Seaside Serenity: Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech


Day Trip From Marrakech to Essaouira. Essaouira is a calm city that is revitalized by the sea wind. We stop at an Argan oil cooperative on route. to get knowledge about how gold oil is created using conventional methods. Then go to Essaouira's fishing harbor to witness the renowned blue fishing boats. After that, go around a few of the stunning Medina and Essaouira art galleries. Along with wandering around Essaouira, easily accessible Medina. Also, stroll around the beach ramparts with cannons. Lunch on seafood may be had in a nearby restaurant or in the port stalls. Return at last to Marrakech.

Itinirary (1 Day)

Essaouira Day trip: At 8:00 am, the day tour departs from your Marrakech hotel and travels to Essaouira. Prior to traveling to Sidi Mokhtar, we will first go across the Haouz plains to the town of Chichaoua, where you can stop for a cup of coffee. You'll pass through an Argan tree grove on our journey, where you might spot some goats climbing the trees. Stop and take some photos before we carry on to Essaouira. The first thing we do when we reach Essaouira is visit the harbor with its fishing port and old Portuguese fortifications. There, you can still see medieval war cannons aligned in order, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Then continue to Medina (the old city), with its well-preserved fortification dating to the 18th century. The major landmark of the Medina is La Scala, which was built against foreign attacks from the sea. Next, we continue to Bab Laalouj (one of the main gates of Essaouira), then to Mellah, the old Jewish quarter. Along the way, various art shops, galleries, souvenir shops, and thuya wood craft shops are aligned in order. Choose one of the local cafes for a delicious seafood lunch. After that, we head to a Kasbah that is famous for having served as a military bastion. If you are a beach lover,. Enjoy a walk along the sandy beach of Mogador. You can sunbathe while watching waterspout amateurs’ kitesurfing or windsurfing. Finally, return to Marrakech late in the afternoon, and here is the end of the day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira.

Included & Excluded

    Transport in an air conditioned 4x4 vehicle + Fuel

    Pick up & Drop Off at your accommodation

    English Speaking Driver

    Self needs