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Cruise ship day visit to Tangiers?

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Cruise ship day visit to Tangiers?

We will be stopping here on our itenary next month. Any suggestions as to how far we will need to walk to the town, how safe is it and what is there to do? Do I book a sightseeing tour with the cruiss line or can we do it ourselves?

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1. Re: Cruise ship day visit to Tangiers?

If you take ferry from Tarifa you arrive just in Tangier town, then it is only go up and you are there. Not need a guide, buy a guidebook with city map and find also information here on TA about what to do in Tangier and you can do it self. If you take for example taxi up to Kasbah, then you go through the Medina etc down and back to the port.

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2. Re: Cruise ship day visit to Tangiers?

We were in Tangier, via the Tarifa ferry last week (6/10/14). You do not need a guide if you are there for a day trip. When you get off the ferry you will be harassed by local guides trying to scare you into thinking you should hire them. Not so. They are relentless and followed us out of the port. They show you "tourism official badges: I finally threatened them with the police. If you want to see the countryside you will need a guide and there are plenty of those when you get off the ferry awaiting your arrival. If you do chose a guide negotiate with them. Offers started at $50 euros a person as we stepped off the ferry and went down to $60 euros for the two of us total by the port exit.

The walk to the main Kazbah is simple, maybe 100 yards once outside the port. It is a bit of a hill but easy.

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3. Re: Cruise ship day visit to Tangiers?

Hello gwynethAnglesey,

please read the following tripadvisor link regarding Cruise ship day visit to Tangiers.


in brief, for a great and memorable day tour including a vehicle from and to your cruise ship safe and sound, I personally suggest contacting a credible Tangier female licensed guide called Laila,


Happy Travel

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