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About Fez

Fez is the oldest city in Morocco. Fez budget travel offers a cultural experience of note with a wealth of things to see and do.

Fez Budget Travel

Below is a list of Fez's top activities, click on the link to view all details and tours.

Fez Medina Guided Walk, Hammam Bath House

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Airports

Fez airports include the following:
•Fez International Airport

Birdlife

Fez birdlife includes a number of birds of prey and other desert birds. Bird habitats desert areas and semi-arid areas, with a number of covered ecosystems ranging from shrub to woodlands, marshes, deserts and forest areas. With a range of beautiful birding areas and a fascinating culture, Fez remains one of the most popular bird watching areas in Morocco.

Conservation

With a number of wildlife and bird species facing extinction, and a high deforestation and desertification rate, with additional problems such as urbanisation, land abuse and over-grazing, Fez conservation is key to preserving the precious ecosystems within the region. A number of efforts are in place to try and address the city's conservation problems however.

Malaria

Fez malaria medication includes the following:
•Malaria is not endemic in Fez
•You will not need to take malaria medication unless you have entered Morocco from a malaria zone country
•Speak to your doctor if you are traveling between non-malaria and malaria countries
•Do not ever take malaria medication if it is not required, as side effects can be serious

Plants

Fez plant life varies from beautiful forest areas with trees such as olive tree, juniper, pine, cedar and oak, to dry shrub and grasslands with sparse desert areas in between. Wetland areas contain marsh vegetation, and there are also a number of palms to be found throughout the city. With a varied climate, Fez's plant life is mostly fast growing and strong, although the country also faces problems from deforestation and desertification.

Safety Tips


•Avoid large crowds or protests that could turn violent
•There is a fairly large terrorist threat in Fez so be on guard at all times
•Road safety is a big concern and accidents are common
•The crime rate is fairly low but is growing, especially in busy areas
•Do not walk around alone after dark and keep all valuables safe and out of sight when walking in the daytime

Travel Books

Fez recommended travel guides include the following:
•Fez Encounter by Virginia Maxwell
•A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco by Suzanna Clarke
•Morocco Lonely Planet by Paul Clammer
•Morocco: Marrakesh, Fez, Rabat by Rom Landau
•Fodor's Morocco: 4th Edition by Fodor's

Wildlife

Fez wildlife is fairly limited with a number of desert-dwelling species. Many species face extinction, with a number of species already extinct. There are a number of highly endangered mammal species as well as a small number of endangered reptiles. Despite this, Fez wildlife can still sometimes be seen, including rare monkeys, oryx, jackals and many other species.

 

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