Things to see and do - Essaouira
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Essaouira Travel guide
Essaouira : Michelin's recommendations
A white and blue city lashed by the Atlantic Ocean’s waves and cooled off by its winds, Essaouira has always inspired artists, and they continue to thrive here. Travellers will enjoy exploring the medina and its lively souks protected by proud ramparts, lounging on the lovely beach nestled along the bay, and sampling freshly caught grilled fish. Essaouira is one spot west of Marrakech that you must see.
Tourist attractions Essaouira : Things to see and do
Fisherman are the leading men here. Just watch them rushing all over, loaded with crates of fish which they unload from the boats, take to the market to be sold or display in large stalls. Here you can sample freshly caught sardines grilled the minut..
The city's Skala continues down a long fortified alleyway, explained by its original defensive vocation on the Atlantic coast. It still boasts bronze canons, which you can walk past to reach the north bastion overlooking the ocean.
Av. de l'Istiqlal
Inside the medina, between the tourists and Essaouira women dressed in their haiks, the tangle of little streets are in a constant state of animation. Spices, fish and other victuals are sold alongside bracelets and necklaces. It all takes place on t..
20 Quartier Des Dunes MA - 44000 Essaouira
Prix Prices from : 32 €
Vent des Dunes is located in a residential neighbourhood a 2-minute walk from the beach. It offers a garden, yoga classes every morning and free Wi-Fi available in all areas. Rooms at Vent des Dunes are simply decorated and equipped with a private b..
Route de Marrakech-Essaouira MA - 44000 Essaouira
La Perle de Mogador is located 1.5 km from the medina and a 5-minute walk from the beach. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant. The air-conditioned rooms have a modern décor and are each equipped with a flat-screen offering satellite ..
Rue Al Akaba No 19 MA - 44000 Essaouira
Prix Prices from : 22 €
Located in Essaouira just 5 minutes from the beach, Hotel Orson Welles has been completely renovated to offer you a cosy atmosphere and a warm welcome behind its stunning exterior. Hotel Orson Welles offers classic Moroccan-style rooms and suites, e..