Welcome to Tetouan

That Spanish influence dates from 1912–56, when Tetouan was the capital of the Spanish protectorate, which encompassed much of northern Morocco. The town’s long relationship with Andalucia has left it with a Hispano-Moorish character that is unique in Morocco, as physically reflected in the white buildings and broad boulevards of the Spanish part of the city, known as the Ensanche (extension).

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Tetouan Private Day Tour from Tangier

You will be picked up from your hotel in Tangier at 10am and taken in an air-conditioned minibus for a private sightseeing tour of Tetouan, situated in North Africa and only 9 miles away from Spain. Once you arrive in Tétouan, you will be taken on a walking tour through the UNESCO-listed old town and Tetouan's bustling modern neighborhoods. You will be helped to explore the winding lanes of the souk along with Jewish and Spanish quarters and all of this will be accompanied with the stories about Moroccan life and culture. Before returning to Tangier, you will see impressive whitewashed buildings with a dramatic mountain backdrop and Spanish-influenced architecture with colorful glimpses of daily life.

$59.03 Day Trips & Excursions

Full day Tangier and Tetouan

Start your day trip with a morning or afternoon pickup from your centrally located hotel or cruise port in Tangier. your guide will be waiting for you at Tangier’s harbor holding a poncard with your name, upon arrival the adventure begins. we will take you for a fascinating private tour of the old town (medina), the kasbah and the souks of Tangier,  At the end of our walking tour we’ll explore the surrounding countryside and stop to visit the Caves of Hercules on the Atlantic , associated with the Greek hero Hercules. This striking cave resembles the map of Africa. According to Geek legend, Hercules rested here after digging the Strait of Gibraltar. This vantage point offers an exceptional view of the Strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. After Tangier we will drive for almost an hour to Tetouan,Board your air-conditioned minibus and relax during the drive to Tétouan, a port city located about 43 miles (70 km) away.  On arrival, you’ll embark on a private walking tour through the old town and World Heritage–listed Medina of Tétouan. Accompanied by your personal guide, visit the souk, the Jewish Quarter, and Spanish Quarter. See the stand-out landmarks of Plaza Primo de Rivera and Plaza de España. With an afternoon or evening departure from Tétouan, your tour ends with return transport to your cruise terminal or hotel.

$137.25 Cultural & Theme Tours

2 Days Tangier and Chefchaouen

If you’re looking for a weekend break in the north of Morocco, this  2 days tour from Tangier is a great way to explore Morocco in a short amount of time. Learn about the history of the country and see the highlights of Tangier, Tetouan and Chefchaouen, including a short trekking excursion to the Rif Mountains. We pick up you in Tangier and we drive towards the Rif mountains. We explore city of Tetoun and Chefchaouan , village -one of the best villages at the foot of the Rif mountains.  We will spend the night here in local riad.This tour includes accommodation, transportation, daily breakfast, and entrance fees. ITINERARY: Day 01: Tangier / Chefchaouen Day 02: Chefchaouen / Tetouan / Tangier

$1416.82 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Northern Morocco from Fez Private 7-Night Round Trip

Day 1: Arrival Fez AirportPick-up from airport and transfer to 4-star Fez hotel or charming Riad.Day 2: Fez (B)Breakfast. Guided visit: will be visiting the medieval Medina that was listed as UNESCO World Heritage. You will visit the Bouanania Medersa constructed in the early 14th century, the Karaouine Mosque (The ancient educational centre of Islamic learning), and the Nejjarine Fountain. Continuing on your visit, you will view the blue gate, the medieval tannery, the Royal Palace, then visit of the Souks. Night at 4-star hotel or RiadDay 3 : Fez – Meknes – Volubilis – Tangier (B)After breakfast departure for Meknes , historical guided visit: King stables, granary, Moulay Ismail tomb then visit of the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage, Route for Tangier. Night in 4-star hotelDay 4: Tangier (B)Breakfast. Tangier was a place and, sometimes a refuge for many artists and writers from America and Europe, including Paul Bowles, Tennessee Williams and Truman Capote. Writers of the “Beat Generation” who visited or lived in Tangier include Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Brion Gysin, Notable artists who lived and painted here were Eugene Delacroix and Henri Matisse.You will start with a city overview at the vantage point of the Colline de Bella-Vista. Then, to see the Grand Succo, a popular nighttime square, the Kasbah you will walk the ramparts and take a short break to relax by the breathtaking view of the port. Explore the Musée de Carmen-Macein exhibiting a collection of works by Picasso, Max Ernst and Georges Braque..In the evening enjoy a sunset view at Moroccan Cafe Hafa, an attractive restaurant with a terrace and gardens that overlook Gibraltar. Night at 4-star hotel.Day 5: Tangier – Tetouan – Chefchaouen (B)After breakfast departure for Tetouan, the white city. After visiting Tetouan, Route until you arrive in the quiet blue and white washed city of Chefchaouen the blue city. Night in guest house.Day 6: Chefchaouen (the blue city) (B)Breakfast: Chefchaouen is a popular tourist destination, is a quaint place to hike, relaxing shop. It offers many native handicrafts that are not available elsewhere in Morocco.Start your tour with the kasbah, you can visit the ethnographic museum containing antique weapons, musical instruments, and photographs of the old town. Next, visit the cobbled main square, Plaza Uta el Hamam, rest of time at disposal, night in guest house.Day 7: Chefchaouen – Fez (B)Breakfast, departure for Fes, arrival and installation in 4* hotel or charming Riad, time at your leisure, Overnight.Day 8: Airport Transfer (B)

