The Most FES-cinating English Tour

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on March 01, 2020

Hi and a big welcome to the largest Medina in the world. My name is Abdou. I was born and raised in Fes, Morocco. I'm an authorised and qualified tour guide. I also hold an M.A. degree in English, which is very crucial to pass the information to my guests with great fluency and ease. Fes is a mysterious and fascinating city with a lot of hidden secrets; and I'm very passionate about sharing these secrets and events with my guests.  I not only have a broad knowledge of Fes history, traditions and culture, but I have also designed a tour whereby my guests will be involved in sharing these values with locals; which they wouldn't be able to do if they were on their own. I take tourists through the  back and very narrow twisting alleyways which are not listed in GPSs and Maps. In this tour, you will discover the gems of Fes and find out the incidents and events that took place in every corner.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Jump with me into a time machine and travel 1200 years back in History. My name is Abdou Rahim. I was born and grew up in the historical car-free medina of Fes. I'm a Professional Tour Guide (licensed by the Ministry of Tourism). I love to show tourists our historical sights and attractions, but most of all, l love to tell them why they are important, to relate relevant stories and events to these sights. I like to capture their attention and make them feel as though they are part of the story. l have met tourists from all parts of the world , which helped me understand their cultures, traditions, and customs. It taught me how to deal with them with courtesy and respect.
During this tour, we're going to stop by the famous historical sites of Fes such as:
Al Quaraouiyine Mosque and University ( from outside)
Sidi Moussa  or chouara leather Tannery
Al-Attarine Madrasa (from outside)
 Place Seffarine
Fabrics Dyers square
Moulay Idriss Mausoleum
Kifah kissariya
Al Attarine Stree
The tour will end at the main road leading to the Blue Gate. (Talaa Kbira)
Equipped with a fluency in English, a good knowledge of history and a fair sense of humour, your FES tour with me will be FEScinating.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    3269+96G, Place Istiqlal, Fès, Morocco
    3269+96G, Place Istiqlal, Fès, Morocco
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    Just outside Batha post office by the ATM.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Avenue de La Liberte

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Kathleen 29 Nov 2023
Los Angeles

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
A truly gifted guide, teacher, entertainer, storyteller. Very professional. He brought his own amplifier system that allowed us to hear him even in the loud areas of the medina. His walking pace was excellent and he mixed short stops to explain things with steady movement thru the history of Fes.
Max Pöschl 28 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
Probably the best free walking tour I've ever been with! Lots of knowledge, super detailed tour and quite funny as well :)
Henry 27 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Abdou is super knowledgeable and we learned so much about Fes and Morocco. Thank you!
Cameron 26 Nov 2023
New York

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
This was a fantastic tour to see all the main spots of the Medina in Fes and then some. We got great recommendations on where to eat, shop and sightsee too. Highly recommend.
Catherine 26 Nov 2023
Hemel Hempstead

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
A really fun, informative and interesting tour. Abderrahim was an excellent guide! Thank you.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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