Day 1: Departure from Marrakech to Essaouira
Your driver/guide will pick you up from your accommodation at 8AM and drive through the express road to explore Essaouira. On the road we will stop for some memorable photos and visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil, the part of the medina of Essaouria concentrates the majority of the monuments: the clock tower, the Istiqlal, SIdi Mohammed Ibn Abdallah (the biggest mosque of Essaouira) “Ibn Youssef” the Souk, the Jdid, the square of Moulay Hassan , the square of Orson Welles (which made the city famous in the movie Othello), the Skala the fort … On the other hand, you can’t miss a visit to the old Jewish quarter or Mellah, something abandoned nowadays but with a lot of charm, , the beautiful Moulay El Hassan square and the souks, as well as the small streets. During this full day trip you will visit the bustling port, the medina and its exotic souks, the door of the Navy, the Sqala of the kasbah, the museum of Sidi Mohammed ben Abdellah, the stalls with multicolored spices; a fresh fish lunch in a restaurant or at the port enjoying the brightness of the waves on the shore and the sound of the ocean.
Back to Marrakech by the same road at the end of the afternoon.