Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, Essaouira

Pier / Boardwalk · Landmark
Take a stroll around Port de Pêche d'Essaouira to see one of the primary commercial and cultural areas of the old town in full swing. Snap photos of the wooden fishing boats as they bob along the jetties and come back in with the day's catch. Flanked by the old city ramparts and the windy, wild Atlantic, the port represents one of the most scenic parts of town. Choose a freshly caught fish at one of the local stalls, where the cook will grill it for you on the spot, and serve with salad and a drink. Arrange to visit Port de Pêche d'Essaouira and other attractions in Essaouira using our Essaouira trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • Essaouira fishing port is simply picture perfect. You can see a myriad blue boats and trawlers. This port was built in 1769 under the rule of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah. It was designed by an...  more »
  • After a tour of the Medina, we were released for time on our own. The fishing port was an obvious destination. Walking to the port I first encountered the fish market which was interesting in its...  more »
  • Through mutual Moroccan friends we heard of Miloud Benfadma the owner of a first class chauffer service, located in Essaouira, operating in all of southern Morocco. In forty years of travel we have...  more »

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