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Essaouira Mogador day tripFull-day Tours

Essaouira Mogador day trip

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Essaouira is one of the most peaceful and most quiet cities in the country of Morocco. All throughout the year, travelers from all over the world visit the place to surf and listen to good music. There are more travelers during Gnaoua Festival because it is the perfect time of the year to have a great time in the city. With that said, we are inviting you to book a trip to Essaouira with us. It is the perfect time to change your sceneries and leave the noise of the Marrakech behind for a while. The laid-back atmosphere of Essaouira will surely relax your mind.
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Essaouira Day Trip From Marrakech Bus Tours

Essaouira Day Trip From Marrakech

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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.
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Full day trip to Essaouira Mogador from MarrakechHiking

Full day trip to Essaouira Mogador from Marrakech

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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.
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Sunday market in Had Draa with tastingsNature and Wildlife

Sunday market in Had Draa with tastings

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Special insight into local culture and country life. Food tasting on the market, tea, soup, oils and camel meat, directly from the producer.
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Hello Essaouira: ALL INCLUSIVE day trip,Culture, quad biking and gastronomyFull-day Tours

Hello Essaouira: ALL INCLUSIVE day trip,Culture, quad biking and gastronomy

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Spend a day exploring Essaouira on the Atlantic coast of Morocco with this fully guided tour from Marrakech. You driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Essaouira, where you'll meet your guide for a tour through the old city's meandering lanes and colorful markets. You'll then sit down for lunch at a local restaurant before heading out on a quad bike tour through the scenic outskirts of town before returning to Marrakech in the evening.
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  • 12 hours
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Quad bike ride on the beach and the dunes of EssaouiraHalf-day Tours

Quad bike ride on the beach and the dunes of Essaouira

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This unique and long-term experience is an opportunity for you to discover a splendid nature and a rich region of its Berber culture. With a little luck, you can meet the fishing communities who depend on their ecosystem to survive, or live simply, they have an interest in managing their resources in a reasoned and sustainable way.
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Morocco day tours from Marrakech to Essaouira, Full day tripBus Tours

Morocco day tours from Marrakech to Essaouira, Full day trip

Visit the historic port city of Essaouira on a full-day trip from Marrakech, and spend the day exploring traditional agriculture, architecture, and Morocco’s laid-back, seaside culture. You’ll see how argan oil is extracted, and visit Essaouira’s Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This full-day Essaouira tour includes pickup and drop-off at hotels in Marrakech, a guided walking tour of Essaouira, and free time to explore on your own.
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Day Trip to Essaouira From MarrakechFull-day Tours

Day Trip to Essaouira From Marrakech

Enjoy a full day trip to The Blue City “Essaouira”, formerly named Mogador, it’s a charming city at the Atlantic coast of Morocco, has a beautiful fishing port, and amazing sandy beach. In the morning at 8 am, begin your trip with a pick up from accommodation and travel to “Essaouira” ful day trip , through the amazing vast fields of argan groves, a great opportunity to discover the marvelous Argan oil, by visiting Women’s Co-operative manufacturing this famous product.
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  • 10 hours
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Full day trip to Essaouira Mogador and Atlantic coast from MarrakechBus Tours

Full day trip to Essaouira Mogador and Atlantic coast from Marrakech

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Take a full-day private trip to Essaouira, one of Morocco's most attractive coastal towns. It's charm is undeniable, with its white washed and blue shuttered houses, art galleries, wood workshops, fishermen and colorful boats, all enclosed by ancient red walls. - Relax at the bohemian coastal resort of Essaouira. - Try fresh seafood from the local market. - Stroll around the medina and port. - Walk through Skala Harbor and visit the old fortresses. - Relax on the beach, or swim in the Atlantic. - Ride camels on the beach. - Visit the Argan Woman's Co-operative
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Day Trip From Marrakech To Essaouira ( Blue City)Bus Tours

Day Trip From Marrakech To Essaouira ( Blue City)

Essaouira and a location that is located in the Atlantic coast distant 165 km from Marrakech. has about seventy thousand inhabitants … The city was known in the time of 11th-century Geographer al-Bakri and, as he reported, was called Sidi Megdoul: • The discovery the old Portuguese fortress Mogador • Discover the beautiful city of Essaouira on a one-day visit • Admire the harbor, the market and the jewelers quarter • Enjoy the visit of the beach • Visit an association of Berber women for the production of argan oil • Enjoy a fish food by the port or in local restaurant
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Argan Forest, tea time at a Berbers family & Visit of an Argan cooperative.Half-day Tours

Argan Forest, tea time at a Berbers family & Visit of an Argan cooperative.

