Unwittingly stumbling across somewhere new is exactly what makes travel so exciting, But of course, it never hurts to understand a thing or two about the destination before you rush off. We'll get you up to speed on the basic facts about Essaouira.
Rabat, the nation's capital, is approximately 240 miles (386 kilometers) northeast of Essaouira.
This area of Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz boasts a population of around 71,000 people.
A day at the seaside is the perfect way of keeping the youngsters out of mischief. Take a couple of buckets to Essaouira Beach and see who can find the most interesting shells. Need some more options? Public squares hold many secrets. Roam over well-trodden walkways and watch out for clues to the area's history at Place Moulay el Hassan. But there's more. It's said that history is the best teacher. Step back in time for an interesting lesson at Skala de la Ville.
Stow your tray tables, seats in the upright position and prepare to explore Essaouira! Once you land at Al Massira Airport (AGA), the main streets will be only 85 miles (137 kilometers) north from here.
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