Marrakech to Essaouira The day begins early as we will be leaving Marrakech at 8.00am. We drive you to Essaouira passing via a plenty of small villages and Argan gloves. (Where the goats climbing the trees to have some nuts, here we shall pause for some photos). Then we continue our journey. Upon arrival, we will start our explorative day by visiting the ramparts called Skalla fortress. Then walk inside the narrow alleys of the Medina- Unesco World Heritage Site. With beautiful arts and crafts including objects carved of local Thuya wood. Lunch in a Moroccan way, freshly bought fish ” cooked to order ”.
Essaouira is also known as ” City of the wind ”, it attracts surfers from different parts of the world. Essaouira was occupied by Romans, Phoenicians and Portuguese. Thus, there is a big influence noticed in its architecture. It is a small town with much history. There is an annual festival of ” Gnaoua music ” where many musicians from Africa and the world come to perform. It takes place in the second week of June. In the afternoon, we will drive back to Marrakech and get you to your accommodation at early evening. Marrakech to Essaouira day trip ends.