The discovery of Fez is also spiritual as the city is actually the Sufi capital of western Mediterranean
Sufism is a philosophy of Islam based on love and tolerance, that represents the main defence against obscurantism. This philosophy flourishes in Fez. Today, two major events celebrate this bold approach to human relations: Sacred Music Festival, which takes place early in June, and Sufi Music Festival usually taking place in March.
But spirituality is also celebrated in many other ways in this city open to culture, also hosting the Andalousian Music festival and the Jazz festival.
The Medina of Fez is the heir city of Andalusian culture and the cradle of the main Moroccan dynasties. Built in the 8th century, Fez is fascinating and bewitching, both traditional and modern.
You will Enjoy its medieval Marinid architecture, ancient atmosphere and animated souks. With our guide you will discover the Medina through various fascinating places from the traditional tanneries to the madrassas (Madrassa Bouanania for non Muslims) and foundouks, but also the Mellah (the Jewish quarter) with its cemetery and synagogue preserving precious scrolls dating back to the IV century ...