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Tangier Highlights Private 6-Hour Tour

1. Tangier Highlights Private 6-Hour Tour

Explore the cosmopolitan city of Tangier on a private sightseeing tour and discover all its main attractions, from bustling markets to historic caves. You will first drive to Malabata Cape (East Tangier) for a great orientation view of the city. Look over at Europe on one side and Africa on the other. Drive through the new city to Spartel Cape (West Tangier), considered the most northwesterly point of Africa, and where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean. The next stop will be the Caves of Hercules, inhabited since the Neolithic period. According to legend, the caves were once the home of Hercules, who created the Straits of Gibraltar with a single blow of his hand. Discover the old face of the city, starting with the Kasbah, where artists and writers have gathered for centuries. Go to the Archaeological Museum, before walking through the colorful streets of the Medina to Mendoubia Gardens and Saint Andrews Church. Experience the electric atmosphere of the Berber market of Sidi Bouabid, where you will have some free time to shop before your drop-off.

Tangier Full-Day Grand Tour

2. Tangier Full-Day Grand Tour

Take a 5-hour grand tour of Tangier to explore the traditional and modern face of the city with an expert guide. Discover a city of many cultures from the comfort of an air-conditioned minibus. Start by visiting Tangier Port and the outskirts of the city, crossing the modern town with its large boulevards and exclusive areas of large villas, celebrity homes and palaces, including the summer residence of the Moroccan royal family. Continue to Cape Spartel at the entrance to the Straits of Gibraltar, and see the lighthouse that marks the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Stop to ride or take pictures of camels, before visiting the Caves of Hercules, inhabited since the Neolithic period. According to legend, they were once the home of Hercules, founder of Tangier, who created the Straits of Gibraltar with a single blow of his hand. Next, explore the old face of Tangier, and walk through the historic Kasbah, home to the Dar-el-Makhzen (Sultanate Palace) and Museum of Moroccan Arts and Antiquities in the former Sultan’s apartments. Continue to the maze-like Medina, where tanners work on leather goods and artisans make handicrafts from wood and silver. Visit the Archaeological Museum or the American Legation, the first American public property outside of the United States. Admire the Parc de la Mendoubia (also known as the Grand Socco) where Moroccan independence was fermented, and vendors sell a variety of second-hand goods. Explore the colorful streets at leisure, before driving back to the port at the end of your tour.

Tangier Half-Day Guided City Tour

3. Tangier Half-Day Guided City Tour

Take a half-day tour to discover the history and culture of Tangiers. After pickup from your hotel, start your tour of the city and its surroundings. Visit Spartel Cape and the Hercules caves to enjoy an exceptional view of the strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. Continue to the Kasbah district next to the port, and explore the traditional handicraft shops of the old medina.   Stop to admire the magnificent minaret, overlooking the sea. Enjoy the opportunity to pass by the Grand Socco, where multiple small hotels have previously accommodated famous artists and writers such as Matisse, Camille Saint Saens and Paul Bowles. At the end of your tour, you'll be dropped off back at your hotel.

Tangier City Sightseeing Shore Excursion

4. Tangier City Sightseeing Shore Excursion

Following pickup from the Tangier Ville port, you'll begin with a tour of the city and its surroundings. Following that, visit Spartel Cape and the Hercules Caves, which provide an exceptional view of both the Strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. From there, continue to the Kasbah district next to the port and explore the traditional handicraft shops of the old medina. You'll then stop to admire the magnificent minaret overlooking the sea, before taking the opportunity to pass by the Grand Socco, where multiple small hotels have previously accommodated famous artists and writers such as Matisse, Camille Saint Saens, and Paul Bowles. At the conclusion of your tour, you'll be dropped off back to the Tangier Ville port.

Tangier: Private Full-Day Tour

5. Tangier: Private Full-Day Tour

Your tour will begin as you are picked up from your hotel in Tangier. From there you will take a ride through different neighborhoods and surrounding areas, including several stops at amazing viewpoints and a short break at Cape Spartel where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea. You will then visit the mythical Caves of Hercules, before enjoying a 15-minute camel ride. The second portion of the tour consists of an extensive walk through the maze of narrow streets and alleyways of the Kasbah (fortress). This will provide you with an insight into the rich architectural heritage, including a 15th-century city wall and numerous buildings of Arab-Andalusian style that have inspired great artists and painters (such as Eugène Delacroix and Henri Matisse). Afterwards, you will head for the medina (old town), which represents a major center of interest and will help you get a taste of the local culture and lifestyle through the ambiance of its busy markets and streets. It is also home to an important Jewish and Christian heritage, of which you will learn about during your tour. This tour also provides the opportunity to experience genuine Moroccan cuisine as well as the vibrant atmosphere of the souks, where craftsmen and merchants make and sell their traditional items. At the conclusion of your cultural experience, your driver will return you to your hotel.

