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This Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech will take you to one of the best Moroccan Atlantic coast towns. It requires around 2 hours 40 minutes drive from Marrakech to this delightful old coastal city.
We will begin our Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech in the Morning, we will pick-up you from the riad, hotel or any point of your choice in Marrakech at 08:00.a.m then drive to Essaouira, we will make our way across the beautiful scenes of the R207 route to the coast. We shall stop to see the argan trees along the way.
Day trip to Essaouira, the train Mogador built on a rocky peninsula, with its ramparts in the ocean, its medina in white and blue tones, its busy port and its long sandy beaches.
The history of Essaouira dates back to the 8th century BC. The Phoenicians stopped there on the road of the equator. The real founder of the city was the Alaouite Sultan Mohamed Abdallah Sidi Mohamed, who was born to the construction of Theodore Cornut, architect and student of Vauban Essaouira is now a nice little fishing port at the arrival of the sardines and crustaceans are sold at the auction. On the docks, the fishermen repair the red nets.
Enjoy the sardine grilled in the harbor's small restaurants, then discover the Port's Sqala, a crenellated bastion built to protect the harbor and the city. It consists of two fortified wings behind the Navy gate. Leaving the port Sqala, enter Moulay Hassan square.
Essaouira is a medieval city known for its annual festival of Gnaoua music. The UNESCO considers the city to be an international heritage. There are many other things to admire during your Essaouira day trip from Marrakech such as its pleasant weather, place Moulay El Hassan, La Skala,the port, the ramparts, and the Jewish district 'Derb Lealouj'. thanks to the ocean breeze, Essaouira benefits from cool air.
Enjoy a private tour to Essaouira from Marrakech. This town was an old Portuguese citadel and behind its walls, hide many picturesque places full of history, which you can start discovering yourself once you arrive there
• Visit the fishing port of Essaouira and see the local fishermen return to the interior with their catch.
• Visit Skala Kasbah, which was a wartime citadel
• Visit some of the beautiful art galleries of Essaouira scattered in the Medina
• Stroll through the Medina of Essaouira, which can be easily explored as the streets are aligned in front of all the streets of
• Leisure store for some local souvenirs
• Have a seafood lunch at the port stalls or in a local restaurant terrace
• Have a walk along 6 km of sandy beach while visiting the beach of Sidi Kaouki
Essaouira, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is nestled on the Atlantic coast of Morocco and is a wonderful day trip to the bustling city of Marrakech. However, arranging transportation for an independent visit takes time and effort. During this tour, enjoy a round trip from your accommodation in Marrakech, Agadir or Taroudant and join Essaouira comfortably in a common air-conditioned minibus. When you arrive, take advantage of your free time to explore the magnificent Medina and the old city walls at your leisure, and perhaps stop for lunch by the sea.
From 09h00 to 17h00
You will travel to Massa small dunes via Tifnit & Sidi R'bat wild beach,continue to Massa park birde and join small dunes then Banana grove and after lunch in local restaurant you drive to Youssef ben Tachafine dam and after you will return to Agadir.
Swap Marrakesh for a day exploring beautiful Essaouira. You’ll have the ultimate stress-free day with hotel pickup and drop-off included. Travel between dispersed sites in a comfortable vehicle with a guide to explain the sites you see. Highlights include visiting an Argan oil cooperative, seeing Bab Al Minzah Clock Tower, Bab Sebaa, and the beautiful historic souks. You’ll also have time to explore the port area and walk on the beach.
I will give you more than a history lesson and tour; I will help you understand the culture and and feel part of the community during our time. I will introduce you to people who are masters of their things and you will feel honored to learn from them. You'll never be able to eat sardines anywhere else after you've eaten them fresh off the boat and grilled especially for you.
Our trip will start by an early pick up from your hotel or Residence at 7h30 to drive from Agadir to Essaouira , the trip is a chance to Get to know the unique history, culture, and heritage of Essaouira in a one day trip. This Visit offers a charming colorful landscapes from The Moroccan - Portuguese style, to the Grand Mosque, terraces, cafes, and the souk. on the way to essaouira we will make few stops, first to see the flying goats, the second stop just to rest in a berber village and have a nice hot cup of mint tea or a coffee then to visit the argan oil factory, once we arrive to Essaouira we will start our visit with a local guide to the souk. And make a tour of the ramparts of the Kasbah and Scala, After that, we are going to visit the port of Essaouira, after finishing the visit you will have your free time for lunch,shopping and to enjoy the beauty of the city. After we will return back to Agadir with few Stops along the way again, to rest and watch the sunset on a wild beach
Drive North, past Surfe's Paradise, Kilometres of secluded beaches and rocky coastline to Morocco's equivalent of St Tropez where Orson Wells filmed Othello, Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven, and where Jimi Hendrix and Cat Stevens cavorted in the swinging 60's. Wander though the port, the ramparts of the Skala, and carpenters at work, Sample the local delicacies during a seafood lunch .
