Marrakech & Fez Twin Centre

Two Contrasting Imperial Cities

About Marrakech & Fez Twin Centre

Summary

Enjoy two authentic & contrasting destinations in one holiday. Stay in traditional riads & travel by first class train [or private transfers]. 

START - Marrakech / FINISH - Fez [or v/v]

Activity code: MOHO01

Duration: 7/8 Days

Not sure which of Morocco's premier ancient cities to visit then why not stay in both. This holiday is a popular twin centre break which includes the Imperial Cities of Marrakech and Fez. Depending upon how you wish to travel and how much time you have available you can also sneak in a third city, for example Casablanca or Rabat which are located approximately half way.

We cannot recommend this holiday highly enough as it includes two of Morocco's most fascinating locations and the scenery in between. We include all transport, guided city tours and a choice of stunning riads (or hotels). This is a fantastic introduction to Morocco!

Highlights of our Morocco Twin Centre Holiday

  • MARRAKECH - Nestled on a large plain at the foot of the snow-capped High Atlas Mountains, the ancient city of Marrakech is the perfect place in which to begin your visit of Morocco. Surrounded by its original fortified city walls Marrakech entices you into its midst to explore its palaces, gardens and bustling souks, all within the historic medina. Don't miss the unique experience  of Marrakech's main square - the Djemma El Fna - busy in the day and thriving in the evening. As well as the medina there is entertainment to be had in chic night spots and delicious meals to be savoured in top restaurants.
  • FEZ - described as 'The most perfectly preserved and working mediaeval city in the world' Fez's atmosphere and topography contrasts with those of Marrakech. Historically, the first of the Imperial Cities and made up of three centres, Fez deserves a couple of days of any visitor's time in Morocco. The city has adapted to modern life without losing its traditions and many of its habitants have almost the same way of life as they had back in the 13th century. Fez is renowned for its cuisine so you'll find that several hotels now organise cookery courses.
  • RIADS - These little jewels are often hidden away down a side street or alleyway in the heart of the medina. Riads are houses with no windows on the outside; instead the windows face inwards to a central courtyard patio or garden. They vary in size and number of rooms but all offer a much more traditional experience than large, chain hotels.

Why book with Rediscover the World ?

Accommodation: we have personally chosen the riads in this itinerary; all of them offer high quality accommodation. You may prefer a small and friendly property or one of the luxurious boutique-style riads or perhaps a deluxe hotel with lots of facilities to enjoy during your stay, (please let us know if you'd prefer alternative accommodation).

Transport: to take the stress out of arriving and departing we offer a private airport transfer service. Private transfers with our trusted drivers are also included between Marrakech and Fez (either for the full journey or to/from train stations if using the excellent Moroccan railways).

Extra Information: We'll send you one of our own guidebooks with your confirmation and we're on hand to book activities and additional sightseeing, particularly in Marrakech - such as hiking, cookery classes, golf or quad biking.

What's included in your Morocco Twin Centre holiday?

  • Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • Private round trip airport transfers
  • Private transfers and/or train tickets between locations
  • Private half day guided city tour of Marrakech
  • Private half day guided city tour of Fez
  • Guide book of Morocco.
  • All local taxes.
  • full 24 hour representative services.

Flights are available to book through us with a wide range of airlines, from various UK airports. If we book your flights this means that your holiday will be fully ATOL protected.

We recommend the following accommodation on this holiday:

  • Marrakech: - Riad el Zohar, Riad Mur Akush, Riad Kniza, Hotel Les Jardins de la Koutoubia
  • Fez: - Hotel Barcelo Medina, Riad Myra, Riad Maison Bleue, Hotel Sahrai

Contact us now to book this recommended holiday for any dates.

Itinerary

  • Example Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Arrive Marrakech and take a private transfer to your accommodation.
      • Stay at a riad of your choice for 3 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis
    • Day 2 - Private half day guided tour of Marrakech
    • Day 3 - Optional extra sightseeing and activities
    • Day 4 - Private transfer to Marrakech railway station; depart on the train to Fez - journey time is approx. 7 hours.
      • Private transfer on arrival in Fez to your riad. Stay at a riad of your choice for 3 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis
    • Day 5 - Private half-day guided city tour of Fez.
    • Day 6 - Optional extra sightseeing and activities
    • Day 7 - Private transfer to Fez airport or take the train back to Marrakech for an overnight stay
    • Day 8 - Private transfer to Marrakech Airport; depart Marrakech.

  • Prices & Departure Dates

    Prices shown are 'per person' in UK Pounds and are based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. A single supplement needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. Prices for children (under 12yrs); 3rd adult sharing a room, single supplements and Half Board are "on request".

    Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen accommodation, room availability as well as time of travel. Please take this into consideration when comparing prices; we always aim to match a high quality experience with exceptional value for money. Please note that discounts will apply if there are 4 or more people in your travelling party as fixed costs such as transportation and guides will be shared equally between the group.

    NB: Flights available to book with us through a range of airlines, from various UK airports either out to Marrakech and home from Fez or vice versa. Travelling to/from the same airport in Morocco would usually mean adding an extra night at the departure location as well as the return train tickets (or transfers).

    All transport is included in this holiday and we can round off your special break with a memorable evening at one of Marrakech's finest restaurants (dinner reservations are free of charge and payment is made directly to the restaurant you have chosen).

    City Tours include an English-speaking guide, all transport, entry fees to historic monuments (including the incredible Ben Youssef Medersa, Saadian Tombs & Bahia Palace), an exploration of the souks and focal points of the medinas in both locations.

Prices

Marrakech & Fez Twin Centre

Price based upon 7 day version (3nts in each city); all transfers, 1st class rail (one way); half day private city tour in Marrakech & Fez and all taxes.

Prices from £475

All prices are per person

Reviews

"We are just receovering from our trip to Morocco, we had a great time. Thanks to you and your company everything went according to plan. The riads were luxurious, the receptionist very helpful, the drivers excellent & the guides extremely informative & friendly. Well done."

J & P Legge, June, 2015

"Thanks for arranging all the logistics of our holiday and for the stunning Riads which you booked us into in Marrakech and Fez. Everything went well and we had a great holiday with good food and excellent weather."

A Caspersz, October 2013

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