Within Morocco’s artisanal economy leather is the country’s largest export to partners like Spain, France and India.
Visiting the Tanneries of Fez is for free. There is a viewing station for visitors which allows you to see it on a top view. However, hustlers will always find a way to scratch the “free admission” policy. The hotel owner recommended a guide so we can easily access the tanneries. He said that we can give him ten dirhams (1 EUR) at a minimum. The rest is up to us.