We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Running in Essaouira

Which Essaouira hotels are on sale?
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
See hotels
posts: 1
reviews: 278
Running in Essaouira

Is it safe for a woman to run alone in Essaouira? If so, is it ok to run in t-shirt and shorts?

Manchester, United...
Destination Expert
for Morocco
posts: 4,751
reviews: 12
1. Re: Running in Essaouira

It is very laid back here. Keep to main roads or run parallel to the beach where it is more populated which may make you feel safer. Running in the medina will be tricky as it is quite crowded and some of the streets too narrow.

Best advice is not to wear clothing too short, revealing or tight fitting although you can get away with most things. It is just advice aimed at not offending the local people who have fairly strict and old fashioned rules about clothing and behavior in public places.

London, United...
posts: 799
reviews: 14
2. Re: Running in Essaouira

You should be able to run along the 'promenade' area going south from the medina.

There are loyts of locals walking along there but they didn't seem to be bothered or bother the visitors.

3. Re: Running in Essaouira

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 12:16 am, April 30, 2014