1 day Essaouira Trip from Marrakech
Enjoy a day trip to Essaouira, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, and discover the charming sights of the city, including its ocher-colored walls, the beautiful Moulay El Hassan square, and the souks, as well as the narrow streets of the city's old Medina. Join one of our scheduled shared tours and explore the best of Morocco. Our shared tours are small-group tours, usually, around 17 people at most, perfect if you don't want to invest in a private tour but are looking for a quality service. They are available every day and cover many of Morocco's most favorite destinations.
Availability: Every day
Departure time: 08:15 a.m.
Duration: 8 H
Category: Group travel
Recommendations: comfortable sportswear, comfortable footwear, hat, jacket, and sunscreen.
Payment: Payment is made to the driver at the time of departure
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• Explore the cultural and artistic diversity of the city of Essaouira.
• Visit the eve of the medina, explore its gates, the ramparts of la scala, its municipal market, and its craft complex.
• Cross the beach and the famous Essaouira port.
• Discover the argan tree and watch the production of Argan oil in a women’s cooperative.
• Discover the art of craft marquetry.
• Take advantage of its climatic particularity for water sports enthusiasts.
The coastal city Essaouira or the city of the wind, offers you many possibilities of discovery and meets all your cultural, artistic and sporting desires. Departing from Marrakech, enjoy an unforgettable two and a half hour journey through the cultures of Argans and the breathtaking arid landscapes. You will come across families of goats perched on argan trees.
Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to visit a cooperative of women who produce Argan oil. Then set off to explore the fishing port of Essaouira. Cross the previous medina with its Souks and its traditional market. You will discover art galleries and authentic carpentry workshops, thuja marquetry and basketry art.
Explore, similarly, the ramparts and the gates of Essaouira, as well as its Borj and military buildings including La sqala de la kasbah and la sqala du port: the two main fortifications of the city. For fans of windsurfing or Kit surfing, the climatic particularity of Essaouira and its geographical position have made it a strong point to practice these two sports. Be sure to admire a Souiri tajine or a superb fish dish (Essaouira specialty) in a restaurant by the sea, before returning to Marrakech.
What is included
• Transport in 17-seater minibus, air-conditioned, French-speaking driver
• Departure and recovery at your place of residence.
What is not included:
• Lunch and Drinks
• Entrance fees to monuments
• Optional guide
• Optional activities