Fes Music Festival

10 Days – Once a Year (usually in June)

Sacred Music Festival 1-800-799-3080 OR 1-646-643-1420

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Welcome to sacred music festival in Morocco! Internationally renowned artists from around the world flock to Morocco's spiritual capital for the annual Fez Festival of World Sacred Music and perform a variety of styles, from Moroccan Sufi chants, Pakistani qawwali incantations, and Egyptian madhi odes, to flamenco-style Christian saeta, ancient Indian gwalior chants, and Turkish whirling dervishes. Over the course of the event, musicians from France to Rajasthan find common ground, with collaborative performances culminating the program and celebrate this festival of sacred music. Your sacred music festival tour is interspersed with excursions to surrounding areas to bring you a unique cultural experience. Each day, explore highlights of Morocco, while taking in the delights of the festivals in Morocco by night.


Sacred Music Festival


Your cultural journey of sacred music festival begins with welcome by your private driver upon your arrival at Casablanca. First visit of sacred music festival is highlights of Casablanca, including one of the world's most splendid monuments, the Hassan II Mosque, a stunning state-of-the-art gem of religious architecture. Continue on to Rabat, Morocco's present-day capital and principal royal residence. Your sacred music festival tour will the take you to Fez, the intellectual and religious heart of the nation, and fitting home of the annual Festival. Tour Fez el-Bali ("Fez the Old") and its medieval medina (old town), a UNESCO world heritage site crammed with narrow, winding streets, tiny squares, and artisan workshops. Visit centuries-old mosques and universities, see the multi-colored vats of the open-air tanneries, and shop for traditional wares made from copper, ceramics, and leather. Also visit Fez el-Djedid ("Fez the New"), built in the 13th century. Admire Fez's Royal Palace and mellah (Jewish Quarter), the largest in Morocco.


From your base in Fez, enjoy a number of private excursions in our Fes music festival tours. First, explore Meknes, a former capital whose medina walls are adorned with exquisite gates considered among the best preserved in the Islamic world. The surrounding countryside reveals the near-perfectly preserved ruins of Volubilis, a thriving Roman settlement until the 4th century. Just beyond Volubilis lies the holy city of Moulay Idriss, a scenic whitewashed town where the first Arab dynasty was founded in 787 AD. The therapeutic hot springs of the village of Moulay Yacob draw Moroccans and foreigners alike. Nestled in the Rif Mountains of northern Morocco, the delightfully picturesque town of Chefchaouen features a charming medina and inviting restaurants inviting restaurants serving delicious cuisine fusing Moroccan and Spanish flavors. You'll wander entranced within the soft blue labyrinth created by the tinted whitewash of the town's homes and streets in our tour of sacred music festival. Sefrou is a picturesque Berber town that once boasted one of Morocco's largest Jewish communities. Complete your spiritual journey of sacred music festival through antiquity in Bhalil, an ancient Christian village.


Sacred music festival tour Itinerary Overview

Day 1

Arrive Casablanca – Fez
Private escorted highlights of Casablanca and Rabat. Continue on to Fez for the duration of your stay.

Day 2

Fez Meknes – Moulay Idris – Volubilis – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance.

Day 3

Fez
Full-day private city touring; evening festival performance.

Day 4

Fez – Moulay Yacob – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance of festival in Morocco.

Day 5

Fez
Full-day private city touring; evening festival performance.

Day 6

Fez – Chefchaouen – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance.

Day 7

Fez
Day at leisure in Fez; evening festival performance.

Day 8 Fez – Sefrou – Bhalil – Fez
Private excursion by day; evening festival performance.
Day 9 Fez
Day at leisure in Fez; evening festival performance.

Day 10

Depart Morocco
Private transfer to Casablanca airport.


Accommodations on this sacred music festival tour


Cost

$1999 per person based on 2 people on your party.


The total price includes


Not included in price


Features of Fes sacred music festival trip


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