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10 days Morocco Jewish Heritage Tours

 

10 day Morocco jewish heritage tour ___ Program can be modified

 

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In Casablanca, visit Temple Beth- El Synagogue, Em Habanim & Neve Chalom 
Exploring the Casablanca Museum of Moroccan Judaism 
Attending Shabbat Services at Fes 
Dinner at the house of a rabbi or a kosher restaurant 
Up Close Meeting with Morocco's local Jewish Community 
Jewish Heritage Historic Sites in Fes, Meknes, Seffrou, and Marrakech 
Stays at the BestBoutiqueRiads in Morocco

10 days Morocco tour Program details :

Day 1: Casablanca Arrival, Jewish Heritage Seeing, Tour & Guided City Visit

Arrival at Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca. Dinner at Casablanca's Kosher Restaurant. Visit Beth-El Mosque, Casablanca's Jewish Synagogue. Beth-El, a once thriving Jewish community, is considered the centerpiece. Tourists are drawn to this synagogue by its stained glass windows and other architectural features. As time permits, you can visit Temple Em Habanim and Neve Chalom.

Day 2: Jewish Heritage Siteseeing Tour in Casablanca, then taking the route to Rabat

Visit Casablanca's Museum of Moroccan Judaism. In Casablanca, the Jewish Museum occupies an area of 700 square meters and is the first of its kind in the Arab world.
Visit the Jewish Cemetery in Casablanca and visit Mellah
By Moroccan standards, Casablanca's mellah is young, not much more than a century old. In the evening, it hits the senses, with a sea of women in brightly colored djellabas

Visiting the promontory of the Mosque of Hassan II provides stunning views of Casa in the suburban quarter of Afna. Head over to the New Town of Casablanca, also planned by the French architect Henri Prost, after a tour of the mosque.

DAY 3: Driven Historic Tour & City Visit to Rabat en route to Fes

Visit Casablanca's Museum of Moroccan Judaism. In the Arab world, the Jewish Museum in Casablanca is the first of its kind. The Casablanca Museum of Moroccan Judaism is a museum of history and ethnography founded in 1997 by the Casablanca Jewish Community. This Museum in Casablanca holds a treasure trove as the only Jewish Museum in the Arab region. The Museum of Moroccan Judaism displays religious, ethnographic and artistic artifacts in the context of Moroccan culture that show the history, theology, customs and everyday life of Jews.

Taking the path to see the Imperial City of Meknes and the Volubilis Walili Roman Ruins.

On your arrival in Meknes, visit the Jewish Quarter. Explore, with its small lanes and lively courtyards, the Jewish Mellah. In the Hebraic epitaphs, which date back to the Christian period, the influence of Jewish history is clear. In the Meknes Jewish zaouia, a place of pilgrimage where the tomb of Rabbi David Benmidan still remains, these epitaphs along with Greek inscriptions can be found.

Day 4: FES UNESCO World Heritage Sites & Jewish Heritage Sites Historic Tour

In medieval Jewish history, Fes is one of the best known towns. Formerly the home of one of the most important Talmudic scholars of all time, Fes was founded in the eighth century by Idriss I.Afterward we’ll start visiting all the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the Tanneries, and the Attarine museum .

You will visit the Jewish Heritage Sites and Cultural Sites of Fez on this guided historical tour of UNESCO Fez, which blends sites visited by synagogues, libraries, mosques, cemeteries, the Mellah, along with gardens and palaces. A connective connection between Muslim and Jewish Morocco will be provided by your guide.

Mellah the Jewish:
In comparison to Casablanca's youthful Mellah, Fes' mellah is over 650 years old.
Cemetery of the Jews:
The nearby graveyard houses the tombs of more of Morocco's Jewish saints than any other cemetery.
 Maimonides:
There are traces of ancient Jewish life in the old city of Fes, including the house of Maimonides, who lived in the city from 1159-1165.

Fes Synagogues
Unmarked on their exterior - dating back to the 17th century: one of the world's most special. Fes' Mellah once had 40 synagogues.

Day 5: Fes Guided Excursion to Jewish Seffrou :

Visit the capital of cherries, Seffrou. Due to its high percentage of Jews and its well-developed religious life, Sefrou, south of Fes, was known as Little Jerusalem. A rabbi from Sefrou was elected to Parliament after Morocco's independence. The Mellah of Sefrou takes up half of the Old City.Our trip continues alongside the trailing edge of the Cedar Forest to - Azrou - a city located on a steep hill through a variety of woods to the famed cedar forests inhabited by endangered Barbary monkeys. Passing through Tizi Ntalghamtto where Ziz Gorges provide a rocky passage to Tafilalt oases.

Sefrou was once a major hub for the Jews of Morocco and its walled white pedestrian medina is now distinguished by wooden balconies in its buildings. 

