Fes: Handicrafts and Shopping Tour

Product ID: 54810
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Meet the artisans of Fes on a guided tour of the medina and learn more about the different arts and crafts that make the imperial city famous. Get the chance to shop at a local co-operative and visit the oldest leather tannery in the world.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
Spanish, English, French, German

Pick-up service

Pick-up possible from your hotel or riad in Fes.
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Meet the local artisans in the medina of Fes
  • Visit a Berber co-operative that makes and sells carpets
  • Go to the world's oldest leather tannery
  • Explore a pottery workshop at a government run learning center
Full description
Enter the medieval medina of Fes and encounter a fantastic variety of goods produced by local craftsmen.

Get the chance to visit the world's oldest tannery to see how high quality leather coats, shoes and bags are made without using modern machinery. Learn more about the symbols and color combinations of the decorative carpets and rugs. Hear how they differ according to which Berber tribe produced them.

Meet local artisans and marvel at the handmade pottery. See beautiful items crafted from wood and admire the ornate doors of the medina. Visit the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts, located in a restored caravanserai for travelling merchants. 
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English/French-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to historical sites
  • Chance to meet professional artisans