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A Textile and Handicrafts Tour of Fes provided by Rahim Abdou

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A Textile and Handicrafts Tour of Fes

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
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Updated 15/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Your guide will provide you with an up to date pandemic situation and the best and safest ways to enjoy your visit.
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Updated 15/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Visit one of the world’s greatest craft centres, FES. In this tour, you will go right  inside the artisans workshops and cooperatives. Watch the craftsmen working, talk to them and learn How It's Made. Explore the wide range of stunning crafts and arts such leatherwork, brass etching, woodcarving,  silk weaving, wood painting, pottery making, colourful embroidery, hand-stitched kaftans, hand-loomed carpets, finely woven cotton and silk scarves. Visit the medieval Chaouwara Tanneries, where leather is treated, dyed and dried in a process that has never changed for hundreds of years. Visit Foundoks where artisans use wool, cotton, and natural silk to craft material for colorful Djellabas, scarves, turbans, and bed covers; the dyers’ street, where artisans dip strands of cactus silk into  buckets of natural dyes. visit the coppersmiths of Seffarine Square,where the sound of hammers pummeling away at metal is never-ending. I'm Abdou Rahim, Your Fes visit with me will be FEScinating
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Fes
    Fes, Morocco
    I'll pick you up from your hotel/Riad if it's inside the old city (medina). If it's in the new city, I will arrange a private car (not included in the tour cost) to take us to the old city (Medina).
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  • 1
    Mosque and University Karaouiyn
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Chouara Tannery
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Nejjarine Fondouk
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 5
    Souk el Henna
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    Place Seffarine
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Al-Attarine Madrasa
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 8
    Fes
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Fes
    Fes, Morocco
    I'll pick you up from your hotel/Riad if it's inside the old city (medina). If it's in the new city, I will arrange a private car (not included in the tour cost) to take us to the old city (Medina).
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Fes, Morocco
Duration
3–4 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Official tour guide
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees to museums and medersats
  • Entry/Admission - Nejjarine Fondouk
  • Entry/Admission - Al-Attarine Madrasa
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wendy Lee wrote a review Aug. 2019
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The walking tour in the Medina in Fes was excellent. Our first time to visit in Fes.  We (two persons) are from Hong Kong travelling by ourselves in Morocco. Our hotel in Fes arranged an English speaking guide for us. The guide was patient, friendly, professional, and had full
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Rahim A, Tour Guide at A Textile and Handicrafts Tour of Fes
Responded 3 Sep. 2019
Hi my dear friends, thank you very much for the review. I'm really glad your visit of Fes was informative and interesting. I hope to see you again in the near future.
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By: Rahim Abdou
carolinaaV85FE
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A great tour with a great guide
Abdou is incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining.He will speak about the history and culture of Fes. He will take
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carolinaaV85FE
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The highlight of our visit to morocco
We had Abderrahim as our guide. He was great! He is very knowledgeable of the history and architecture of the city.
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Britcan81
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An authentic and trustful guide in Fès
Lovely tour of Fes, it is the second time for me to visit the city with this very knowledgeable guide! Gives us ins
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phamonica
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A MUST, BEAT LOCAL GUIDE TO HAVE! LOOK NO FURTHER
Fes is tucked with thousands of alleyways and side streets within the old Médina. It can be quite daunting to take
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Carolina L
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Wonderful day in Fes!
Highly recommend this tour! Abdou was an excellent guide — spoke great English, very knowledgeable about the city a
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refis2020
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Great tour
We had an excellent day with Raheem. He is a very pleasant, helpful and well spoken man, and a treasure trove of kn
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Immadat
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迷路のような街・フェズを満喫できるツアー! This is the tour which provides perfect time in maze like city, Fes!
フェズ市内の旧市街地区を3時間程度徒歩で英語で案内してもらえるツアーです。 9,000もあると言われるフェズ市内を自分で回るのは至難の業。 現地に生まれ育ち、本当に迷路のような道を熟知したガイドさんの案内があれば、3時間という短い
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glenn1905
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Our tour with Abdou
After a daunting experience navigating the Medina in Marrakech on our own, we decided to seek out a guide to take u
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beverlyh725
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An Outstanding Tour Guide
I can’t say enough about Abdul. He’s the best tour guide ever! We were a private group of 6 from 45-80yrs. He did
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camillapS7739VW
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Best guide ever!
We visited old Medina on November with a couple of friends, and Abdou was our guide. We were very lucky to have spe
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161tobiash
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A responsive and thoughtful guide
Abdou tailored the tour to our interests and was considerate of a fairly tight schedule. Strongly recommended.
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shiam20199
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Amazing tour of fes medina
Me and my friend Louise had an amazing tour of the fes medina. It is so big but abdou was an amazing guide who had
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alexhE7886AX
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Medina Tour
Abdou was amazing. Great English great explanations and a genuine Fez gentlemen who knew what he was talking about.
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Arda M
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Best guide in Fès
We had a great time with Abdou in Fès Medina. He is an amazing guide with very good English level and experience. H
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Teresacmoca
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Perfect tour and guide
Abdou is the best guide we could have had in our tour of the Médina. We really enjoyed his explanations, the curios
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3–4 hours
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