Visit Tangier: Your Travel Guide

Things to Do in Tangier

Tangier Kasbah
Starting at Bab Haha gate, step inside this old fort and labyrinthine mesh. It has a smattering of stalls and is doused in rich history in the form of old palaces belonging to the former sultans of Morocco. Head up the hill to be treated to views over the Atlantic and Mediterranean seas, or spot the majesty of the Atlas mountains in the distance.
Tangier’s Medina
A web of winding alleyways, Tangier’s Medina is enclosed by walls dating from the 15th century, packing in Andalusian, Moorish and Moroccan amongst its influences. Fanning outwards from Zoco Chico square, the alleyways head up the hill and out – so keep that in mind to avoid getting lost in a maze of streets. The area is eclectic, packed with stalls and just begging to be explored.
Tangier Beach
Sands spill out towards the Strait of Gibraltar from Tangier’s city beach. Malabata and the municipal beaches are both within a short distance of the city’s port, so the seafront is popular and busy. Once the sun goes down and the loungers get packed away, beach-goers can head to one of the many bars and clubs along the promenade.
Forbes Museum of Tangier
Forbes Museum of Tangier was a museum founded by the American publisher of Forbes magazine, Malcolm Forbes, in Tangier, Morocco.
Avenue Hassan II, Tanger, Morocco

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Traveler's Reviews & Photos

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Tangier needs a lot of tidying up. People need to stop just dropping what they have finished with!! It is disgusting. The Kasbah/Medina area needs a complete revamp. Poor signage, dirty buildings. It could be so attractive.
New Zealand
October 15, 2017
Tangier has a european feel and nice vibe to it. the Medina can be a bit overwhelming but the people don't bother you once you have said no. there were good sites to see and it is close to Asilah, which is a must see
South Africa
October 22, 2017
Lovely temperature, gets you use to the warm before traveling in, lovely to stay and relax in. Lots of good places to eat and stay. We did a lot of walking around to get to places.
United Kingdom
October 12, 2017
Tangier is a relative large city with tons of history and tourist attractions. I'd recommend to stay 3 to 4 day mininum to have an idea of what it is about.
October 5, 2017
Tangier was fascinating. I was apprehensive before we went but I loved the hustle and bustle and mainly we were not hassled there.The history is good, the climate is fine and I will return to explore further
United Kingdom
November 16, 2017

Accommodations and Hotels in Tangier

Ibis Tanger City Center

7.1 Good

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El Minzah Hotel

8.4 Very Good

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Kenzi Solazur

7.6 Good

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Hotel Farah Tanger

8.1 Very Good

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Royal Tulip City Center

8.6 Excellent

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Ramada Encore Tangier

7.8 Good

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Grand Hotel Villa de France

8.5 Very Good

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Almohades City Center Tanger

7 Good

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Grand Mogador Sea View & Spa

8.5 Very Good

Score from 513 reviews


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We stayed in a hotel that was modestly priced and very comfortable. There was plenty of street food, which looked safe and tasty, but we chose to eat at the hotel or in local cafes. Small grocery shops were everywhere.

Observe the families and young people enjoying various activities on the beach and flocking at sunset to the port to eat seafood and watch the old fishing boats come in and out of the port.

We found the people in Tangier much friendlier than we expected, and enjoyed a number of interesting conversation, such as how to make the perfect mint tea,

History, location, physical aspects and multi cultural background

Try smaller restaurants on the side streets

Good sole fish and seafood Spanish dishes

Visit the Socco, medina, old town.

Gazing at the bay from my balcony

The hostel's terrace

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