Essaouira or Mogador is the best destination for one day trip from Marrakech; Jimi Hendrix visited once, and he should have stayed in this very pretty, laid-back artist colony.
At only 176 km from Marrakech. Situated on the Atlantic coast, Essaouira has a steady year round temperature in the C20's. Its' golden beach is popular for windsurfers; Famous for its' fresh grilled seafood, thuja wood carvers and silver crafters work... Enjoy the best day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira.
For this day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira: We leave Marrakech at 08:00 am. After around 3 hours drive, we get to the ancient port of Mogador/Essaouira, built during the Portuguese occupation in a narrow peninsula with a huge sand crescent.
Perfectly sheltered by stunning French-built ramparts of the eighteenth century, the city is within a walking visit distance and is divided into various districts designed in grid form. From the top of Skala you can see the colorful fishing port and the fortresses. Essaouira is also famous for its fine handicrafts, especially silver jewelries and wooden items (tuya) perfectly interspersed with lemon wood, ebony, nacre or copper or silver threads …
after a guided visit in the city and its’ monuments ; we take you to an amazing Restaurant, a former Jewish school with an interior garden, where you will have the opportunity to test the best Moroccan cuisine, After lunch you will have some free time for your shopping (your guide can help you with this if you wish)
Around 18:00 you get into the 4x4 and drive back to Marrakech.
Essaouira the best destination for one day trip from Marrakech
Num max people tour : 20
Duration: 1 Days
Tour Categories: Museums and art, Nature, Traditions, Culture
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