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Agadir, Morocco

Beautiful gardens; wide, magnificent beaches; lively cafés and restaurants – these are the defining features of Agadir, a modern seaside city with a European flair. Ride a camel across the sands, barter for local crafts at the market, enjoy the wonderful fresh seafood, bask in the Moroccan sun and more.

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Agadir, Morocco

Port of Call

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Time to hit the beach! With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, Agadir's greatest attraction is its six miles of fine white sand bordering the sparkling blue waters of the Atlantic.

Other Fun Things to Do

Explore the sand and dunes by camel, horse, quad bike or beach buggy. Or take to the water on a windsurfing board or jet ski.
Journey to the hilltop ruins of the Old Kasbah for a spectacular view of Agadir and the bay.
Take the family to the Vallée des Oiseaux (Valley of the Birds) in the city centre. You'll discover a multitude of exotic birds, a small zoo, waterfall and children's playground

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Looking to savour a Moroccan speciality? Order pastilla, a pie made with pigeon or chicken that combines sweet and salty flavours. Try the rabbit, chicken or lamb tagine (stew). And instead of dipping your bread in olive oil, look for the sweet and rich argan oil that is a delicacy of this region. It has a reddish tint and is slightly darker than olive oil.

Shopping for Bargains

Venture to the Medina d'Agadir to experience a traditional-style artisan's village, where crafts are made and sold. The souk (market) on Rue Chair al Hamra Mohammed Ben Brahim features fruits, vegetables and household items. And at the Marché Municipal you'll find fresh fish, handicrafts and shops selling goods from around the region that are perfect for souvenirs.

Local Currency

The local currency is the Moroccan dirham (Dh), which is divided into 100 centimes (c). You can usually find cash machines near hotels and upmarket shopping districts. Remember to check for your banking network's logo before you put your card in. If you don't have time to get dirham, you can sometimes use euro notes for smaller purchases such as water or postcards. Credit cards are accepted in most larger shops and restaurants.

Weather in Agadir, Morocco


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
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Mean Temperature 57° 13.89°
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Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 1.8 in 4.57 cm

Before You Visit

Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.