Spend the day with us exploring Essaouira, home to a traditional Portuguese harbor with fine examples of Moorish and Portuguese art. Famous for its fine wood-work, Essaouira is also home to the silver souk, art galleries and islands…
Meeting point: Your hotel/riad in Marrakech
Tour ends: Your hotel/riad in Marrakech
Start at: 8.00 am
Duration: 9 hours
Price: 150 €
Include: Transportation, Driver/Guide, Private Tour, Sightseeing
After your breakfast, our driver will meet you at your Hotel/Riad, and start your journey travelling to Essaouira “Mogador”. En route, since this is the land of the “Argan Culture”, you will see herds of goats climbing the Argan trees looking for better food than they can find on the ground.You will also have the opportunity to visit the women’s co-operative of Argan oil where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medical properties.
Once we get to Essaouira you will have free day to explore this town with its medina. Inside the Medina you can visit the Skala Fortress, see Thuya wood carved by artisans; walk through the alleys of the medina and view hundreds of handicrafts. Essaouira knew many civilizations including the Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture – however, it remains a small village with much history. The visit includes also the Mellah – the Jewish headquarter, and the beach.
Afternoon driving back to Marrakech.