Your cart
Close Alternative Icon
Enjoy free domestic shipping on all rugs! Enjoy free domestic shipping on all rugs!

Morocco Travel Tips: the Ruins

Feb 12, 2018

Volubilis

In the north, on the outskirts of Meknes, which is located between Rabat and Fes, is Volubis, an ancient town of Roman ruins. The Romans were some of the original colonizers to arrive in Morocco and their city is well preserved here.

Ancient Roman ruins in Morocco

I recommend hiring a guide when you arrive at the front gate to walk you through the ruins, although some are better than others.

Learn more about Kantara Tours

Interested in learning more about your options for travel with Kantara Tours? Click here to read more about the services we offer, or feel free to reach out with any specific questions!

Learn more

Near Volubilis is the town of Moulay Idriss which is known for its hot springs. The owner of Fes' Cafe Clock opened a B&B here called Scorpion House.

Ancient roman ruin in Morocco

Articles from Kantara Tours Blog

Next: How long to stay in Morocco and fit it all in

Next: How long to stay in Morocco and fit it all in

Dunes or no Dunes? How long should I spend in Morocco? And other questions to ask yourself when planning the itinerary for your trip to Morocco.

Read more
So you want to ride camels in Morocco? Here's how.

So you want to ride camels in Morocco? Here's how.

If you're planning your trip to Morocco, you've probably already considered if you want to go on a camel trek. But there's still a question of where. This article describes the two main desert locations - Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga.

Read more
Planning a trip to Morocco? We're here to help

Planning a trip to Morocco? We're here to help

If you are planning an upcoming trip to Morocco, here are some valuable things to think about, as well as helpful resources to make sure your trip is the fulfilling experience of your dreams!

Read more

Return to the Travel Blog

Take me back

Browse articles by topic

Morocco Travel Tips

Planning a trip to Morocco? Here are some things to keep in mind when putting together your trip. We've included suggestions of which places to visit, how to get to the Sahara desert, and other travel tips.

Read More

FYC: Entertainment in Morocco

Want to go deeper? Check out our book lists, music suggestions, and film reviews and experience a small sliver of Morocco, wherever you are in the world.

Read More

Noteworthy Morocco

Telegrams from Morocco past and present. We provide the news du jour, academic articles, and resources that contextualize a nuanced understanding of Morocco and its place in a globalized world.

View More

BTS: Alia in Morocco

Travel along with Alia on her many trips to Morocco on rug buying missions for Kantara Rugs, leading tours for Smithsonian Journeys, and educational youth travel for Global Works.

Read More