1. Morocco
  2. Marrakesh-Safi
  3. Essaouira

Essaouira: Half-Day Old Town Guided Tour

Product ID: 229276
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Discover the old town and the medina of Essaouira on a guided half-day tour. Explore the local market, filled with vegetables, spices, and handicrafts. Learn about the history and culture of the city from your expert guide.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Arabic

Pick-up service

Your hotel in Essaouira.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided tour through the old town of Essaouira
  • Visit the Jewish cemetery
  • Explore the stalls in the vibrant medina
Full description
Take a half-day tour to explore the old town of Essaouira, meaning "little picture" in Arabic. After pickup from your hotel, head to the UNESCO World Heritage listed medina. Admire the blend of European and Moroccan architecture as you discover the narrow side streets and colorful stalls in the busy medina. Pass stalls loaded with fresh produce, spices, dried fruits and nuts, clothing, souvenirs, and more.
 
Watch skilled craftsmen at work, and browse the range of local handicrafts including brassware, textiles, leather, wood and ceramics. See the jewelry stalls offering superb silver ornaments, and ask your guide about made-to-order items. Admire the fortifications of the old town, visit the Jewish cemetery, and much more. Discover the culture and history of Essaouira with your professional guide.
Includes
  • 4-hour tour
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks