Essaouira Day Trip From Marrakech
Essaouira Day Trip From Marrakech Overview
Essaouira or Mogador is Situated 175 kilometers away from Marrakech. The beach of Essaouira is a long ribbon of around ten kilometres bathed in surf. This fascinating fishing village is a nice break from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, in its medina you will relax and like to just wander the streets, sip a coffee on the main square and walk along the beach, Eatb fresh fish at the fish market.
Essaouira Day Trip From Marrakech Itinirary :
Pick up time at 08H00 am from your Hotel / Riad in Marrakech to start the driving to Essaouira (Around 2H30 ), there is a lot of things to see on the roads,An opportunity to visit Organic Argan oil cooperatives that are a form of social and organizational associations for women in the aerea.We shoose for you an argan oil cooperative that give you a great chance to witness the products being made. In rooms adorned with argan trees, women use ancient tools to hand press oil from the kernels. it is interesting to see the process like an open air museum. Once you arrive in Essouira you will have the time to discover the medina which is surrounded by medieval walls and remparts forming part of the defensive boundary of a castle or settlement . Essaouira has beautiful ramparts called “Skala” a UNESCO site heritage for less than 2 € visitors can explore the ramparts and listen to the waves crash and take excellent coastal and city photos.An optional local guide to hire is possible. For lucnh you can you can visit the Fishing market & Fishing port, a must see Since Essaouira was Morocco’s main fishing port in the mid 1900s And being this close to the ocean it would be a big lost not eating seafood, we headed towards the local seafood market where you can select your fish from their elaborate daily catch and have it cooked for you by order. Essaouira’s wide, sandy beach is a great place for windsurfing and kitesurfing amongst other water sports, but swimming and sunbathing can be difficult when the winds are strong what makes it the best chance for travellers to try their hand at a new extreme activity. there are plenty of surf shops and surfing schools, as well as windsurfing schools in Essaouira that are great for beginners. Comeback to Marrakech around 6 pm.
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