"Fes is just amazing and beats Marrakech hands down" Fes al Bali by cabeyp

Fes al Bali Travel Guide: 29 reviews and 40 photos

Why did I not come sooner?

It took me 9 visits to Morocco to finally get here and i absolutely have fallen in love with Fes. The medina is so much nicerthan that of Marrakech, yet does not feel as large and confusing as I had imagined. I arrived during the Sacred Music Festival and had expected masses of tourist and people. This was not the case at all. Fes still felt comfortably spacious and relaxed. At first I could not put my finger on what it was but I have drawn the conclusion that it is that you have no motorbikes in the medina as in Marrakech. Only mules, people and cats! This means no honking, no jumping aside just strolling. Beautiful.

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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Peaceful and authentic. Distance to Nouvelle Ville
  • Cons:Location within Morocco. Distance to Nouvelle Ville
  • In a nutshell:This place deserves more than a 2 day pit stop. It requires time to be explored and discovered.
  • Last visit to Fes al Bali: Jul 2009
  • Intro Updated Oct 9, 2009
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  • Deneen1's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2010 at 9:16 AM

    I have reserved a room at Hotel Bab Boujloud for late Sept while in Fes. Thanks so much for the tip on this hotel!

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