Essaouira Excursion Start from Marrakech

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Essaouira Excursion Day Trip Start Form Marrakech

On the Essaouira excursion, you will make a memorable day trip to the old port of Essaouira. Renowned for its piracy in the past, the old port is now a bustling tourist destination.

This town is located on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. It has a fisherman’s harbour and a wild beach. Located close to Marrakech, it has a wonderful souk that is perfect for shopping.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Beautiful drive through the countryside
  • Tour guide
  • The port of Essaouira
  • An ancient medina
  • The Ramparts
  • Souvenir hunting in the souk time
  • The Essaouira beach
  • The oil from Argan trees
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Your accommodation in Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME AND ITINERARY

08:30 Rendezvous with driver; drive to Essaouira (181 km)

10:30 Meet local guide for an orientation tour of Essaouira’s medina

12:30 Free time to explore the sites, visit the beach or harbour

16:00 Depart Essaouira to Marrakech

18:30 Arrive Marrakech

INCLUDED
English-speaking assistant
Pick-up/drop-off in Marrakech
travel in style in private vehicle with air-conditioning and English-speaking driver
2 hour guided tour
EXCLUDED
Tips and items of a personal nature
Entrance fees
beverages and meals not specified

Essaouira Excursion Details

Essaouira has a busy historical center complete with many ancient walls that surround the city. It is a delightful and easy day trip. Visit the ocher ramparts of the ancient medina and the wind-assisted waves coming from the Atlantic Ocean which now shelter from the ancient alleys of the old medina.

Essaouira (UNESCO World Heritage Site) was built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC and is surrounded by ramparts of pink sandstone. Several Portuguese fortifications and a trading post date to the fifteenth century. The town, however, was not built until the late 1700s, when an Alouite sultan, Mohammed II, sanctioned the building of the city.

There is a bustling fishing port with white sand beaches and dunes, with its colorful wooden fishing boats, excellent seafood, hippies, and sailors, as well as artists and musicians, Essaouira has long been a favorite retreat. A vibrant souk, the old city gates, and the sqalas – fortified sea bastions – are all attractions nearby.

Some of these include the Sidi Med Ben Abdallah Museum, some fun shopping, and others for real adventure seekers. Most visitors enjoy strolling along Essaouira’s impressive sandy beach.

DAILY DEPARTURES

It is possible for this tour to operate daily throughout the year. Its timing is approximative and may change based on interest, weather, or seasons.

REMEMBER!

Sunglasses, comfortable footwear, and sun protection are highly recommended.

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