Fez History and Culture Tour from the Ancient Marketplace - the Fez Medina

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Fez History and Culture Tour from the Ancient Marketplace - the Fez Medina

Experience the history of Fes in a hands on walking tour in the Medina, the ancient market and heart of the city of Fez, Morocco.  Learn the history and culture of this historical city with a professional certified tour guide. Visit the main sites and hidden gems of the Medina while your guide tells tales of the history and life in the ancient city bringing to life the battles, religion, food, language, music, and day-to-day living and life in Morocco. 


Blue Gate (Bab Bou Jeloud): 

The main entryway to the Medina of Fes, crossing the gate, is moving to another era, is to go back in time, where local do their handcfarts like used to do hundreds of years ago, and the only transportation method is mules, due to the narrow streets. 

Medrass Bou Inania 

Walking through Tallaa Kbira, the main alleyway, you’ll come across Medrassa Bou Inania. A medieval Koranic school. A piece of Art o all the Mosaics, cedar wood lattices, carved tiles and plaster of Koran versus and huge brass doors 

Nejjarine Museum of wooden arts and crafts 

Expose hand crafted architecture made of wood, by master craftsmen of Fes. 

Moulay Idriss Mausoleum  

A sanctuary dedicated of the kings of Morocco between 807 and 828, and the founder of the city. A saint to the Muslims, who come to visit his tomb to obtain his blessing. 

University and Mosque of Al-Karaouine. 

We will visit the exterieur of the mosque, as in Morocco non-muslims, are forbidden to access mosques and holy sites. The nowdays mosque is the oldest university in the world. Built in 859 by Fatima El Fihriya. 


A picturesque as well as smelly, panorama of the old city. With several graves filled of natural dyes make up a colorful landscape. You’ll get a detailed description of the process of making leather goods out of animal skins. 

Souks of the Medina 

The most charming part of the mysterious of the city, extending all over the Medina and categorized into different districts, each one specialize in certain handcraft. 

  • Local English, French or Spanish speaking Guide
  • 3 Hour walking tour of the Medina
  • Sufficient breaks and plenty of photo opportunities
  • Learn the history and culture of this ancient city and kingdom, guided through the streets of the medina

star rating  "We enjoyed a private trip to Meknès nd volubilis with Yahya as our driver a totally professional he answered all our questions about the trip and morocco in general. He's... read more

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5 March 2020

star rating  My husband and I had an excellent 5 day trip with Yahya as our private driver thru Morocco. We started with airport pick up in Casablanca, travel to Blue city,... read more

3 July 2021

star rating  We were recommended by a friend to visit Chefchaouen and I'm so glad we did. It's a stunning little town, with every street worthy of a photo! If you decide... read more

10 January 2020

star rating  I was at Fes where I met Yayah.
He was our guide and driver.
I visited Fes, Rabat and Casablanca.
It was very beautiful.
I recommend Yayah with all seriousness.... read more

14 August 2018

star rating  The tour was amazing - full of history and great stories connecting with the culture. Could not have done this on our own, Fez is too complicated and Perfect Travel... read more

19 October 2023

star rating  My wife and I booked a day trip to Chefchaouen with Perfect Travel Excursions. Yahya, our driver, was very friendly knowledgeable. He is a very responsible driver and... read more

29 March 2020
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