Explore Essaouira and discover Morocco’s rich cuisine on a private, full-day gourmet trip from Marrakech. Watch workers harvest pure argan oil at a local cooperative then navigate the narrow lanes of the city’s UNESCO-recognized medina. Browse vivid displays of pottery, jewelry and finely carved wood; enjoy a traditional lunch of regional specialties. Walk seaside ramparts to Essaouira’s historic harbor, watch fishermen bring in the daily catch then leave the city walls for the lushly terraced Val d’Argan, and sample a few of the region’s classic wines before returning to Marrakech.
Essaouira day trip from Marrakech
Visit an argan oil cooperative with a private guide
Explore the vibrant medina, where local craftspeople produce traditional arts and crafts, and recharge with an included lunch
Watch fishermen haul in their catches in the harbor and gain insight into Essaouira’s Portuguese colonial heritage
Visit the winemaking territory of Val d’Argan and sample tapas and some of the wines for which the region is famous
Tour includes round-trip travel from your accommodation in Marakech
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
Morocco is a popular place among travellers, but few tours focus on the regional dishes for which the country is famous. On this tour, discover the heady scents of herbs and spices in the busy medina and sample fine wine and tapas at the winemaking territory of Val d’Argan.