The Southern Atlantic Coast

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  • 1. Musée Municipale du Patrimoine Amazighe


    Agadir's municipal museum celebrates the Berber Amazigh heritage of the region with collections of photography, jewelry, artifacts, and local...Read More

  • 2. Palais Claudio Bravo


    Chilean artist Claudio Bravo came to Morocco in 1972 and built this palatial home with stunning gardens and stables 10 km (6 miles) outside...Read More

  • 3. Port of Essaouira


    Built in 1769 in the reign of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah by an Englishman who had converted to Islam, Essaouira's port is still going strong...Read More

  • 4. Agadir Beach


    The beach here swings around a crescent from southeast to northwest. You're more likely to find a quiet spot if you wander south, although be...Read More

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  • 5. Ammeln Valley


    The Ammeln Valley is becoming a magnet not only for climbers, but also for nature-lovers and hikers. A walk in the valley might start at the...Read More

  • 6. Cap Rhir


    During most of the year, a few stray Western surfers seek out waves around the bend from the lighthouse at Cap Rhir. There are no facilities...Read More

  • 7. City Walls

    Historic District/Site

    The city walls of Taroudant are unique in their completeness and for the fact that the new city has not yet encroached upon them, making them...Read More

  • 8. Complete Tours


    This English-run operation based in Agadir with offices in Marrakesh and Casablanca can put together your whole trip, including hotels, excursions...Read More

  • 9. Dar Baroud

    Building/Architectural Site

    Diagonally across from Bab Sedra, across Avenue Moulay Rachid and with the hospital on your right, is the Dar Baroud, once a French ammunition...Read More

  • 10. Dar Souiri

    Medina | Information Center

    Home to the active Essaouira-Mogador Association, Dar Souiri is the hub of cultural life in Essaouira. Check the notice board outside the door...Read More

  • 11. Diabat Beach

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Essaouira's beach is fine for an early-morning jog or a late-afternoon game of soccer, but serious sunbathers typically head south to quiet...Read More

  • 12. Essaouira Bay


    Essaouira's main beach is a sweep of sand along the bay that has provided shelter to seafarers from Atlantic storms since antiquity. Although...Read More

  • 13. Fikra Travel

    Medina | Tour–Sight

    Based out of Essaouira and Ouarzazate, Fikra Travel offers personalized tours of Morocco, specializing in the south and desert regions. It will...Read More

  • 14. Gazelle Rock Carving

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    The prehistoric gazelle rock carving just 2 km (1 mile) south of Tafraoute is an easy walk or bike ride from town. The sparse etching has been...Read More

  • 15. Grande Mosquée

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The minaret of the Grande Mosquée is the oldest example of a Saharan–style minaret in Morocco, an architectural feature more commonly seen in...Read More

  • 16. Imouzzer Cascades


    If you are looking for a more isolated and less developed excursion away from the beach, from Aourir (12 km [7 miles] north of Agadir), take...Read More

  • 17. Jardin de Olhão and Musée de la Mémoire

    Talborjt | Garden/Arboretum

    Located in the heart of the city, this garden (also called Jardin du Portugal) offers a pleasant, cool green retreat from the heat of the sun...Read More

  • 18. Kasbah

    Historic District/Site

    In the northeast side of the city, you'll find the kasbah, or the former king's quarter. It was built by Alouite leader Moulay Ismail in the...Read More

  • 19. Kasbah (Agadir Oufella)

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    High up on the hill to the northwest that looks over Agadir is the old kasbah. This was the main site of Agadir until an earthquake razed the...Read More

  • 20. La Medina d'Agadir

    Bensergao | Museum/Gallery

    This combination ethnological museum and bazaar is the dream of Moroccan-born Italian decorator-architect Coco Polizzi, who wanted to replace...Read More

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