is a city in the southern part of Morocco. It's surrounded by the Sahara desert, natural parks and beaches. The city is popular between the European tourists for it's appropriate facilities for beach-tourism with seaside resorts along sandy beaches. it has a wide stretch of beach that has a lot of hotels and attraction establishments. Agadir is an important fishing and commercial port . The city is not typical of traditional Morocco as it has large buildings, wide roads and modern hotels because it was rebuilt after a major earthquake that happened in 1960,.
a very known large market where everything is sold from food to souvenirs, which is in a short distance from the city center called souk elhad. Marche centrale has many shops inside. The prices for goods there are reasonable
Very important to mention that Agadir has many truly fabulous restaurants, from authentic Moroccan to French Moroccan fusion. A good rule of thumb for choosing restaurants is to avoid those catering solely to tourists.
Agadir has international airport named Al Massira Airport, it has direct scheduled flights to the main European cities. but if coming from USA, Canada or Asia you have to change planes in Casablanca. There is no train connection to Agadir you can only use buses to get there. Agadir's bus station is near the Sahara hotel's parking and you can also take grand taxi there.
Eat and drink
The cheapest restaurants are in new Talbourjt, it's one of the cheapest zone in Morocco for tourists. Next to the beach there are also many restaurants. you can find the spot for having meal in any taste : from traditional fast food to Indian food. there are also good fish restaurants. Alcohol in Agadir is found in all the tourists places.
What To Do
There are a lot of surf schools. Surf camps and shops where it's possible to buy all the things for surfing. The best surf season is from November till March. Beside the city at the top of the hill there is a part of the fortress , it's a nice place to visit and you can get there by the petite taxi.
In Agadir there is a Zoo called “Vallee des Oiseaux” where you can find a lot of animals and birds.
Museum Municipal du Patrimoine Amazigh which exhibits a collection of berber objects from 18th and 19th centuries , old music instrumentals, traditional clothing and the old manuscripts.
Taghazout is a small fishing-surfing town 12 miles north of the city of Agadir. There are several beaches here, which are the most beautiful ones in Morocco. Dozen of big and small beaches lie here along the coast , their setting is the most attractive, with mountains on all sides.