Cheap flights to Tangier
With its palm tree-lined promenade, swathes of sandy beaches and old colonial charm, it’s no wonder Tangier was a playground for the rich and famous for much of the 20th century.
Although the city’s position as Europe’s premier holiday hotspot has long since diminished, its appeal as an exotic tourist destination still shines as brightly as ever. For those looking for stunning beaches, perfect year-round weather, great accommodation choices and just a little hint of the exotic, then Tangier could be the destination you are looking for.
Librairie des Colonnes (54 Boulevard Pasteur) is Tangier's oldest bookshop and something of a local institution, publishing work by local writers, poets and photographers, as well as holding a huge selection of books on Tangier and by local writers in four languages. Ask inside about regular literary events.
Now in its fourteenth year, the TANJAzz Festival of Jazz (www.tanjazz.org) will be returning to Tangier between 19
If you're in need of cooling down this summer, make the effort to skip the hotel pool in favour of a trip to the seaside! Located only 45 minutes away from the city by car or train, Assilah offers sprawling virgin beaches and a perfect opportunity to escape the hustle-bustle of big city Tangier. Visit the town after the 6 July inauguration of the Festival Culturel International d'Assilah and you will see it at its colourful best, newly blue-washed and with brightly painted murals around every corner.