Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, Essaouira

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Take a stroll around Port de Pêche d'Essaouira to see one of the primary commercial and cultural areas of the old town in full swing. Snap photos of the wooden fishing boats as they bob along the jetties and come back in with the day's catch. Flanked by the old city ramparts and the windy, wild Atlantic, the port represents one of the most scenic parts of town. Choose a freshly caught fish at one of the local stalls, where the cook will grill it for you on the spot, and serve with salad and a drink. To visit Port de Pêche d'Essaouira and other attractions in Essaouira, use our Essaouira trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • By late afternoon it's top! The morning however I don't know. Beautiful fish, too bad it isn't always very clean...
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  • If you walk next to the fort you come into the port itself. Here is the daily catch sold. All possible types of fish you see displayed here. At the shipyard are still boats built. The fishermen in the port itself restore their nets and they paint their boats. On the square a little bit towards the town, there are several fish eateries in an arc. The fresh fish is displayed. You can make your choice what you wish and afterwards it grilled. The funny thing is to the first stand they say a price, when you say maybe, but will first look even further, the person of the next shop you already waiting. This says a lower price. When your weather reports that you first go around look and then decide goes, the person of tent 3 all ready and the price is lower. When we were half way we decided to leave, it was still too early to have lunch. You could not watch what they offered or quiet around you was already addressed, that's a bit prohibitive. The fish looked very fresh and delicious, we were here a bit later than we had might be considered. For the price you should certainly not let.
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