   

Day 6: FES Departure via Ifrane & Beni Mellal to Marrakech

Stop by the path to see the view of the University of Ifrane and take a brief stroll around the garden. For its architecture, cedar forest and winter ski resort options, Ifrane is dubbed the "Little Switzerland" of Morocco. Due to its Alpine climate, this Moroccan town has a remarkable European architecture, as if it were an Alpine village, built by the French during the Protectorate period for their administration.After breakfast in the Raid, you’ll leave for Dads Valley (Road of a Thousand Kasbahs) through RissaniErfoud (a historic region and an archaeologist’s delight that is packed with fossils) and Tinghir showing the traditional rural life of this region, a beautifully constructed houses dotting the landscape of the largest oasis .reaching Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco- undoubtedly one of the most spectacular natural attractions that Morocco has to offer.

At an outdoor cafe, taste coffee, tea and pastries in Ifrane.
In Zaouia Cheikh, make a quick pause. This is one of the 30 damns planned to be constructed by 2030 in Morocco before we go to Marrakech via the atlas villages.

Day 7: Historical Tour of Marrakech Guides, City Visit, Yves Saint Laurent Gardens & Berber Museum, UNESCO Sites & Jewish Heritage Sites

Marrakesh could be the town that shows all of Morocco's exotic culture and charm. with one of our native guide, you may visit the Koutoubia mosque built in the 12th century, the Majorelle Garden packed with cacti, palms and ferns, the work of painter Jacques Majorelle, 
Then w'll visit plenty of monuments  like the Saadian Tombs This 16th-century graveyard full of mosaic tiles .

The Mellah district, established in 1558 by Moulay Abdallah, was designated in Marrakech as the Jewish quarter.
Visit the Synagogue of Marrakech Lazama in the Old Medina. This Quarter was founded in 1558 in the region of the Kasbah. While Jews were not permitted to own any property outside Mellah and dominated the sugar trade, the Jewish community enjoyed autonomy.


After a break for lunch. you may have time to explore the fascinating souks( native markets ) it’s the town's star attraction you mustn't miss the Babouche (shoes) Souk, Chouari (carpenter's) open-air market, El-Attarine (perfume and spice) souk and the Cherratine (leather) souk and the narrow alleys around the Djemâa El-Fna square where within the evening, you'll be charmed with snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, narrators, and story-tellers – moving from one group to another, Night within the riad.

Day 8: Marrakech Leisure Day - La Mamounia Gardens Discovery & Hammam/ Spa Experience

Marrakesh could be the town that shows all of Morocco's exotic culture and charm. with one of our native guide, you may visit the Koutoubia mosque built in the 12th century, the Majorelle Garden packed with cacti, palms and ferns, the work of painter Jacques Majorelle, 

Abderrazzak Benchaabane’s Palmeraie Gardens & Museum

Abderrazzak Benchaabane is a Marrakech legend. Quiet and soft spoken, this renowned Garden Designer, Ethno botanist, Perfumer, Teacher, Photographer, Writer and publisher

Gardens at La Mamounia
Established in 1929 in the middle of Marrakech, this prominent historical landmark hotel and gardens is cared for by 40 gardeners who plant 60,000 annuals twice a year to develop the grounds and preserve the immaculately mowed lawn under the citrus and olive orchards, desert garden, rose garden and tropical garden, as well as the many fountains.

Day 9: Marrakech Coastal Essaouira Excursion, Essaouira's Jewish Heritage Sites

Departure to Seaside Essaouira, a fishing town renowned for its Portuguese and Jewish heritage, along with quaint blue, white and yellow decorated houses painted by hand, fresh seafood and the culture of artists.

The quaint colony of artists in Essaouira boasts stunning whitewashed and blue-shuttered homes, colonnades, timber studios, art galleries and mouthwatering seafood. Essaouria, once named Mogador by European sailors and merchants, is renowned for its annual GnaouaMusicFestival, which in June draws 300,000+ people. It also has an enormous beach named Plage de Safi for surfing.

Day 10 / MARRAKECH DEPART

depending on your departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight or any other place you choose.you can have a free time in Marrakech while waiting for your fly----> we can finish in Casablanca

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Price Includes :

  • Airport Transfer and pick up.
  • Pick up and drop off to your accommodations 
  • Tour in 4wd or Mini-van with air conditioned
  • Driver Guide (Any language)
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation in room with private bathroom
  • Local city guide in ( Fes - Meknes - Marrakech )
  • Free time to walk and take pictures

Excluded Services :

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets for monumental entry

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NOTE: WE HAVE BOTH PRIVATE AND SMALL GROUP TOURS FOR THIS 10 day Morocco jewish heritage tour

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