Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
Discover the culture of Moroccans and the landscape in which they have lived and defended their freedom, time and again, throughout the centuries.
The experience is often described as “going back in time from a modern world to one in which the culture is rich in ancient traditions and superstitions.”
Visit the medieval city of Essaouira with its old port, the old medina, and the monuments.
Itinerary: Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
The Essaouira day trip from Marrakech starts at 8 am in summer and 9 am in winter and we drive for about 3 hours to reach this city formerly known by the name of Mogador. Here in Essaouira lived many people from the Romans to the Portuguese, not to mention Arabs and Berbers. We will explore the medina and admire its 18th-century Portuguese fortifications. We continue visiting a forest of argan trees. We will enjoy lunch in the port/beach area of Essaouira, one of the best places to eat seafood. Then in the afternoon at 4 pm, we return to Marrakech.