Fes - Shopping
Fès is a wonderland of shopping, with the endless stalls in the medina. Here are a few shops of particular note. It is always expected that you will bargain over prices in the markets, but in most shops bargaining is also widely practiced. Most shopkeepers give discounts if you buy more than one item, and give a greater discount with each additional item purchased.
Le Tresor Berbere
Le Tresor Berbere is a beautiful shop filled with traditional Berber jewelry, housewares and handicrafts. Here it is easy to find many things to take home.
Association des Femmes de Fès
The Association des Femmes de Fès is a particularly impressive store full of beautiful handmade table cloths, pillow coverings and bedspreads. It is owned and run by women, which is unusual in Morocco. The association employs and donates money to underprivileged and abused women.
Nour Driss is close to the henna souk, specializing in perfumed oils, spices and traditional skin care products. Darlbn Khaldoun is one of Fès best carpet showrooms, where you can also watch the artisans at work. You can specify the size and design of a rug for a made to order purchase.
Ensemble Artisanal is an exceptional place for traditional ceramics and pottery where you can see the craftspeople design and make the pieces. This is definitely worth a visit.
This market offers many things from small little shops around. Stroll around and find unique little treats, do not forget to bargain!