Fes has the pleasure of offering warm weather year-round, making it a popular vacation destination. From July to August, tourists peak, as do temperatures, so for the budget-conscious traveller looking for cheap flights to fes, the best times to visit are from April to June and September to October. During these shoulder seasons, the heat scales back a bit.
Fes-Saiss Airport serves the city of Fes and operates one runway. FEZ manages Fes flights from a handful of airlines, including Royal Air Maroc, Vueling, Ryanair and more. Travellers can book flights to Fes from major destinations such as Paris, Brussels, London and Barcelona.Places of Interest in Fes
Also spelled “Fez”, the third largest city in Morocco is a UNESCO World Heritage site for its long history — it boasts the oldest university in the world. Fes is most famed for its medina, veritably unchanged throughout the centuries and considered the heart of the imperial city.Talaa Seghira and Talaa Kebira
These two thoroughfares are lined with a dizzying array of shops and stalls selling all kinds of products, from slippers to silks to ceramics. Shopkeepers are more than happy to bargain with tourists for handicrafts, and you might just find yourself bringing some beautiful Moroccan goods.Chouara Tannery
Rows and rows of vats stretch out like a big honeycomb in this tannery, which uses traditional tanning methods of soaking the hides and laying them out to dry. Though the resulting leathers are brilliant, the ingredients used in the process can be quite stinky to tourists.Attarin Medersa
An old Islamic place of education, Attarin Medersa (also spelled Madrasa) has stood for nearly 700 years. Visitors often marvel at the intricate architecture and carvings throughout the well-preserved structure, which displays traditional patterns in the tiles, plaster and wood.