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Fes was the medieval capital of Morocco and dates from 789 AD. It is home to the world's oldest university and is home to the best preserved old city in the Middle East and North Africa.
Fez is great for culture, art & sightseeing.

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Take a cooking class or workshop from a local artisan to try your hand at brass etching, bookbinding, drum making or more. While you can book this in advance, you can also find these experiences at local riads.
Borj Nord Tombs of the Merenides
1.97 million
Moroccan Arabic
largest city in Morocco
Moroccan Dirham equals $1 USD
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Getting to Fez

The distance from Fez-Saïss Airport to the Medina is around 10 miles, which is a 40-minute drive. While a bus is available, it will only take you as far as the train station, which is still a distance from the medina. You can hire transport or take a petit taxi to get to the old town for less than $2.

Median airfare by month

$477 Median airfare from US to Fez in January

Median airfare by time before departure

$999 Median airfare 1 month before departure date
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Staying in Fez

If you want to truly immerse yourself in the culture of Fez, staying in the Medina is your best bet. Spend at least one night in an authentic riad in the Medina, which will also put you close to the main attractions.

Median hotel rate by month

$46 Median January hotel rate

Median hotel rate by night

$57 Median Sunday hotel rate

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When in Fez

Must-see in Fez

Medersa Bou Inania
Medersa Bou Inania
University of Al-Karaouine
University of Al-Karaouine
Fes el Bali
Fes el Bali

Weather in Fez

Average Temperature (°F)
48° Average temperature in January

Eating in Fez

What should you order while you’re in Fez?

Try tagine – these slow-cooked stews are cooked in a cone-shaped clay dish (which gives the dish its name). Thes meals are savory and sweet and the cooking style makes for incredibly tender meat.

What you’ll expect to pay (USD)

Cheap meal
A beer
Nice dinner for 2
Standard tip for good service
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