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  Yahya was our driver/tour guide the whole time we were in Morocco. He was super helpful, patient and gave great advice for what we should do during our visit. Very... read more

21 December 2018

star rating  Great service. He was punctual, friendly and helpful.
We met him in fez and he brought us to chauen.

Pedro F
20 August 2018

star rating  I spent 3 day in desert with my friends. It 's a great experience. Yahya is a good driver.I recomended.Thank you , Yahya !!!

1 October 2019

star rating  Lovely relaxing day up in the mountains. Fed monkeys, saw incredible sights, ate great food. Yahya was a really fantastic tour guide and made us feel very welcome

12 December 2022

star rating  This experience was a 10/10, two-thumbs up! 2nd week of September 2022, I knew it would be a good sign when the weather was cooperating, and as anticipated, from start... read more

25 December 2022

star rating  Mohamed was the absolute best guide we could’ve asked for! So friendly and helpful from the first minute, he made sure to show us Fès in all its beauty, was... read more

5 April 2022
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