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Ancient Moroccan architecture, sunshine spices and rooftops with serious views… This is how to spend 48 hours in Fez

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IF you’re after sunlight and culture then look no further.Morocco’s Fez had

got it all … Explore the medina Rock out

at the Merenid Tombs The old

city is nicknamed the”Athens of Africa”and its 9th-century medina is a UNESCO World Heritage website. Take a guided tour of a few of the 9,700 pedestrianised streets to see the extraordinary

mosaics of Bou Inania Medersa and El Glaoui Palace, and peer through the inscribed wooden doors of Al Quaraouiyine, the world’s first university dating from 859 AD. Half-day tours expense from ₤ 40. Then sip mint tea at the cafe of the 18th century Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts, entry ₤ 1.60. Later get a hilltop selfie on the

top of Al-Qolla while checking out the remains of the Merenid Tombs. The view of the city from here is magical. Delight in duck

pie Yard Cooking area provides a feast Head to Fez Café’s walled garden for inventive French and

Moroccan combination cooking and order the canard pastille, a flaky pastry pie filled with shredded duck, ₤

28 for 3 courses.After something fancier? Nur, run by a former chef of top Danish restaurant Noma has an incredible eight-course tasting menu of seafood and veggies, ₤ 56. On the other hand, food writer and owner of cooking school

Courtyard Kitchen, Tara Stevens, runs a day course with a market go to, five meals and a taste of 3 Moroccan wines, from ₤ 88. Seek out silk Palm-tastic Jardin Jnan Sbil Sort through the

embroidered silks and kaftans in Souk El Attarine and anticipate to pay up to ₤ 10 for a headscarf. Sit down for a freshly squeezed orangejuice to the sound of coppersmiths hammering out fine trays and teapots in Seffarine Square. Over in the

Tanners’Quarter, huge wells are filled to the brim with dazzling dyes to stain leather and make a fantastic selfie scene Need some post-shopping calm? Strike the garden sanctuary of Jardin Jnan

Sbil.Oats so tasty Win a high-end health obstruct including ₤ 320 worth of coupons to spend at physical fitness brand name Lululemon CLOSE TO THE BONE Charity cautions Lily Collins”

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one lady exposes what it resembles to sleep with a male sex doll Struck the roofs Join the brilliant side at Tanners ‘Quarter Grab a sundowner on Bar Mezzanine’s rooftop close to the beautiful Bab Boujloud– heaven Gate. Or cool off with a glass of great Moroccan wine– not as simple to discover in this city as it sounds– ₤ 4, on Riad Laaroussa’s balcony. Later, sip mixers under the stars on Dar Roumana’s roofing with the Atlas Mountains as your backdrop.Lose your clothing Sofia

taking in the views Shrug off all inhibitions– and your clothes– for a Moroccan hammam (steam, scrub and massage) at Les Bains Amani’s medical spa, lined with lanterns and increased petals, ₤ 35 for 40 minutes. This art-deco riad has embroidered Egyptian linen in its bed rooms and a serene citrus-tree-filled

courtyard. Oh, and did we point out the five-course breakfast? Double spaces expense from ₤ 115 a night. If you wish to see more of exactly what Morocco has to provide, why not take an appearance at the best ways to invest 48 hours in Marrakech!.?.

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