This one-day excursion to Essaouira, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers opportunities to enjoy pleasant weather, discover the famous seaport, and medieval ramparts. Explore the windy streets and colourful medina of this charming calm town and select some fresh fish for lunch at the sea port.
Enjoy a relaxing glass of tea or a cup of coffee in one of the many cafes, take a walk by the beach to feel the ocean breeze. For water sports lovers, this might an opportunity to go surfing. Visit the womens’ co-operatives producing precious argane oil; delicious in food and excellent treatment for both the skin and hair.
The driver will fetch you form the Riad/hotel in Essaouira at 8:00.
Essaouira is many tourists’ darling! Previously known as Mogador to the Portuguese inhabitants, it is a charming small town on the coast well- known for local handicrafts, especially thuja wood furniture, carving and small artifacts, sold in innumerable shops along the windy streets.
Orson Wells filmed “Othello” here, making especially the Portuguese ramparts famous in its opening scene. Visit the women’s cooperative where argan nuts are processed by hand into one of the most versatile oils; delicious in salads and a treat for the skin.
At the seafront, the customer chooses a selection of freshly caught fish to have prepared on the spot. The surfing opportunities and the beach make it an ideal spot for coastal lovers. Essaouira has a favourable micro-climate; mild in winter and cool in summer.
A truly favourite place to chill after a trip to the desert – on the beach, in the little cafés by the port or wandering in and out of all the little shops.
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