Day Excursion to Esssaouira
Essaouira is fortunate to have an excellent climate, with cooling sea breezes in the summer and warming lowland air in winter. This lovely climate, together with its beautiful Portuguese architecture, has always attracted artists and poets.
Essaouira is the perfect destination for a day trip away from the hectic activity of Marrakech, with a vast array of things to do and try.
this smal Old Portuguese town is surprising with its unexpected architecture: blue-shuttered house and cannons pointed out over the open sea. Know as Mogador until the 18th century.
THE beach is famous by the organizers of wind-surf and kyt-surf contests, and presents a real challenge for surf professionals.
The port of Essaouira was constructed in 18th century. The port of Timbuktu, as it served to link black Africa to Europe and America. One of the most animated spots the city.
your team will pick you up from your hotel/riad in marrakech to start drivign about two houres in a vast clear view of various trees : eucaliptus, fig and the famous argane tree.
you will notice the defference in buldings as soon as you get closer to essaouira. more stone than eurth, more white houses than red ones like in marrakech.
a stope in a local women cooperative is interesting to have more informations about the magical argane oil.
at essaouira a visit of the smal medina protected with towers and canon that you will find on the SKALLA or the fortresse on the top west of the city.
one of the famous musuem that morocco have is open all the days for tourists to know more about all dinasties that have stayed in essaouira; goign back to the romens in the first century and all the way to the 14centry when the prtoguees take over the city.
if you are a see lover this could be the best choice for you, with a lot of moroccan history.
Make an Enquiry
This Day trip runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.please get in Touch.
driver and English speaking guide.
Ground transfers by minibuses / 4*4: ( hotel - trek - hotel)
Tips and personal expanses
Group 2 - 4 people : 90€/person
Group 5 - 8 people : 70€/person
Group 8 - 12 people : 60€/person