Discover Rabat by Hire Car
With over 1.5 million inhabitants, Rabat, is the second largest city in the Kingdom of Morocco.
Located on the Atlantic Ocean, Rabat’s cityscape features a number of King of Morocco buildings, parliament buildings and architecturally beautiful mosques.
With a history dating back over 2,000 years, Rabat’s surrounding countryside is also home to a number of places worth visiting, which can be easily accessed by hire car.
Sights in Rabat
Among the must-see sights in Rabat are numerous monuments, such as the Sale Medina, the Bab el-Mrisa palace, the former Bâb Oudaïas prison, the imposing Chellah gates and the mausoleum of former King Mohammed V
In addition, you should stroll through the old town of Rabat, where you will find many small shops where you can buy one or the other souvenir. In the modern districts there are large shopping malls, where there is the same variety of products as is the case in European metropolises.
Culinary wise, a trip to Rabat can also be worthwhile, a variety of dishes here will please their palate.
Leisure options in Rabat
The port of the former pirate city with its adjacent dream beaches, they should not be missed. In the port you will find countless snack bars, where you can eat traditionally prepared Moroccan fish dishes.
The beaches a little away from Rabat are mostly deserted and offer enough space to let your hair down.
A little more adventurous is a trip down the Bou Regreg, which empties into the Atlantic Ocean in Rabat.