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Essaouira Mogador Full day trip from Marrakech

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Sqala Du Port D'essaouira, Essaouira

Day trip to Essaouira, the train Mogador built on a rocky peninsula, with its ramparts in the ocean, its medina in white and blue tones, its busy port and its long sandy beaches. The history of Essaouira dates back to the 8th century BC. The Phoenicians stopped there on the road of the equator. The real founder of the city was the Alaouite Sultan Mohamed Abdallah Sidi Mohamed, who was born to the construction of Theodore Cornut, architect and student of Vauban Essaouira is now a nice little fishing port at the arrival of the sardines and crustaceans are sold at the auction. On the docks, the fishermen repair the red nets. Enjoy the sardine grilled in the harbor's small restaurants, then discover the Port's Sqala, a crenellated bastion built to protect the harbor and the city. It consists of two fortified wings behind the Navy gate. Leaving the port Sqala, enter Moulay Hassan square.

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Essaouira Day Trip

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Sqala Du Port D'essaouira, Essaouira

During this tour, you'll have the opportunity to discover the pearl of the coastal area of Morocco, called Essaouira, situated in the Atlantic coast and known for its frech fishes, its harbour and specially its narrow streets surrounded by the old castle of Sqala that has been used for protection in the past by the portuguese military who used to face pirates and enemies attacks back in time when they occuppied this city and called "Mogador" in the 16th Century. An optional guide can be provided if needed and also Lunch can be booked for you if you want to taste some delicious and tasty Moroccan cuisine based on fish and seafruit.

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Full day trip to Essaouira Mogador from Marrakech

Sqala Du Port D'essaouira, Essaouira

One of the most requested day trips from Marrakech, this day trip to Mogador will permit you to explore the old city of essaouira, enjoy a full day trip to visit the port, the sekkala, old medina, the Jewish town and enjoy a fish lunch at the port. Visit of a women cooperative of argan oil. Experience the steps of making argan. HIGHLIGHTS : Visit the fishing town of Essaouira and explore the old harbor Take incredible pictures of the monumental "Marin gate" Stroll through the old medina Mogador Explore the old Jewish Quarter Visit the Sqala of the Kasbah at your own pace Visit of Argan cooperative running by local women Enjoy the argan forest the largest in Morocco

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