Essaouira’s walled medina was added to Unesco’s World Heritage list in 2001. Its well-preserved, late-18th-century fortified layout is a...
Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum
Essaouira’s beautifully refurbished museum in an old riad has a small but interesting collection of jewellery, costumes, weapons,...
Skala de la Ville
For something sultry, this hip bar and restaurant is a candlelit den with blood-red furnishings and a black mirror ball. You’ll need to...
This is a cosy place with a most un-Essaouiran feel – wooden beams and heavy chairs give it the ambience of a hunting lodge. A...
Derb Lâalaouj, 9 Rue Mohammed Diouri · interesting places nearby
Alliance Franco-Marocaine information
Offers semester-long French classes and eight-week Arabic classes as well as regular films, exhibitions and cultural events.