Discover Essaouira in best day trips from Marrakech.

Excursion | 1 D

Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

Excursion to Essaouira is one of the essential day trips from Marrakech. Old harbor on the Atlantic Ocean, the places to visit in Essaouira are numerous and contrasted. The program of this visit: the medina, its monuments and its atmosphere, the typical fishing port, the beach and its tourist attractions…


essaouira day trip

Essaouira is a beautiful and exotic tourist destination 3 hours drive from Marrakech. It is one of the most original cities in Morocco. During 4 hours of visit commented by an official guide, you will discover its living medina and atypical, its former lively fishing port. Its wide and windy beach and various tourist animations throughout the year: surf, quad, camel.
To eat, it is no better than to enjoy a fresh fish in a good restaurant on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

About Essaouira

Essaouira (Mogador) is an ancient port city located on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. His stories go back to antiquities. it served as a stopover for the Phoenicians, produced purple for the Romans, was used as a commercial and military base for the Portuguese (XV century) until 1760 when it was rebuilt by the Sultan of Morocco.
The architecture of the medina and its ramparts recall the style of the European fortifications. its particular climate gives it the nickname of windy city. that’s why it’s positioned as a destination of choice for windsurfers around the world.
City of artists (plastic art, Gnaoua music ..), it has several art galleries and several music festivals. Essaouira is also known for its thuya handicrafts and the forests of its surroundings welcome the tree that exists nowhere than in Morocco: the Argan tree.

Lieux a visiter

Places to visit in essaouira

The Sqala (drums), The medina, The harbor, the artisans’ district, The beaches, Argan cooperative. Sidi Mohammed ben Abdallah Museum ….

[:fr]The Program[:en]Le programme [:]

  • 07h00: Departure from your hotel.
  •  10:00 am: Visit of the medina.
  •  11h30: Visit of the fishing port
  • 13h00: Lunch at a restaurant on the beach
  • Free walk on the beach until 15H00
  •  15:00: Departure for the return
  •  Stop in an argan oil cooperative on the road (If desired by one of the customers)
  •  two coffee break of 20mn are planned, with way, go and in return.
  • 19:00: Arrival at your hotel.

Les prestations

Mini bus 8pl (clim, wifi,.. )
Pro tourist guide (En-Fr)

Include/No include

  • Transfer from and to the hotel
  • Lunch
  • Mineral water
  • Drinks




Informations supplémentaires
  • La confirmation sera reçue au moment de la réservation
  • Cette visite est disponible avec un guide anglophone ou francophone
  • Les enfants de moins de 3 ans sont gratuits
Conditions d'annulation

Pour un remboursement intégral, annulez au moins 24 heures avant la date de début de votre expérience.