On your next trip to Morocco’s capital make sure to consider our Rabat car hire services. The name of the city literally means “fortified place” and despite this name it is quite an easy going city by local standards.
The city is served by the Rabat Airport which is located in the nearby town of Salé but most visitors will probably land in nearby Casablanca Airport and then drive down to Rabat or take a bus. Your best choice would be to employ our Rabat car rental services or our Casablanca car rental services if you’re landing there and have a car ready for you at the airport as soon as you land, this way you will get to where it is that you are going that much faster.
Rabat is a very interesting place to visit, especially if you come from a Western culture, it is a very good introduction to Islamic Africa but aside from this it has many sights that you can visit such as the remains of the city initially founded by the Carthagianians, Chellah. It was then conquered by the Romans after which it came under Arab rule and then it was abandoned to be re-settled sometime later by an incredibly large number of birds.
Other sights of interest will be the Kasbah of the Oudias, Old Medina as well as the National Archaeological Museum of course and the great beach.
The city offers many activities to its visitors and a lot of your visit should be spent just wandering around and taking in the unique atmosphere. For instance in the Kasbah there’s a great cafe which overlooks the sea where you can enjoy the best of Moroccan mint tea and sugary treats.
Rabat is also the focal point of a few great music festivals including a jazz festival organized each June called Jazz au Chellah and a world music festival called Mawazine which features Arab, African and international music in the month of May.
These are a few of the things that you can see and do while in Morocco’s capital and with the help of our Rabat car hire services you can see and do many more.