Fes Food Tour with Dinner Included

Fes Food Tour with Dinner Included

4 Hours

Sign up for the unique Fes food tour with dinner included while learning about the deep-rooted heritage of Morocco through its rich cuisine. You will meet your local foodie guide in front of the famous Bab Bou Jeloud (Gate) before embarking on a culinary tour of Fes allowing yourselves to taste local delicacies along the way.

The food tour of Fes offers an excellent opportunity to immerse in the local culture through interactive discussions with food vendors, so asking questions and taking part is appreciated. The food-tasting tour in the Medina of Fes lasts from 3 to 4 hours and includes more than 6 tasting stops before culminating the experience with a nice dinner in a traditional Riad.

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About this experience

  • Cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund
  • Meet in front of Bab Bou Jeloud at 4:30 p.m.
  • 4 Hours
  • English, Spanish, French

What to expect

Your Fes food tour begins with a visit to a bustling souk, where the air is filled with the enticing aromas of fresh spices, herbs, and local produce. Here, you’ll learn about the essential ingredients that form the backbone of Moroccan cooking.

As you wander through the narrow streets, your guide will share fascinating insights into the city’s culinary traditions and the significance of various dishes.

Throughout the food tour in Fes, you’ll have the opportunity to taste a variety of traditional Moroccan dishes. From hearty tagines to savory pastilla and freshly baked bread, each bite offers a discovery. You’ll also sample local snacks like olives, dates, and pastries, as well as refreshing Moroccan mint tea.

The Fes Food Tour is not just about tasting delicious food; it’s about immersing yourself in the culture and history of Fes. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a deeper appreciation for Moroccan cuisine and the vibrant culinary scene that makes Fes a must-visit destination for food lovers.

Join us on the Fes Food Tour and experience the true essence of Moroccan hospitality and gastronomy. Book your tour today and embark on an unforgettable culinary adventure!

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Highlights

  • Wander through the UNESCO World Heritage site of Fes medina, a maze of narrow streets and bustling markets.
  • Learn about the rich culinary traditions of Fes from a knowledgeable local guide.
  • Discover the vibrant markets where locals shop for fresh produce, spices, and herbs.
  • Savor a variety of authentic Moroccan dishes, including tagines, couscous, pastilla, and freshly baked bread.
  • Enjoy local treats like olives, dates, pastries, and refreshing Moroccan mint tea.
  • A traditional dinner in the heart of the Fes Medina

Itinerary of Fes Food Tour

Your Fes food tour experience begins with a warm welcome from a knowledgeable local guide who is passionate about Moroccan cuisine. Their deep understanding of Fes’s culinary traditions will enrich your experience as you navigate the labyrinthine streets of the medina.

Dive into the heart of the medina, where the air is thick with the enticing aromas of fresh spices, herbs, and sizzling street food. Visit vibrant souks teeming with activity, where locals haggle over an array of colorful produce, aromatic spices, and handcrafted goods. Your guide will introduce you to the essential ingredients that form the backbone of Moroccan cooking and explain their significance in traditional dishes.

Sample Local Snacks and Delicacies:

The tour includes tastings of popular local snacks. Try briny olives, sweet dates, and a variety of pastries such as Msemen (a flaky, layered bread) and Chebakia (a sesame cookie coated in honey). Refresh your palate with traditional Moroccan mint tea, a staple of Moroccan hospitality.

Taste Authentic Moroccan Dishes:

For dinner, you’ll have the opportunity to sample a variety of traditional Moroccan dishes. Delight in the complex flavors of a well-prepared tagine, a slow-cooked stew typically made with meat, vegetables, and a blend of fragrant spices. Savor the delicate layers of pastilla, a savory-sweet pie filled with pigeon or chicken and dusted with powdered sugar and cinnamon. Enjoy the light, fluffy texture of couscous, often served with vegetables and a rich broth.

Cultural Insights and Stories:

As you move from one culinary delight to another, your guide will share fascinating stories and insights into the cultural and historical significance of the foods you’re tasting. Learn about the social rituals surrounding meals, the influence of various cultures on Moroccan cuisine, and the role of food in celebrations and daily life.

