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The Medina off Fez is large. The Souks are just a piece of it. It is hilly mazey and interesting. The souks are organized if you can a Souk can be organized. There is a street of meat, one of spices, one of leather, one...More
Wow! This really is the Médina of all Medinas! We recently spent a full day at the Médina in Fes and we barely scratched the surface. This Médina is immense and will cure even the biggest shopaholics of their affliction! There are literally miles of...More
What an amazing riot of color, textures, smells and sounds. I would return here in a heartbeat, but you do need a guide - someone with local knowledge to take you to the best shopping spots. There are so many to choose from. Got an...More
Sahara Atlas Tours organised a good local guide to introduce us to the Medina in Fez.
Certainly a good idea as it would be easy to get lost here.
Once we had sorted how it worked and the two main alleys we were able to...More
It can be overwhelming to walk around but it is not so bad. If you look carefully, you can see signs everywhere pointing to the R’Fic place which happens to be where we came from. The shop keepers were nowhere near as agressive as I...More
HIRE A GUIDE and visit the Medina. The guide is necessary because the numerous, narrow, unnamed streets will confuse. That said, this was a great experience. The people I met were unfailingly friendly and courteous. The walking experience in the largest, oldest Medina was wonderful....More
Spent 3 days in Marrakech and then 3 days in Fez. Was told that Fez was quieter and less touristy; certainly less visible tourists here but generally felt the entire time I was in Fez that someone was either in the process of, or trying...More