Agadir / Morocco
Agadir is a city of contrasts, a port city, wherefrom citrus fruit, bananas, tomatoes and roses are exported to Europe, a city with about 300,000 inhabitants. Next to the fishing port are the wooden boats of fishermen. Coveted catch are squids - calamaris are missing from hardly a menu in the restaurants of Agadir.
Almost ten kilometers long is the beach,
In sunny Agadir - during more than 300 days, the sun is shines - with the kilometer-long Atlantic beach boomd the tourism.
In the Souk el Had the daily trade of dates, slippers and mobiles takes place. Agricultural products in the Souss plain, spices, textiles and crafts are offered for sale every day except Mondays. Originally, the dealers only came once a week.
Of the Kasbah (fortress) not much is left standing: a large outer wall and some ruins. For the view from up high well 235 meters above sea level, the ride on the narrow, winding road is worthwhile.
In the Medina Polizzi with whitewashed stone buildings in various styles, shapes, narrow streets, a network of pedestrian walkways you can find shops where artisans work.
In Musée Bert Flint there is a private collection of the Dutch art historian Bert Flint with old equipment and crafts of the Berber from southern Morocco.
At the Museum of Berber art, there is a small collection to admire the south Moroccan folk art.
The small town of Taroudant near Agadir, the "little sister of Marrakech" hosts countless fragrant gardens, colorful souks, narrow, winding streets and an eight-kilometer-long city wall.