EXPERIENCES FROM TANGIER
City tour of Tangier
Tangier has a very rich history, which is among other things due to the presence of many civilizations. It has been the refuge of many cultures and many European and American diplomats, spies, writers and businessmen. The city is currently undergoing rapid development and modernization. The largest port in Africa is located in Tangier. Your visit to Tangier begins with a panoramic tour of the city, followed by a walking tour of the small souk, the medina (old quarter) and the kasbah (old fortress). Discover the richness of Moroccan architecture, browse the spice markets and visit one of the local bakeries to taste a tasty bread, then go shopping in a typical bazaar, where you will see many types of carpets and handicrafts. Lunch at a local restaurant to enjoy traditional Moroccan dishes such as couscous, tagine and other local delicacies. After lunch, make a short stop at Cape Spartel, where you can see the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea mix. Then stop at the white sand dunes that line the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can have the opportunity to ride a camel!
Day trip to Chefchaouen
This trip starts with a beautiful walk in the Rif mountains, via Tetuan, and leaves you with a great impression of the beautiful scenery in and around the Rif. In the middle of the mountains lies Chefchaouen, even before you arrive you feel the pride that lies in the artistic aspect of the village. On the way to the village you will find several small markets, including ceramic shops. Upon arrival in Chefchaouen, there will be a light lunch, followed by a guided tour of the Medina, the old town and the Kasbah. The Kasbah is one of the smallest in Morocco, but no less interesting, and part of the Kasbah is a museum. Chefchaouen is extremely charming with its cobalt-blue houses in a lush green environment.
Day trip to Asilah and the Caves of Hercules
During this trip you will discover the interesting caves of Hercules and the beautiful and charming city of Asilah.
The Caves of Hercules are one of the most popular tourist attractions near Tangier. They are located 14 kilometres west of Tangier, at Cape Spartel.
The cave has two openings, one to the sea and the other to the land. The opening to the sea is known as the "Map of Africa", it is believed that the Phoenicians created the opening to the sea which has the shape of Africa when viewed from the sea. There are also marks on the wall in the shape of eyes, which are believed to have been made by the Phoenicians, and which form a map of the region.
Asilah is a small fortified town located in the northwestern part of the Kingdom of Morocco. The history of this city began approximately in the 15th century BC. This was the time when Asilah served as a trading base for the Phoenicians. The city was conquered by the Portuguese in 1471. Today it has become a famous seaside resort.