A wonderful seaside fishing city in the touristy area of Marrakech, Essaouira attracts a lot of annually visitors, including the production of Games of Thrones who used the amazing city as a backdrop in some episodes. Rich in history, which can be seen mainly in its attractive coastal ramparts, and full of culture, popular in particular for its music, Essaouira has a variety of relaxing and fun things to do and see.
Sidi Mohammad Ben Abdellah Museum
This museum was named after the founder of the city, and is housed in a nineteen century mansion. Showing historical artifacts, from very old pottery to jewellery, it pays amazing homage to the city's rich history and is renowned for being the top museum in the city. Visitors can appreciate not just the wonderful architecture of the building in which is placed, but the sheer range of items within that still retain so much of their real beauty.
Essaouira beaches are prime locations for kitesurfing and windsurfing amongst other water sports. With Essaouira benefiting from powerful winds all year round, but mainly in summer and with a big swell in winter, the inexperienced and the experienced flock from here to try their hand at a fresh extreme activity. With city being a perfect place for these sports, there are lots of surf shops and surfing schools.
The affordable way to get from bus Marrakech Essaouira which costs $6 -$12 and takes 3h.
Yes, there is a bus Marrakech airport Essaouira. Services depart every 4 hours, and operate every day. The journey takes about 3h.
The travel distance of Marrakesh and Essaouira is 168 km.
Marrakesh to Essaouira bus services, operated by bus from Marrakech to Essaouira supratours.
Yes, the driving distance between Essaouira to Marrakesh is 183 km. It takes about 2h 20m to drive from Marrakesh to Essaouira.