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Ateliers d'Ailleurs

68, rue Dar El Bacha | (angle Mouassine), Marrakech, Morocco
+212 672-812046
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My two friends and I had a lesson in traditional Moroccan embroidery yesterday. We went to this... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Lisa R
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Don't miss this unique experience!! Once we found Aicha's cosy home in Marrakech's medina, we... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
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In Marrakech, Ateliers d'ailleurs offers a truly authentic DISCOVERY of Moroccan culture by approaching it from the perspective of traditional skills (crafts, cooking, wellness, culture), to discover, enjoy, have fun , share, create, ... On the program: a few hours of practice until Workshops Internship several days, all in a simple and authentic atmosphere, far away from mass tourism activities. Ateliers d'Ailleurs is part of the philosophy of social entrepreneurship in pursuing social and cultural aims of two kinds: - To develop income-generating activities for people who master traditional know-how, who wish better value but do not have the means - Assist in the preservation of traditional knowledge by allowing people who practice them to live
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68, rue Dar El Bacha | (angle Mouassine), Marrakech, Morocco
+212 672-812046
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

My two friends and I had a lesson in traditional Moroccan embroidery yesterday. We went to this amazing women's collective in the old medina. Everyone was so helpful and informative. Our translator was so, so helpful and we enjoyed getting to know her too. We...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Don't miss this unique experience!! Once we found Aicha's cosy home in Marrakech's medina, we started with our cooking class. Everyone in the group was busy chopping vegetables, baking bread, preparing meat for the tajine. While waiting for our delicious meals we had some Moroccan...More

Thank tournesol14
Reviewed April 5, 2017

We were a group of 4 participating in a cooking class. The booking process and the meeting arrangements were well organized. We were taken care of/chaperoned throughout the class. The experience and the quality of the joint dinner that followed cannot be topped! This was...More

Thank s0leil100
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Our group of 20+ people enjoyed a cooking class in a local home. We made Moroccan bread, baked it in the community oven, and made a traditional dinner in tagenes. The food was incredible and the hospitality even better. Truly a memorable experience!!!

Thank seatonlauren
Reviewed November 11, 2016

In October 2016 a friend and myself were delighted to be able to spend 5 hours in the home of Aicha in the old medina of Marrakech. We were met at our riad by a very personable Mr. Houdzi and walked to Aicha's home. Aicha...More

Thank eyespyabike
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We were a group of 4 women and hat lots of fun joining the cooking class at the private home of our native moroccan cooking instructor in central Medina Marrakesh. First thing she took us to the local market to buy all the ingredients like...More

Thank Gabriela N
Reviewed July 14, 2016

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a lovely time with the ever so talented craftsmen who taught us the traditional methods of making little pieces of mosaic and creating unique designs over the 3 hour course. The session was facilitated by a pleasant young lady who...More

1  Thank FiFi A
Reviewed April 19, 2016

I arranged a solo pottery lesson with Ateliers d'Ailleurs and it was all very easy and straightforward. The deposit was sent via paypal and I paid the rest at the lesson in cash. I met with my escort and translator in the medina and then...More

2  Thank viajera1219
Reviewed March 29, 2016

I selected Ateliers d'Ailleurs after looking at all cooking classes in the Top 10. Why? The lesson is given by a native Moroccan, a translator is provided, you cook the entire meal from start to finish, recipes are disclosed, and your participation and money benefit...More

1  Thank kko627
Reviewed March 2, 2016

We spent two days cooking with a local lady, including one trip to the market to buy food for our session. The lady was so helpful and her instructions were simple and clear. And of course we got to taste the results! I also did...More

Thank Stuart R
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