Essaouira or the charming small town and old Portuguese city, formerly known as Mogador is located about 180 km from Marrakech, It was fortified by a French Architecture, the city is gradually becoming a city of artists. Here where you will have chance to visit the Medina to see local artists selling their crafts of Thuya wood. The ramparts will give you an insight into how this old seaport village was armed against the threat of invasion. Parquetry still remains a traditional specialty of Essaouira. Another beautiful attraction of the region is its tranquil beach, where you can laze away the afternoon. The tour will culminate when you are ready to return to Marrakech.