Essaouira Behind The Scenes

Get to know the secrets of Essaouira on our Essaouira Behind The Scenes Tour. Our local guides will show you the hidden gems of the city.

Tour description:

Embark on an amazing journey through the hidden gems of Essaouira with our exclusive Essaouira Behind The Scenes Tour! This enchanting coastal town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has a rich history, and our expert guides will unveil its secrets, taking you far beyond the typical tourist experience. As you wander through the medina’s labyrinthine streets and interact with locals, you’ll gain insight into the traditions, culture, and history that make Essaouira truly unique!

Tour Highlights:

Exclusive Workshops: Delve into the artistry of local craftsmen and women, from woodcarvers to weavers, and witness their time-honored techniques.

Hidden Culinary Treasures: Sample mouthwatering delicacies in tucked-away eateries, where the locals savor their favorite flavors.

Historical Insights: Explore Essaouira’s historical sites, including the Skala de la Ville, Moulay Hassan Square, and the charming Mellah, while our guides recount captivating tales.

Seaside Serenity: Relax at the windswept beaches and breathe in the fresh ocean air, offering a serene contrast to the medina’s bustling streets.

Why Book our Essaouira Behind the Scenes Tour:

Our Essaouira Behind The Scenes Tour offers an immersive, off-the-beaten-path experience that takes you beyond the typical tourist attractions. With our local guide, you’ll gain a new appreciation for the town’s culture, heritage, and artisanal traditions as you explore its hidden treasures. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or a curious traveler seeking an authentic Moroccan experience, this tour promises to be a memorable and enlightening adventure!

Of course, if you are looking for a more classic tour, you should check out our Secret Essaouira walking tour.

About Your Guide:

We have carefully selected our guides not just for their expertise but for their passion for Essaouira’s rich tapestry of stories. Each is a local native, deeply embedded in the rhythms of the city. Our guides are fluent in both English and Arabic (and often French as well). Their insights offer a window into the everyday life and history of Essaouira. Through their knowledge of folk tales, their personal anecdotes, and their rich experience, they will be able to show you the true secrets of the city.

Important details:

Duration: The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
Children: This tour is excellent for children who love history and culture.
Accessibility: This tour is unfortunately not accessible for wheelchairs.
What to wear: Comfortable shoes! In addition, always check the weather forecast in advance to make sure you are dressed properly.

Tour conditions:

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 48 hours in advance. No refund will be given to those who cancel less than 48 hours before the tour. We will naturally consider certain exceptions such as emergency situations. Please note, we reserve the right to cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance too. We will do so if our guide is unavailable due to a sudden change or sickness.

Copyrights: Our team has worked hard to produce the content for this tour. Therefore, we kindly us you to not record the tour or take pictures of artefacts and material used by the guide without their consent.