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5 Things You Must Do in Essaouira, Morocco

5 Things You Must Do in Essaouira, Morocco, Essaouira, Morocco (B)

If there’s one city which has a great weather, location and character – it’s Essaouira. It is commonly known as Africa’s windy city and they’re definitely not wrong there! Located on the west side of the African coast line, as you pull up you’ll be greeted with Beaches, Boats, a beautiful harbour and lots and lots of Seagulls!

Essaouira is located just a few hours out of Marrakesh and so you have a few options of getting here if you’re located there;

You can travel by bus, which is the most cost effective option. Make sure you book your return tickets to Marrakesh at the same time, or you may find there’s no room to take you back! You can buy your tickets at the main coach station in Marrakesh (near the rail station) or book online beforehand. I booked through Supratours which was a comfy coach for 70 dirhams and the journey was around 3 hours with a stop in between.

There is an airport in Essaouira if this is going to be your main location. It’s located around 16 kilometres from the main town. There are a wealth of airport transfers to transport you to your hotel. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Things You Must Do in Essaouira, Morocco
Guide Location: Morocco » Essaouira
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sophie Pearce
Read it on Author's Website: http://thirdeyetraveller.com/essaouira-morocco/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Medina
  • fort
  • Harbour