A Moroccan port city overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier has been disputed since Phoenician times for its strategic position. It represents, in fact, the crossing point between Africa and Europe, where the Mediterranean and the Atlantic meet.
NOT TO BE MISSED
WHEN TO VISIT
Tangier’s climate is Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers. The average temperature of the coldest month, January, is 12 °C, while August is 24 °C.
HOW TO GET THERE
Train: Tangier cannot be reached by train from Europe.
Airplane:Tangier International Airport is 12 km from the city.
Bus: Tangier cannot be reached by bus from Europe.
Ferry: Several ferries depart daily from Tarifa (Spain) and arrive in Tangier in about an hour.
Language: Arabic, French and Berber, Spanish.
Electric current: 220 V and 50 Hz. Type C or E electrical plugs and sockets.