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Address: Fes, Morocco
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Private Guided Full-Day Tour of Fez
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I love this town

We spend a week in Fez. Nice to walk around, markets, locals. After few days I started to feel clostrofobic because of old narrow streets, so we went to the New Town. No... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Florian G
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Bellenaves, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The old city of Fes is nice to walk around, but make sure you don't get lost. Google maps won't help because a lot of the alleys are not on the map. The city is a little bit dirty and the vendors and 'guides' are harassing.

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Thank Abdel I
Bellenaves, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend a week in Fez. Nice to walk around, markets, locals. After few days I started to feel clostrofobic because of old narrow streets, so we went to the New Town. No deception! Found a nice garden, kids loved it!

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Thank Florian G
Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main activity in the old part of the city. Make sur you book a guide for the tour. You can see the small streets of the Medina. You must wear something light. It is a great spot to take pictures.

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Marrakech, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beauty you will find in this old historic city is the hidden treasure of Fez. This 12 centuries city has a lot to offer.

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Thank Sonia_Ril
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a great time with this company as we booked one day trip to Ourika valley and the hight atlas mountains ,our driver/guide picked up from our beautiful riad in Marrakech around 9 :00 morning and start our journey towards the beautiful mad houses and the charming views of the morocco hight atlas mountains before we reached Ourika valley... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

There is everything you expect to see in terms of handicrafts, artisan pieces, pottery, bronze and copper plates, leather etc. Fez is the center of handicraft making in Morocco as we have been told. We also went up to see the huge leather factory but unfortunately it was being cleaned and prepared for a visit by a dignitary. The bronze... More 

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Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

The city has 2 medinas. El-Bali is where you want to stay in. The markets, tanneries, nice riads and mosques are all in El Bali. The new part of the city has nothing in particular that would be of interest for tourists. It's just a normal city.

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Thank karmalama
Strathbogie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Get yourself a guide first or you will get lost as many of the alleys in this massive medina look alike. Then get some extra dirham and go, because even with an iron will I doubt anyone will end the day without being tempted by some of the varied artisan crafted handicrafts - mosaics, pottery, brass and silver carving, copper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Visiting this side of the city really feels like time traveling and learning about all the wonders of this 12 centuries medina.

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Thank Jonathanseap
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

nothing to conpaire to the marrakech medina. we should have spend more time in Fez and less in marrakech. This is the name of the old medina

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