Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira
Essaouira city is located 170 km from Marrakech on the Moroccan coast Atlantic sea-side. A Medieval city, with an old Portuguese island. Well-known with many names, such as Mogador/Tassurt. The city is famous as well for its annual festival of Gnaoua music that happens every year.
Our day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira introduces you to one of the World Heritage sites of UNESCO in Morocco, Which attracts thousands of tourists every month.
The Medina is surrounded by large walls that protect it, its Medina, is smaller than the one in Marrakech, but you still can see a wide variety of craft products. Essaouira has also a beautiful fishing port to discover. Where you can enjoy walking near the blue boats and seafood by its side. You will have enough time to walk by the beach and port on this day trip from Marrakech, which gives you also the opportunity to discover the marvelous Argan oil when you visit a women’s Co-operative manufacturing of this unique Moroccan product.
The highlight of the Essaouira day trip:
- Essaouira Medina with its amazing crafts
- Port of Essaouira
- Delicious seafood
- Argan cooperative visit
- Amazing Beachside and surfing opportunity
- Camel riding opportunity
More details ABOUT THE DAY TRIP:
- Starting time: 8h30 am
- Direction: Essaouira
- Back to Marrakech proximity at 8 pm
- 5-6 hours drive
- Start: Marrakech
- Finish: Marrakech
What’s Included in Essaouira day tour:
- Comfortable car with A/C
- English speaking driver
- Local guide ( optional)
- Free time to explore the city
What excluded in the Essaouira day tour: