This Moroccocity offers beautiful beaches, water sports and a fascinating insight intolocal Berber culture.
Visit Agadir andexplore the rich local culture by exploring the local architecture and browsingthe unique bazaars. Although it was completely razed to the ground by anearthquake in 1960, a massive rebuilding program was put into action to restoreit. As a result, the Agadir of today is thelargest coastal city in Morocco.
Begin your visit to Agadirat one of its idyllic beaches. Try your hand at water sports, such as surfing,paragliding and jet skiing. Stroll the promenade along the coast and walkaround AgadirMarina, a port with room for nearly 300 yachts. Here you will find awhole selection of bars, restaurants, hotel resorts and clubs.
Take a trip out to the ruins of the Kasbah,a fortress that was originally built in 1540. It was improved in 1742, butsadly destroyed following an earthquake in 1960. Still, we recommend you keepyour camera ready to capture the view over the bay and city.
For more history and culture, visit the small butinteresting Musée du Patrimoine Amazigh. This museum has an excellentexhibition of classic Berber, the local indigenous ethnic group, objects andartefacts. Learn about the traditional life and culture of the Berbers bystudying their jewellery, clothing, musical instruments, arts and crafts.
Go shopping in the SoukEl Had Bazaar. Here you’ll find thousands of stalls selling a varietyof products including herbs, Moroccan art and leathers. Saturday and Sunday arethe busiest days for the market.
Agadir is an easyplace to explore and many of the attractions are within walking distance of thebeach. You can also take the tourist train for a fun ride through the city.Taxis are cheap too, and ideal during hot days, especially if you want to visitthe Kasbah.