Skala Du Port

Skala Du Port

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


Just before Essaouira’s port is the Skala Du Port viewpoint. You will come across the Skala du Port as you walk back from the port to the medina, it is one of two bastions. This is a square tower from which the entrance to the port used to be defended, it is one of Essaouira’s most famous sights and a relic of French rule. You can admire some old cannons there, but mostly enjoy the beautiful view over the fishing port and the รŽle de Mogador. A small island off the coast.

The entrance fee is 50 dirhams. But it is a must if you are in the city.

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 you should know before you visit Skala Du Port!

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

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