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Morocco Fez - Tangeir

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1. Posted by tazzaa (Budding Member 22 posts) 9y

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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

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 78 posts) 9y

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

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