Things To Do In Tangier Morocco

Tangier sits on the northern tip of Morocco with incredible beaches, food, and cityscapes to explore. Unlike other places you may visit, the city doesn’t feel crowded with tourists. But there are still plenty of things to do in Tangier!

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Things to Do in Tangier

Walking around the city is enough in itself, but we highly recommend finding a local guide to show you around.

People selling chickens is just one shop you'll come across in the Tangier souk

The market (souk)

If you haven’t visited a non-European country yet, a walk through the marketplace may be quite the new experience for you! You’ll find all kinds of fabrics, vegetables, clothing, electronics, and live animals within just a few blocks.

Stop by any of the bakeries for some Moroccan cookies!
Pick up a new rug or wardrobe to remember your time in Tangier!

For a unique treasure to bring back home, stop into one of the clothing shops! The staff will be more than happy to help you find something that fits.

The Nahon Synagogue in Tangier is now a museum open to the public

Nahon Synagogue

The synagogue was built in the 1800s, but it stopped being an active place of worship in the mid-1900s. Luckily, restoration brought it out of disrepair in 1994 and it’s now open to the public as a small museum.

Camel rides have to be on your list of things to do in Tangier - it's just a great experience!

Camel Ride

In case you haven’t noticed, I love camel rides. It’s such a unique experience that you have to add to your list of things to do in Tangier! They’re gentle creatures and easy to ride, even if you have no experience riding any type of animal.

The cave of Hercules in Tangier is a beautiful site to see

Cave of Hercules

The Cave of Hercules has two entrances: one from land and one from the sea. Its name comes from the legend of Hercules’s 12 Labors – supposedly the hero slept in the cave on his way to his 11th task. The cave is partly man-made, but it is a sight to see nonetheless!

salad, bread, dates, chicken and olives, fried calamari - enjoy a feast in Tangier!

Where to Eat in Tangier

Stop into any cafe in Tangier for a plate of chicken and olives or a hearty lentil dish. Or pick up a bag of cookies from a bakery in the medina! No matter where you eat, you can easily find warm hospitality at any restaurant.

All kinds of fish, toasted nuts, bread, stews, and more at Le Saveur du Poisson in Tangier (with a cut out of Popeye out front??)

We also highly recommend that you go to Le Saveur du Poisson (also known as “Popeyes”). You can eat some truly incredible seafood, along with kebabs, olives, bread, and stews.

Ready to Visit Tangier?

From riding camels to eating a hearty meal, there are so many wonderful things to do in Tangier. Is there anything you recommend to do? Let us know in the comments!

Riding camels has always been on my bucket list, and I checked it off in Tangier, Morocco!


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