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Explore the medina in Tangier

Tangier is one of the oldest cities in Morocco. Facing the Straight of Gibraltar, the city is the gateway to Africa. Thanks to its stunning white architecture Tangier is also referred to as the Spanish Moorish white city. Mild winters and warm summers make this a perfect year-round holiday destination. Book your flight, hotel and tours in one place with Transavia Holidays. Get ready for a carefree holiday to explore Tangier!


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The magical medina of Tangier

Tangier's central spot, the Grand Socco, straddles the old and new part of the city. This bustling square is a popular meeting place for local residents. The area around the square boasts may French-style cafés. Take a seat and order a delicious café au lait or a tasty crêpe.

The medina of Tangier is a feast of aromas and colours. It's a great opportunity to learn more about local traditions and crafts. Explore the maze of small alleys lined with shops and market stalls. This is also the best place to shop for exotic souvenirs, such as a traditional Moroccan rug. The colourful and car-free medina is enclosed by the walls of a 15th century Portuguese fort. Perfect for an afternoon stroll.

“For the perfect Tangier stay, book a room in a magical riad, a traditional Moroccan house with a courtyard. One more beautiful than the other."

Lots of sightseeing

Picture yourself in a fairy tale of a thousand and one nights in Zahia, a former palace turned into a hotel. Grab a spot on the rooftop. order a delicious Moroccan meal and look out over the city. The perfect holiday moment.

In the past, the city was protected by an old fort. This fort Kasbah is perched on Tangier's highest spot. A stiff climb will reward you with incredible views of the sea. To the east of the Kasbah lies the Dar el-Makhzen. This palace is the former residence of the Sultan of Morocco. Admire the magnificent courtyards decorated with marble fountains and wooden ceilings. Today, the palace houses two museums: the Museum of Moroccan art and the Archaeological Museum of Antiquities.