The morning departure from Marrakech to the charming small town Essaouira which is the ancient Portuguese city of Mogador. It was fortified by a French architect who was a follower of Vauban.
For a long time the city had an important Jewish population. These influences, and many others, have produced a unique and very attractive result. Today, the city is gradually becoming a city of artists.
Essaouira boasts an extremely favorable microclimate which ensures a mild temperature in winter and cool in summer.
Also worth mentioning is a beautiful beach, protected by the purpure islands.
The craftsmen of Essaouira are renowned for the marquetry on cedar root and offer a wide range of objects from the small souvenir to the pieces of furniture, real works of art.