Full-Day Group Tour To Essaouira From Marrakech - Marrakesh

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally-located hotel or riad in Marrakech
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Traveling from Marrakech to Essaouira, it will seem that you've left one country and landed in completely different one. Known a city of many names including Tassurt and was called Mogador until the 1960s. It's known most recently as one of the locations where the TV series Game of Thrones is filmed. Essaoira seems like a lost piece of paradise in the middle of Morocco.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly

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After a pick up at your hotel or riad in Marrakech, you will travel to Essaouira, where you will start your tour of the city. Essaouira is a remnant of an age when England, Spain and Portugal struggled to control the coasts.

Explore the rich history of this city as you make your way along the ramparts that surround the city. You will visit the large Moulay El-Hassan Square and make a stop at the Grand Mosque. Walk along Siaghine Alley, stopping at a terrace of the north Bastion to view the woodwork and marquetry for which Essaouira has become known.

During your day you will stop to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (included).


Hotel pickup and drop-off






Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Traveler Reviews

  • 08-Mar-2017

    Although I've had 2 successful trips with Viator, this wasn't. My 3 friends and I were herded onto a bus in Marrakech with a driver that spoke neither English or French. One of us had to sit up front next to the driver because there were no other seats available. The driver constantly talked or texted on his phone. He told us nothing about what we were seeing on the way. When we arrived in Essaouira, he motioned to his watch and we got the idea that we were to be back by 4 o'clock. Our tour was supposed to include lunch but when I showed the voucher to the driver, he just scratched his head, Another man looked at it and talked to the driver. The man then said the driver didn't know anything about it. So, the 4 of us just headed off on our own. Essaouira itself is a beautiful little town and we enjoyed ourselves but wish we had gone with Gate 1 instead of Viator. We paid more and got less.

  • 27-Oct-2016

    Good tour. The drive is a bit long and stop-off at the co-op was a little short, but the time in Essaouira was good. My guide, Mohammed, was terrific - very informative and patient. He helped me to choose a perfect fish for my lunch.