1 Day Culture tour itinerary for Marrakech & Essaouira: Explore The Moroccan Port City On Atlantic Coast
Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech on a full-day private tour to Essaouira. Learn about the extraction of essential oils, explore the historic ramparts and enjoy delicious seafood while you are here.
Pick-up from your hotel or riad and drive 171 km west of the city centre.
Travel across valleys filled with orange groves and ancient olive trees.
See the first signs of the famous argan trees, valued for their health and beauty benefits. Stop for an argan oil tasting in a small co-operative run by local women. Learn how argan oil is extracted from the trees and its uses in cooking and cosmetics.
Get a panoramic view of the entire city and its blue and white architecture to take some souvenir photos.
Go to the old harbour formerly known as 'Mogador.' Discovered by the Phoenicians, conquered by the Romans and ruled by the Portuguese, Essaouira is a melting pot of cultures.
Explore the historic ramparts and wander the streets of the medina to see local artists selling their crafts.
Get an insight into how this old seaport city was armed against the foreign threat.
Enjoy a lunch of fresh fish, caught straight from the sea.
Climb onto the back of a camel for a ride along the beach.
Pick-up from your hotel or riad in Marrakech.
Lunch and drinks.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year.
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