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Essaouira Day Excursion

The Essaouira Day Excursion will take you from Marrakech to the port of Essaouira.

Essaouira Day Excursion

Overview

The port of Essaouira was constructed in 18th century. The port of Timbuktu, as it served to link black Africa to Europe and America. One of the most animated spots the city , where fish are sold auction after the return of the multicolored fishing boats.


Itinerary

For this day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira: We leave Marrakech at 07:00 am. After around 3 hours drive In an exceptional setting on the Atlantic coastline a rocky peninsula defying the waves this Old Portuguese town surprises you with its unexpected architecture: blue-shuttered house and cannons pointed out over the open sea and return to Marrakech around 19h00.

THE BEACH : This beach is well-known by the organizers of sailboard contests, and presents a real challenge for surf professionals.

THE PORT: The port of Essaouira was constructed in 18th century. The port of Timbuktu, as it served to link black Africa to Europe and America. One of the most animated spots the city , where fish are sold auction after the return of the multicolored fishing boats.

THE SAKAL: Founded for purely military ends, it kept watch on the ocean and preserved the city against any attack thanks to a collection of bronze European cannons constantly aimed at the ocean.

THE FISH SOUK: It offers a variety of fresh fish straight from the port. Tourist can taste grilled fish right there, in a corner. The medina of Essaouira (formerly “Mogador”) is a UNESCO World Heritage listed city and is one of the world’s best examples of a late-18th century fortified town.

A visit to Essaouira is not complete without a stroll along the town’s sunlit pedestrian main square, Place Prince Moulay el Hassan. Also required is a visit to Skala du Port, the fishing harbor where you will have jaw-dropping views of the ancient Portuguese ramparts. Be sure to take time to explore the ramparts and wander through the aromatic and sparkly spice and jewelry souks of the medina.

Shared Essaouira excursions

We have a selection of dates for shared excursions to Essaouira. The shared excursions enable you to join an existing group. We operate the shared excursions on set days each month. If you don’t find the date that you require, you can ask us to start a new shared excursion.

The shared excursions offer you the opportunity to join a group and get the excursion at the discounted group rates.

The essaouira shared excursion prices depend upon how many people also book the same date:

A minimum of 3 people are required for a shared Essaouira excursion to operate on each date.

3 people participating: 40.00 Euro per person

4 people participating: 30.00 Euro per person

5 to 12 people participating: 25.00 Euro per person.

You pay the total amount of the excursion cost when you make your reservation. In the event that we do not achieve a minimum of 3 people on the same date, you will then recieve a full refund instantly.

If more people book the excursion for the same date, then you will recieve a discount.

The difference between the amount that you have paid and the discount amount is paid to you automatically when you have completed your activity.

The booking system is secure and we never get to see your card or payment details. You complete your reservation via our online booking partner.

To register for a new shared Essaouira excursion, contact us via the live chat service.


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