Welcome to the kingdom of Morocco, come visit Essaouira:
Essaouira is 175km from Marrakech. The departure is at 8 am and we come back at 7pm. You will be able to visit the corporative of the Argan oil and have around 5 hours of free time to enjoy the beach and the city which has amazing historical sites.
In the morning just after breakfast, you will start your trip to Essaouira. The Skala Fortress; the Thuya wood beautifully carved by talented artisans are some of the best in Morocco; you take a stroll in the alleys of the medina and admire hundreds of handicrafts. Also known as the "City of the Wind" Essaouira attracts surfers from all over the world. Essaouira has a rich past, goign through the Portuguese occupation, which had a big influence on its architecture - however, it remains a small town with a much bigger history. Because of its unique blue doors and washed walls, it is also known as Morocco’s "Jewel of the Atlantic”. You will also explore the women's co-operative of Argan oil where they extract the oil known for its culinary, cosmetic and medicinal benefits. You will have traditional lunch at the fish market. In the afternoon you will be going back to Marrakech