1 Day Culture tour itinerary for Marrakech & Essaouira: Get Away On This Port City Day Trip
See the skilled woodcarvers along Rue de la Sqala, working in shops that align the street, the ramparts and the Old Town, full of medieval architecture at its finest or admire its cool blue and whitewashed walls and find great deals in the vast selection on the area's rare, thuya wood products. Enjoy a relaxing walk along the beach, one of the popular windsurfing destinations in Morocco.
Marrakech to Essaouira Day Trip Description
A day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech will allow you to explore the beautiful seaside town of Essaouira; visit the traditional port, breathtaking beach, and magnificent medina and see the skilled woodcarvers with your Essaouira driver/guide.
Essaouira Day trip offers you the opportunity to scroll along the historic ramparts and step back in time. Essaouira formerly known as Mogador is located 180 km from Marrakech. It was fortified by a French Architecture, a pupil of Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban. These influences and many others gave a result very unique and attractive.
Today, the city is gradually becoming a city of artists. Essaouira has a very favourable microclimate which gives it a mild winter and fresh summer. Also mentioned should be a beautiful beach, protected by the Iles Purpuraires, a set of small islands, named from the purple dye that was harvested from the murex mollusc that thrives in the oceans that surround the islands. Artisans of Essaouira are known for marquetry on the root of cedar and offer a wide range of objects from memory to the small pieces of furniture, works of art.
Private A/C Vehicle, 4x4 or Minivan + fuel
English/French/Spanish speaking Essaouira driver/guide during the tour
Pick up & drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
Free time to explore the town
Entrance fees to monuments
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