GMT - 1 hour
Agadir–Al Massira Airport
3 hours, 45 minutes
Agadir is one of the larger cities in southwest Morocco, and the capital of the Agadir province. The city boasts a superb location – surrounded by the Antiatlas Mountains, the Sahara Desert and a range of national parks. It also provides easy access to some great beaches, making this a popular destination with families, beach fanatics, and fans of both nature and culture.
There is plenty to see and do during a holiday to Agadir. If you’re looking for a bit of local culture, then you’ll find an excellent selection of museums in the area. Le Musse des Arts Berberes is a great place to start if you’re interested in local artwork, and particularly the works of the indigenous Berber people. The main museum on a holiday to Agadir would be the Musee Municipal de Agadir, which features a wide range of exhibits detailing the culture, heritage and history of the region. Then there’s the Musee Bert Flint, and the fascinating Musee de Talborjt.
Of course, for many people the most exciting thing about a holiday in Agadir is the great selection of beaches that you’ll find in the area. A little way to the north of Agadir lies the village of Taghazout – here you’ll find some superb golden sands, with great conditions for sunbathing, beach games and swimming. There are also a large number of water sports on offer in this area. Other good beaches you can visit during a holiday in Agadir include those at Tamaounza, Imouran, Bouyirdn and Aghroud. Also check out holidays to Fez.
The town of Agadir itself features some great spots to go for a leisurely stroll, or unwind in a park with a picnic. Head over to the Jardin Olhao or the Jardin Ibn Zaidoun, to enjoy some beautifully tranquil inner-city parks. Alternatively, the Valée des Oiseaux is a fascinating bird park that would make a great day out for the whole family. While you’re here, stop off for a meal at one of the many cafés and restaurants that can be found around the city centre – you’ll get plenty of chances to try the famous Moroccan cuisine during a holiday to Agadir, a memorable experience in itself!
A holiday to Agadir is a great way to experience true Moroccan culture, without the crowds of tourists that you will often find at some of the more popular destinations, such as Marrakech. What’s more, when you book with lastminute.com, you’ll be able to take advantage of everything Agadir has going, all at a price that’s hard to beat. Book all your holidays to Morocco.
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