What To Expect
Spend a day exploring the beautiful city of Essaouira! Visit the city's port, beach, and its famous medina! This tour will be initiated with pickup from your hotel in Taroudant city center.
First on the itinerary is your northern travel from Taroudant. On your way to Essaouira, pass by Agadir. Admire the places that you will pass through.
You will then arrive at the city of Essaouira. This former Portuguese city known before as Mogador holds a prestigious past of supplying Rome with the legendary purple dye. These dyes were produced in what they called the Tyrian factory.
Go on a tour of the city's famed port where you can see some of the fishing boats returning home with their last catch of the day. Come to the Bab El Marse where you can get a thrilling panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and the city's medina. This place also features antiquated Sqala canons that the city once used in the past to provide ultimate fortification.
Explore the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can find cabinetmakers, marquetry inlayers, tapestry shops, and local food places. Stop by at the Women's Cooperative Argan Oil Manufacturing where you will see the process of Argan Oil production. Walk along the medina's alleyways and grab a bite of the local fish from a beachfront restaurant.
Then, head out into the beach to enjoy the wind, the scenery, and the waves. Stroll around the beachfront that spans 10 kilometers. Finally, return to the town center where you will be able to see samples of local art at the Frederic Damgaard Gallery.
Audioguide in English, French, German, Swedish, and Arabic languages
Meals and drinks
Lunch at the Chailet de la Plage
Tips and gratuities
Children 2 years old and below are free of charge.
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