Start the trip to Essaouira from Marrakech at 8 AM, the mountain range of the Atlas, whose peaks are recently covered with snow, on the right, threatening clouds is thickening. We stop for a first stop in a cafe on the outskirts of Sidi Mokhtar. At the edge of the roads huge puddles, testimony to the heavy rains of the night. Near a plantation of argan we stop to take some photos of greedy goats’ intent on feeding the seeds of argan in the branches of a tree.
At 8 AM we will pick-up you from your accommodation hotel, Riad, train station for a full day adventure in Essaouira mogador, including:
• Explore the beautiful seaside town of Essaouiraon a full-day-tour from Marrakech.
• Explore Essaouira'straditional port
• Discover its long and interesting history;
• See the ramparts and the Old Town, full of medieval architecture at its finest;
• Enjoy a relaxing walk along the beach,
• Enjoy a local meal of fish in the port or in a local restaurant
• Visit of a cooperative of argan oil
the departure point will be from family adventure agency located in Diabat, before we start the adventure we will introduce you how to control the quad and driving in a safe and fun way. then we head to the beach, less then 5 minutes from our agency. we will drive across the sea coast and then get in the forest, this part is really amazing ( we invite you to discover it by yourself ). after the forest you will discover the dunes where our guide will show you how to draw the 8! ( sounds funny? you will like it. trust me!! ) by the Quad on the dunes. at the coming back we make it through the sea coast.
Pick up from your hotel in Marrakech by your private car/driver and guide for the tour.
Drive (3 hours) to the coastal town of Essaouira where you will have several hours to explore.
On the way back to Marrakech visit an Argan Oil Cooperative.
Tour price includes the transport and driver, guide for tour, visit to the Argan Oil Copperative.
It doesn't include food and drinks or tips
Pre-book a transfer a trip from one of the hotels where our clients reside from the city of Essaouira to the IDA Ouguerd weekly souk, and stop wasting time and effort by looking at bus schedules, and to wait in the queue to get an uncomfortable seat next to many people. Book a private, relaxed and comfortable excursion from Essaouira to Ida Ouguerd.
Pre-book a transfer a trip from one of the hotels where our customers from the city of Essaouira reside to the weekly souk "HANCHANE" on Tuesday, and stop wasting time and effort by looking at the schedules of bus, and wait in the queue to get an uncomfortable seat next to many people. Book a private, relaxed and comfortable excursion from Essaouira to Tuesday's EL HANCHANE's weekly souk.
Pre-book a transfer a trip from one of the hotels where our guests reside from the city of Essaouira to the weekly souk "HAD DRAA", and stop wasting time and effort looking at bus schedules , and wait in the queue to get an uncomfortable seat next to many people. Book a private, relaxed and comfortable excursion from Essaouira to the HADDRAH "HAD DRAA" Souk.
Pre-book a transfer a tour of one of the hotels where our guests reside from the city of Essaouira to the beach Moulay Bouzerktoune and stop wasting time and effort looking at bus schedules, and wait in the queue to get an uncomfortable seat next to many people. Book a private, relaxed and comfortable excursion from Essaouira to Moulay Bouzertoune Beach.
Pre-book a transfer a trip from one of the hotels where our clients reside in the city of Essaouira or Marrakech and even from one of the airports for a visit to the city of Agadir and stop wasting time and the effort by looking at the bus schedules, and waiting in the queue to get an uncomfortable seat next to many people. Book a private, relaxed and comfortable excursion in the city of Agadir, towards the end of the excursion we will drop off our client at the meeting point and pickup point.
Pre-book a transfer a tour of one of the hotels where our guests reside in the city of Essaouira for a guided tour by a travel guide, and stop wasting time and effort by looking at bus schedules , and wait in the queue to get an uncomfortable seat next to many people. Book a private excursion, relaxed and comfortable in Essaouira city, towards the end of the excursion we have you to your place of residence in the city of Essaouira.