Book your cheap flights to Tangier, Morocco and look forward to exploring one of Morocco’s most colourful and cosmopolitan cities.
Take in the sights of Tangier’s old and new town at the Grand Socco. Tuck into a delicious, traditional tagine in the old Kasbah or kick back and people-watch at the palm-lined port – a trip to Tangier is a real treat for the senses.
When to book cheap flights to Tangier
When booking your cheap Tangier flights, you should know that the best time to visit is during the late spring or early summer, when you can be assured of pleasant, warm temperatures during the day and cooler refreshing nights. During the summer months, temperatures in Tangier can be oppressively hot, so it may not be the best time to see the city if you’re not a fan of hot and humid weather.
Autumn is a great time to visit Tangier as the temperatures are much cooler and there are many festivals taking place in the city including TanJazz, the five-day long celebration of jazz music. There is also the Tanja Latina, one of the first Moroccan festivals to offer Latino music and free dance lessons in local hotels. Search Ryanair Rooms for an excellent choice of hotels, apartments and places to stay in Tangier.
What to see in Tangier?
Tangier is known as the gateway to Africa so when you fly to Tangier, you’ll find plenty to see and do. Take a stroll through the Kasbah with its whitewashed and yellow painted houses. Visit the Dar el Makhzen Palace at the top of the Kasbah and take in the breath-taking views over the city and across the Strait of Gibraltar.
Tangier's medina tumbles down the cliff towards the ocean in a labyrinth of narrow alleyways leading to the main square. The heart of this is the Grand Socco where the old and new meet with market stalls, cinemas and antique mosques. Instagram at the ready.
When your Tangier flights land, and you arrive at your accommodation, the safest and most convenient way of getting around the city is by foot, as many of the best sights are located on top of steep stairways. Tangier also has many wide streets and long boulevards which are ideal for a pleasant evening strolls. If you’re looking to avoid the midday heat and get to other parts of town or to the beach, buses are cheap and efficient. Taxis in Tangier are also a cheap way to get around, but be sure to ask the driver to turn on the meter so that you can keep track of the fare. Planning to explore more of Morocco? Check out Ryanair car hire for the best value car rental deals.
What to eat in Tangier?
Foodie? When you fly to Tangier, you can look forward to indulging in a mix of Arabic and European flavours. Couscous-based dishes are popular, so too are tajines, rich, chunky stews, normally cooked in a large earthenware pot. The most famous street foods you’ll see people eating in Tangiers is Brochettes, a type of kebab consisting of either steak of swordfish. Bon appétit!