Skala Du Port

Skala Du Port

Are you planning to visit Skala Du Port? See our information below!


Just before the port of Essaouira is the viewpoint Skala Du Port. You will encounter the Skala du Port when you walk back from the port to the medina, it is one of the two bastions. This is a square tower from which it used to defend the harbor entrance, it is one of the most famous sights in Essaouira and a remnant of the French domination. You can admire a few old cannons, but above all enjoy the beautiful view over the fishing port and the Île de Mogador. A small island off the coast.

The entrance fee is 50 dirham. But it’s a must-visit if you’re in town.

Opening hours:

The Skala Du Port is open every day of the week from: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM.

Photographer: Mario La Pergola by Unsplash

Tips and Tricks!

Here are a few tips worth knowing before you visit Skala Du Port!

  • To visit Skala du Port you have to pay a 50 dirham entrance fee.
Photographer: Lars Meijer

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