About this activity
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Duration : 1 days
tour guide : English, French, Arabic, Spanish
Meeting point : your hotel or riad in Marrakech, otherwise we meet at the nearest common point if your hotel is not accessible by car.
Pickup included : Be picked up from your accommodation in Marrakech. Pickup times vary depending on the season. Please be ready 10 minutes prior to the arranged time. If you are late and miss your hotel transfer, it will be considered a no-show You will be contacted by SMS and/or email the day before with your exact pickup details. If you do not have a phone or internet access, please contact the activity provider the day before your activity to confirm your pick up .
- Discover Argan manufacturing and all its possible uses in cooking and cosmetics
- Visit the traditional port of Essaouira
- Visit the old medina, full of craftsmen, weavers, jewelers, and more
- Relax on a beautiful beach
Explore the charming coastal city of Essaouira on a guided day tour from Marrakesh. Enjoy some free time to explore, where you can see the bustling port of Essaouira, stroll through the lively medina of the city, and wander through the vibrant markets. Start your morning with pickup from your accommodation in Marrakesh. Travel in comfort in an air-conditioned car to Essaouira. Make a stop at the “goat tree” and admire this peculiar Argan tree with goats perched in it. Arrive in Essaouira and make your way through the straight streets. Enjoy free time to visit the historic ports and bustling seafood markets. Feel free to ask your driver for suggestions on the perfect place for lunch. Visit a co-operative of Berber women who produce Argan oil, and learn about this popular local product. See the old bronze cannons facing the Atlantic Ocean and wander through the colorful markets and cedar woodworking shops. After your day in Essaouira, enjoy a seamless transfer back to Marrakesh in the evening.
√ . Hotel pickup and drop-off
√ . Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned minivan.
√ . Driver/Guide
×. Tips and personal expenses
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Passport or ID card
- Sun hat
Know before you go
It takes 3 hours to go to Essaouira and 3 hours back so you should be comfortable sitting in the van for that amount of time The tour may take place in a minibus of 14 seats or on a regular bus, depending on the vehicles and staff available