Essaouira Day Trip
The authentic city of Morocco :
After you have breakfast in your riad, our staff meets you in the reception aiming to arrange, organize a nice trip discovering the sceneries of “Mogador” Essaouira. Within Marrakech-Essaouira route we will come across small women shops of Argan cooperatives. Backtomorocco will take you in an enormous tour in Morocco to enjoy your day wandering around this ocean town exploring the old fortified fishing port of Essaouira on the Atlantic coast. This latter is the favourite of wind and kite surfers due to the shallow waters. It was once a favourite haunt of Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix.
Despite the beach, there are also plenty of things to experience in this town. Backtomorocco agency ensures that you will find out and see the most well known monuments of this city: amazing cohesion, mixture of Portuguese-Berber architecture, colourful Souks, French-designed medina, and art galleries.
Moreover, you will come across the Mellah (sizeable old Jewish quarter) and the Portuguese fortress built in 16th century to protect their commercial base of Mogador. The city was invaded by various nations: Phoenecians, Carthaginians, Romans, Portuguese and French. The varying origins of Essaouira’s inhabitants created its unique character and led to its prosperity. Essaouira is typical of many small fortified Moroccan townships.
At one time it was considered to be one of the most essential ports in Morocco, and it is still in certain manners. Essaouira is a world heritage city. Backtomorocco will take you in a memorable tour to discover Morocco. Bacck to Marrakech again.