One DAY TRIP FROM MARRAKESH to ESSAOUIRA OVERVIEW:
Essaouira day trip from Marrakesh is a must do day trip. Essaouira Situates in 175 kilometers away from Marrakesh. The beach of Essaouira is a long ribbon of around ten kilometers bathed in surf. Its sheer size is surprising and its tranquility is reassuring. There is an invigorating sensation from the ocean breeze as soon as you set foot on the immaculate sand., you will also admire the view of goats on trees. Essaouira is a medieval city known for its annual festival of Gnaoua music. The UNESCO considers the city to be an international heritage. There are many other things to admire during your Essaouira day trip from Marrakesh such as its pleasant weather, place Moulay El Hassan, La Skala,the port, the ramparts, and the Jewish district ‘Derb Lealouj’. thanks to the ocean breeze, Essaouira benefits from cool air.
ESSAOUIRA DAY TRIP FROM MARRAKESH ITINERARY:
Your driver will pick you up at 08 am, and start your Essaouira day trip from Marrakesh, enjoying the natural surrounding country side on this Essaouira excursion. You have the opportunity to visit an Argan Cooperative on the way as the the region is known for Argan oil. See how women in the Cooperative work hardly and with enthusiasm to get the oil from the Argan nuts to make cosmetics or delicious oil for food. You will discover an operation that requires some time and efforts from the women involved.
Once we arrive in Essaouira, you have the full day to explore Medina which is surrounded by medieval walls, with a castle standing at their Southern edge. Its white-washed and blue-shuttered houses give it a gorgeous look. Take a stroll in its amusing narrow streets exploring the ancient French and Portuguese architecture enjoy the beach, visit the harbour and enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the restaurants of the fishing port .if you wish you can take a local guide for a city tour,but we recommend to go all over on your own because it is the best way to visit this small and quiet town . Return to Marrakesh in the evening at around 6 pm.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN ESSAOUIRA DAY TRIP FROM MARRAKESH:
Pick-up from your hotel, riad, or accommodation in Marrakesh.
Drop off at your hotel, riad or accommodation in Marrakesh
Duration : 8 am – 6 pm
Maximal group size: 6 people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide
Essaouira day trip from Marrakesh in a: 4×4 Toyota Tx Prado or minivan
ESSAOUIRA DAY TRIP HIGHLIGHTS :
Explore the old town ” Medina” of Essaouira a UNESCO world heritage site
Visit the traditional port and learn about its long history
See the ramparts and visit Thuya wood museum
Relax on the beach
Private Essaouira day trip from Marrakesh