Colors of Agadir - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
Local residents are unhurried and reasonable people who are always glad to tell visitors about their culture. The ritual of drinking tea has particular importance for them. All most important questions here are discussed with a cup of fragrant mint tea or Moroccan coffee. You should also remember that age-old traditions and religious customs have great importance for local people. Strict following of the centuries-old traditions gives even greater fascination to the city. National holidays are always accompanied by solemn processions and folk ceremonies. Local people have great respect for tourists who are interested in their customs and show interest to their cultural traditions.
1. In December starts the holy month of Ramadan, during which the local people have to follow a strict fast. It ends in February and during the period of the fast many restaurants and bars … Open
Another March event, every fan of extreme sports must visit is the Enduro d'Agadir - X Rally, which is also one of the traditional sports competitions held in this coastal city. The event lasts for four days, where the competitors must cover the distance about 1,200 kilometers. If you are looking for more family festival, visit the Honey Festival held in the picturesque mountain village Immuzer, very close to Agadir. Festival takes place in May when local people honor the main ingredient of traditional desserts - honey. Every tourist and a simple visitor will have a chance to taste the most popular cake of this holiday Amlou - a dessert cooked with almonds, honey, and butter. If you are planning to visit Agadir in late June, do your best to check the Festival Timitar, which celebrates the Berber culture. During this festival, the best Berber bands from all over the world gather here. For 3 days, traditions and modernity coexist in Agadir, forming a unique atmosphere for the city.
Located in a quiet and picturesque area of Agadir, Hotel Timoulay and Spa has gained recognition not only for its impeccable service, but also thanks to an exquisite interior. Its rooms are … Open
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National traditions of MoroccoThe largest traditional event in Morocco is considered to be the great Islamic holiday, the Holy month of Ramadan. It is based on a tradition which states that in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar Allah gave the Koran to the prophet Mohammed. During Ramadan, life in the country seems to come to a halt. With the commencement of the fast, most shops, cafes and restaurants are closed or operate on a reduced schedule. Moroccans sacredly respect the traditions and customs of this event and never violate them. They understand the sacredness and importance of Ramadan. In the days of the month, everyone is devoted to the full observance of the rites. No one in Morocco remains indifferent to observing the rites of this long festival, regardless of gender, age or social status. … Open
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Agadir. Learn the best periods to visit Agadir to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Agadir.