Tangier

  • Separated from the Spanish coast by the Strait of Gibraltar, the former artistic capital remains shrouded in mystery. Tangier is a city with an unique atmosphere. Formerly Spanish, American, French ... the city has kept this combination of cultures. This ancient city attracts international travelers in search of its rich past. ...
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  • A mythical city with a rich past, Tangier continues to captivate visitors today.
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  • Seagulls have free reign of the beach in the early morning
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  • Tangier Bay is undergoing rapid development and modernisation, with new hotels springing up constanly.
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  • Grand Socco Square is a bustling marketplace and a central meeting place.
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  • The modern part of the city stands in sharp contast to the crumbling white cottages found in the fortified city.
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  • The old part of the city is divided by rambling passageways which are home to bustling markets and cafes.
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Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Morocco

Separated from the Spanish coast by the Strait of Gibraltar, the former artistic capital remains shrouded in mystery.
Tangier is a city with an unique atmosphere. Formerly Spanish, American, French ... the city has kept this combination of cultures. This ancient city attracts international travelers in search of its rich past.

Tangier: what to do?

Drink a cup of coffee at the Hafa café, where Paul Bowles used to drink mint tea. Take a seat on the terrace of the café de Paris, formerly a literary café. Take a walk around the Continental hotel, in the medina overlooking the port. In this hotel you will find where the scenes from the film "Tea in the Sahara" were shot .

Tangier offers a quiet visit. It is imperative to wander around the small socco, to go to the central café. Visiting the Casbah. The great socco is still a place to see in the city.

  • Something special radiate
  • Its medina is charming
  • In the evening the outskirts of the port can be dangerous

Reminders

Remember to bargain when you buy something or take a taxi.

To avoid

Avoid wearing short skirts and tank tops.

Tangier: what to eat?

Moroccan cuisine offers wonderful dishes to taste. Couscous, tajines, soups, salads, brik, pastries ... are put in front of you to discover.

Tangier: what to buy?

What to bring back home ? You will have so many choices - carpets, lamps, tea services, oriental slippers, bags, pouffes, djellabas, chichas, spices, henna, wrought iron furniture ...

Tangier Reviewedhotels
  • 8.7 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    El Minzah
    Tanger - Morocco
    Hotel Hotel 5 Etoile(s)

    The hotel El Minzah remains the most popular hotel in Tangiers. ...

  • 8.65 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Grand Hotel Villa de France
    Tanger - Morocco
    Hotel Hotel 0 Etoile(s)

    One of the most mythical places in Tangier, a once cosmopolitan ...

  • 8.6 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Mirage Club
    Tanger - Morocco
    Hotel Hotel 5 Etoile(s)

    The Mirage Club is very popular with celebrities stars and politicians. ...

  • 8.2 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Movenpick Tanger
    Tanger - Morocco
    Hotel Hotel 5 Etoile(s)

    The Movenpick hotel in Tangier is a hotel of luxury and quality. ...

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