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Tangiers (or Tangier) is a major city in northwestern Morocco. It is located on the Maghreb coast at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel. The town is the capital of the Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region, as well as the Tangier-Assilah prefecture of Morocco.

Many civilisations and cultures have impacted the history of Tangier starting from before the 5th century BC. Between the period of being a strategic Berber town and then a Phoenician trading centre to the independence era around the 1950s, Tangier was a nexus for many cultures. In 1923, it was considered as having international status by foreign colonial powers, and became a destination for many European and American diplomats, spies, writers and businessmen.

The city is currently undergoing rapid development and modernization. Projects include new tourism projects along the bay, a modern business district called Tangier City Center, a new airport terminal and a new football stadium.

No other African city is closer to Europe as Tangiers. No other love of the Eastern World can compare with the love that many Europeans and Americans have for Tangiers. From your arrival via Spain from (Tarifa, following a quick 35-minute ferry ride, our local guide in Tangiers will welcome you once you step on African soil.

Your tour will consist of two parts:

Mountain of Tangiersr: The mountains seat on the west side of the city, populated with beautiful trees and magnificent mansions; on the straight you will find the Beach of the Jews and at its western end, the lighthouse with its beach.  Further to the south you will find the pre-historical Caves of Hercules and the Roman Ruins of Cotta, together with the tourist resort, the Mirage, and the vast Beach of Jeremiah.

The Medina:   With its white walls, windows and narrow streets, the gate to the Kasbah will lead you to another Tangiers. The Medina will offer a good opportunity to go shopping. The most attractive products of this country are leather, silver, Berber jewellery and hand-made carpets.

Your top-quality lunch will be served in a beautiful restaurant with amazing views, where you will have an excellent opportunity to enjoy Moroccan cuisine, music and traditional dance. A brief stop at the spice counter is the best choice before leaving the souk. At the end of your visit, our guide will take you to back to the port to take your ferry back to Spain.

Please ask for the option to extend the experience with an extra night in a quality local hotel.



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