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Leave Marrakech at 08:00 am, ready for a 3-hour journey to the beautiful Essaouira on the Atlantic Coast.
Once you arrive at the port city, formerly known as Mogador, you will have time to enjoy the charming sights of Essaouira, including its ocher-colored walls, the beautiful Moulay El Hassan square, and the souks, as well as the little streets of the city's old Medina.
Enjoy a lunch of fresh fish in a local restaurant.
During your trip, visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil, see the local markets, and marvel at the gems in the jeweler's quarter.
You will return to Marrakech at the end of the afternoon, arriving back to the "Red City" at around 19:00.
Good to know
- Air-conditioned minivan or 4WD Fuel included
- Bottled water
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Local guide
- Professional driver/ Guide
- Anything not mentioned in the program
- Entrance Fees
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech is a must do Excursions while in Marrakech . Essaouira is a small fortified city on the edge of the Atlantic. Located 180 kilometers west of Marrakech, The beach of Essaouira is a long ribbon of around ten kilometres bathed in surf. Its sheer size is surprising and its tranquillity is reassuring. There is an invigorating sensation from the ocean breeze as soon as you set foot on the immaculate sand., you will also admire the view of goats on trees. Essaouira is a medieval city known for its annual festival of Gnaoua music. The UNESCO considers the city to be an international heritage. There are many other things to admire during your Essaouira day trip from Marrakech such as its pleasant weather, place Moulay El Hassan, La Skala,the port, the ramparts, and the Jewish district ‘Derb Lealouj’. thanks to the ocean breeze, Essaouira benefits from cool air.
We cross a succession of arid landscapes, villages and small towns. Arrive in Essaouira before mid-day, then leave for a complete tour of the monuments of this peaceful city, including: the port, Skkala, the medina and the Jewish city. the city is a less touristy place where locals are generally more friendly and where you put less pressure on the purchase.
More about this tour
- Admire the harbor, the market and the jewelers quarter
- Visit an association of Berber women for the production of argan oil
- The discovery the old Portuguese fortress Mogador
- Discover the beautiful city of Essaouira on a one-day visit
- Enjoy a fish food by the port or in local restaurant
- Enjoy the visit of the beach