Essaouira is located at 175 km from Marrakech; it is sea-side medieval city with an Old Portuguese harbor. Essaouira, the old Mogador, is known for its annual festival of “Gnaoua music”, its medina is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. A day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira makes visitors pleasant thanks to its climate and the variety of Essaouira’s highlights that they visit: Place Moulay El Hassan, The Skala, the harbor, the ramparts the Jewish distcrit called “Derb Lealouj
Visit the beach and famous port of Essaouira. You’ll take a tour of the port and have the opportunity to discover the marvelous Argan oil when you visit a Women’s Co-operative manufacturing this famous product..
Local attractions include the Sidi Med Ben Abdallah Museum, the souks, the old city gates, and the impressive sqalas – fortified sea bastions. Perhaps enjoy a meal in one of the fabulous seafood restaurants and a stroll along Essaouira’s impressive sandy beach before you make the drive back to Marrakech.