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Full-Day Chefchaouen Private Tour from Fez
"In the morning at 7am you will be met by your driver at your accommodation in Fez. After boarding your private vehicle you will make your way towards Chefchaouen or Chauen for short. Chefchaouen is located in the Rif Mountains near Tangier and upon arrival you will easily recognize the city by its blue-washed buildings.You will have about 5 hours to explore this the main square known as Plaza Uta el- Hammam the kasbah museum belonging to the early 18th century the Grand Mosque and perhaps the Ras Elma river that runs through the old city. You may also want to visit the ethnographic museum which contains musical instruments antique weapons
From EUR90.00
 
Small-Group Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
"On your trip to Essaouira you cannot miss the walk through its beautiful medina designed by Theodore Cornut captive to the orders of Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdullah. In its broad streets you will find many galleries craft shops small shops of all kinds cafes and restaurants. You will be able to enter for any of the three gates of Essaouira: Bab Sbaa Bab Marrakech and Bab Doukhala. In this area there is no traffic
From EUR41.00
 
Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech
"Essaouira is located at 175 km from Marrakech it is sea-side medieval city with an old portuguese harbour. Essaouira the old Mogador is known for its annual festival of ""Gnaoua music"" its medina is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. A day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira makes visitors plaisant thanks to its climate and the variety of Essaouira's highlights that they visit : Place Moulay El Hassan The Skala the harbour
From EUR79.00

More Tourist Traps in Essaouira

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The toilet rip-off!

As the European financial downturn intensifies, leading to a sharp and significant decline in Eurozone tourist numbers arriving in Morocco this year, I witnessed the response by some greedy Moroccans...
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Lookout Essaouira - Cash for camel pix

Just before arriving in Essaouira on a day trip there is a lookout and popular tourist stop.Here the local hagglers are ready with their camels for tourist photo opportunities and cash for camel pix...
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Stick the goats in trees for us tourists

Ok, this is a tourist trap... but a well known one - well that is if you read people's pages here on vt and know what to expect.Only in Morocco hey :o) It does make for interesting pictures and your...
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Jimi was here

Many foreign visitors who come to Essaouira seek the "Jimi Hendrix Experience". Every other riad claims he stayed there and nearly every retaurant claims he ate there. The truth is Jimi Hendrix only...
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Fish stalls - more than you bargained for

One of the things I came to love about Essaouira is how unpressurised it is in comparison to Marrakesh. After days of being hassled and conned, it was great to unwind in Essaouira and actually be able...
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Camel pics!

Approaching Essaouira from Marrakesh, as you near this town, there is a lay by on the right hand side of the road, from where you can view Essaouira, The Islets and the Atlantic Ocean- a great view! ...
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fresh fish cabins by the harbour

Although you may read elsewhere that eating fresh fish at the stalls by the harbour is a good experience, I have been in the company of unsuspecting tourists that have been shown a platter of fish,...
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Difficult light for pictures

Many of my pictures taken in Essaouira are of poor or very poor quality for the simple reason: too large contrast between white walls, bright, sunny sky and dark, deep shadows. It maybe a tourist trap...
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House-renters - Take care!!

Once you arrive Essaouira, and even before parking, you'll see a lot of people waving with keys and saying they have appartments for rent.. well KEEP OFF. I followed one of them to his their...
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Camel ride on the beach??!!

In the Essaouira's beach you will be ask if you wanna do a little camel ride. First of all, it's a very short ride and it's very expensive. They are waiting for the tourists to come. Be sure to have...
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Top Hotels in Essaouira

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90 Quartier des Dunes, Essaouira, 44100, Morocco
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10, rue Abdellah Ben Yassine, Essaouira, Morocco
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Avenue Mohamed V, Essaouira, 44000, Morocco
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1 rue de Touahen, Essaouira, 44000, Morocco
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12, Rue d'Agadir, Essaouira, 44000, Morocco
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228 rue Chbanate, Petite Porte Bab Marrakech, Essaouira, 44000, Morocco
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Things to Do Near Essaouira

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Sunday Market

On choosing to do Had Daraa (market 30km from town) we (husband and I) strolled into the madina and headed to Bab Doukkala (north exit) in order to find a Grand Taxi to share. Taking the road to the...
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Top 5 Essaouira Writers

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JLBG

"A clean city"
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suvanki

"Essaouira pronounced Essa wera!"
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matcrazy1

"Don't ask me if pigs fly in Morocco :-)"
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angiebabe

"Essaouira on the coast"
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Bennytheball

"Essaouira Attractions."
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