The Essaouira day trip from Marrakech begins by the arrival of the dedicated driver at 8 am for pick up. Along the way, we will get to enjoy the scenic landscapes of the countryside followed by a small detour to one of the Argan oil Cooperatives the area is famous for. There, the hardworking ladies of the Argan cooperatives will introduce you to the complete experience of processing Argan oil thats is known for its impressive nutritional value and rarity from collecting nuts to harvesting their seeds and cold pressing them to finally incorporating the extract in a variety of products from cosmetics to delicious food.
The hospitable ladies will also offer us a local meal of fresh bread, oil, honey, and different nuts a delicacy of the area. Arriving in Essaouira, we will have a full day to explore the medina old city, give yourself the chance to get lost in the city, stroll in its narrow stone-walled alleyways to discover all the crafts shops famous for their unique wood carving styles and all the local art galleries, and observe the French and Portuguese architecture.
Visit the harbor by the beach. The area there is perfect for windsurfing kitesurfing and is a great chance to meet the locals and talk to them.Marvel at the old citadel get cultured about Moroccan Islamic history at Sidi Mohammed be Abdallah Museum, and of course, dont miss the chance to taste the local cuisine by the port.
Our Day trip to Essaouira ends at 7 pm.
The coastal city of Essaouira should be on every tourists radar. Our Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira hosted daily allows you to explore the medieval city previously occupied by the Portuguese who called it Mogador. For this reason, the city provides an interesting mix of cultures. Essaouira is also known for hosting the annual Gnaoua music festival.
Stroll around the city and explore all its souks, monuments, and harbors, then stop for seafood beside its calm beaches. You will be picked up from your accommodation at 8 am, the distance from Marrakech to Essaouira is 175 km and arrival back to Marrakech is around 7 pm.
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