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From Tangier: Asilah City Tour

1. From Tangier: Asilah City Tour

Experience the rich history of Asilah, one of Morrocco's oldest cities, just 45 km away from Tangier. Choose between a day trip from Tangier (by private transfer) or a day trip (with ferry crossing). Start the tour with pickup at 10 AM from your hotel in Tangier. Meet your private guide and set off in an air-conditioned van, traveling South towards Asilah. When you arrive, take a walk through the narrow streets of the walled medina and learn about the history of the city. Admire the sweeping sea and coastal views as you stroll along the city's paradise beach and city ramparts.  Take a break from history to appreciate Asilah as a contemporary cultural center. The tourist-oriented Summer Arts Festival runs during the warmer months. Whereas nearby San Bathrolome, a church built by Franciscan priests from Northwest Spain, is a nice place to visit year-round. Finally, return to Tangier by around 5 PM where your tour concludes.

Asilah: Private Shore Excursion From Tangier

2. Asilah: Private Shore Excursion From Tangier

Meet your guide and driver at the pier and start your drive along the magnificent Atlantic coast, past sandy beaches and fishermen villages. Upon arrival in Asilah, you will notice Roman, Portuguese and Spanish influences from the town's architecture. The laid-back town of Asilah is well-known in Morocco for its many artists, whitewashed houses and cultural life. You will visit the Raisoul Palace and an early 20th-century building still used as a palace. From here you will proceed to the Medina, famous for its 15th-century Portuguese ramparts and whitewashed houses with blue and green shutters, forming a delightful seaside walk. Visit the Souks before heading to a local restaurant where you can taste one of the seafood specialties that Asilah is known for. After some free time to walk on the beach, you will drive back to Tangier, where your Asilah shore excursion will end at the pier.

Tangier and Asilah Full Day Tour from Tangier

3. Tangier and Asilah Full Day Tour from Tangier

See the best that Tangier and Asilah have to offer on a full-day tour that combines history and the present-day. Start the tour at the port or any other place of your choice. For the first 1.5 hours, you will take a panoramic tour through different areas of the new Tangier, showing you the various sections of different communities that lived in the city during the international administration (1923-1956). Next, drive through residential sections with their hundreds of luxurious residences and palaces, and end up at Spartel Cape, a meeting point of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. You will continue to the Caves of Hercules for a visit. Then drive along the Atlantic Coast for 45 minutes to get to the beautiful fishing town of Asilah, where you will enjoy an hour-long walking tour in the ancient casbah built by the Portuguese in the 15th century. You will have some free time at the end and continue back to Tangier and visit the market place, its souks, and the medina, ending with a mint tea in Socco Chico Square. Walk back to the minibus or van and drive back to the port or to the hotel, where your tour ends.

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Excellent tour!

Excellent tour, with a very prepared and professional guide.