palace, Badi Palace Saadien tombs

 

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Day 3:  KSAR AIT BEN HADDOU

Ksar Ait Ben Haddou is a fortified village of adobe buildings and is an interesting example of earthen architecture in North Africa, many films were made, such as Lawrence of Arabia , Gladiator  .... Listed Unesco world heritage in 1987 visit, then return to Marrakech. Night

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Day 4:  ESSAOUIRA 

Visit of Essaouira’s walled medina was added to UNESCO's world heritage in 2001.It is an exceptional example of a fortified city of the end of the XVIIIth century. 

Day 5: EL JADIDA 

El Jadida was listed UNESCO world heritage in 2004. Visit the cistern and the Church of the Assumption , built in the Manueline style, Is an outstanding example of the interchange of influences between European and Moroccan cultures.

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Day 6: RABAT 

Rabat, listed a UNESCO world heritage in 2012:  the site is the product of a fertile exchange between the Arabo-Muslim past and Western modernism. Guided visit: King Palace, Mohammed V mausoleum, Hassan Tower, Kasbah Oudaya, Modern Art Museum.

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Day 7: TETOUAN

Tetouan was listed Unesco world heritage in 1997. Cultural visit: Tetouan it served as the main point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia.

Day 8: CHEFCHAOUEN 

Chefchaouen is known as the “Blue City”. It was founded in 1471 by Moorish exiles from Spain. The Mediterranean diet of Chefchaouen was listed by UNESCO immaterial world heritage 2010. 

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Day 9: VOLUBILIS – MEKNES

The Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO world heritage site 1997, are the most well preserved ruins in Morocco.Guided visit then continue to Meknes listed by Unesco in 1996, one of Morocco’s most beautiful historical cities, 75 miles of town wall, dream palaces, stables for 15,000 horses.

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Day 10: FES 

The city is a medieval Medina, that, with its ramparts and narrow streets, was declared as UNESCO world heritage Site in 1981.  Visit the Karaouine Mosque, the Nejjarine Fountain, King palace and souks.  

Day 11: CASABLANCA 

Visit the Hassan II Mosque,after a panoramic city tour route to Marrakech.  

Day 12: Departure