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Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

1 Day

Overview

One of the most requested day trips from Marrakech, this day trip to Mogador will allow you to explore the ancient city of Essaouira, enjoy a full-day excursion to visit the port, Skala, the old Medina, the Jewish quarter, and savor a fish lunch at the port. Visit a women’s cooperative for argan oil. Experience the steps of making argan oil…

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Essaouira, or the pearl of the Atlantic, this UNESCO World Heritage city, maintains the charm and authenticity of a land lost in time. Essaouira has become a must-visit on the journey to Morocco. The adventurous explorer will be fascinated by the hospitable nature of the people of this city, which is not surprising as they have lived for centuries at the crossroads of cultures, civilizations, and religions. The city is well known for its Thuja wood factories and women's cooperatives producing argan oil.
On our excursion to Essaouira, we propose a stop at a women's cooperative to see the demonstration of local women preparing argan oil.
Upon arrival in the city, you can take a leisurely stroll in the Medina of Essaouira, visit the port, and then enjoy a grilled fresh fish lunch at local portside restaurants. If you wish, we can arrange for a local guide to give you a tour of the city.
The excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira starts as early as possible (recommended) to make the most of the day.
IMPORTANT PLACES NOT TO MISS DURING YOUR SELF-GUIDED TOUR OF THE CITY:
• Skkala of the port: a bastion with cannons offering a beautiful view of the fishing port and the Mogador Island.
• Skkala of the Villa: Impressive marine bastion built on the cliffs. This area of the city was the setting for the filming of the third season of Game of Thrones.
• Port: The port with blue boats and port activities, where we can find fishermen selling the catch of the day.
• Mulay el Hassan square, the heart of the town, surrounded by cafes and terraces where you can enjoy the atmosphere at sunset.
• The Great Mosque, Siaguin street, where silver craftsmen work, and the squares of Bab el Sebaa and Chez Chaoni, where the famous café L'Horloge is located.
• The old Pasha's palace, from the 19th century, houses the museum of national arts.
• To the north extends the old Jewish quarter or Mellah, with ancient synagogues, surrounded by a market, next to the Bab Marrakech gate.
TIMETABLE:
• Departure from the Hotel: Around 8:00 in the morning
• Arrival in Marrakech: Around 7:00 in the evening
• Duration of the journey Marrakech - Essaouira: Approximately 3 hours.

Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

Included:

  • High-end private transportation with A/C.
  • Fuel.
  • Spanish-speaking driver.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Not included:

  • Drinks.
  • Lunch.
  • Local guide.

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Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
From €70
/ Adult
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