Morocco

Volubilis

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Once believed to have been the ancient capital of Mauretania, partially-excavated Volubilis is an archaeologist’s dream. It’s a beautiful place to walk around and ponder what it must have been like here in the 3rd century BC, when the settlement was developed.

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Morocco's Imperial Cities

Delve into Morocco's history and culture
Approx. 8 days
Casablanca (1 days) → Rabat (1) → Fes (1) → Volubilis (1) → Marrakesh (3) → Casablanca (1)
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In-Depth Morocco

A grand tour of Morocco's highlights
Approx. 14 days
Casablanca (1 days) → Rabat (1) → Chefchaouen (1) → Volubilis (1) → Fes (1) → Merzouga (2) → Todra Gorge (1) → Marrakesh (3) → Essaouira (3)
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Classic Morocco

Imperial cities, nature and Berber culture
Approx. 11 days
Casablanca (1 days) → Rabat (1) → Fes (1) → Volubilis (1) → Merzouga (2) → Todra Gorge (1) → Ouarzazate (3) → Casablanca (1)
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