Tangier and the Mediterranean

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Tangier and the Mediterranean - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Cap Spartel Lighthouse

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    Built by Sultan Mohammed III in 1864, this lighthouse was maintained by Britain, France, Spain, and Italy until Morocco's independence from...Read More

  • 2. Grand Socco

    Ville Nouvelle | Market/Bazaar

    Tangier's chief market area in times past, the Grand Socco (a combination of French and Spanish meaning "great souk")—and otherwise known as...Read More

  • 3. Kasbah

    Medina | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Sprawling across the ancient medina's highest point, Tangier's Kasbah can be blinding at midday as the infamous Mediterranean sun bounces off...Read More

  • 4. Kasbah Museum of Mediterranean Cultures

    Medina | Museum/Gallery

    Occupied since the 12th century, the current Kasbah Palace was reconstructed in the 18th century by Ahmed Ben Ali. This former seat of power...Read More

  • 5. Lixus BC

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    You may have heard of Volubilis, Morocco's most famous Roman ruins in Meknès, but on the Loukkos River, Lixus BC is a lesser-known but still...Read More

  • 6. Medina and Kasbah

    Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Chefchaouen boasts one of the most picturesque medinas in Morocco. Compact and crowd-free, it’s a delight to explore, with almost every building...Read More

  • 7. School of Arts and Crafts

    Museum/Gallery

    Located across from Bab el Okla, this living museum founded by the monarchy has been considered the premier school in Morocco for the creation...Read More

  • 8. St. Andrew's Church

    Ville Nouvelle | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    While Morocco is now a Muslim country, this towering Anglican church still stands as a vestige of Tangier's international days. Consecrated...Read More

  • 9. Tangier American Legation

    Medina | Museum/Gallery

    As the first American public property outside of the United States, the Tangier American Legation pays testament to the long-standing relationship...Read More

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