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Essaouira, Morocco

About Essaouira

Essaouira, a coastal gem in Morocco, is known for its charming medina, windswept beaches, and vibrant arts scene. Wander through the UNESCO-listed medina with its blue and white buildings, explore bustling markets, and enjoy fresh seafood by the port. The consistent trade winds make it a paradise for windsurfing and kitesurfing.

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Essaouira highlights

Average temperature in June

23 °C / 73 °F

High season months

June, July, August, September

Local currency

Moroccan dirham (MAD)

Local language

Arabic, Berber, French

Closest Airports

  • Essaouira-Mogador Airport (MA) - 14.4 km (8.9 mi)
  • Al Massira Airport (MA) - 136.0 km (84.5 mi)
  • Menara Airport (MA) - 163.6 km (101.7 mi)

Fun fact

Essaouira served as a filming location for "Game of Thrones."

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