Secret Essaouira Walking Tour

Explore the beauty of Essaouira on our Secret Essaouira walking tour with one of our experienced local Moroccan guides.

Tour description:

Discover the coastal town of Essaouira with our Secret Essaouira Walking Tour! This picturesque Moroccan gem, known as the “Windy City of Africa,” boasts a rich history, blending Arab, Berber, and European influences. Our expert local guide will lead you through the labyrinthine medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll be immersed in a maze of cobblestone streets and striking blue and white architecture. As you stroll through this beautiful town, you’ll uncover the intriguing history of Essaouira, from its days as a Portuguese fortress to its role as a thriving fishing port.

Tour Highlights:

Medina: Explore the UNESCO-listed medina of Essaouira, a beautifully preserved ancient town filled with historical landmarks.

Skala de la Ville: Marvel at the panoramic views from the historic Skala de la Ville, a fortified sea bastion offering stunning vistas of the Atlantic Ocean.

Artisan Workshops: Visit local artisans, such as woodworkers, weavers, and jewelers, to witness the creation of traditional Moroccan crafts.

Fish Market: Explore the bustling fish market, where you can enjoy freshly caught seafood prepared before your eyes.

Why Book our Secret Essaouira Walking Tour:

Our Essaouira Walking Tour provides an authentic and immersive experience of this coastal jewel, guided by a local expert who is passionate about sharing the city’s unique history and culture. You’ll gain insights into Essaouira’s past and present, from its maritime heritage to its vibrant arts scene. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, an art enthusiast, or simply a traveler looking to explore the beauty of Morocco, this tour has something for everyone!

Are you coming to Essaouira from Marrakesh? Then make sure to check our Secret Marrakesh walking tour and our Marrakesh behind the scenes 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.