By the end of the Fes Food Tour, you’ll have not only satisfied your taste buds but also gained a rich understanding of Moroccan culinary heritage and the cultural tapestry of Fes. This tour is perfect for food lovers, cultural explorers, and anyone looking to experience the true essence of Moroccan hospitality.

Join us on the Fes Food Tour and embark on an unforgettable journey through the flavors, aromas, and traditions of one of Morocco’s most enchanting cities. Book your tour today and savor the magic of Moroccan cuisine!

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Dinner

Included

Included

  • Foodie tour guide
  • More than 6 food tasting stops
  • Vegetarian options available
  • Dinner
  • Unique experiences

Not Included

  • Tips (optional)
  • Extras

Meeting Point

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of food will I experience on the Fes Food Tour?

On the Fes Food Tour, you will sample a variety of traditional Moroccan dishes such as tagines, couscous, pastilla, Harira (Moroccan soup), and freshly baked bread. You’ll also enjoy local snacks like olives, dates, Msemen (flaky layered bread), Chebakia (sesame cookies), and Moroccan mint tea.

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How long does the Fes Food Tour last?

The Fes Food Tour typically lasts around 3 to 4 hours, providing ample time to visit multiple food stops, enjoy a leisurely pace, and absorb the sights and sounds of the medina.

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Are vegetarian or vegan options available on the tour?

Yes, vegetarian and vegan options are available. Please inform the tour operator of any dietary restrictions or preferences when booking so they can accommodate your needs.

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Is the tour suitable for children and elderly travelers?

Yes, the tour is suitable for children and elderly travelers. However, there is a moderate amount of walking involved, especially in the narrow and often uneven streets of the medina. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

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What should I bring with me on the tour?

Bring comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect against the sun. It’s also a good idea to bring a bottle of water, a camera to capture the beautiful sights, and some cash for any additional purchases or tips.

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Is tipping expected during the tour?

Tipping is not mandatory but is appreciated. If you enjoyed the tour and the guide’s service, a tip is a great way to show your appreciation.

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Will I have time to shop for souvenirs during the tour?

While the primary focus of the tour is on food, there may be opportunities to shop for local products, especially food-related items like spices and sweets. However, extensive shopping may require extra time outside the tour schedule.

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Is it safe to drink tap water in Fes?

It’s recommended to drink bottled water in Morocco to avoid any potential stomach issues. Bottled water is readily available in shops and during the tour.

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What currency is used in Morocco, and can I use credit cards?

The local currency in Morocco is the Moroccan dirham (MAD). Credit cards are accepted in many hotels, restaurants, and larger shops, but it’s advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases and in more remote areas of the medina.

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Before you go

Free! Free cancellations up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel at this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

What to Bring for the Fes Food Tour?

  1. Comfortable Walking Shoes:
    • You’ll be exploring various parts of the city on foot, so comfortable shoes are a must.
  2. Weather-Appropriate Clothing:
    • Check the weather forecast and dress accordingly. Bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen for sunny days, or a light jacket and umbrella if rain is expected.
  3. Reusable Water Bottle:
    • Stay hydrated throughout the tour by bringing a reusable water bottle.
  4. Camera or Smartphone:
    • Capture the vibrant scenes, beautiful dishes, and memorable moments. Ensure your device is fully charged.
  5. Small Backpack or Bag:
    • Carry essentials like a wallet, phone, water bottle, and any purchases you might make.
  6. Cash:
    • While your food tastings are covered, having some local currency (Moroccan dirhams) can be useful for small purchases or tips.
  7. Notebook and Pen:
    • If you’re interested in jotting down recipes, ingredients, or tips from your guide.
  8. Personal Hand Sanitizer:
    • Although hygiene is prioritized, having your sanitizer can be handy.
  9. Appetite:
    • Be ready to sample various delicious Moroccan dishes, so it’s a good idea to come with an appetite!
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  1. A Culinary Adventure in Fes
    By Emily Unsworth July 2, 2024
    The Fes Food Tour was an unforgettable experience! From the moment we stepped into the bustling medina, our senses were overwhelmed by the sights, sounds, and, most importantly, the smells of fresh spices and delicious street food. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly, taking us to hidden gems we never would have found on our own. This tour is a must for any food lover visiting Fes!
    Date of Experience: April 08, 2024

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