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Essaouira Attractions

If you're after exciting things to see and do in Essaouira, expect to be busy. This buzzing city knows how to turn up the fun. Whatever your tastes, you'll be inspired by the diverse range of tourist attractions to dive into here. Read on to learn about a few of the favorites.

Explore the sights of Essaouira with some popular tours & day trips, or try out our list of 196 fun activities in Essaouira. We have free cancellation and no added fees, so you can rest easy and focus on planning the vacation of a lifetime.

Things to Do in Essaouira with Kids

There's fun for all the family wherever you roam in Essaouira. Here are a few family friendly experiences you can try together that'll make your getaway a blast:

Free Things to Do in Essaouira

A vacation in Essaouira doesn't have to cost a lot. You won't even need your wallet if you check out:

Place Moulay el Hassan - This thriving location is a popular hangout for visitors and locals alike.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Essaouira


Medina is noteworthy for its historic sites, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Skala de la Ville and Mellah.


Essaouira Coast

Essaouira Coast is popular for its beaches, and you can check out Essaouira Beach, a top attraction in the neighborhood.

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Ahl Agadir

Waterfront views and seaside views are some things travelers note about Ahl Agadir. Check out Essaouira Beach or Place Moulay el Hassan while you're familiarizing yourself with the larger area.



Unique features of Kasbah include the seaside views and waterfront views. Make a stop by Place Moulay el Hassan or Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum while you're exploring the area.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Essaouira on a sunny day?

When the forecast is full of sunshine, these activities really shine:

What to do in Essaouira on a rainy day?

If it's pouring with rain during your visit, put your umbrella aside and try a couple of these enticing indoor activities:

Are there cheap things to do in Essaouira?

You'll find plenty of activities and tours here that are just the ticket if you're traveling on a tight budget:

What can you do in Essaouira for free?

Place Moulay el Hassan is among the best free attractions in town.