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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech

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Highlights
  • Explore the historic city of Essaouira in a day trip from Marrakech
  • See traditional Argan oil production in the countryside
  • Travel in the comfort of a climate-controlled minivan
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off from centrally located hotels
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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech
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Overview
Visit Essaouira from Marrakech on an excursion that takes care of the details so you can spend an independent day exploring colorful bazaars, historic ramparts, and the city’s bustling fishing port. Prebooking door-to-door transport from Marrakech to Essaouira ensures a hassle-free experience, with a bonus stop at an Argan oil cooperative along the way.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Marrakech, or at a central location, for the roughly 3-hour trip to Essaouira, a laid-back city that’s cooled by sea breezes. On your way to Essaouira, make a stop at an Argan oil cooperative, learning how the golden oil is produced using traditional techniques.
Upon arrival in Essaouira, set out on your own to explore the compact historic center, ringed by fortifications with great views of the ocean. You'll have the freedom to see and do what you want. You can sip mint tea in the Moulay el Hassan square, browse for souvenirs at the bazaars, or try freshly caught, local seafood at an open-air restaurant.
Rejoin the driver and group after an afternoon of exploration and begin the return trip to Marrakech, where the day concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Essaouira is a beautiful place on itself. The arrangements were comfortable for the drive out and the 1 hour tour was informative and entertaining. Then you can explore on your own.

Thank 416janell
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunning place to visit, enjoyed the history of Essouira as well as the market..will recommend this trip any day..

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RGagiano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip was great. It was a shared tour. Stopped at a cooperative that was a bit pricey but quality. The city is beautiful feels like Europe in Morocco

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we took a day trip and it stated by email 30 minutes to pick up everybody and get going. We were the first pickup and it took an hour to park up with other buses and then hassle while people figured out where they...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Aoifeandcarladventur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very great trip to Essaouira. The driver collected us form our hotel. The shooting location of Game of thrones The guide is very nice

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank yunhongshi
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the0d0rafrance
18 May 2019|
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Response from nickwS5181DR | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a couple of stops for photos and snacks
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Response from 91giulioa | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes the trip its interesting. You can see the rural side of morocco. Also the mountains were amazing, but you have some dead time, where you see just empty land. The mini bus its ok, it has some big windows, so you can... More
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Response from julie i | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do get to stop for about 10 minutes to take pictures but it is staged for the tourists but it is quite funny though
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