Things to do in Essaouira Morocco

Essaouira Argan Trees Goats

What to do in Essaouira Morocco ?

Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

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Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

The best thingsto do in Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech  Essaouira known also as Mogador is on the Atlantic coast 170 km from Marrakesh. the bus ride to Essaouira is around 3 hours where the view and climate is changing as we get closer to the ocean. On the way there is a chance to  stop and take pictures of goats on argan  trees by the road .

The Ramparts

Rampart is a length of bank or wall 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.

Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

Visit an argan oil cooperative

Organic Argan oil cooperatives are a form of social and organizational associations . In Essaouira, there are some argan oil cooperatives that  give visitors 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.

Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

 

Water Sports

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.

Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

Fishing market & Fishing port

The fish market and the fishing port are 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 Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

Traditional Souk

When exploring the city and its narrow streets with plenty of shops , traditional clothes, Amlou (Moroccan peanut butter made with Argan oil), tapestries, pottery, and even food, these markets “SOUK” are a treasure trove for traditional souvenirs, and offer one of the most enchanting cultural experiences in Morocco.

The medina streets and main square

Unlike the medinas of  fez and Marrakech, the  medina of  of Essaouira  is a vibrant, bustling place with so many fascinating examples of local culture,without the intense crowds,  Here you can take your time, sip coffee, listen to music and rlax

Essaouira Argan Trees Goats Best Day Tours Trips from Marrakech

 

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