Welcome to Tangier


Tangier has always carried a slightly seedy allure, in part because of its time as a semi-independent international zone that attracted eccentric foreigners, artists and spies. Officially sanctioned neglect later gave it a dismal reputation, and visitors were often quick to flee its sleaze and hustle.

Contemporary Tangier could hardly be more different. Investment has flowed in and the white city gleams with an air of confidence. The corniche bustles, entrepreneurs in the new business district have replaced the hustlers, and a new marina is under construction, along with the new TGV train line to Casablanca. Tangier's cultural life is buzzing in a way it hasn't done since the 1950s.


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Tangier, Morocco Day Trip from Costa del Sol

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Tangier Casbah, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionAfter the ferry ride and once arrived in Tangier, you will enjoy a bus sightseeing tour along the promenade seafront, Avenue Mohamed V, Severo Ochoa Institute, the Portuguese, American, Italian and Spanish Quarters and the Royal Palace. Afterwards, we will stop at Cape Spartel, where the waters of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic meet. Pass By: Cap Spartel, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionCape Spartel is frequently but incorrectly referred to as the northernmost point of Africa, which is instead Ras ben Sakka, Tunisia. It is the most North Western point of mainland Africa. The cape rises to a height of 326 m. at the top of Jebel Quebir where there is a tower.Stop At: Hercules Cave, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionWe will make a stop on the Atlantic road (From June to 31st October if weather permitting) to take pictures and ride the camels (optional). The Caves of Hercules is an archaeological cave complex located in Cape Spartel, Morocco. Situated 14 kilometres west of Tangier, the popular tourist attraction is adjacent to the summer palace of the King of Morocco.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Medina of Tangier, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionAfter a walking tour around the local souk you will explore the Medina (old town) and the Kasbah (old fortress) to discover its rich architecture and history. Later you will enjoy a traditional lunch offered in a typical Moroccan restaurant. Finally, you will be guided to the Bazaar. Duration: 3 hours

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Morocco Day Trip from Malaga to Tangier

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Tangier Casbah, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionAfter the ferry ride and once arrived in Tangier, you will enjoy a bus sightseeing tour along the promenade seafront, Avenue Mohamed V, Severo Ochoa Institute, the Portuguese, American, Italian and Spanish Quarters and the Royal Palace. Afterwards, we will stop at Cape Spartel, where the waters of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic meet. Pass By: Cap Spartel, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionCape Spartel is frequently but incorrectly referred to as the northernmost point of Africa, which is instead Ras ben Sakka, Tunisia. It is the most North Western point of mainland Africa. The cape rises to a height of 326 m. at the top of Jebel Quebir where there is a tower.Stop At: Hercules Cave, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionWe will make a stop on the Atlantic road (From June to 31st October if weather permitting) to take pictures and ride the camels (optional). The Caves of Hercules is an archaeological cave complex located in Cape Spartel, Morocco. Situated 14 kilometres (9 mi) west of Tangier, the popular tourist attraction is adjacent to the summer palace of the King of Morocco.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Medina of Tangier, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionAfter a walking tour around the local souk you will explore the Medina (old town) and the Kasbah (old fortress) to discover its rich architecture and history. Later you will enjoy a traditional lunch offered in a typical Moroccan restaurant. Finally, you will be guided to the Bazaar. Duration: 3 hours

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Small Group Tour to Chefchaouen from Fez

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Kasbah Museum, Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tetouan RegionThe kasbah is a heavily restored walled fortress that now contains a lovely garden, a small ethnographic museum, and an even smaller art gallery. The ethnographic museum contains some fascinating views of old Chefchaouen, including the plaza and the kasbah; the gallery promotes the work of local artists. The views from the kasbah tower over the medina are a delight.Stop At: Chefchaouen Medina, Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tetouan RegionChefchaouen, or Chaouen, is a city in the Rif Mountains of northwest Morocco. It’s known for the striking, blue-washed buildings of its old town. Leather and weaving workshops line its steep cobbled lanes. In the shady main square of Place Outa el Hammam is the red-walled Kasbah, a 15th-century fortress and dungeon, and Chefchouen Ethnographic Museum. The octagonal minaret of the Great Mosque rises nearby.Duration: 3 hours

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Full-Day Tour: Tangier from Seville

Depart from Seville to Tarifa early in the morning, arriving around 11 am. Hop the ferry at the port to the African continent, less than 9 miles (13km) from Tarifa. View the Bay of Tangier and the Straits of Gibraltar to one side. To the other side, a motley city that looks to the future, enclosed in the white walls of the Medina. Upon arrival, meet your guide and transfer to Tangier. Follow your local guide through the narrow streets of medina, learning about the sights along the way. It is true that there are many modern buildings, the Tangier Med port project and the deafening traffic. Visitors can enjoy all in the medina in front of its magnificent bay. This long walking tour will bring you to some of the most picturesque places in the city. Enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch and get into the Dar el Makhzen Palace and see other significant sites. At the end of your tour, return to the port of Tangier and say farewell to your guide. Hop the ferry back to Tarifa and transfer to Seville.

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4-Hour Tangier Short Break Cruises Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parc Perdicaris, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionThe Perdicaris Park extends in an area of 70 hectares between the sea and the mountain. Known also under the name Rmilat, it offers a great natural and cultural richness. It was an old property of a US diplomat but now it belongs to the Moroccan State, which is in charge of its maintenance and preservation.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Cap Spartel, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionCape Spartel is frequently but incorrectly referred to as the northernmost point of Africa, It is the most North Western point of mainland Africa. The cape rises to a height of 326 m. at the top of Jebel Quebir where there is a tower. There is another tower nearer to the end of the cape which serves as a lighthouse. Near Cape Spartel is Spartel Bank, a sunken island hypothesized by some as the location of the legendary island of Atlantis..Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Hercules Cave, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionLocated in Achakar, in the West of Tangier, the Caves of Hercules are among the most famous historic monuments of Tangier. Both local visitors and foreigners frequent this legendary place that has just been renovated.It was in the year 5000 B.C. that these caverns, dug by the waves of the Ocean, were discovered. The Caves of Hercules have a natural entrance to the Atlantic Ocean, which has strangely adopted the form of the African continent.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Musee de la Kasbah, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionKasbah museum where the architecture is as much of a draw as the exhibits. Housed in Dar el-Makhzen, a former sultan's palace on the edge of the medina, the institution features a traditional courtyard garden and contains exhibits on the history of Tangier, from prehistory to the great Islamic dynasties that forged MoroccoDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Medina of Tangier, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionTangier's medina (old city) tumbles down the cliff towards the ocean in a labyrinth of narrow alleyways. The central vortex of medina life is the square known as the Petit Socco, where old men sit for hours drinking tea and playing backgammon. During its fast-paced past, the medina was a playground for author Paul Bowles and America's legendary beatnik literary figures such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs. Wandering around this area is a must for Tangier visitors.Just west of the Petit Socco on Rue Siaghine is The Church of the Immaculate Conception, built by the Spanish in 1880. East of the square is the Grand MosqueDuration: 2 hours

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Chefchaouen Private Full-Day Tour from Tangier

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chefchaouen Medina, Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tetouan RegionWe will visit Chefchaouen MedinaDuration: 4 hours