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A large section of this walk takes you through an Argan forest. Argan trees are an endemic species only found in the south west of Morocco and a mythical emblem of the Essaouira region. This is a relatively easy walk suitable for people looking for a leisurely ramble. Throughout the hike, the guide will give you useful insights into the ecology of these trees. You will thus be able to observe the different stages of a tree‛s life cycle until it reaches maturity; you will also learn about the many different products derived from the trees and their fruit as well as the beneficial impact on the local culture. You will walk through a little village where there is a ‘Marabout‛ -or saint‛s temple- featuring elements dating back to the 16th century, and later you will be served tea at a Berber villager‛s and experience first-hand traditional Moroccan hospitality. At the end of the walking tour, you will visit a women's cooperative where you will discover the secret of making the famous argan oil.
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Essaouira The Small Fishing HarborNature and Wildlife

Essaouira The Small Fishing Harbor

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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.
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Essaouira Mogador Journey From MarrakechBus Tours

Essaouira Mogador Journey From Marrakech

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here is an invigorating sensation from the ocean breeze as soon as you set foot on the immaculate sand., you will also admire the view of goats on trees. Essaouira is a medieval city known for its annual festival of Gnaoua music.
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Day trip from Marrakech to EssaouiraBus Tours

Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira

Depart from your Riad in Marrakech towards Essaouira, this city lies on the Atlantic Ocean. Essaouira has a constant temperature of 20 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The famous freshly grilled fish is served in the harbor and also in the medina where Thuja woodworkers and silver workers work under the old Portuguese city walls that protect the city from the sea. A private city guide will guide you around this charming walkable medina. This city is recommended year round, especially in the summer when it’s very hot in Marrakech. We return back to Marrakech later in the evening.
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Essaouira Day trip from MarrakechNature and Wildlife

Essaouira Day trip from Marrakech

Essaouira is a charming old coastal city. To reach it, we cross the beautiful scenery of the R207 road to the coast. On the way, we will stop to see the argan trees where the goats climb on the low branches and feed, it is a fascinating spectacle and an absolute must when it comes to be photographed. Along the way, we will stop at a women's cooperative where they produce argan oil. Our trip to Essaouira arrives in the resort and the port city where you will see the vast expanse of the North Atlantic Ocean. Old brass cannons line and the ramparts protect the waterfront against ancient invasions. There are several modern restaurants in the port city and this updated culture combines very well with the history of the city. You'll feel like you're drifting in a time machine as you move from a modern cafe to a dilapidated house in the medina a few feet away. Essaouira is a popular stopover point for most tourists visiting Morocco and you will see just why when you visit it.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Day trips from Marrakech to EssaouiraBus Tours

Day trips from Marrakech to Essaouira

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 the 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.
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Full day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira MogadorBus Tours

Full day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira Mogador

We will leave Marrakech to enjoy a full day trip to Essaouira, during this trip you will visit the bustling port, the medina & its exotic souks, the door of the Navy, the Sqala of the Kasbah, the museum of Sidi Mohammed ben Abdellah, the stalls with multicolored spices. Lunch in a restaurant and a ride on a huge sandy beach, with only atmosphere, the brightness of the waves on the shore and the sound of the ocean. Enjoy the charming sites of Essaouira, including the ocher-colored walls, the beautiful Moulay El Hassan square and the souks, as well as the small streets. from the old medina of the city. Enjoy a fresh fish lunch at a local restaurant. During your trip, visit the association of Berber women producing argan oil, admire the local markets and admire the jewels of the jeweler's district.
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Essaouira Day Trip From AgadirBus Tours

Essaouira Day Trip From Agadir

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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 .
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Day trip to Essaouira Mogador including walking tour from Marrakech Bus Tours

