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28 Sep 2016

Essaouira is a must visit coastal town in Morocco, where you can happily hang out and wander around exploring the top rated attractions. The Laid-back Essaouira is known for its delicious cuisine, miles of beach, fishing harbor, Medina and Port. This windy city is widely known as an artist’s hub, which has a thriving music and art scene.

 What about the climate of Essaouira?

As a coastal town Essaouira enjoys a mild climate all year round, where daily temperatures tend to settle around 20’sC. In the summer months, the wind pickups, which proves to be the best season for enjoying kite and wind surfing.

Let us discuss about some tips that will help in exploring the small and beautiful Essaouira on your tour to Morocco:

#1- Visit the Fishing Harbor:

You will get an opportunity to enjoy an authentic experience by visiting the fishing harbor in Essaouira. Here you can feel the Canaries Current and strong trade winds that will give you an authentic fishing port experience, which supplies fresh seafood like sardines, sea bass, conger eels and crab. It will be a delight to opt for enjoying a meal at this fishing harbor where you can have your choice of fish (that will be cooked in an open air). This fishing harbor is open daily and on every Saturday the fish auction is held.

#2- Explore the Medina:

The Walled Medina of Essaouira is a UNESCO’s World Heritage list that is a well preserved 18th century European military architecture in North Africa. Taking a walk around the ramparts of Essaouira (or the walls of the Medina facing the ocean) will offer you a breathtaking and leisurely experience.

#3- Skala du Port:

In past, the Skala du Port defended the city form invasions, which provides grandiose views of the harbor. By visiting this place you will get an opportunity to learn about Morocco’s historic literature. Visiting this place charges 10 dirhams per person, which will prove to be a small amount to pay for witnessing the picturesque views.

#4- Essaouira Museum:

If you want to learn about the culture and history of the city then visiting the Essaouira museum will prove to be the best destination. The Essaouira Museum contains a small collection of jewelry, costumes, weapons, musical instruments and carpets of Morocco. The museum is open from 8:30am- 12:00pm and 14:30- 18:30 (Wednesday- Monday).

#5- Enjoy the Sunset:

You can indulge in a sunset trek by riding on a camel back on the beach or in the sand dunes to witness a breathtaking sunset view. Apart from this, you can also opt for sailing around the bay to witness a mesmerizing sunset view at the Essaouira Beach. Most of the tourists are found in getting indulged in kite surfing at Essaouira Beach, which is considered to be the Mecca for water sports enthusiasts.

On a guided Morocco travel by Your Morocco Tour, you will get an opportunity to explore not only Essaouira but also some most beautiful imperial cities in a convenient and comfortable way. As a reliable and registered tour operator, we will make sure in making your holiday trip to Morocco a memorable and exciting one.

Feel free to contact us at +212 662 344 816 / or for getting more details about our Morocco tour and travel packages.

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