Essaouira day excursion

Essaouira Know as Mogador until the 18th century, Essaouira was occupied by the Portuguese in the 16th century and still shows traces of this occupation.

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Private Excursion

For this day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira: We leave Marrakech at 07:00 am. After around 3 hours drive In an exceptional setting on the Atlantic coastline a rocky peninsula defying the waves this Old Portuguese town surprises you with its unexpected architecture: blue-shuttered house and cannons pointed out over the open sea and return to Marrakech around 19h00.


This beach is well-known by the organizers of sailboard 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 , where fish are sold auction after the return of the multicolored fishing boats.


Founded for purely military ends, it kept watch on the ocean and preserved the city against any attack thanks to a collection of bronze European cannons constantly aimed at the ocean.


It offers a variety of fresh fish straight from the port. Tourist can taste grilled fish right there, in a corner.

The medina of Essaouira (formerly “Mogador”) is a UNESCO World Heritage listed city and is one of the world’s best examples of a late-18th century fortified town.

A visit to Essaouira is not complete without a stroll along the town’s sunlit pedestrian main square, Place Prince Moulay el Hassan. Also required is a visit to Skala du Port, the fishing harbor where you will have jaw-dropping views of the ancient Portuguese ramparts. Be sure to take time to explore the ramparts and wander through the aromatic and sparkly spice and jewelry souks of the medina.


  • Transport from and to Marrakech
  • Mint tea
  • Driver

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Guide


No. of People Price
2-3 50 Euros p.p
4-8 40 Euros p.p
9-12 30 Euros p.p

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