Volubilis and Meknes

After  Breakfast, pick up  in  your  hotel and  we derive to  the ruins of the excavated Roman city in Morocco Volubilis (Walili), commonly considered as the ancient capital of the Roman-Berber kingdom of Mauretania… The city gained a number of major public buildings in the 2nd century, including a basilica,Temple and Triumphal arch. Its prosperity, which was derived principally from olive growing, prompted the construction of many fine town-houses with large mosaic floors. Then    we   will continu  to Meknes, one of the fourImperial cities of Morocco and the sixth largest city by population in the kingdom. Founded in the 11th century by the Almoravids as a military settlement, son of the founder of theAlaouite dynasty. Sultan Moulay Ismail turned Meknes into an impressive city in Spanish-Moorish style, surrounded by high walls with great doors, where the harmonious blending of the Islamic and European styles of the 17th century Maghreb are still evident today


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