Essaouira day trip

Marrakech day tour

Essaouira day trip

Essaouira day trip – Marrakech day tour – Day tour to Essaouira from Marrakech – Marrakech day trip

Marrakech day tour to Essaouira

Essaouira is a fortified city located on the Atlantic coast, at about 2:30 hours by car from Marrakech. Also called “city of the trade winds” or “city of the winds”, a day tour of city of Essaouira is great during your Marrakech stay. And this for several reasons.

Essaouira is one of the most beautiful port cities in Morocco. It’s one of the most touristic places in Morocco all the year. In summer, you can enjoy a pleasant stay on the Atlantic coast and do many activites. The city of Essaouira is just in front of the ocean and has a beautiful fishing port, beaches, and a charming medina. Moreover, the old town of Essaouira is a UNESCO World Heritage site. So, a day trip Marrakech to Essaouira is very nice !

Essaouira day trip : the visits

You will enjoy a visit of the fishing port. In Essaouira the artisanal fishing is the most developed.

At noon, taste a good dish with fresh fish. After this break, it’s time to visit the Place Moulay Hassan and the art galleries where you can admire the works of painters and craftsmen. Also on the program, a visit of the city walls called “the Skala of the Kasbah”, and a cooperative producing the famous argan oil.

The Jewish quarter of Essaouira (the Mellah) is very beautiful, the souk, …

After these visits the Essaouira day trip from Marrakech will take you back to the pink city. Once arrived, a drop off at your hotel is planned.

Other Marrakech day tours are available like the visit of the Ourika Valley or a day trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls.

  • Essaouira day tour from Marrakech

    Departure in the morning at 8:00 AM.
  • The travel time during this Marrakech excursion

    The distance between Marrakech and Essaouira is about 2:30 by car (one way, so about 5 hours the round trip).

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  • Trip in the argan area in Morocco

    Essaouira is on the road of the argan trees from Marrakech.
    In Morocco, argan is grown in northern Essaouira, between Tiznit and eastern Taroudant.
    The fruits of the argan tree are often broken by hand by women in cooperatives in order to extract the kernel. It is the core that gives the argan oil.


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