Rabat, the national capital, is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) west of Taounate.
This region is very popular with tourists. To understand why, set aside some time and explore the popular attractions around Taounate. Ketama, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, and Sidi Abdallah, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest of Taounate are good spots to check out if you have the time.
About 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southwest of Taounate is Fes, a regional center home to Nejjarin Fondouk, Jewish Cemetery and Tombs of the Merenides. Royal Palace, Abou Bakr Ibn Arabi Mausoleum and Parc Jnane Sbile a few of the other interesting attractions worth investigating for those who have time left.
Travelers who arrive in Morocco usually take time to explore the open-air markets dotted throughout the region. Follow the threads of the region's rich cultural makeup at Morocco's wonderful art museums, palaces and art galleries.
When you need a break, have a go at bird watching or sunbathing. Have a break from sightseeing and spend a relaxing afternoon surfing or swimming.
Get a feel for the different tastes in Morocco by trying the regional fare. Cumin and aniseed are just two much-loved ingredients. Merguez (lamb sausage) and rfisa (chicken on pancake pastry) are two dishes for you to try. Ma’amoul (shortbread nut pastry) is perfect to end any Morocco dining experience. While you're here, you'll see locals and tourists alike drinking Spéciale Flag; it's among the most popular alcoholic drinks in Morocco. To complement the Morocco dishes, try a glass of wine, for example alicante and grenache. And, regardless of what time of day it is, Morocco is a good place to enjoy sharbat billooz (almond milk).
Always remember, adventures are the only thing you can buy that makes you wealthier. Your time in Taounate, will leave you with memories you'll treasure forever.