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Fez Music Festival tour from June 8 to 17, 2012

Fez Music Festival Tour start from $1999

Welcome to Fes sacred music festival tour! Internationally renowned artists from around the world flock to Morocco’s spiritual capital for the annual Fez Festival of World Sacred Music and perform a variety of styles, from Moroccan Sufi chants, Pakistani qawwali incantations, and Egyptian madhi odes, to flamenco-style Christian saeta, ancient Indian gwalior chants, and Turkish whirling dervishes. Over the course of the event, musicians from France to Rajasthan find common ground, with collaborative performances culminating the program and celebrate this festival of sacred music. Your Fes music festival tour is interspersed with excursions to surrounding areas to bring you a unique cultural experience. Each day, explore highlights of Morocco, while taking in the delights of the festivals in Morocco by night.

Your cultural journey of sacred music festival tour begins with welcome by your private driver upon your arrival at Casablanca. First visit of music festival tour is highlights of Casablanca, including one of the world’s most splendid monuments, the Hassan II Mosque, a stunning state-of-the-art gem of religious architecture. Continue on to Rabat, Morocco’s present-day capital and principal royal residence. Your sacred music festival tour will the take you to Fez, the intellectual and religious heart of the nation, and fitting home of the annual Festival. Tour Fez el-Bali ("Fez the Old") and its medieval medina (old town), a UNESCO world heritage site crammed with narrow, winding streets, tiny squares, and artisan workshops. Visit centuries-old mosques and universities, see the multi-colored vats of the open-air tanneries, and shop for traditional wares made from copper, ceramics, and leather. Also visit Fez el-Djedid ("Fez the New"), built in the 13th century. Admire Fez’s Royal Palace and mellah (Jewish Quarter), the largest in Morocco.

From your base in Fez, enjoy a number of private excursions in our Fez music festival tour. First, explore Meknes, a former capital whose medina walls are adorned with exquisite gates considered among the best preserved in the Islamic world. The surrounding countryside reveals the near-perfectly preserved ruins of Volubilis, a thriving Roman settlement until the 4th century. Just beyond Volubilis lies the holy city of Moulay Idriss, a scenic whitewashed town where the first Arab dynasty was founded in 787 AD. The therapeutic hot springs of the village of Moulay Yacob draw Moroccans and foreigners alike. Nestled in the Rif Mountains of northern Morocco, the delightfully picturesque town of Chefchaouen features a charming medina and inviting restaurants inviting restaurants serving delicious cuisine fusing Moroccan and Spanish flavors. You’ll wander entranced within the soft blue labyrinth created by the tinted whitewash of the town’s homes and streets in our tour of sacred music festival. Sefrou is a picturesque Berber town that once boasted one of Morocco’s largest Jewish communities. Complete your spiritual journey of sacred music festival through antiquity in Bhalil, an ancient Christian village.


Sacred music festival tour Itinerary Overview 2012

June 8: Arrive Casablanca – Fez
Private escorted highlights of Casablanca and Rabat. Continue on to Fez for the duration of your stay.

June 9: Fez – Meknes – Moulay Idris – Volubilis – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance.

June 10: Fez
Full-day private city touring; evening festival performance.

June 11: Fez – Moulay Yacob – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance of festival in Morocco.

June 12: Fez
Full-day private city touring; evening festival performance.

June 13: Fez – Chefchaouen – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance.

June 14: Fez
DAY at leisure in Fez; evening festival performance.

June 15: Fez – Sefrou – Bhalil – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance.

June 16: Fez
Day at leisure in Fez; evening festival performance.

June 17: Depart Morocco
Private transfer to Casablanca airport.

Places you will visit during your Fez Music tour

The Kairouan: Founded in 670, Kairouan flourished under the Aghlabid dynasty in the 19th century. Despite the transfer of the political capital to Tunis in the 12th century, Kairouan remained the Maghreb’s principal holy city. With its rich architectural heritage, it includes the Great Mosque, with the marble and porphyry columns, and the 9th-century Mosque of the Three Gates.

Bab Semmarine: A large Almohad door that leads to Fez Jdid. The construction of this city took place in the 13th century, around 4 centuries later after Medina was founded. Much alike to Bab Guissa, the door was believed to adore with inside domes and was a curved one, which later altered to contain pedestrians.

Borj Sud (South Borj):
Here, where the minarets of the Bou Inania Medersa and the Sidi Lazaz Mosque stand out against the sky, is the main entrance to the Medina. Hispano-Moorish in style and built in the 13th century during the reign of the Almohads.

Borj Nord (North Borj): Live the golden age of weaponry: And every civilization is represented: Indian, European or Asiatic. Nevertheless, the grand exhibits are of Moroccan civilization. For example, there are daggers coated with stones or the rifles with their inlaid butts. Undoubtedly, they are the attraction of the exhibits with their sheer size and weight in comparison with others.

Place Nejjarine: Museum of Wood and Carpentry, once an 18th-century foundouk, is now beautifully restored. Apart from its interesting collection, it shows the sophistication of a Fassi mansion, with its inner courtyard, its décor of intricate stucco, the finely carved panels of cedar and the mosaics and layouts of tiles.

El Attarine Medersa: The Medersa el-Attarine or Attarine Medrasa as some locals calls it. Situated at the outskirts of the spice and perfume market, this architectural splendor was created in 1325. Sultan Ya’qub Abu Said Othman II who also had a hand in several other buildings around the city of Fez initiated construction.

10 Days Morocco Tour- From June 3 to June 12, the trip begins in Casablanca and ends in Casablanca.

Cost per person based on double occupancy staying at authentic Moroccan boutique hotel

- Accommodations in 4 star hotels: $1999
- Single Supplement: $599
- Fez: Ryad Mabrouka or Riad La Perle de la Medina or Hotel Royal Mirage

- Accommodations in 5 star deluxe hotels: $3299
- Single Supplement: $699
- Fez: Riad Fes or Sofitel Palais Jamai

We are a luxury Morocco travel agency that provides custom Morocco tour to suit your convenience. We also provide tailor-made packages and allow you to customize your Fez Music Festival tour according to your budget and preferences. The cost of the trip can be adjusted according to your budget and similarly duration of the trip can also be altered to suit your schedule. So sign up for a trip with us and travel the beautiful places of Morocco at your own pace.

Sight Seeing: UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Berber Villages, Atlas Mountains, Souks, Shopping Formal Gardens, Holy Sites, Roman Ruins, Historical Sites, and Local Villages.

Activity level: Easy to Challenging, depending on your preference.

Highlights of the Fez Music Festival Tour

-Completely Guided Morocco Tour
-Private Air Conditioned Vehicles
-Private English Speaking Driver
-Luxury Accommodations In 4 Star Hotels or Riad
-Discounts on Group Tours

Contact us to request the complete itinerary for the above Morocco tour, or Customize Your Trip to begin customizing your own itinerary.
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