Cap spartel and the road to sebta(ceuta)

October 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Travel Articles, Visit morocco

Just 14km west of Tangier lies Cap Spar­tel, the northwestern extremity of Africa’s Atlantic coast. It is a popular day trip with locals and tourists alike. A dramatic drive takes you through La Montagne, an exclu­sive suburb of royal palaces and villas, and over the pine covered headland to the Cap Spartel Lighthouse. This is normally closed, but the caretaker might be convinced to let you in for a few dirhams. The beaches to the south are clean and quiet outside the summer season, so you can find your own private cove. Read more