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La Belle Vue de la Tannerie

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Quite the process, great to see.

I so enjoyed SEEING the tanning/dying processes, I could have spent hours watching those men at... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Wick, United Kingdom
La Belle Vue de la Tannerie

For all of us who enjoy fine leather products, a tour of this tannery is a real eye opener. For... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Della G
Coquitlam, Canada
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“vats”(2 reviews)
“leather”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Up the stairs you go to a shop selling leather goods. The stick is unbearable, so they give you mint leaves to smell. On the terrace you can see all the die pot where leather is dyed into different colours. Must say, the colours look...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank denisf255
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Unfortunately the whole tannery experience is a little off putting. Up a tiny staircase go all the tourists. Beware the large groups! A man hands each of you a sprig of mint, to escape the stench. Then round and round, up and down a maze...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank notyetretiredpat
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I went here on the recommendation of our guide and it was a total scam. I bought a bag for about 5x the price it should have been (I negotiated down but they set the prices so high that even if you bargain down 30...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

we went to see the tanery in fes medina with hanan our guide and we really had a great time she took us all over with lots of good explanations she really knows her job if you want to contact her call to her mobile...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jose S
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Must visit when in Fez. Hope to visit on a colorful day, when the vats are blue and yellow not black and brown. If shopping, aim to pay no more than 30 percent of the opening price. Shop around the Souk to get a feel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MyCoachEd
Reviewed July 29, 2018

To watch men working among the dying vats in their range of colours is fantastic though one wonders whether health and safety rates high among their concerns! This is a must visit on a tour of Fes but it can become very commercial as you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed May 28, 2018

As the title of this review says "think twice before you buy". I have visited this place during my week end in Fez and the guide we had for one day invited us to come into this place and admire the leather production from the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Eva P
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I so enjoyed SEEING the tanning/dying processes, I could have spent hours watching those men at their jobs: what a site. I later wished I had bought less here and more in Marrakech, where I found much better prices. Do be careful with the salesmen:...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nunya-from-NS
Reviewed February 18, 2018

For all of us who enjoy fine leather products, a tour of this tannery is a real eye opener. For the workers who actually do the tanning of leather, it is a god awful smelly occupation. The guide indicated that the workers are paid a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Della G
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the many tannery s here.The tourist are welcome here.The mint leafs keep the smell away. Pure leather better bargain.

Date of experience: December 2017
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