Day trip to Essaouira Mogador including walking tour from Marrakech

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You will be picked up from Marrakech in the morning to start your journey to Essaouira. Stop for a coffee break followed by a visit to a women’s argan oil co-operative on the way. Arrive in Essaouira and set out for a city tour. Visit the skala, famous for its rows of gigantic cannons that faces out to the Atlantic ocean. Tour a municipal market, visit the jewellery district and discover Moroccan craft shops in the medina. There are plenty of fine seafood restaurants in the city to choose from for your lunch (own expense). After your break, resume your tour and explore the main square, which is just across the port and where most cafes, patisseries and restaurants are located. The rest of the day is spent at leisure for you to enjoy the charm of this resort before making your way back to Marrakech in the evening, where your tour will end.
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Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira MogadorBus Tours

Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira Mogador

Pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech, heading to One of the most lovely cities in Morocco, a beachside small welcoming place, with spectacular weather of this city. Before reaching Essaouira, you will have some exceptional moments on the road like seeing the goats who know how to climb up and down on the Argan tree and optional visit for Berber Women Argan Oil Cooperative. Arriving in Essaouira, we’ll have a walking tour to discover the History of Essaouira old port: a hotchpotch of Portuguese, African and Arabian influences. Stroll along the harborside and view the Skala fortress with its wave-lashed ramparts and cannons. Visit the medina and municipal market, and explore the jeweler’s quarter and a handicrafts complex of Essaouira’s artistic heritage. You will have free time to get your lunch and to stroll in Essaouira. Feel free to explore this city and to buy a few souvenirs such as the wooden pieces made only in Essaouira.
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Surf day trip in uncrowded spotsCultural Tours

Surf day trip in uncrowded spots

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After the pick up we drive to a nice surf spot outside the city and far from the crowded beaches where beginners can improve their skills easily and enjoy the long beautiful beach,after wearing wetsuits we start warming up on the beach and then we practice on the sand easy steps to stand on the board while having informations and tips to make it very easy and safe,and finally we get in the water... Our instructor will be with you in the water to make sure that you are doing everything well and support you to give all your best.. After 2 hours lessons we get to the lunch break where you can enjoy a nice traditional meal and recover your energy,guest can choose between eating in a local restaurant or on the beach.. You will have then the whole afternoon to practice what you've learned during the lesson.. Snacks and drinks included during the breack time PS: Max 4 people by instructor
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Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira Mogador and the Portuguese fortressBus Tours

Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira Mogador and the Portuguese fortress

Visit the Argan factory in your way to Essaouira Follow the road to Caravan through to reach Essaouira Visit the world heritage Medina of Essaouira Enjoy the beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean Explore the Sekkala the Portuguese fortress and the symbol of Essaouira Meet the local people and discover the local Berber culture and traditions Enjoy a traditional seafood lunch by the port.
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Essaouira Private Day Trip From Marrakech including the view of goats on treesBus Tours

Essaouira Private Day Trip From Marrakech including the view of goats on trees

Meet a driver at your hotel in Marrakech, or at a central location, for the roughly 3-hour trip to Essaouira, a laid-back city that’s cooled by sea breezes. On your way to Essaouira, make a stop at an Argan oil cooperative, learning how the golden oil is produced using traditional techniques. Upon arrival in Essaouira, set out on your own to explore the compact historic center, ringed by fortifications with great views of the ocean. You'll have the freedom to see and do what you want. You can sip mint tea in the Moulay el Hassan square, browse for souvenirs at the bazaars, or try freshly caught, local seafood at an open-air restaurant. Rejoin the driver after an afternoon of exploration and begin the return trip to Marrakech, where the day concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.
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Private trip from Marrakech to Essaouira 1 Day With Driver GuideFull-day Tours

Private trip from Marrakech to Essaouira 1 Day With Driver Guide

Excursion Essaouira 1 day from Marrakech                 Take advantage of this day to explore the city of Essaouira by your own, visit the Portuguese port, Puerto, the old Medina, the Kechla and Taros and the colorful market. If you like fishes you can not miss the food of lading .Return in the afternoon to Marrakech.
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