Tangier: Private Full-Day Chefchaouen Tour

6. Tangier: Private Full-Day Chefchaouen Tour

Your tour will begin as your guide and driver picks you and your party up from your hotel, port, or place of choice in Tangier. From there, you will take a private ride until you reach Chefchaouen. Throughout the journey there you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes, until you eventually reach the “blue city”. Once you have reached the so-called blue city, you will enjoy free time with which you can walk around the medina and explore its unique and wonderful streets. You will visit the well known Uta el-Hammam Square, as well as the souk of the city. You will also of course have enough time to enjoy some local Moroccan cuisine, and can visit some of the many artisan shops before heading back to Tangier. Your tour will later conclude as your driver returns you to your hotel in Tangier.

Tangier: 4-Hour City Sightseeing Shore Excursion

7. Tangier: 4-Hour City Sightseeing Shore Excursion

Meet your guide at Tangier port and then begin your 4-hour shore excursion adventure. Drive along the coast and admire the stunning beaches and celebrity mansions that line the way as you head towards the Hercules Caves located at the extreme northwest of Africa. Local legend says that the caves are where Hercules was able to separate Europe from Africa, and are surrounded with myth and mystery. At the caves, marvel at the views across the Straits of Gibraltar and then continue onto Tangier’s Kasbah. The Kasbah sits atop the cliffs, Medina and city’s port, and is an array of whitewashed walls and colorful architecture. From your guide, learn about the stories surrounding the site and then visit the nearby souk, full of stalls selling local crafts and produce. Afterwards, wander through the labyrinth of lane ways in Tangier and feel immersed in the unique atmosphere of this bustling location. Visit Mandoubia Park to amble around its luscious green landscapes and soak up the glorious sunshine. Finally, enjoy a cup of mint tea at one of Tangier’s legendary cafes that has hosted International celebrities, artists, and spies throughout the 20th century. After 4 hours of exploration, the tour ends at Tangier harbor.

2 days From Tangier ; Chefchaouen, Asilah, and Tetouan

8. 2 days From Tangier ; Chefchaouen, Asilah, and Tetouan

Discover several of Morocco's main highlights on a trip from Tangier. Visit the charming towns of Asilah, Chefchaouen, and Tetouan on a tour with a private driver. Day 1: Tangier -- Asilah -- Chefchaouen Meet your driver in the morning and head to the promontory Cap Spartel to enjoy views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy an optional camel ride experience by the sandy Atlantic beach before visiting the Neolithic Caves of Hercules. Then, make your way to Asilah, a charming artistic and tranquil city. Stroll through the beautifully painted streets and visit the local harbor. Take a walk along the ramparts that were built by the Portuguese. Continue to the blue city of Chefchaouen in the late afternoon. Make your way to your accommodation and then stroll through the blue-painted streets leading to the Utta el-Hamam Square. Day 2: Chefchaouen -- Tetouan -- Tangier After having breakfast at your hotel/riad, spend the first part of the day exploring the beautiful Medina of Chefchaouen with a local guide. Visit the kasbah that was founded by Moulay Ali Ibn Rashid who used it as a base to fight against Portuguese invaders. Continue to the Ras el-Ma spring, where you can see local women washing clothes and rugs. Finish your tour at Utta el-Hamam Square and enjoy some mint tea while absorbing the local culture. In the afternoon, head to back toward Tangier while making a short stop at the UNESCO-listed Medina of Tetouan. Once back in Tangier, enjoy a 2-hour Kasbah and Medina walking tour. Drive through the Ville Nouvelle, which is divided into international districts according to the countries that took part in its rule when the city was an International Zone.

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What people are saying about Tangier

We had an amazing experience on this tour. Upon arriving from the ferry our tour guide was waiting for us. He was very knowledgeable and pleasant showing us throughout the city. Would definitely recommend for a quick day trip from Spain.

Very informative tour and very kind tour guide. He explained everything with detail and was patient with us when we wanted to take pictures. Highly recommend!

Youseff was great with my family . He made us feel really welcome and gave us many highlights of beautiful Tangier . I highly recommend !

very cool experience to discover the Tangier City, the driver is nice and knows every tips and niches of the town. Enjoyed my experience

Mustafa and Mohammed were the best! No rush, no hurry. Nice and funny guys!