Visit Tangier - Best of Tangier

This quaint little beach town in Morocco draws hippies, traders and hippies at heart, given its free-spiritedness. The meeting point of Africa and Europe, Tangier will is a sweet melange of both the cultures. Been influenced by various rulers – Arabs, Portuguese, Vandals and the Romans, the city is a standing testimony of several conflicts. If you love old cities, Tangier will find a place in your heart, being one of Africa’s oldest cities, that is as old as more than two thousand years old!

A vibrant culture of souks, a buzzing medina, kasbah with panoramic vistas of the ocean, Tangier is full of things to do and see. Adventure, shopping, bliss, and rejuvenation, Tangier will quench your thirst!

Tangier Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Tangier tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time; 0
  • Currency: Dirhams
  • Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 220 V/ 50 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: Darija is the most-widely spoken language in Tangier. Followed by Berber or Tangerian.
  • Security: Dial 19 for police, 15 for fire brigade and ambulance in Tangier.
  • Try The Popular drink: Panache - a tasteful mix of natural fruit juices often with milk, apple and almond!Visit Hercules Cave, located at about 14 kilometres from Tangier for archaeological significance and breath-taking beauty.
  • Tipping: Tipping in Tangier is not customary, but appreciated.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Tangier

  • Full-Day Trip to Chefchaouen from Tangier
    Full-Day Trip to Chefchaouen from Tangier5 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Days

    The city of Chefchaouen is a not-to-be-missed element of any tour of northern Morocco.Explorethe blue pearl of the Rif Mounta...

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  • Night Train Ticket: Tangier To Marrakech
    Night Train Ticket: Tangier To MarrakechNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 10 Hrs

    We provide you with night train's ticket from Tangier to Marrakech. There are one night train on this route have a selection ...

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  • Full day Tangier and Chefchaouen
    Full day Tangier and ChefchaouenNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 12 Hrs

    Our full day Tangier and Chefchaouen  is the ideal way to discover both of Tangier and Chefchaouen during your holi...

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  • Chefchaouen Private Full-Day Tour from Tangier
    Chefchaouen Private Full-Day Tour from Tangier18 Reviews

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Explore the blue city of Chefchaouen on this private excursion from Tangier, and see its well-preserved Arab-Andalusia art an...

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Facts and Stats for Tangier*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tangier

    Know the pollution level of Tangier before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 65.91 (High)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 85.71 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 67.86 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.11 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.57 (Moderate)
  • Tangier: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Tangier for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tangier.

    • Burglary and Theft 23.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 63.33 (High)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 68.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 21.67 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.21 (Moderate)
  • Living in Tangier - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Tangier is 86 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 51.75 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 98.24 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 68.24 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 70 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.54 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 23.89 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.64 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 38.53 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tangier

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tangier

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 64.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 59.64 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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