Fez travel guide

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You're Going to Love Fes

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.

The old city, Fes el-Bali, is also the largest car-free urban center in the world, making Fes a great city to walk around.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Fes

When to Visit Fes

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With a hot Mediterranean climate, Fes endures scorching summers but is pleasantly warm from late fall to early spring.

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How to Get to Fes

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Where to Stay in Fes

Dar Adam in the medina has a beautiful roof terrace and comfortable rooms. You can splash out at Palais Faraj Suites and Spa, a renovated palace hotel by the city walls.

Popular Neighborhoods in Fes

Where to stay in popular areas of Fez

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How to Get Around Fes

The Cost of Living in Fes

Shopping Streets

The Ville Nouvelle area is best for fashion and has some designer stores. The medina is great for almost everything else and specializes in leather goods.

Groceries and Other

There are some French supermarkets, such as Carrefour, in the city. A quart of milk costs DH1.65 and a loaf of bread DH0.88.

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Where to Eat in Fes

The area around the main gate into the Medina at Bab Bou Jeloud has some excellent street food stalls, with tasty snacks for just a few dirham. Le Palais de Fes is a rooftop restaurant offering great views and superb local dishes like pastilla, with dinner costing around DH350 per person.