The southernmost point of continental Europe, Tarifa is renowned as a wind- and kitesurfers' paradise. Besides those activities, there are many other things to do, including a good handful of bars and restos in the old centre to keep the nights interesting. But it is, by no means, an exciting place.
Most stores observe the afternoon siesta. Some of buildings are slightly derelict, which, in some ways, adds to the charm of this laidback seaside town.
On a clear day (and even a not-so-clear day), you can easily see the hills of Africa. With Morocco only 14km away, there are, no surprise, frequent fast ferry sailings to Tangiers.
Tangier has a long history of conflict, ever since it was settled in by the ancient Greeks and Phoenicians.
In the 5th century, it was occupied by the Vandals. Then during the 6th century …