If one wants to escape the bustle and crowds in Marrakech or Fez, Rabat is the perfect place and has no shortage of attractions worth visiting. Its location also makes it a perfect stop for a night between Casablanca and Fez.

Oudaya in Rabat
The winding blue streets of the Oudaya. Credit: Instagram at @ojrobert
Juliette Owen-Jones is a journalist and editor at Morocco World News.