LIKE AN ORIENTAL CITY
Shrink the Ocean between Spain and Morocco. Join us for a memorable
day-trip to Tangier, and be proud of your step to Africa.
streets in the old city are Oriental.
Some of them three feet wide, some six, but only two that
are over a dozen. A man can blockade the most of them
by extending his body across them. Isn' t it an Oriental
tour of Tangier will start out with a visit around the
periphery of Tangier and a visit of the new city and
the medina (old town).
driving through the main boulevards and the "Place
de France", you pass the fashionable residential
districts of "Marché aux Boeufs"
and "California"; thence
along the new mountain road with its magnificent villas
and lovely gardens. The drive continues to the famous
lighthouse of CAPE SPARTEL where a
brief halt is made to admire the magnificent view of
the Straits of Gibraltar from the farthest westerly
point of the African continent.
stop for an included Camel Ride, and
onto the CAVES of HERCULES where for
centuries the tribe that owns the caves has been scooping
out millstones to grind wheat and olives.
you drive to the Kasbah for included lunch in an authentic
Moroccan restaurant where you will be served superb Moroccan
cuisine and partake in the customary mint tea and pastries,
all while being entertained by Andalusian musicians.
continuation of your tour will take you walking to visit
the Kasbah with its Sultan's
Palace, a magnificent example of Moorish architecture,
the Old Treasury and the Museum which
contains fine specimens of Moroccan art. Then follows
an interesting stroll through the picturesque winding
streets and souks of the Medina, to
visit the MENDOUBIA GARDENS, the
GRAND SOCCO, the PETIT SOCCO,
the Jewish Quarter, and the Berber
handicraft and spice markets…
…And once back home,
at least, you can say you had some tea with us !!!