Day Trip to essaouira from marrakech
What do we offer you in this day trip to essaouira?
- Discover the beauty of Essaouira city.
- Visit Skala of Essaouira city.
- inlighten your imagination with the breathtaking and amazingly clean beach.
- Traveling Back in time while navigating streets of the iconic Souk of the medina.
- Discover the locals most popular occupation in the fishing port.
- Enjoy a well-needed delicious and healthy meal of seafood with the nostalgic view of the old medina.
Essaouira is an exceptional example of a late-18th-century fortified town, built according to the principles of contemporary European military architecture in a North African context. Since its foundation, it has been a major international trading seaport, linking Morocco and its Saharan hinterland with Europe and the rest of the world, in this trip you will discover with us the best places in essaouira , such as medina , beach , gnawa ... do not miss this day trip from marrakech to essaouira.
|Transport in 4×4 & full
||Guide and driver speak english
Day Trip Marrakech: Your driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you for 3 hours to the coastal region of the Atlantic, peppered Arganiers Essaouira is famous for its fresh seafood, wood crafts and artists’ colony. Old Portuguese walls overlooking the sea keep the fortified city where you can observe silver craftsmen and wood carvers at work in one of the most charming medina in all of Morocco.
The jewish presence in Essaouira City : Mohammed III encouraged Moroccan Jews to settle in the town and handle the trade with Europe. Jews once comprised 40% of the population, and the Jewish quarter (or mellah) contains many old synagogues. The town also has a large Jewish cemetery. The city flourished until the caravan trade died, superseded by direct European shipping trade with sub-Saharan Africa.Changes in trade, the founding of Israel, the resulting wars with Arab states, and the independence of Morocco all resulted in Sephardic Jews leaving the country. As of 2017, Essaouira had only three Jewish inhabitants(From Wikipedia)
Essaouira is protected by a natural bay partially shielded from wave action by the Iles Purpuraires. A broad sandy beach extends from the harbour south of Essaourira, at which point the Oued Ksob discharges to the ocean; south of the discharge lies the archaeological ruin, the Bordj El Berod.The Canary Current is responsible for the generally southward movement of ocean circulation and has led to enhancement of the local fishery.The village of Diabat lies about five kilometres (3.1 miles) south of Essaouira, immediately south of the Oued Ksob.
You will Visit in this Marrakech day trip a traditional herbalist and learn about natural remedies and cures, and a women’s cooperative where Argan nuts are handmade in one of the rarest oils in the world. The large beach is ideal for long walks. In winter, Essaouira is generally warmer and wetter than Marrakech, and in summer pleasantly cool and airy, rarely beyond the high 20’s Celcius. Return to Marrakech, arrival around 8pm.