Guided walking tour in Essaouira - food and culture
Activities

Guided walking tour in Essaouira - food and culture

Language: English
Availability: Tuesday-Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Head off the beaten path and discover local life in Essaouira
  • Sample pastries from the city’s oldest bakery and grill fresh fish at the local market
  • Climb a historic watchtower for a 360-degree view of the port, ocean, and city
  • Visit a local artist’s studio in the medina to appreciate authentic Moroccan artwork
  • Meet a traditional herbalist and taste his expertly-mixed exotic tea
What to expect

Dig deeper into the food and culture of this enchanting city than most tourists get to.

After meeting your local guide under the clock tower just inside the medina walls, you’ll begin your Essaouira city tour with a stop at the oldest pastry shop in the city. After this, you’ll climb up onto the ramparts of the city to an old watchtower where you’ll get an impressive 360 degree view of Essaouira.

After you’ve got your artistic fix for the day, we’ll continue along to the bustling, atmospheric fish market for a savoury lunch of grilled fish. An integral part of life on the coast, the fish market is full of locals buying, grilling, and eating the catch of the day.

Finally, you’ll mosey just outside the medina to try a typical Moroccan dessert, and then finish up at a herbalist's shop to wash everything down with an aromatic Moroccan Royal Tea.

Once this tour ends, your local guide will be happy to give you some more recommendations for things to see in Essaouira, or assist you in finding your way back to your accommodation.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Guide
    • Food and drink tastings
    • Entrance to the watchtower
    Reduced price

    Children 6-11 years old: reduced price

    Where
    Avenue Oqba Ibn Nafiaa, Essaouira, Марокко
    Meeting point:

    Inside Bab Sbaa square, below the clock tower

    What to remember
    • Please be considerate of local tradition and wear appropriate clothing. We recommend covering the shoulders to the knees for both men and women
    • Be sure to bring an extra layer of clothing due to extreme wind on top of the watchtower
    • Once you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. Print it, and we'll see you at the start point
    • This is a child-friendly tour, but not stroller-friendly
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    When
    • Tuesday-Sunday
    • 11.30am
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    Provider
    Urban Adventures
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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