The city is full of stories, myths and legends. According to mythologists, it was founded by Anteo, the son of Neptune, who gave the city the name of his wife, Tingis. The vast majority of historians confessed Tangier was inhabited since the Paleolithic era by Berbers who were the indigenous of North Africa.
Thanks to its strategic geographical location, Tangier is very easy to access. It is the perfect introduction to Africa. Situated on the edge of Africa, only a 45-minute ferry ride from Spain, you will find it is quite a modern city, but with some traditional aspects. Its international airport gives it a great privilege to highly dominate in tourism field.
In terms of tourism, Tangier is a fascinating Moroccan city worth to visit. It has an important list of cultural and historical sites which most of travelers fall in love with. It abounds with a sense of exotic mystery, interesting history, beautiful vistas, and unspoiled beaches. Alike other Moroccan cities, Tangier is also divided into two parts; the old medina and the new modern area. Both are easy enough to navigate if you are used to Western cities, while being clearly different from those Western cities.
If Morocco is on your bucket-list and your flight or ferry arrives in Tangier, do contact us and we provide you with info and details of our private Morocco tours.