Essaouira day trip
We will leave Marrakech at 08:00 towards the coastal city of Essaouira. This Old Portuguese town is surprising with its blue-shuttered house’s architectures and guns pointed out at sea.
You will firstly stop at the port which was built in the 18th century and called Tumbuktu as it serves to connect Africa to Europe and America. It is an animated place because of fish vendors that return to the port on their multicolored fishing boats.
You will then visit the Skala. Founded for military purposes, this site preserved the city from attacks with a collection of bronze cannons oriented to the ocean.
You will continue exploring the Portuguese ramparts and crossing the alleys of the Medina. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Medina of Essaouira is an example of a walled city of the 18th century. Its souks expose all kinds of handicrafts: carpets, woolen clothes, aromatic products, jewelries, wooden decorations…
After lunch, enjoy a stroll on the beach while observing the surf professionals training.
- Discover the history of the beautiful coastal city of Essaouira.
- Stroll to the city’s Portuguese port and stop at the famous Skala.
- Enjoy fresh fish dishes during a lunch break in the Medina.
- Explore the narrow streets of the medina and visit its souks.
- Enjoy a nice walk at the beach.
Departure timePlease be ready by 7:45 am for a prompt departure at 08:00 am
Return timeAround 19:00 pm
Dress codePlease don’t forget your solar cream and sunglasses
IncludedEssaouira day tripTourist tax and insuranceHotel pick-up and drop-offComfortable and air-conditioned vehicleDriver/Guide
Not includedMeals and drinksLocal guideOther expenses
Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Maroc