Day 1: Tánger – Chefchaouen
Reception in the according houre to go out to Xaouen. Chefchaouen or Xaouen, that is a small shininig town of arounf 40,000 habitants and that is located to 100 km from Ceuta at the slop of the hills Tisouka (2050 m) and Megou (1616m) of the montain range of Rif, that is raising above the “two horns” town, who is named Chefchaouen and that in berber means : look the horns. The great variety of colors from the differents products of the stores and the bazaars constrast with the shinig withe-blueing of the houses. Dinner and rest.
Day 2: Chefchaouen – Fez
Breakfast and depart, crossing the Rif´s cordillera, we arrive to Fez.
Complete day to visit the city with an authorized guide.
Fez was founded by Idris 1° in the XII century, and it was for years a cultural capital and center of interst almohade, one of the imperial cities with more turistic interest by its history and handycraft. Las madrazas, el zoco, Karauin, the more antiquied university in the world, it is a centre of traditional art: polychromic on Wood, decorated pottery, etc, accomodation.
Day 3: Fez – Meknes – Assilah
We arrive to Meknes, imperial city, famous by its impresive walls and pure race horses.
Meknassa of the olives- (Azeitún, that origin the spanish word “aceituna”), it is a berber foundation of IX century, but until 1069 it takes its really character, when the Almorávides build a bastion and a citadel. After passing through siages, conquest, abandonments and reconstructios, Meknes reaches its apogee under the reign of Mulay Ismail that made it his capital. After the lunch, we´ll go out to Assilah. Dinner and rest.
Day 4: Assilah – Tánger
Asilah is situaded in the north of the atlantic cost of Marocco, to 50 km from the south of Tánger. It has a very busy history, having been controlled by Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Arabs, Portuguese and Spaniards, being called Zilis (Phoenicians), Constancia (Romans) and Asilah (Arabs).
Asilah has undoubtedly the most clean and well-kept medicina in Morocco, being its major turistic interest. Its neo-arab buildings are in perfect conditions, completely restored, its withe streets with blue skirtings are paved by local designers, its singular ilumination and its abundant floral decoration make the walk relaxing in the medina. (a relaxing walk through a medina is something really unique). In addition, there are hardly any souvenir shops facing the guiri that have been implanted in most of the Moroccan medinas. There are still buildings from the protectorate era, such as the madrasa, dating back to the 1930s.
Already in the afternoon and after the visit, departure towards Tangier.