A bohemian city situated along the Atlantic coast.
Known as the windy city of North Africa, lots of surfers, kite surfers, and wind surfers find their way here. But visitors also enjoy strolling through the fortified Medina, walking along the beach boulevard, or simply relaxing at the hotel.
Small visit to Essaouira from Marrakech
From Marrakech, you will be able to take an exciting walk, far from the noise and the fury of the pink city to the delightful blue and white city of Essaouira.
An excursion with a change of scenery
By leaving for the Atlantic coast, you will leave for the main city of the region, namely Essaouira, the pirate city. Accompanied by your guide, you will be able to discover the thousand and one treasures of this city such as its world-famous fishing port, its medina, its souks but also an argan oil manufacturing cooperative.
While at mid-day, you will have a lunch break during your free time in one of the small crowded and lively streets of Essaouira, you will have the opportunity to visit the district of the jewelers who make the fame of the city, for their silver jewels which come from the mount Toubkal.
Essaouira the oasis
Far from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, Essaouira appears as an oasis; its discovery will enchant and relax you. You leave your hotel in Marrakech around 8am and drive through the stunning countryside of the country, passing through small villages where sheep, goats and camels roam and live peacefully.
You will feel like you are living in a dream or as if time has stopped for a trip to the ocean.
What to see in Essaouira?
Going to Essaouira means taking a breath of fresh air while walking on the beach, discovering the fort in the distance but also its famous fishing port with its brightly colored boats where you should not miss the sale of sardines at the auction.
Discover the historical citadel, visit the ramparts with its stores and local craftsmen who will be happy to share their passion and their art with you.
In addition to the marquetry, which is the specialty of Essaouira, the visit of the argan oil factory is a tasty moment: this cooperative is traditionally held by women who will make you discover all the possibilities of use of the famous oil, between cooking and cosmetic.
There is also the Bahia Palace which was the magnificent residence of the pasha Ba Ahmed where he lived with his 4 wives and a harem composed of 24 concubines.