Family and Kids in Fes

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Fes? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Fes, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Fes.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Fes for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Fes El-bali

    Family and Kids

    Fes’s oldest walled city or medina is now mentioned on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. It was built sometime around 800 AD. It also houses the world’s oldest functioning university. Recent statistics show that it also may be the world’s biggest car-free urban area. When it was first constructed, it was the capital of the Idrisid dynasty, the creators of Fes. Once upon a t...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Jnan Sbil

    Garden

    Fes is not just about crowded old markets and houses. Just outside the walled city is the garden of Jardin jnan Sbil. Spread over an area of 8 hectares, the garden resembles a calm, peaceful oasis in the middle of the desert. Just off the busy streets of main town Fes, you can experience complete peace and tranquillity in this lush garden. it is developed in the Andalusian tradition that gave r...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Bou Inania Madrasa

    Family and Kids

    The Bou Inania Madrasa was founded in 1351 AD by the then Sultan of Fes, Abu Inan Faris. The sultan gave his own name to the madrasa which later when on to become the Grand Mosque of the city. This structure is used for educating students as well as for religious congregations. It is one of the few religious places in Morocco that allow non-Muslims to enter and view the premises. This is the on...Read more
  4. Amazing Fes attraction for kids
    Al-attarine Madrasa

    Family and Kids

    The Attarin Madrasa is one of Fes’s must-see architectural structures. It was built sometime in the fourteenth century on the command of Sultan Abu Said. The building served as a school for students of Islamic religion as well as their residence right up to the 20th century. It is close to the oldest continuously functioning university of the world, the Al Karaouine Mosque. The madrasa ha...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    El Glaoui Palace

    Family and Kids

    The medina of Fes is not full of crowded lanes and tourist spots; hidden in its complex web is a spot which is a peaceful retreat from the heat and noise of the city. The place is where the last ruler of Fes, Thami El Glaoui, lived. Named after his family, the palace was the centre of power till the death of Thami El Glaoui. The most notable thing about this palace is its courtyard. In the cent...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Fes
    Borj Nord

    Family and Kids

    Fes was once the capital of Morocco and one monument bearing witness to its privileged status stands tall north of the city. The Borj Nord is a part of the ancient wall that stood guarding Fes from her enemies. It was built in the 16th century. Today, the watchtower is the largest weapons museum in Africa. It houses around 5000 arms not only from Morocco but from armouries in India, Europe and ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Art D'argile

    Family and Kids

    You cannot go back from Fes without a ceramic artefact. The Moroccan tradition of ceramic articles is what Art Argile specialises in. Situated just a few minutes outside the medina, the gallery produces ceramic art themed plates, tables, vases, walls, hand-painted tiles etc. You will also get Moroccan pottery samples with colourful patterns. These are available in various shapes and sizes. If y...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Palais El Mokri

    Family and Kids

    In the 20th century, the European influence began to make its presence felt in the architecture of Fes. One such building that combined the traditions of Morocco and the techniques of Europe is the Palais El Mokri. The palace was contructed in 1906 and is in excellent condition today. Members of the Mokri family who built this palace provide detailed information about their ancestors and of Si ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Medersa Sahrij

    Family and Kids

    Another madrasa in Fes that has been functioning for centuries is the Sahrij Madrasa. The building derives its name from the pool of water situated within the courtyard. Surrounding this pool, the quad is decorated with stucco, glazed tiles and carved wood. Motifs from the Quran adorn the wall like other madrasas in Fes. Traditional Moroccan mosaics adorn the walls in colourful patterns. The co...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Bab Boujloud

    Family and Kids

    The main entrance to the Fes medina is the Bab Boujloud or the Blue Gate. Though the area behind it is the oldest in town, the Bab Boujloud is relatively young; it was built in 1913. You can see the remains of the previous gate just next to this new one. The outside of the gate is tiled in blue mosaic while the view from inside the medina will show green tiles on the structure. There are a bunc...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Nejjarine Museum Of Wood Arts And Crafts

    Family and Kids

    Moroccans are serious about preserving their art and this trait is not limited to just their architecture. The Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts displays the various objects produced through the woodcarving techniques in Fes. Not just the artefacts, but the building itself is a piece of art. It was formerly used as a caravanserai for merchants and travellers visiting Fes. There are woode...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Chouara Tannery

    Family and Kids

    Founded in the 11th century, the Chouara Tannery is the oldest business in its category. You will see the pits filled with dyes in the courtyard behind the main entrance. This is one of Fes’s most iconic sights. The tannery makes leather products like handbags, shoes, jackets and wallets. Merchants explain the process involved in the functioning of the tannery to all visitors. It is inter...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Ibn Danan Synagogue

    Family and Kids

    Fes’s religious diversity can be seen by the presence of a synagogue close to its royal palace. The Rabbi Shlomo Ibn Danan Synagogue was built in the 17th century. Despite it being a place of worship for Jews, the building is constructed in a confluence of Islamic and Moroccan styles. The inner seating arrangement is again done in Islamic geometric patterns. The Jewish community in Morocc...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Henna Souk

    Family and Kids

    A visit to Fes is incomplete without a trip to the local markets or souks. One of the best places to shop in the Fes medina is the Souk el Henna or the market of perfumes and henna. It derives its name from the products sold in the shops here, mostly fragrances and toiletries. You fill find many varieties of cosmetics, soaps, perfumes and rose water here. Not just these, you will also chance up...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Seffarine Square

    Family and Kids

    Once you get past the heavenly smells of the henna souk, you will be brought to reality by loud clanging sounds. This is the signal that you have arrived in Fes’s copper market at Seffarine Square. Here you will see craftsmen beating sheets of copper on the streets while the beautiful objects they produce occupy the place of pride in shops behind them. You are likely to find plates, teapo...Read more