Essaouira city, before 1956 was called by Mogador, situated at 176 km west of Marrakech, it’s a coastal small area, it is known for its fishing port with its blue colored wooden boats, one of the oldest Moroccan cities. its old Medina is listed by UNESCO as world heritage site. Essaouira is famous for its Gnaoua music festival every year in June, a day trip to Essaouira makes the visitor think about staying longer in a friendly, relaxing medieval town. Essaouira Highlights varied from eating fresh fish just pulled out from the sea in small scale local restaurant in the port to its crowded small streets, Place Moulay El Hassan, the Portuguese harbour, Skala and the Jewish quarter.
Essaouira day trip - Excursion Highlights: