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Things to do in Essaouira

Nature / Wildlife Tour
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Essaouira Ramparts , Essaouira
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Exploring Essaouira Ramparts allows you to gain a fresh perspective on the city and survey the area from atop fortified walls that enclose a
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Hop on a friendly and well-trained Berber steed and gallop across the smooth Moroccan sand on a horseback riding tour from Essaouira. Follow
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Duration: 3 hours
I join my clients at the meeting point of their choice, to drop them near hiking trails, A briefing is organized before each ride to prepare them better. A chick and a djellaba will be provided to protect them from the wind or the sand stirred by the legs of the dromedaries, several information about this faithful companion of the Man since the night of time, will be revealed to them throughout the course which will last three hours.A picnic break is planned after 1 hour to refuel, and savor this beautiful moment, on the menu: (a Royal Tea + homemade bread + argan oil + homemade cakes) .Recover the walk between wild beaches, forests, dunes and historical ruins.Back to attend a most wonderful show: a sun hanging on the doors of the sunset between sky and sea.
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World heritage site · Neighborhood
Medina of Essaouira , Essaouira
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Stroll down the atmospheric streets of Medina of Essaouira, the old walled part of the city with historical landmarks and an ongoing sense of
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Pier / Boardwalk
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Take a stroll around Port de Pêche d'Essaouira to see one of the primary commercial and cultural areas of the old town in full swing. Snap ph
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Essaouira

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Nature & Wildlife Tours · Spas · Landmarks
The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site. Stately 18th-century ramparts protect the meandering streets of the oceanside town, dotted with rustic whitewashed houses and arts-and-crafts stores. Day-trip opportunities are plenty, as Essaouira's rural surroundings house picturesque villages and forest trails. On a holiday in Essaouira, you can check out the local seafood specialties, or spend your days surfing and swimming on the sandy shore. Our Morocco visit planning website allows you to schedule your trip to Essaouira, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.

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Where to stay in Essaouira

Accommodations in Essaouira concentrate mainly in and around the old medina quarter, but you an also find several lodging options lining the long waterfront promenade. You can choose from a variety of "riads," traditional Moroccan houses transformed into guesthouses. These establishments vary in pricing and range from budget-friendly to mid-market, while several hotels offer luxurious, 5-star services.
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