Lonely Planet: Essaouira in global top 10 cities to visit in 2018
Each year selects the editor of the travel guide Lonely Planet the best cities, tourist destinations, regions and countries of the world. This year's Guide put Essaouira on 6th position of the "Best Value Destinations", i.e. destinations that offer the best price/quality ratio.
At the top of this list is the city of Tallinn in Estonia. Secondly, recommends the Guide to Lanzarote (Spain). This is followed by Arizona (USA), La Paz (Bolivia), Poland and Essaouira, the only Arab and African destination that is present in this prestigious ranking.
Thanks to its natural, historical and cultural possessions Essaouira is a popular tourist destination. The medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, its port from the eighteenth century and his beloved beaches (very popular with water sports enthusiasts), make the city an exceptional tourist destination. For the history of Essaouira and other must sees, we recommend our article written earlier this month in which we focus the spotlight on the city: