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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Tangier

DARNA, The Women’s Association of Tangier

The yellow building opposite La Terrasse is a small complex offering an inexpensive restaurant, a boutique shop with crafts and clothing, and a sunny courtyard, making it a popular stop for lunch or just a place to …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Tangier

Las Chicas

Just outside the kasbah, this is an eclectic mixture of a shop, stocking art pieces, homeware, cosmetics and some exquisite designer clothes, alongside a cafe. Offering a fun twist on the usual Moroccan style, this …
Books in Tangier

Librairie des Colonnes

A famous landmark boasting wonderful architecture, this is Tangier’s best bookshop, with a decent English section. There are frequent book readings and events, including author appearances. It was once the haunt of …
Arts & Crafts in Chefchaouen

Ensemble Artisanat

Chefchaouen is an excellent place to shop for woven rugs and blankets. Most of the weaving nowadays is done with wool, one of the area's biggest products. It's worth stopping at the Ensemble Artisinat, if only for t…
Antiques in Tangier

Boutique Majid

You can get lost for hours in this exotic antique shop, but the real gem is Majid himself. Straight out of central casting (including his red fez), Majid will regale you with stories of the Rolling Stones and other …
Arts & Crafts in Tetouan

Dar Lebadi

The shopping palace of the medina, this 200-year-old building, a former governor’s house, has been meticulously restored. It is a clearing house for Berber artisans and Rabati carpets, and has friendly staff. Worth …
Arts & Crafts in Tangier

El Tapisero

Make like Madonna and order a handmade carpet at El Tapisero. The team at this carpet-weaving enterprise is very creative and works with some of the big European decorators. Expect to pay about €50 to €250 per squar…
Arts & Crafts in Tangier

Ensemble Artisanat

This government-backed arts-and-crafts centre is a good place to see the range of local crafts and watch the artisans at work. There’s no haggling, as prices are fixed, and they are also much higher than in the souq…
Antiques in Tangier

Bazar Tindouf

This shop opposite El-Minzah Hotel is bursting to the seams with antiques, glassware, brassware, ceramics, lamps, jewellery, clothing and more. It’s definitely worth a browse.
Arts & Crafts in Tetouan

Ensemble Artisanat

This government-sponsored emporium is a hive of activity, with carpet weavers, leatherworkers, jewellers and woodworkers all plying their trades. Prices are fixed.