Tangier is not the safest destination to travel to in Morrocco. Some troubles include theft, which can range in severity of danger . This is due to the techniques of the thieves who ride motorbikes in the country and aim their targets at unsuspecting tourists.
Morocco became a French Protectorate through the Treaty of Fez in 1912.
|Tangier طنجة (Arabic) ⵟⴰⵏⵊⴰ (Berber languages)|
|• Rank||3rd in Morocco|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
In truth, Morocco is a safe place to visit. There’s only really small crime there (scams and pickpockets) and you’re unlikely to be assaulted or seriously hurt as a tourist in the country. Morocco is super safe for tourists now.
Tangier is worth visiting for its varied history. Tangier has a lot of international influence as a result of colonisation by the Spanish, French, British and others. As Tangier was once considered an international zone, it is home to a unique cocktail of culture and architecture.
Tangier is an ancient city, in the early 5th century BC the bay on the Strait of Gibraltar was one of the many Phoenician trading posts in the Mediterranean, it became a permanent Carthaginian settlement until 81 BC the port (then known as Tingis) came under Roman control and later became the capital of the Roman
Tangier : swim in the shadow of the Strait The city’s main beach is in the heart of downtown, which makes it easily accessible. Its stretches of fine white sand are close to the finest hotels, so you are only moments away from a day of lounging about or water-skiing, sailing or scuba diving in safe, calm water.
There is no direct connection from Tangier to Tanger Med . However, you can take the car ferry to Tarifa, take the walk to Tarifa – Centro de Salud, take the bus to Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station, take the walk to Algeciras, then take the car ferry to Tanger Med . Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Tanger Med .
The northern zone became part of independent Morocco on 7 April 1956 , shortly after France had ceded its protectorate (French Morocco). Spain finally ceded its southern zone through the Treaty of Angra de Cintra on 1 April 1958 , after the short Ifni War.
This map shows the division of colonized Morocco between Spain and France . The French Protectorate(green) controlled a larger portion of Morocco than the Spanish Protectorate(pink/red). The coastal city, Tangier(yellow), was an international zone while the rest of Morocco was taken over.
The Kasbah Mosque in Tangier , Morocco, is the main mosque of the historic royal citadel ( kasbah ) in the old city (medina) of Tangier . It dates to the late 17th century.
Re: from Tangier coast can I see Europe across Gibraltar strait? You can , on a clear day, see Spain beautifully across the straits. As for the weather, that’s anyone’s guess! Save the beaches for the Spanish side.
noun. a seaport in N Morocco, on the W Strait of Gibraltar: capital of the former Tangier Zone.