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Spend 4 days and 3 nights exploring Essaouira, home to a traditional Portuguese harbor with fine examples of Moorish and Portuguese art. Famous for its fine wood-work, Essaouira is also home to the silver souk (commercial quarter), art galleries and islands.
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Product Details
Type: Multi-day Tours around Marrakech
Departs From: Marrakech
Meeting Point: Pick-up from Marrakech city-center hotels
Duration: 4 days and 3 nights
Available: Departs Saturday at 08:00
Price Information
Season : January 01, 2016 to December 31, 2017
Option Double Room From 2 to 2 pers
Price per adult 252.96 JOD
Price per child 216.82 JOD
Departs Saturday at 08:00
Option Single Room From 2 to 2 pers
Price per adult 334.66 JOD
Price per child 216.82 JOD
Departs Saturday at 08:00
Description
Spend the time with us exploring Essaouira. Formerly known as Mogador, Essaouira is reminiscent of an age when Spain, Portugal and England struggled to control their coasts. It is home to a traditional Portuguese harbor with fine examples of Moorish and Portuguese art. Famous for its fine wood-work, Essaouira is also home to the silver souk (commercial quarter), art galleries and islands.

Essaouira was discovered by the Phoenicians who settled there. Afterwards it was conquered by Rome and then Portugal. By the end of the 15th century, the Portuguese had built the commercial and military port of Mogador (Essaouira today). This port is built at the foot of the city's ramparts. In 1769, the Navy built a door to connect the loading docks of the port to the city. From this door a small bridge leads to Skala Port and the ramparts that cut the old city into several districts.

In Medina, see Moulay El-Hassan Square, the Grand Mosque and Siaghine Alley. From the terrace of the north Bastion you can access the marquetry, where the Morocco's best marqueteurs work on cedar.

As you leave the confines of Skala, you will follow Derb Laalouj street to the Museum Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah. Here musical instruments, local Andalusian songs, Berber Imazighen documents, weapons, costumes, carpets, and more is displayed in the former residence of the Pasha.

Located in the north of the city is the Mellah. This Jewish Quarter is crossed by the traditional Rue Mohammed Zerktouni. It is bordered by a market that extends to Bab Doukkala.

During your stay, you will also be able to enjoy beautiful beaches full of sun year-round!

Highlights
- Beautiful Fishing Port and Medina
- Moulay El-Hassan Square
- Grand Mosque

Includes
- All taxes and fees
- Pick-up from Marrakech city-center hotels
- Dinner and Breakfast (Half Board)
- 3 nights' 4 Star accommodation

Excludes
- Meals and drinks unless specified
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs

Please Note
- Please make sure you are at the reception at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.
- Please call 48 hours prior to your tour to confirm your departure and/or pickup time.
- Please make sure you have a printed voucher with you and present it to our staff at the departure point in front of Central Office/Poste Centrale.
- Valid identity papers are obligatory (passport or identity card).
- Hotel name, address and telephone details are required from the customer.
How do I contact the Local Tour Operator?
Your Confirmation Voucher includes full information (e.g. local telephone numbers) about the Local Operator. To ensure your peace of mind, we select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination.
How do I book and cancel?

You can book in 3 easy steps!
1. Select date and number of persons. You will be redirected to the Shopping Cart Page.
2. On the Shopping Cart Page, continue shopping or check out.
3. Enter basic travel, name, and payment information in the Check-out Form.


Upon booking, you will receive a voucher by email containing all details about the tour. You can check the status of your booking at anytime.


After you book
Please print the electronic voucher sent to you. It contains the operator's complete contact details and local telephone numbers. Give the voucher to the operator on the day of the activity.


What if I need to change or cancel my booking?
That's ok. We will try to be as flexible as possible. But you must inform us by email of the change or cancellation as soon as possible. The appropriate amount will be credited back to your credit card account. Contact our Customer Service for help with changes or cancellations. Or read our Cancellation Policy.

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