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Great insight into Moroccan crafts

This is a great tour for those interested in Moroccan crafts. With Jeff and Yasmin we visited Dar... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
SxbTraveler
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Strasbourg
Wonderful Insight to the Arts

I visited Tetouan with my mom and aunt and had a great time meeting the artisans and seeing them at... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
marocmama
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Artisans of Tetouan Workshop Visits by Green Olive Arts - You are invited to have a personal visit with a handful of Tetouan’s finest artisans in their workshops. See them shape leather, wood, precious metals, wool, plaster, tile and other...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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18 Avenue Mohamed Daoued | 1ere Etage, Tetouan 93040, Morocco
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+212 5397-01529
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

This is a great tour for those interested in Moroccan crafts. With Jeff and Yasmin we visited Dar Sanaa, a school where students learn from masters such traditional crafts as woodworking, woodcarving, wood decoration, zellige, embroidery, carving on plaster, mother of pearl inlay, etc. Then...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

I visited Tetouan with my mom and aunt and had a great time meeting the artisans and seeing them at work. If you're interested in traditional crafts and craftsmanship, this is highly recommended. It's also a good way to get your bearings and your way...More

1  Thank marocmama
Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed visiting the Gallery and workshop. The idea behind the place is to provide a place for artists to be inspired by the rich Morocain culture.

1  Thank Mohammed K
Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I booked a day tour with Peter from Green Olive Arts. While I tend to prefer to do my own thing, this proved to be very worthwhile. We had the opportunity to see areas of the Medina and other artists' studios which...More

2  Thank slr4444
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

In addition to the exhibition in the front part of the building, which is amazing (both the building and the exhibition) there is a school of arts and crafts in the back, across from the main patio. There you can see the "masters" and their...More

3  Thank byronflores
Reviewed July 7, 2015

This interactive tour of Tetouan's artisans gave me glimpses of how local artisans are trained and what they do with their work. It established the necessary background of history, but more deeply delved into facilitating connections with the artists and communication with them that gave...More

1  Thank juliaafricaart
Reviewed June 20, 2015

I find Tetouan is a very artistic city with the unique flavor of Northen Morocco. This art tour was just perfect for me to focus on Moroccan arts and very worth to save time, as I didn't stay there so long. We visited a local...More

1  Thank kenza1234
Reviewed May 3, 2015

I already knew Tetouan was a beautiful city, but the artisan tour bumped it up into the "highlights of my trip" category. Tetouan is an up-and-coming tourist destination (some of you may be tempted to stay away for that reason), and I for one am...More

4  Thank Jason M
Reviewed March 5, 2015

I was in Tetouan as an Artist in Residence with Green Olive Arts, and this tour was a wonderful way to dive into the historical and current arts of Morocco. We were able to see the old medina of the city as we visited different...More

4  Thank Carrie M
Reviewed February 15, 2015

This tour gave us an inside look into the making of a lot of the crafts we saw throughout Morocco. Meeting the artisans and being able to talk with them about their work really enlightened us about the processes and skills behind the leather, woodworking,...More

3  Thank Taylor S
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