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1. Posted by tazzaa (Budding Member 22 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

In August I'll be spending just over a week in Morocco and planning to head from Fez - Tangier via the Atlantic coast. I was wondering if I have time to go to the High Atlas Mountains and where I should go/what I should do there (won't have time for a 5 day trek)?

Also can anyone recommend somewhere to stay on the Atlantic coast between Rabat & Tangier that has some atmosphere (and surfing).

Thanks

2. Posted by Best (Budding Member 14 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

gpoing to the Atlas mountains from Tangier oe even Fes requires at least 3 days. You 'll ned more time to explore them. As for a nice beach between Rabat and Tangier I'd suugest Asilah' 40 kilometers from tangier) or Sidi Bouselham. To surf you'll need to go to Essaouira which is quite far ; some 550 kilometers from Rabat

3. Posted by markwillen (Budding Member 80 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Asilah is a good tip; it's a nice little town.

As for a trek, why not come back through the Rif and explore the area around Chefchouen? It will save you a lot of miles on the road.

4. Posted by S_Paradise (Full Member 65 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Completely agree with Asilah and Chefchouen, but totally miss Tetouan. It has some of the most aggressive touts I have encountered.