AGADIR EXCURSIONS

Day trips from Agadir

EXCURSIONS FROM AGADIR

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Agadir sightseeing

Discover our selected range of excursions from Agadir which is a charming city and a veritable jewel of Moroccan tourism. In Berber Agadir means “common fortified grain store”. Built on a magnificent bay of some 10 kilometres of fine sand, Agadir enjoys constant sunshine. In 1505 the Portuguese travelling to India built a fortress here which they called ‘’Santa Cruz du Cap de Gué’’. In 1541 the founder of Saadian dynasty, Mohamed Echeikh El Mehdi, conquered the fortress. His son Moulay Abdellah El Ahalib decided to build a fort on the hill overlooking the port, the (Kasbah), designed to protect the town against European attacks. The Kasbah dominates the entire city. It was built by Sultan Moulay Abdellah In 1572 and became prosperous thanks to the exports of sugar plantation. Then a visit to the port to see the fleet and building industry.

Excursion to Taroudant

1 Hour drive from (80 km) Agadir Taroudant was an ancient capital of the Kingdom during the reign of the Saadian dynasty. This Berber town lies in the heart of the Souss Valley’s fertile river plain. Surrounded by magnificent red mud walls, and with the snow-capped mountains of the High Atlas as its backdrop, Taroudant is often referred to as a ‘miniature Marrakech’.

Your visit: We go through hundreds of acres of orange, lemon, and argan trees. Sometimes, we even witness goats climbing trees. Taroudant is known for its old trading centre with craftsmen and colourful market. Taroudant is a city of stone cutters.

Excursion to Paradise valley

Morning departure to Immouzzar waterfalls after the bananas plantation of Tamert, to go inside the country and the high Atlas. Through the valley of Imouzzer following the big canyon boarded by pink palm groves. You will reach Imouzzer :  stop at a cascade called “the bride veil” for lunch. Return to Agadir in the afternoon.

Excursion to Marrakech

Called the pearl of the south, Marrakech is the second oldest of the four imperial cities in Morocco. The city was founded by the Almoravide Dynasty at the end of the eleventh century. Many of the buildings you will see are of Almohades or Saadian origin (They were dynasties who ruled Morocco from 11 to 13 century). Visit of the main monuments: the Koutoubia minaret, the Saadian tombs,  the Bahia palace. Visit the colourful souks with their tempting hand-made crafts and the world famous Djemaa El Fna Square with acrobats, snake charmers and much more. Marrakech is also the town of seven saints and four colours: the red ocre of the houses, the green palm trees, bright blue sky and all set against the white majestic Atlas Mountains. Marrakech is surely one of the most exciting and interesting cities in the world.

Excursion to Essaouira

170 km north of Agadir, Essaouira is one of the most picturesque sea ports in southern Morocco. Visit of the Skala batter Remains of Tukswahbukli pirate era. Also a tour around the town, see the craftsmen at work. Famous for its woodwork.

Shark Fishing : Along this day at sea on a yacht of quality, you will be able to benefit from the sun to bronze or initiate you (if you wish it) with the fishing. SHARK FISHING is done at 2 hours approximately towards the broad one, one fishes also on the way the bar, the bonito, the mackerel, etc…Lunch on board included.

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