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Things to do in Fes

Best attractions to visit in Fes

11. Sefrou - Fes

Sefrou

Sefrou is located at the edge of the Middle Atlas mountain range, and is 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Fez. Oued Aggai runs through the city, and about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) west of Sefrou are the Cascades, a small waterfall. Wadi Aggai also takes part in irrigation for the area. The Kef el-Moumen caves contain ancient tombs, one of which is claimed to be the tomb of Daniel. There is also a spring near Sefrou called Lalla Rekia, which is purported to cure insanity.

Sefrou is known for its Sefrou Cherry Festival, which is UNESCO-endorsed, and is held annually every June. The festival lasts for three days and includes folk music, parades, and sporting events. The town has a medina and two mosques, and every Thursday is market day.

Sefrou was once home to one of the largest settlements of Moroccan Jews, the population estimated to have been as high as 8,000.The first Jewish that lived in the area of the Ahel Sefrou, most of which were converted to Judaism around 2,000 years ago. In the 8th century, most of these were converted to Islam under Idris I of Morocco. In the 9th century, a second Jewish population settled from the Tafilalt area and Southern Algeria. Most of the descendants of these Jews stayed in Sefrou until 1967, when many moved to Israel.

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12. Tazekka National Park - Fes

Tazekka National Park

The Tazekka National Park in Morocco was made with the primary objective of ensuring a woods of cedar trees (Cedrus atlantica) found in the Jbel Tazekka region. The recreation center has since been reached out over and over to incorporate an assortment of common territories. It now includes woods of plug oak and holm oak, holes, gorge, provincial scenes, falls and a mountain – Jbel Tazekka - which is around 1 980 meters high. The fascinating assortment of elevations and coming about verdure is home to an assortment of natural life and the national stop has turned into a safe house for flying creature watchers. The recreation center was first stretched out in 1989 and now incorporates a focal center zone of 2,500 hectares and a plug oak creation zone of 6,000 hectares. The first package of land is a traveler zone and elements various magnificent timberlands that make for especially considerate mindset climbs. There is data shown about the length and trouble of each climb. Situated close to the city of Taza in Morocco's Middle Atlas mountain extend, Tazekka National Park has differed landscape offering living spaces to an extensive variety of reptiles, creatures of land and water, winged animals and warm blooded creatures including the uncommon Barbary deer (Cervus elaphus brutal). Otherwise called the Atlas deer, the Barbary deer was once wiped out in Morocco, yet was reintroduced into Tazekka National Park through a Moroccan-German cooperation propelled in 1994.

At first two guys and six females were transported from Tunisia to Tazekka where they were assigned a save of 1.5 hectares. Sadly, two of the females kicked the bucket upon entry, however the rest of the creatures showed up healthy and in 1995, ten Barbary deer were tallied in the save. All the more as of late up to seventy deer have been seen in a territory of around five hundred hectares inside the recreation center.

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