Activities in Fes
All sorts of things
Calligraphy, belly-dancing, playing the oud and Moroccan cinema are among the workshop offerings at Café Clock.
On Tala’a Kebira opposite the water clock, near the Bou Inania Madrassa. Tel. +212 535 63 78 55
Learn Moroccan cooking from Lahcen Beqqi, formerly chef at one of the best riads in
Fez. Classes for one or more at his own ryad begin after he’s taken you shopping in the soukh for the ingredients.
English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Tamazight spoken. Tel. +212 615 86 61 44
Café Clock, a medina favourite run by an Englishman, offers fulland half-day cooking lessons in a dedicated kitchen. On Tala’a Kebira opposite the water clock, near the Bou Inania Madrassa. Tel. +212 535 63 78 55
Lectures, films and Arabic language lessons
The Arabic Language Institute in Fes offers three-week and six-week courses in Modern
Standard Arabic and the Moroccan colloquial language. Check the institute’s blog for a
programme of cultural events and discussion groups. 2 Rue Ahmed Hiba, Villa Nouvelle; Tel. +212 535 93 16 08
Students at the Dar Adiyel give concerts of Moroccan-Andalusian music in this beautiful 18C ryad turned music
conservatory Monday-Thursday at 3pm. Rue Sidi Ahmed Chaoui, Sidi Nali; Tel. +212 535 623 993
The Royal Golf of Fès offers an 18-hole golf course set on 70ha of olive groves. +212 535 694 7610
Fez Rando offers 2-7 day trips to various parts of the Middle Atlas. Tel. +212 535 64 21 00
A 10-minute drive from Fez, the Centre Équestre Ain Amyer offers horseback riding in lovely mountain-and-lake scenery. Route d’Immouzzer. Tel. + 212 535 605 116. Email. firstname.lastname@example.org.