8 days in Tangier, Chefchaouen & Rabat Itinerary

8 days in Tangier, Chefchaouen & Rabat Itinerary

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Paris
Fly:
6​h 45​min
Tangier
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive:
4​h
Rabat
— 3 nights
Fly:
6​h 45​min
Paris

3
days
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tangier Beach and Ba Kacem Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Asilah Medina and Tangier Casbah. Get out of town with these interesting Tangier side-trips: Lixus (in Larache) and Spas & Wellness (in Asilah). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Hercules Cave, don't miss a visit to Medina of Tangier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Dalia Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tangier sightseeing planner.

Paris, France to Tangier is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In April, Tangier is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

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Asilah, Lixus
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Hercules Cave
Tangier Beach
Asilah Medina

2
days
Chefchaouen

Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin. Keep things going the next day: stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Old City, and then admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Akchour.

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Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

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Chefchaouen Old City
Cascades d'Akchour
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah

3
days
Rabat

On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rabat Old Town and Les Jardins Exotiques de Bouknadel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kasbah des Oudaias and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Rabat, admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, admire the striking features of Hassan Tower, and make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V.

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Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Rabat takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rabat when traveling from Chefchaouen in April, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rabat

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Rabat Old Town
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah

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