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Ateliers d'Ailleurs

68, rue Dar El Bacha | (angle Mouassine), Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 662-166026
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Wonderful and very special experience!

Wonderful and very special experience. In a small potery village just outside Marrakech where... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
radelmeijer
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
We had so much fun learning from a master craftsman

Once we'd been to the souks and realize that many of the goods for sale are still handmade, and we... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Lost_in_the_Woods65
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Vancouver, Canada
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In Marrakech, Ateliers d'ailleurs offers a truly authentic DISCOVERY of Moroccan culture by approaching it from the perspective of traditional skills (crafts, cooking, wellness, culture), to discover, enjoy, have fun , share, create, ... On the program: a few hours of practice until Workshops Internship several days, all in a simple and authentic atmosphere, far away from mass tourism activities. Ateliers d'Ailleurs is part of the philosophy of social entrepreneurship in pursuing social and cultural aims of two kinds: - To develop income-generating activities for people who master traditional know-how, who wish better value but do not have the means - Assist in the preservation of traditional knowledge by allowing people who practice them to live
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68, rue Dar El Bacha | (angle Mouassine), Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful and very special experience. In a small potery village just outside Marrakech where the craftsmen were making all kinds of pottery. The two of us had each our own "teacher" plus a lovely (student) female assistent who picked us up at our riad and...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Once we'd been to the souks and realize that many of the goods for sale are still handmade, and we had the opportunity to learn one of these crafts, the hosts of the Riad we are staying at recommended Ateliers d'Ailleurs. My husband and I...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Our family (two adults and 17 year old son and 14 year old daughter) had a wonderful afternoon cooking in the home of a local family. First we went to the market to purchase fresh ingredients and then we went back to her kitchen to...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My 10 and 12 year old boys participated in the woodcarving workshop today. They both loved it and are very proud of their creations. Was great to see and learn from a tradesman in his own working environment. Both the translator/guide and the tradesman were...More

Thank Kerri S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Outstanding! Our guides were incredible. My friend and our 5 children participated in a pottery workshop. The children were from the ages of 7 to 2. All were engaged and thrilled to participate. Mohammed was amazing and patient with the children and adults. The tour...More

Thank Kate O
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Great experience making jewelry with my daughter. It was interesting and fun. The people were very patient and helpful, and we learned a lot about the culture.

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

They arranged for two workshops for me. One was jewelry making, the other working with leather. Both were excellent. A rep came to my hotel and walked me to the workshop and back, staying to be an interpreter. It turns out that almost all Moroccans...More

Thank Marcie M
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

My adult daughter and I visited Marrakesh in late August, staying at Riad Clos des Arts. We expressed interest in taking a cooking class and our riad recommended Ateliers d'Ailleurs. It was outstanding! Our guide accompanied us to a private home in the Medina where...More

Thank Sara K
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

The visit to a real Moroccan home and cooking with a housewife was a great insight into the country's people and cuisine. The lesson itself was informative and very hands on and the guide was friendly, professional and conscientious. Would definitely recommend to anyone seeking...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

My two friends and I had a lesson in traditional Moroccan embroidery yesterday. We went to this amazing women's collective in the old medina. Everyone was so helpful and informative. Our translator was so, so helpful and we enjoyed getting to know her too. We...More

Thank Lisa R
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AR C
21 May 2018|
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Response from nath-ateliers | Property representative |
Dear, Thank you for your interest. The workshops we propose are entirely private et organized on demand. In principle, we could plan the workshop you would wish in August that period except for those dates; 18th,19th and... More
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BrianTT7
27 September 2017|
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Response from nath-ateliers | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for my late answer, if you still in Marrakech you could send us an email to our email address with your request, and we will answer you as soon as possible
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