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|Tangier city centre|
|Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG): 8 mi from city centre|
Planning an exotic holiday to Tangier? Trip research should always start with flights. Search for cheap tickets to Tangier-Ibn Batouta Airport (TNG) onboard Royal Air Maroc, Iberia, British Airways, among others. As for low cost airlines, easyJet flies from Paris and Vueling from London.
Tangier is a pleasure to visit any time of the year. Western travellers may find it difficult to visit during Ramadan when most all restaurants close during the day. When planning your trip, book your flights to Tangier at least 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
Direct flights to Tangier take 2 hours 55 minutes.
Tangier is an eclectic mix of North African culture, France, Portugal and a hint of Spanish traditions. Tangier is separated from Spain only by the Strait of Gibraltar, a mere 20 miles. Expect friendly locals, beautiful views and pretty beaches.
Kasbah Museum: Tangier’s Kasbah is a must-visit for every traveller and the museum in the former Sultan’s palace houses artefacts from Phoenician times to modern ones.
Ibn Battouta: This famous 14th century world traveller was born in Tangier and here you’ll find his tomb. Any intrepid backpacker should make a point to seek it out and pay tribute to one of the world’s first “backpackers.”
Medina: If you’re after great nightlife then the medina is the place to go. Street entertainers take to the squares, tea shops open till late and restaurants are the liveliest. Just make sure you don’t get lost in the labyrinth of streets!
Find more information on Tangier Tourism.
Most visitors will stay in a Tangier hotel located in the medina. There are dozens upon dozens of small hostels and guesthouses there. Along Ave des FAR you’ll find the Ramada along with a handful of other big hotels. Hotels along the beachfront may be more expensive but the views are fantastic.