$153.49 Cultural & Theme Tours

2 Days North of Morocco from Algeciras

North Rif Escape 2 Days Detailed Itinerary:  DAY 1 Reception by our staff at the Port of Algeciras and crossing in a speed boat (about 45 minutes) to Ceuta. Upon arrival , accommodation in coach or minibus , border procedures with Morocco and transfer to Tetouan , the capital of the " Protectorate " Spanish until 1956, and the Andalusian city of Morocco , also known as " La Paloma Blanca " . Among other attractions, we will visit : Hassan II Square , where is located the Royal Palace, the Jewish quarter or " Mellah " , the berber souk and Medina . At noon, lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant enlivened with folklore of the region, then we head towards Tangier to visit this ancient city dominated by various peoples throughout its history, and declared an international city for much of the mid-twentieth century. Today Tangier is the economic and administrative capital of the northern region of Morocco,  and an important and cosmopolitan business center.  Panorama of modern city by bus: Boulevard Pasteur, the French Plaza and diplomatic districts. Then we visit the Cape Spartel, with spectacular views over the Strait of Gibraltar, and where they will have the opportunity to ride camels and visit the caves of Hercules and its famous Puerta Africa , formed by the erosion of the sea. After the return to Tetouan, transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight . DAY 2 After breakfast we continue our trip to Chauen, nestled in a valley in the Rif Mountains. Its name, which in Rif dialect means "horns", refers to the two mountain peaks visible from the city, founded in 1471 by Muslims and Jews exiled from Al-Andalus. They mimicked the narrow and irregular layout of Andalusian villages and whitewashed houses in blues, habit that still can be seen in its current inhabitants. A walking tour starting at the outside of the Alcazaba and the octagonal mosque located in Uta Hammam Square, and through the whole medina we will climb to the spring Ras Al-Ma, in direction to the north and beyond the walls that surrounds the medina . This spring supplies water to the countless fountains that scattered throughout the town. After the visit, lunch at Ryad or hotel, and then free time to enjoy the city at your leisure and to make purchases. At the time indicated by the guide, we return in our coach to make the transfer back to Ceuta. Boarding back to Algeciras and transfer to points of origin.    

$800 Private & Custom Tours

10 Day Morocco Affordable Tour starting in Casablanca and ending in Tangier

Casablanca-Essaouira  After we will drive towards Essaouira. On our way we will visit the Portuguese style city of El Jadida and then continue our drive along the Atlantic coast enjoying the views of the waves etc. Essaouira-Marrakesh Visit of the romantic seaside town of Essaouira. Our sightseeing tour of the city will feature Essaouira's typical Portuguese harbor portraying influences of both Moorish and Portuguese design. Marrakesh Tour Sightseeing of Marrakesh nicknamed "The Pearl of the South,"featuring a visit to the 16th century Saadian Tombs, "Dar Si Said"Museum of Moroccan Arts, the fragrant Menara Gardens, the Koutoubia Minaret and the magnificent Bahia Palace . In the evening, trip to the Jema El Fna Day trip to the Atlas mnts and Ait BenhaddouWe will do our day trip to Ait Benhaddou throughout Tizi-n-tichka pass of the High Atlas Mountains. We will have lunch here before we drive back to Marrakesh in the afternoon.Marrakesh-Fes Today we will travel crossing the Tadla valley and then the middle Atlas mountains towards the spiritual capital of Morocco,Fes. On our way we will have several stops in Beni Mellal,Zaouiat Cheick,Khenifra,Azrou and the town of Ifrane. Arrivel to Fes by the mid to late afternoonFes walking Tour  the entire day will be devoted to sightseeing the city of Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco. Step back six centuries into the medieval Medina with its narrow and cobbled streets filled with ancient mosques, towering green glazed minarets and crumbling fondouks. Narrow openings into private worlds reveal architecture of peaceful courtyards filled with carved cedar, brilliantly colored mosaic tiles and delicately carved stucco ornaments.  Overnight at the Riad.Sefrou and Bhalil day tripToday I will take you for a day trip to the Cherry town of Sefrou which is declared UNESCO humanity heritage for it annual Cherry festival. Explore the waterfalls,the views and its Small medina. After we will go to the village of Bhalil,which is famous for its cave dwellings and families living in these troglodyte houses. Lunch at my family and explore the town before making it back to your riad in Fes. Fes-Meknes-ChefchaouenToday you will depart for the Imperial City of Meknes, The highlights will include Bab el Mansour (perhaps the finest gateway in Africa), "Dar Jamai" Museum, the old Medina, Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, old granaries and stables. Before continuing to Moulay Idriss and the Roman ruins at Volubilis. Drive to Chefchaouen.Chefchaouen-TangierAfter breakfast, we will have a visit to the Medina of Chaouen and you will depart for Tangier. We will stop at Tetouan to visit the Medina as well as the Archeological mueum there. Depart to Tangier. Visit of the Medina and other hidden treasures. DepartureI will drive you to the MED port to catch your ferry to Algeciras.