1 Day Trip From Marrakech to Essaouira
best day trips from Marrakech to Essaouira Mogador
Discover Essaouira Morocco on a unique one-day tour from Marrakech. During this excursion, you can visit the old medina of Essaouira, the port and the Scala and the Argan woman’s co-operative, eat traditional dishes, and see Essaouira beach and the city gates.
Essaouira or Mogador is an old fort and fishing port located within 2 hours drive from Marrakech. It is considered one of the most popular day tours out of Marrakech. Essaouira day trip: A full day Marrakech to Essaouira tour is by far the most appreciated day tours by our clients: Many of them discover that hidden gem for the first time. Right away they decide to come back for sure to a short break in the peaceful and artsy and hippy town of Essaouira.
Essaouira day trips from Marrakech is a must-do day trip. Essaouira Situates in 175 kilometers away from Marrakech City. The beach of Essaouira is a long ribbon of around ten kilometers bathed in the surf. Its sheer size is surprising and its tranquillity 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. UNESCO considers the city to be an international heritage. There are many other things to admire during your Essaouira day trip from Marrakech 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 the cool air.
Essaouira day trip from Marrakech key detail :
- Duration: one day in essaouira
- Departure: Around 8H30 in the morning
- Starting Location: Marrakech
- Ending Location: Marrakech
things to do in Essaouira Marrakech Day Trip:
- Explore the old town ” Medina” of Essaouira a UNESCO world heritage site
- tourist information essaouira
- Visit the traditional port and learn about its long history
- See the ramparts and visit Thuya wood musuem
- Relax on the beach
- Private Essaouira day trip from Marrakech
1 Day Tour From Marrakech to Medina of Essaouira included:
- Air-conditioned private vehicle with professional driver
- Pick up & Drop off at your hotel
- City Guide
BEST SHARED DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA FROM MARRAKECH Itinerary:
1 Day Trip To Essaouira info :
Take an ideal day trip to Essaouira Medina and beach, the most popular day-trip destination from Marrakech. The driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech, start the road to Essaouira by crossing a route full of landscapes and Argan trees, you will see goats climbing up and down the Argan trees. Essaouira or Mogador situated on the Atlantic coast, and it’s famous by its beach and a spirit of Gnawa music. Arriving Essaouira you have free time to discover the spectacular sightseeing of Essaouira.
1 Day Trip To Essaouira Detail :
Your day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech will begin with a drive along the Haouz plains to Chichaoua village where you will stop for a cup of coffee before you continue to Sidi Mokhtar. On your way, you will cross the Argan trees forest, where you will spot some goats climbing the trees. Stop and take some photos before you carry on to Essaouira.
To watch how the Argan oil (also called the liquid gold, or Moroccan oil) is extracted, you will visit a local ladies’ cooperative and learn how some fine cosmetic products are locally made out of the rich Argan oil.
From here, we will carry on to Essaouira. Upon arrival, you will explore the beautiful city at leisure. Out of experience, Exploring Essaouira is easy on your own: Locals are very friendly, the Medina is pretty small (compared to other old towns in Morocco), and its streets are in order. You definitely do not need a guide for the tour of the city. You can easily explore the Medina on your own as its streets are aligned opposite to each other unlike every other maze-like Medina in Morocco. Should you insist on one, your driver will help you hire a local guide.
First, you can visit the harbor with its fishing port and old Portuguese fortifications. You can still see medieval war cannons aligned in order overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Continue to the Medina ( old city ) with its well kept fortification dating to the 18th century. The major landmark of the Medina is La Scala, which was built against foreign attacks from the sea. You can continue to Bab Laalouj ( One of the main gates of Essaouira, then to the Mellah ( the old Jewish quarter.
Along the way, various art shops, galleries, souvenir shops and thuya wood craft shops are aligned in order. Choose one of the local cafes for a delicious seafood lunch and head to Kasbah famous for having served as a military bastion. If you are a beach lover, enjoy a walk along the sandy beach of Mogador, and maybe watch locals playing beach ball. If you are brave enough, why not join a game for a few minutesPeople from Essaouira are very friendly!! If not you can sunbathe while watching waterspouts amateurs kitesurfing or windsurfing.
Late in the afternoon, drive back to Marrakech, and your full day tour to Essaouira will end with a drop off at your hotel or the nearest car accessible point to your riad.
Excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira Prices Per Persons:
- 2 pax : 85€
- 3 pax : 60€
- 4 pax : 45€
- 5 pax : 36€
The price depends on the number of Peoples and the Type Of tours you want.
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How long does it take to drive from Marrakech to Essaouira?
approximately 2h 20m Yes, the driving distance between Marrakech to Essaouira is 182 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Marrakech to Essaouira
How many days do you need in Essaouira?
two days Essaouira : two days should be largely enough to stroll through the tiny streets of the lovely old city, walk up its walls and go along the windy beach. You may even do it in one day, there is nothing to visit as such but feeling its atmosphere is great, especially at night
Is Essaouira Morocco safe?
Essaouira is not only safe, but it is more relaxed and laid-back than larger Moroccan cities. In general, Moroccans are welcoming and very respectful people and – unlike some other countries – you will see a lot of local women out and about getting on with their daily lives
What is Essaouira known for?
Essaouira is known as Morocco's windy city. A combination of spectacular beaches, great sea and the almost constant tropical trade winds has changed this city from a hardworking port into one of the world's greatest sites for windsurfing, kiteboarding and other exhilarating watersports.