Today the plan is to get to Fes as early as possible by travelling down the main highway all the way, so that we have maximum time to spend in this ancient medina.
Our hotel is a beautiful old medina house ( "Riad" ) with a large central courtyard and a small pool. On parking up in the carpark we will go to the hotel, change out of our biking gear, freshen up and set off to discover this amazing place.
Fes, which is known as the Mecca of the west, is a UNESCO World heritage site and the cultural and spiritual centre of Morocco. Over 4000 families totaling more than a million people live in the medina which is home to the oldest Madrassa (learning centre/university) in the world.
We will arrange a guided tour to take around the medina, visit the tanneries, potteries and other places of interest, and then you can wander the souks and bazaars as well.
The guide will arrange to meet and bring us back if we decide to wander alone, though having an official guide to take us around is very time saving.
Dinner back in the hotel.
If you are interested in a place on a full tour contact SU to be put on her waiting list & be advised if a place comes free.