17 Places to Love in Essaouira, Morocco
Essaouira has everything a traveler loves: markets filled with arts and crafts, diverse cuisine from fresh caught seafood to French pastry, and historical intrigue with fortified walls and an old quarter. This wanderlist captures about 17 of those places, but going there and feeling the Atlantic breeze fly up through the city walls is the one way to experience it.

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Quiet alley in Essaouira

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Although a relatively small medina, it is still quite easy to escape the crowds and journey into the unspoiled parts of Essaouira. Getting a little lost down a quiet alley will inevitably have you running into a group of kids playing, peaking into the workshop of a fine craftsman, or capturing the perfect picture. A few moments in this town and its welcoming, peaceful vibe will suck you in and you will not want to leave.

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