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Tangier Highlights Tour – Full Day Excursion from Casablanca

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  • Sightseeing
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  • Full Day Excursion
  • Groups allowed
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  • Walking Tour

Marina of Tangier
View overlooking beach

Description

Day Trip from Casablanca to Tangier

Join us for 13 hours private day excursion from Casablanca to Tangier! On this Casablanca day trip, you’ll be heading north to visit the mythological city of  Tangier. See Tangier highlights such as the Kasbah, the Dar el Makhzen (Sultanate Palace), American Legation Museum, the Petit Socco and the Caves of Hercules.  Situated on the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier has long been a weekend and summertime destination for European travelers, and it was also popular with the Beat Generation and hippie movement in the 1950s and 60s. Today, Tangier is home to historical sites, a bustling port, and a growing economic and business center.

Meeting point

Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel, cruise ship dock, or other location specified by you.

Driving Time Between Casablanca and Tangier

Approximately 3 hours 40 minutes via A1

What’s included

  • 13 hour day trip from Casablanca to Tangier
  • Licensed guide
  • Private vehicle and driver
  • WIFI
  • Water
  • Visit to the Kasbah and Kasbah Museum
  • Visit to American Legation Museum
  • Visit to Petit Soco and St. Andrew’s Church
  • Visit to Cape Spartel and Caves of Hercules

Not included

  • Admission fees
  • Snack, lunch and dinner expenses, at restaurants of your choice
  • Tips for your guide and driver (appreciated, but not mandatory)

More About Tangier Highlights

Morocco was the first country to recognize the United States as an independent country, and in 1821 Sultan Moulay Souliman donated the building of the American Legation Museum to the US government. Since then, the building has been home to a large collection of paintings, books, maps, and portraits.

The highest point in the Old Medina, the Kasbah has always been shared by Moroccans and foreign residents alike, particularly in the 1920s when Tangier was an international zone.

Also known as Dar el Makhzen (or the Sultanate Palace), the Kasbah Palace was constructed by Moulay Ismail in the 17th century. Today it’s an art museum which features mosaic floors, traditional carpets, Fez furniture, jewelry, ceramics, leather, and illuminated manuscripts.

Tennessee Williams based his play Camino Real on this square in Tangier.

This Anglican church still stands as a vestige of Tangier’s international days. A cemetery surrounds the church and holds graves of British and commonwealth soldiers who died fighting in North Africa during World War II.

Cape Spartel is a Moroccan promontory which sits at the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar, 14 miles west of Tangier. Below the cape sits the Caves of Hercules, popular with tourists for its openings to both land and sea. The latter is shaped like the continent of Africa.


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